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SCOTLANDSCOTLAND
SCOTLAND
Scotland is a mountainous
country in the north of the
island of Great Britain.
In 1707, Great Britain was
formed ...
 The Highlands:The Highlands: It is aIt is a
mountainous area. Benmountainous area. Ben
Nevis is the highest peakNevis is...
MUSIC: THE BAGPIPEMUSIC: THE BAGPIPE
FOOD: HAGGISFOOD: HAGGIS
Scottish typical food.Scottish typical food.
It is made of the heart and otherIt is made of the h...
COSTUME: THE KILTCOSTUME: THE KILT
The national dress ofThe national dress of
Scotland.Scotland.
It is a skirt usually of ...
THE CLAN AND THE TARTAN
A clan is a group of families
usually with the same family
name: McDonald, Mackenzie,
etc.
Mac or ...
THE NATIONAL EMBLEMTHE NATIONAL EMBLEM
The thistleThe thistle The bluebellThe bluebell
SPORT: THE HIGHLAND GAMESSPORT: THE HIGHLAND GAMES
The Highland Games were originally competitions toThe Highland Games we...
SPORT: THE HIGHLAND GAMESSPORT: THE HIGHLAND GAMES
Today, these games also include competitions forToday, these games also...
THE LAKESTHE LAKES
Scotland is also famous for its lochs (lakes).Scotland is also famous for its lochs (lakes).
One of the...
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  1. 1. SCOTLANDSCOTLAND
  2. 2. SCOTLAND Scotland is a mountainous country in the north of the island of Great Britain. In 1707, Great Britain was formed when Scotland became united to England. The Scottish flag is the cross of St Andrew
  3. 3.  The Highlands:The Highlands: It is aIt is a mountainous area. Benmountainous area. Ben Nevis is the highest peakNevis is the highest peak (1344m).(1344m).  The Lowlands:The Lowlands: It is anIt is an industrial area. Edinburghindustrial area. Edinburgh is the capital.is the capital. Scotland has some 790 islands and 130 are inhabited. Scotland is divided into two distinct areas:
  4. 4. MUSIC: THE BAGPIPEMUSIC: THE BAGPIPE
  5. 5. FOOD: HAGGISFOOD: HAGGIS Scottish typical food.Scottish typical food. It is made of the heart and otherIt is made of the heart and other organs of a sheep, cut up andorgans of a sheep, cut up and boiled inside a skin made from theboiled inside a skin made from the sheep’s stomach.sheep’s stomach.
  6. 6. COSTUME: THE KILTCOSTUME: THE KILT The national dress ofThe national dress of Scotland.Scotland. It is a skirt usually of aIt is a skirt usually of a tartan patterntartan pattern. Men. Men wear it.wear it. It was first used moreIt was first used more than 700 years ago.than 700 years ago.
  7. 7. THE CLAN AND THE TARTAN A clan is a group of families usually with the same family name: McDonald, Mackenzie, etc. Mac or Mc means “the son of”. Every clan has got its own tartan, a special pattern for their kilts.
  8. 8. THE NATIONAL EMBLEMTHE NATIONAL EMBLEM The thistleThe thistle The bluebellThe bluebell
  9. 9. SPORT: THE HIGHLAND GAMESSPORT: THE HIGHLAND GAMES The Highland Games were originally competitions toThe Highland Games were originally competitions to find the fastest and strongest men.find the fastest and strongest men.
  10. 10. SPORT: THE HIGHLAND GAMESSPORT: THE HIGHLAND GAMES Today, these games also include competitions forToday, these games also include competitions for playing the bagpipes and dancing traditional dances.playing the bagpipes and dancing traditional dances.
  11. 11. THE LAKESTHE LAKES Scotland is also famous for its lochs (lakes).Scotland is also famous for its lochs (lakes). One of them is Loch Ness. The legend saysOne of them is Loch Ness. The legend says that a monster called Nessie lives there.that a monster called Nessie lives there.
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