Презентація "England"

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ENGLAND


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Few Facts About England
England is part of the United Kingdom
which is made up of England, Northern
Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
England is part of the European Union.
The capital of England is London.
The money used is called the pound.
The population of England is 60,776,238.
The language spoken is English.


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England’s Important People
Famous authors - Beatrix Potter, Roald Dahl and J.K. Rowling
William Shakespeare - famous for writing plays
Queen Elizabeth and the royal family
The Beatles -famous singing group who
became popular in the 1960s
Daniel Radcliff
David Beckam


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The royal family


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Places of interest in England


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London


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Houses of Parliament
Seat of the British parliament
Big Ben – part of Houses of Parliament


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Buckingham Palace
Residence of the queen
Change of the Guard every day, takes 45 minutes


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Tower of London
Founded by William the Conqueror in 1066-7
royal palace and fortress, prison and place of execution, mint, arsenal, menagerie and jewel house.


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Guarded by the Beafeeters
Their number is 36
Ravens


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St, Paul‘s Cathedral
the masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren. 
Built between 1675 and 1710
Whispering gallery


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Westminster Abbey
many kings, queens, poets, writers and other famous inhabitants of the UK are buried there


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Windsor


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one of three official residences of The Queen
the largest inhabited castle in the world and the oldest in continuous occupation


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Oxford
The oldest university in England
Founded in 13th century


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One of the highlights of Oxford is the Radcliffe Camera on Radcliffe Square
designed by James Gibbs in the English Baroque style


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Stonehenge


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Located on Salisbury plain
Built aproximately in 4th millenary B.C.
Calendar? Ritual place? Astronomical clock?


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Winchester
the most important city in England until the eleventh century


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The English Lake District National Park


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885 square miles in size
1800 miles of footpaths


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Bath
Built by Romans
Few kilometres southwards from Bristol
Gothic cathedral


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What the English Like to Eat
Fish and chips
Tea and biscuits
Roast Meats ( cooked in the oven for about two hours)