UNIT 5: HEROES FROM SCOTLAND Discovering Scotland!Yolanda Velasco and María Ferrero
During this unit we will discover: Where is Scotland located? How does its flag look like? How many inhabitants does it have and where do they live?Which are the most important places tovisit? Are there famous Scottish people? Famous Scotish people.
The most important cities of Scotland are Edinburgh and Glasgow. Listen and read.Edinburgh is a city on the east coast of Scotland. It has also been the capital since 1437.The town is dominated by the Edinburgh castle. It was built in the seventh century. Since the eleventhcentury it has been used as the royal residence. Before that, it was a formidable fortress in thesixteenth century.Edinburgh has many interesting places such as: - the Royal Botanic Garden, - the Cathedral of Saint-Gilles, - the National Gallery, - Charlotte Square, - the Scott Monument and - the Royal Museum of Scotland.The Palace of Holyroodhouse (Holyrood Palace) is the official residence of the queen when staying inthe city.Edinburgh is famous for its festivals, and is home to the largest in the world, which lasts three weeksin August.
GLASGOWGlasgow is the largest city in Scotland and third mostpopulous in the United Kingdom. The city is situated on the River Clyde in the countrys westcentral lowlands.A person from Glasgow is known as a Glaswegian.Glasgow has seen more changes in the past two decadesthan almost any other British city.Glasgow was chosen as a European City of Culture in 1990.The city has many outstanding places to visit: - The Glasgow Botanic Gardens, - the Kibble Palace that has been renovated, - the Glasgow Art Gallery, - the Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art.
FAMOUS SCOTTISH PEOPLE FAMOUS SCOTTISH PEOPLEGRAHAM BELL FLEMING BARRIE LIVINGSTONE