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Title: Unit 2 The United Kingdom


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Unit 2 The United Kingdom
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What is the full name of the UK?
  • UKThe United Kingdom of the Great Britain
    and Northern Ireland.

3
Describe briefly the UK according to the
following map.
North Atlantic Ocean(????)
Irish sea
English Channel
4
Warming up
Work in pairs. Do this quiz and find out how much
you know about the United Kingdom.
5
1. Who rules the country the Prime Minister or
the Queen?
B. the Prime Minister
A. The Queen
6
  • 2. What are the provinces called in England?
  • counties
  • departments
  • states

7
3. Which is the longest river in England?
B. The River Thames
A. The River Avon
C. The River Severn
8
  • 4. Which is the national flower of the UK?
  • B.
  • Cherry
    Rose
  • C. Maple

9
5. Which is the bank note of the UK ? A.

U.S.
Dollar
B.
Euros

C.
Pounds

10
Oxford University
11
  • ? ? ? ?
  • ????(University of Oxford),???????,?????????????
  • ?????????????????(??)????????????????????,????????
    ??????????????????????,????????????????????????Dom
    inus illuminatio mea,??????????(The Lord is my
    light),????????? ?27??

12
Cambridge University
13
London Bridge
The Tower of London
The Big Ben
14
Reading
Puzzles in Geography
15
Please read for main idea first.
1. When you read the text, read the title
Puzzles in Geography first. Can you guess what
the text is about?
2. Please read the whole text as fast as you can,
and try to find out (or conclude) the main idea
of each paragraph.
16
Paragraph 1 Parts of UK
Paragraph 2 How did England and Wales join
together and how did Britain and UK come into
being
Part 1 About the UK
Paragraph 1--3
Paragraph 3 Administration of UK
Paragraph 4 The geographical division of England
and characteristics of each zone
Part 2 About England
Paragraph 4
Part 2 About London
Paragraph 5-6 The culture of London
Paragraph 5--6
17
Part 1About the UK
the United Kingdom
England
1603
13th century
Wales
Scotland
1916
North Ireland
18
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Fill in the blanks
The full name of England is the ______
________ of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
.It consists of four parts ,they are
__________,__________,_________ and
________________, people always think ______is a
part of England. The flag of the UK is called the
__________ ______.The four countries have
different ___________and ______ _______as well as
different _________ ______.
United
Kingdom
England
Scotland
Wales
Wales
Northern Ireland
Union
Jack
educational
football
legal
systems
teams
20
North Midlands South
Part 2 -- About England
large industrial cities
were built in 19th century
large industrial cities
Most of the population settled there
21
museums
art collections
historical treasures
theatres
parks
buildings
The oldest port built by the romans in the 1st
century.
The oldest building built by the in the 1060s.
The oldest castle constructed by rulers in 1066.
Part 3 --About London
22
  • Make the invaders in order according to the time

the Romans the Anglo-Saxons the Vikings the
Normans
the Vikings
the Romans
the Normans
the Anglo-Saxons
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left their language and their government
The Romans
The Anglo-Saxons
left their towns and roads
left castles and words for food
The Viking
influenced the vocabulary and place-names of the
North
The Normans
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The Uk contains four countries England , Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
In the 13th century Wales was linked to England.
In 1603 England and Wales were joined to Scotland.
Sometime later Southern Ireland broke away and Northern Ireland joined with England , Wales and Scotland. Thus the UK came into being.
England the largest of the four countries, consist of the South, the Midlands and the North of England.
London the greatest historical treasures of all, has museums, art collections , the theatres, parks and buildings.
The four groups of invaders are the Romans, Anglo-Saxons , Vikings and Normans.
Now lets read for detailed information.
25
The highest road built by the Romans in England.
26
The Romans Spring Bath
27
The Romans
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The Anglo-Saxons church
29
The Vikings
30
the Jorvik Viking Centre, for a unique insight
into the life of the Vikings.
31
Colchester Castle
Built by the Normans around 1100, it was the
largest Norman keep ever built
32
St. Peter's Cathedral.
  It was built by the Normans in the 12th Century
33
Godmersham Parish Church, originally built by the
Normans.
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