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England by Juliet

  1. 1. Englanda Green and Pleasant Land by Juliet
  2. 2. England in pictures http://youtu.be/erooWKq9-RE
  3. 3. One of our most famous sayings is...
  4. 4. Where is England
  5. 5. Where is England England is part of Great Britain. It is in Northern Europe and close to France. This is why France is a popular tourist destinatination for the English. What is the official name of the UK? The official name of the UK is the "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland". What countries make up the UK? The name refers to the union of what were once four separate nations: England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland (though most of Ireland is now independent. Only Northern Ireland is part of the UK now). The United Kingdom is made up of: England - The capital is London. Scotland - The capital is Edinburgh . Wales - The capital is Cardiff. Northern Ireland - The capital is Belfast. England, Scotland and Wales together form Great Britain. Great Britain and Northern Ireland together form the "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland" (UK) What is the capital city of the UK? The capital of the UK is London.
  6. 6. history of the union jack  The origins of the flag date back to 1603, when James VI of Scotland inherited the English and Irish thrones (as James I), thereby uniting the crowns of England, Scotland and Ireland in a personal union (which remained separate states). On 12 April 1606, a new flag to represent this regal union between England and Scotland was specified in a royal decree, according to which the flag of England (a red cross on a white background, known as St Georges Cross), and the flag of Scotland (a white saltire on a blue background, known as the Saltire or St Andrews Cross), would be joined together, forming the flag of Great Britain and first union flag.
  7. 7. History of England Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire Night and Firework Night, is an annual commemoration observed on 5 November, primarily in Great Britain. Its history begins with the events of 5 November 1605, when Guy Fawkes, a member of the Gunpowder Plot, was arrested while guarding explosives the plotters had placed beneath the House of Lords. Celebrating the fact that King James I had survived the attempt on his life, people lit bonfires around London, and months later the introduction of the Observance of 5th November Act enforced an annual public day of thanksgiving for the plots failure.Remember, remember, the fifth of November,Gunpowder, treason and plot. We see no reason why Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot
  8. 8. English food I love English food here are some of my favourite treats! Victoria sponge cake (my favourite) Fish and chips jammy dodgers scones Heinz is an English brands cheese (cheddar, wenslydale and stilton) beer
  9. 9. English music England is famous for its comedy and music so we thought we would test your knowledge!Question 1 - Which famous band is this?http://youtu.be/1AeRvsBHr1UQuestion 2 - Which famous singer is this?http://youtu.be/LwsaoLEvWbwQuestion 3 - and do you know who this is?http://youtu.be/FrLNwNg6n9kQuestion 4 - which band is rocking out now?http://youtu.be/qXcNQTa3zgsQuestion 5 - one of Felixs favourites?http://youtu.be/fZG24kiZzJE