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Title: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and the Northern Ireland


1
Prezentace byla vytvorena v rámci
projektu Podpora moderních forem výuky na ZŠ
Libereckého kraje
GREAT BRITAIN
Mgr. Zuzana Poplužníková ZŠ s RVJ Liberec, Husova
2
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and the
Northern Ireland
Language English Population 60 000 000
people Capital London Money Pounds
3
The United Kingdom is situated on two islands. It
consists of four parts
  • England - Rose
  • Wales - Daffodil
  • Scotland - Thistle
  • Northern Ireland - Shamrock

- LONDON
- CARDIFF
- EDINBURGH
- BELFAST
4
LONDON
London is the capital of the United Kingdom. It
is situated on the river Thames and with the
population of 13 millions (with suburbs) , it is
one of the biggest cities in the world. It was
fouded as Londonium by a Roman settlement - in
43 B.C.
5
PLACES OF INTEREST
  • The Houses of Parliament (Big Ben)
  • Downing street 10 (the official home of British
    Prime Ministers)
  • Westminster Abbey Kings and Queens are crowned
    here
  • Buckingham Palace the Queens residence
  • St.Pauls Cathedral one of the largest
    cathedrals in the world
  • The Tower built in 11th century, first served as
    a royal palace, then prison and no it is a museum
  • Tower Bridge one of the most famous symbol of
    London

6
The houses of Parliament
Downing street 10
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace
St.Pauls Cathedral
The Tower
Tower Bridge
7
BRITISH POLITICAL SYSTEM
Britain is a constitutional monarchy. It means
that the head of the state is the Queen
THE QUEEN
Elizabeth II.
  • Her son Prince of Wales Charles
  • Her grandsons William
  • Henry

8
Legislative and Executive Powers
THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UK IS UNWRITTEN, BASED ON
CUSTOM, TRADITION AND COMMON LAW
  • Parliament - the House of Commons
  • - the House of Lords
  • Government Prime Minister
  • Political parties Conservative Party
  • Labour Party
  • National Flag - Union Jack

9
THERE ARE FOUR FLAGS IN THE UNION FLAG OF GB
National Anthem is God Save the Queen!
10
FAMOUS BRITAINS
The Beatles one of the famous pop group in
the world. There were 4 members John Lennon,
Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.
Their career started in Liverpool and they
wrotea lot of hits,e.g. Let it be,
Yesterday,Help.
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William Shakespeare the famous writer in the
world (Othelo, Hamlet,Romeo and Julia) Charles
Darwin British naturalist. He developed the
Theory of Evolution Sir Isaac Newton
mathematician and scientist.He formulated the
theory of universal gravitation Sir Winston
Churchill a politician who helped England To
survive the 2nd World War Sean Connery a
famous Scottish actor (James Bond)
12
QUIZ
  • What was the original name of London?
  • What is the symbol of Scotland?
  • Where are kings and queens crowned?
  • Who is the head of Great
  • Britain

LONDONIUM
THISTLE
Westminster Abbey
The Queen Elizabeth II.
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QUIZ CONTINUES
  • As first The Tower was used as
  • British Parliament consists of
  • The national flag is called
  • The cross of Enland is called

a) A museum
b) A kings residence
c) A prison
a) 2 parts
b) 3 parts
c) 1 part
a) National Jack
b) Union Jack
c) English Jack
a) St.Andrews cross
b)St.Georges cross
c) St.Patricks cross
14
ZDROJE
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