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The national symbols of the uk

  1. 1. Done by KolchurinaDone by KolchurinaAlinaAlina
  2. 2. This f lower blooms inThis f lower blooms inGreat Brit ain in t heGreat Brit ain in t hef irst summer mont h.f irst summer mont h.The English are greatThe English are greatlovers of it . I t islovers of it . I t isconsidered t o be “t heconsidered t o be “t hequeen” of f lowers.queen” of f lowers.Have you alreadyHave you alreadyguessed what f lowerguessed what f lowerit isit is??Yes, you are right . I tYes, you are right . I t
  3. 3. Two Dukes f ight ing f or t he right sTwo Dukes f ight ing f or t he right st o t he Crown of Englandt o t he Crown of EnglandThe Duke of YorkThe Duke of YorkWhit e roseWhit e roseThe Duke of Lancast erThe Duke of Lancast erRed roseRed roseAdopt ed over a cent ury af t er t heAdopt ed over a cent ury af t er t heend of t he warsend of t he wars
  4. 4.  For many cent uriesFor many cent uries the purplethe purplethistlethistle has been Scot land’shas been Scot land’snat ional emblem.nat ional emblem. There is a legend t hat explainsThere is a legend t hat explainswhy it became t he Scot t ishwhy it became t he Scot t ishemblem.emblem. Ancient Scandinavians want edAncient Scandinavians want edt o plunder t he land of Scot landt o plunder t he land of Scot landand set t le t here.and set t le t here. The Scot s were sleeping andThe Scot s were sleeping anddid not expect t he enemies.did not expect t he enemies. But one of t he NorsemenBut one of t he Norsemenst epped on a t hist le. So t hest epped on a t hist le. So t he
  5. 5. Wales has got t wo nat ional symbolsWales has got t wo nat ional symbols::They are bot h connect ed t o t he Pat ron
  6. 6. TheThe leekleek had been recognized as t hehad been recognized as t heemblem of Wales since t he middle of t heemblem of Wales since t he middle of t he16t h cent ury. I t s associat ion wit h Wales16t h cent ury. I t s associat ion wit h Walescan in f act be t raced back t o t he bat t le ofcan in f act be t raced back t o t he bat t le ofHeat h-f ield in 633 AD, when St . DavidHeat h-f ield in 633 AD, when St . Davidpersuaded his count rymen t o dist inguishpersuaded his count rymen t o dist inguisht hemselves f rom t heir Saxon f oes byt hemselves f rom t heir Saxon f oes bywearing a leek in t heir caps.wearing a leek in t heir caps.I t was decided t hat f rom 1984, Brit ish £ 1I t was decided t hat f rom 1984, Brit ish £ 1coins would f eat ure dif f erent reversecoins would f eat ure dif f erent reverse
  7. 7. TheThe daffodildaffodil is also a Welshis also a Welshnat ional emblem because it s Welshnat ional emblem because it s Welshname is t ranslat ed as a t ype ofname is t ranslat ed as a t ype ofleek.leek.The daf f odil is also associat edThe daf f odil is also associat edwit h St . David’s Day, due t o t hewit h St . David’s Day, due t o t hef act t hat it breaks int o blossom onf act t hat it breaks int o blossom ont hat day. I nt erest ing t o not e t hatt hat day. I nt erest ing t o not e t hat
  8. 8. The ShamrockThe Shamrock is t he symbol ofis t he symbol ofNort hern I reland. I t is also connect edNort hern I reland. I t is also connect edt o St . Pat rick, Pat ron Saint of I reland.t o St . Pat rick, Pat ron Saint of I reland.Saint Pat rick is most f amous f orSaint Pat rick is most f amous f orbringing Christ ianit y t o I reland.bringing Christ ianit y t o I reland.
  9. 9.  Soldier s of t he Royal I rish Regiment of t heBr it ish ar my use t he shamrock as t heiremblem, and wear a spr ig of shamrock onSaint Pat r ick’s Day. Queen Vict or ia decreed over a hundr edyear s ago t hat soldiers f r om I r eland shouldwear a sprig of shamr ock in recognit ion ofI r ish soldier s who had f ought br avely in t heBoer War .During t he Russian Civil War a Brit ish of f icerCol. P. S. Woods, of Belf ast , est ablished aKar elian Regiment which had a shamrock on
  10. 10.  The f lag of t he cit y of Monreal hasa shamrock t hat is locat ed in t helower right quadrant . The shamrockrepresent s t he I rish populat ion.
  11. 11. Four Leaf Clover isFour Leaf Clover isof t en conf used wit hof t en conf used wit hshamrock of symbolismshamrock of symbolismat t ached t o t hem. Fourat t ached t o t hem. FourLeaf Clover is a symbolLeaf Clover is a symbolof good luck, while t heof good luck, while t het rif oliat e leaf clover ist rif oliat e leaf clover isa symbol of I relanda symbol of I relandand I rish people inand I rish people ingeneral and I rishgeneral and I rishChrist ianit y inChrist ianit y in
  12. 12. UK England Wales Scotland NorthernIrelandLand, sq.km244,000 130,000 21,000 78,000 14,000Population,mln54 45 3 5 1Capital London London Cardiff Edinburgh BelfastLargestcitiesBelfast, Cardiff Liverpool, Oxford Brecon, Suonsy Glasgow BelfastRivers Tay Thames, Severn Dee Spey BunLakes Loch-Lomond District Woy Loch-Ness Loch-NeyMountains Ben Nevis Pennine Chain Snowdon Ben Nevis KarantuilNationalEmblemsFlag
  13. 13. Look at t he screen and say whichLook at t he screen and say whichnat ional emblem belongs t o whichnat ional emblem belongs t o whichcount ry.count ry.
  14. 14. 1.1. What f lower is considered t o be “t he queen” ofWhat f lower is considered t o be “t he queen” off lowers?f lowers?a)a) Daf f odilDaf f odilb)b) RoseRosec)c) PoppyPoppy2.2. The leek had been recognized as t he emblem ofThe leek had been recognized as t he emblem ofWales since…Wales since…a)a) t he middle of t he 16t h cent ury.t he middle of t he 16t h cent ury.b)b) 18-1918-19t ht hcent urycent uryc)c) yest erdayyest erday3.3. The daf f odil is t he nat ional emblem of ...The daf f odil is t he nat ional emblem of ...a)a) Scot land c) EnglandScot land c) Englandb)b) WalesWales
  15. 15. 4. Saint Pat rick is most f amous f or …4. Saint Pat rick is most f amous f or …a) pict ur esa) pict ur es;;b) his poemsb) his poems;;c) br inging Chr ist ianit y t o I reland.c) br inging Chr ist ianit y t o I reland.5. The Shamrock is t he symbol of5. The Shamrock is t he symbol ofNort hern I reland. I t is also connect edNort hern I reland. I t is also connect edt o…t o…a)a) St . Pat r ick, Pat r on Saint of I r elandSt . Pat r ick, Pat r on Saint of I r eland;;b) St. Davidb) St. David
  16. 16.  1 -1 - Nort hern I reland;Nort hern I reland; 2 -2 - England;England;4 - Scot land;4 - Scot land; 6 -6 - Wales.Wales.1.1.bb2.2.aa3.3.bb4.4.cc5.5.aa
  17. 17.  А.В. Шереметьева. Страноведческий справочникА.В. Шереметьева. Страноведческий справочник I nt ernet inf ormat ionI nt ernet inf ormat ionVisit t o WalesVisit t o Waleswww.galenf rysinger.com/ wales.ht mwww.galenf rysinger.com/ wales.ht mCast les of WalesCast les of Waleswww.cast lewales.comwww.cast lewales.comScot landScot landht t p:/ / www.kidskonnect .com/ Scot land/ Scot landht t p:/ / www.kidskonnect .com/ Scot land/ Scot landHome.ht mlHome.ht mlht t p:/ / www.t own4kids.com/ t own4kids/ kids/ musiht t p:/ / www.t own4kids.com/ t own4kids/ kids/ music4kids/ world/ european/ bagpipe.ht mc4kids/ world/ european/ bagpipe.ht mht t p:/ / library.t hinkquest .org/ J 0112187/ scot lanht t p:/ / library.t hinkquest .org/ J 0112187/ scot land.ht md.ht m

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