2012 October Estonia presentation for LublinPresentation Transcript
Introduction of EstoniaIntroduction of Estonia
Tallinn Laagna Secondary School
Estonia is a small country in EasternEstonia is a small country in Eastern
•The first Republic of
Estonia lasted from 1918-
•From 1939-1991 Estonia
was under Soviet
In 1991 the Estonians
regained their independence.
Estonia has a parliamentary
February 24 is our Independence DayFebruary 24 is our Independence Day
The Palace of Kadriorg. The residence for the President of
Estonia. A photograph by Toomas Tuul.
The total area is 45,000
The population is 1.3
The official language is
70% of the population lives in70% of the population lives in
While 30% lives in the country.While 30% lives in the country.
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There are 15 counties and 46 towns inThere are 15 counties and 46 towns in
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From 1992 to 2010 we had our ownFrom 1992 to 2010 we had our own
money – Estonian kroon.money – Estonian kroon.
The capital of Estonia is Tallinn.The capital of Estonia is Tallinn.
The national colours are blue, blackThe national colours are blue, black
and white.and white.
The national flower is theThe national flower is the
The national bird is the swallow.The national bird is the swallow.
The national stone is the lime stone.The national stone is the lime stone.
There are many lakes in Estonia.There are many lakes in Estonia.
And there are many rivers.And there are many rivers.
There are many islands.There are many islands.
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40% of Estonia is covered with40% of Estonia is covered with
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The most common trees are the birch,The most common trees are the birch,
pine and spruce.pine and spruce.
There are lots of berries andThere are lots of berries and
mushrooms in the forests.mushrooms in the forests.
Our nature is beautiful andOur nature is beautiful and
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There are all four seasonsThere are all four seasons
represented in Estonia.represented in Estonia.
FARMHOUSE BLACK BREAD
There are 4 natural parks inThere are 4 natural parks in
Estonia lies at the Baltic Sea.Estonia lies at the Baltic Sea.
The main industry is food industry.The main industry is food industry.
Our fish-products are known all over theOur fish-products are known all over the
Many mobile companies have theirMany mobile companies have their
factories here.factories here.
Estonians are fond of singing andEstonians are fond of singing and
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A Song- and Dance Festival is heldA Song- and Dance Festival is held
every 4 years.every 4 years.
TALLINN SONG FESTIVAL GROUND.
contest in 2001.
THE OLD TOWN OF TALLINN
ESTONIAN ART MUSEUM
THE TOWN HALL
Lahemaa National ParkLahemaa National Park
School systemSchool system
•Children start school at the age of 7.
•Elementary school is forms 1-4.
•Basic school is forms 1-9.
Children must attend school till the age of
•Secondary school is forms 10-12.
•School lunch is provided by the state (it’s
free for basic school).
TALLINN LAAGNA SECONDARY SCHOOL
•There is no school uniform required
unless the school has established its
•Basic school ends with national
exams in maths, Estonian and one
•Secondary school ends with national
exams in maths, Estonian and
School yearSchool year
•The school starts on 1 Septemer.
•The 1st half term is 2 months long.
•The Christmas holiday starts on 23
•The 3rd half term is 10 weeks long.
•The 4th half-term is 8 weeks long.
•The summer holiday lasts from June to
September, 3 months.
Tallinn Laagna Secondary SchoolTallinn Laagna Secondary School
•Is a municipal school, it is run by Tallinn.
•The school was founded in 1980.
•It has 650 students and the staff of 80
•The school’s speciality has been its
music classes, economy classes and
•From 2011 French is taught as the
second language from the 2nd form.
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