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Marriage <ul><li>People are choosing to get married at later ages. </li></ul><ul><li>The average age for marriage in  1970...
Marriage <ul><li>Why are people waiting to get married? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Women’s rights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><l...
Houses <ul><li>Detached  (a house not joined or connected with another house) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Semi-detached  (two houses joined together) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Terrace  (many houses joined together) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Flat  (apartments) </li></ul>
Housing <ul><li>Average Cost: £184,924 =2,053,556 RMB </li></ul><ul><li>Detached: £285,697 =  3,173,467 RMB </li></ul><ul>...
Food <ul><li>Popular food </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Here we see some of the popular foods in Britain (Fish and Chips on the le...
More food? <ul><li>We discussed Britain and “colonialism”; Britain has adopted many other types of food such as Indian, It...
Clothing <ul><li>What do British people wear? </li></ul>
Traditional Clothing <ul><li>On the left you will see traditional clothing.  In Scotland, you can see a form of Scottish t...
British Fashion <ul><li>Some students have asked the name of some of the famous British fashion designers.  Here are a few...
Music <ul><li>The Beatles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John Lennon  (rhythm guitar, vocals) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul McCar...
Music  <ul><li>Oasis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Liam Gallagher  (vocals) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul Arthurs  (guitar) </li...
Holidays <ul><li>Christmas  –The birth of Jesus.  It is a religious holiday, but it is mostly about spending time with the...
New Years and Hogmanay (January 1 st ) <ul><li>Hogmanay is an ancient Celtic holiday that was once held during the  Winter...
Easter (on the first full moon on or after March 31 st ) <ul><li>Easter  is a holiday the represents the crucifixion  and ...
Guy Fawkes Day (November 5 th ) <ul><li>This holiday is in remembrance of Guy Fawkes, who tried to blow up British Parliam...
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Lesson 8 Social Life In Britain

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  1. 2. Marriage <ul><li>People are choosing to get married at later ages. </li></ul><ul><li>The average age for marriage in 1970 was 24 for MEN and 22 for WOMEN </li></ul><ul><li>In 2003 , it was 31 for MEN and 29 for WOMEN </li></ul>
  2. 3. Marriage <ul><li>Why are people waiting to get married? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Women’s rights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More women are working </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do not need the support of a man </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on career </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Income </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many people choose to live together without getting married </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Houses <ul><li>Detached (a house not joined or connected with another house) </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Semi-detached (two houses joined together) </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Terrace (many houses joined together) </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Flat (apartments) </li></ul>
  7. 8. Housing <ul><li>Average Cost: £184,924 =2,053,556 RMB </li></ul><ul><li>Detached: £285,697 = 3,173,467 RMB </li></ul><ul><li>Semi-detached: £170,650 = 1,895,547 RMB </li></ul><ul><li>Terraced: £143,512 = 1,594,717 RMB </li></ul><ul><li>Flat: £174,052 = 1,934,120 RMB </li></ul>
  8. 9. Food <ul><li>Popular food </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Here we see some of the popular foods in Britain (Fish and Chips on the left and a traditional English breakfast on the right) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. More food? <ul><li>We discussed Britain and “colonialism”; Britain has adopted many other types of food such as Indian, Italian and Chinese. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Clothing <ul><li>What do British people wear? </li></ul>
  11. 12. Traditional Clothing <ul><li>On the left you will see traditional clothing. In Scotland, you can see a form of Scottish traditional clothing known as a kilt . </li></ul>
  12. 13. British Fashion <ul><li>Some students have asked the name of some of the famous British fashion designers. Here are a few: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vivienne Westwood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul Smith </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stella McCartney </li></ul></ul><ul><li>London fashion week is held twice a year </li></ul>
  13. 14. Music <ul><li>The Beatles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John Lennon (rhythm guitar, vocals) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul McCartney (bass guitar, vocals) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>George Harrison (lead guitar, vocals) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ringo Starr (drums, vocals) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We will listen to “Yesterday” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Help!” </li></ul>
  14. 15. Music <ul><li>Oasis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Liam Gallagher (vocals) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul Arthurs (guitar) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul McGuigan (bass) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tony McCarroll (drums) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We will listen to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Wonderwall” </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. Holidays <ul><li>Christmas –The birth of Jesus. It is a religious holiday, but it is mostly about spending time with the family. Exchanging gifts is the a common tradition. (December 25 th ) </li></ul>
  16. 17. New Years and Hogmanay (January 1 st ) <ul><li>Hogmanay is an ancient Celtic holiday that was once held during the Winter Solstice. (The Shortest day of the year) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Now it is held on the New Year’s Eve. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. Easter (on the first full moon on or after March 31 st ) <ul><li>Easter is a holiday the represents the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ </li></ul>
  18. 19. Guy Fawkes Day (November 5 th ) <ul><li>This holiday is in remembrance of Guy Fawkes, who tried to blow up British Parliament in 1605. </li></ul>
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