THE NAMESThe term Great Britain includes:• England- The capital is London.• Scotland- The capital is Edinburgh.• Wales- Th...
Britain comes from Britannia, the name that theRomans gave the whole island.England or Engla Land means the land of theAng...
ENGLAND AND ITS SYMBOLS        The patron saint of England is        St George.        In this picture, St George is      ...
THE ROMANS IN ENGLANDThe Romans were in England from55 BC to 410 AD.They built many roads andimportant cities, such as Lon...
THE NORMANS IN ENGLAND                       In 1066, the Normans,                       under the command of             ...
INFLUENCE OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGEFrench influencedthe evolution of theEnglish language toa great extent.From 1066 to 1362,F...
THE BIG BEN and THE HOUSES      OF PARLIAMENT
THE TOWER OF LONDON, THE BEEFEATERS and  THE CROWN JEWELS
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
TRAFALGAR SQUARE
SHAKESPEARE and THE GLOBE
THE LONDON EYE
THE GHERKIN              Designed              by              Norman              Foster
THE BRITISH MUSEUM
THE MUMMIES and THE GREEK       PARTHENON
THE ROSSETA STONE
THE SUTTON HOO TREASURE
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  1. 1. THE NAMESThe term Great Britain includes:• England- The capital is London.• Scotland- The capital is Edinburgh.• Wales- The capital is Cardiff.United Kingdom is not the same as Great Britain.UK also includes Northern Ireland, (the capital isBelfast)
  2. 2. Britain comes from Britannia, the name that theRomans gave the whole island.England or Engla Land means the land of theAngles.The Anglesinvaded Britain atthe end of the 5thcentury, alongwith the Saxonsand Jutes.
  3. 3. ENGLAND AND ITS SYMBOLS The patron saint of England is St George. In this picture, St George is killing a dragon. This legend traces back to the 9th century.
  4. 4. THE ROMANS IN ENGLANDThe Romans were in England from55 BC to 410 AD.They built many roads andimportant cities, such as London orBath.Hadrian’s Wall was thenorthern border of England.
  5. 5. THE NORMANS IN ENGLAND In 1066, the Normans, under the command of William the Conqueror, invaded and conquered England.This importantevent in the historyof England isnarrated throughimages in theBayeux Tapestry.
  6. 6. INFLUENCE OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGEFrench influencedthe evolution of theEnglish language toa great extent.From 1066 to 1362,French was theofficial language ofEngland.
  7. 7. THE BIG BEN and THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT
  8. 8. THE TOWER OF LONDON, THE BEEFEATERS and THE CROWN JEWELS
  9. 9. BUCKINGHAM PALACE
  10. 10. TRAFALGAR SQUARE
  11. 11. SHAKESPEARE and THE GLOBE
  12. 12. THE LONDON EYE
  13. 13. THE GHERKIN Designed by Norman Foster
  14. 14. THE BRITISH MUSEUM
  15. 15. THE MUMMIES and THE GREEK PARTHENON
  16. 16. THE ROSSETA STONE
  17. 17. THE SUTTON HOO TREASURE

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