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  1. 1. “When People say England, they sometimes mean Great Britain, sometime the United Kingdom, sometimes The British Isles” Author of How to Be an Alien (1946) by George Mikes
  2. 2. UK MAP
  3. 3. The UK's full and official name is the "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland". The name United Kingdom refers to the union of what were once four separate countries; England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland. Great Britain is an island lying off the western cost of Europe, comprising the main territory of the United Kingdom
  4. 4. Motto : "God and my right" Anthem : "God Save the Queen" Capital : “London” Official languages : English Recognized regional languages : Irish Scottish Gaelic Scots Ulster-Scots Welsh Cornish
  5. 5. Ethnic groups  92.1% White  4.0% South Asian  2.0% Black  1.2% Mixed  0.4% Chinese  0.4% other
  6. 6. Government : Unitary parliamentary : constitutional monarchy  Religion  Christianity  Islam  Judaism  Hinduism  Sikhism  Buddhism  The Bahá'í Faith  Other faiths
  7. 7. Rank Surname Origin Percentage[4] 1 Smith England and Scotland 1.26 2 Jones England and Wales 0.75 3 Taylor England and Scotland 0.59 4 Brown Scotland 0.56 5 Williams England and Wales 0.39 6 Wilson Scotland 0.39 7 Johnson England 0.37 8 Davis Wales 0.34 9 Robinson England 0.32 10 Wright England 0.32 11 Thompson England 0.31 12 Evans Wales 0.30 13 Walker England 0.30 14 White England 0.30 15 Roberts England 0.28 16 Green England 0.28 17 Hall England 0.28 18 Wood England and Scotland 0.27 19 Jackson England and Scotland 0.27 20 Clarke England 0.26
  8. 8. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK), Great Britain (GB), or simply Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe The UK's form of government is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system and its capital city is London
  9. 9.  The UK has a partially regulated market economy  Based on market exchange rates the UK is today the sixth-largest economy in the world and the third-largest in Europe after Germany and France  Tourism is very important to the British economy
  10. 10.  The is a significant part of the UK manufacturing sector and employs over 800,000 people UK economy and the country has the third highest share of global pharmaceutical expenditures (after the United States and Japan). The Industrial Revolution started in the UK with an initial concentration on the textile industry, followed by other heavy industries such as shipbuilding, coal mining, and steelmaking
  11. 11.  Most Mini automobiles are assembled in the United Kingdom
  12. 12. Ethnic group Population % of total* White British 50,366,49 7 86% White (other) 3,096,169 5.3% Indian 1,053,411 1.8% Pakistani 977,285 1.6% White Irish 691,232 1.2% British Mixed 677,117 1.2% Black Caribbean 565,876 1.0% Black African 485,277 0.8% Bangladeshi 283,063 0.5% Other Asian (non-Chinese) 247,644 0.4% Chinese 247,403 0.4% Other 230,615 0.4% Black (others) 97,585 0.2% * Percentage of total UK population, according to the 2001 Census
  13. 13. Education in the United Kingdom The United Kingdom contains some of the world's leading seats of higher education, such as the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, along with Imperial College, the London School of Economics and University College of the University of London King's College, part of the University of Cambridge, which was founded in 1209
  14. 14.  Queen's University Belfast, Scotland built in 1849  Oxford University
  17. 17. • BOND 007 • BEAN
  18. 18. The story of the United Kingdom and the Union Flag  A flag containing three other flags. The Union Flag, popularly known as the Union Jack, is the national flag of the United Kingdom. It is the British flag.  It is called the Union Flag because it symbolises the administrative union of the countries of the United Kingdom. It is made up up of the individual Flags of three of the Kingdom's countries all united under one Sovereign - the countries of 'England, of 'Scotland' and of 'Northern Ireland' (since 1921 only Northern Ireland has been part of the United Kingdom). As Wales was not a Kingdom but a Principality it could not be included on the flag
  19. 19. England - the capital is London Scotland - the capital is Edinburgh Wales - the capital is Cardiff Northern Ireland - the capital is Belfast
  20. 20. England
  21. 21.  England is 74 times smaller than the USA, 59 times smaller than Australia and 3 times smaller than Japan.  The name "England" is derived from the Old English name Englaland, which means "land of the Angles".
  22. 22.  Scotland is a mountainous country in the north of the island of Great Britain and shares a land border to the south with England and is bounded by the North Sea on the east and the Atlantic Ocean on the west.  Its capital city is Edinburgh. Scotland has some 790 islands - 130 inhabited
  23. 23.  Video Traditional dance of Scotland
  24. 24.  Wales is in north-west Europe and is part of Great Britain, an island country and the United Kingdom (UK).  The name Wales comes from the Cymraeg word Gwalia, meaning in English "Homeland". It later became Latinized as Walia, then by the Normans to something like Wal~es....then Wales.
  25. 25.  In 1801 the whole of Ireland became part of the United Kingdom, with the adoption of the name the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland  Titanic ship was built in Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland.
  26. 26. The Giant's Causeway, situated on the North East coast of Northern Ireland, is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. Most of the basalt columns are hexagonal in shape The Giant's Causeway
  27. 27.  Video Traditional dance of Ireland
  28. 28. British food has traditionally been based on beef, lamb, pork, chicken and fish and generally served with potatoes and one other vegetable. The most common and typical foods eaten in Britain include the sandwich, fish and chip, pieslike the cornish pasty, trifle and roasts dinners.
  29. 29. A full English breakfast with scrambled eggs, sausage, black pudding, bacon, mushrooms, baked beans, hash browns, and half a tomato
  30. 30.  Chicken Salad  Cornish Pastie with chips, baked beans and salad
  31. 31. Steak and Kidney Pie with chips and salad  Roast Meats  Typical meats for roasting are joints of beef, pork, lamb or a whole chicken. More rarely duck, goose, gammon, turkey or game are eaten.
  32. 32.  Christmas pudding  A Sunday roast consisting of roast beef, roast potatoes, vegetables and Yorkshire pudding
  33. 33.  Morris Dancing is one of the traditional dances of British society that is usually accompanied by music. Morris dance emphasis on agility and leg strength. Morris dancing is done in groups.  The dancers there were carrying sticks, swords, and handkerchiefs as a complement to dance. Though dancing in groups, and adjacent, to the Morris dancers that does not make them worry injured
  34. 34.  Enjoy video
  35. 35.  The tradition of drinking tea is very popular in the UK from the kingdom to ordinary people. The activities carried out as filler waiting time at dinner, around 15:00 to 17:00  Currently formal afternoon tea is also one of the many services offered at the hotel and tea house in London. Food is usually served with a multilevel container (cake stand) so it looks typical. Most of the afternoon tea menu which offered basically not much different, but some offer something unique
  36. 36.  Britain is a multicultural society in line to pick the habit and get something done.  Society considers people who do not want to queue is a selfish and do not care who is around. This queue is like a cultural values ​​and norms prevailing in society
  37. 37.  Straw Bear day is the oldest tradition usually done on the 7th of January.  This tradition is believed to initiate the period of farming and farming. The participants of both adult men and adolescents, using straw costumes ranging from feet to head.  And they go knocking on the door of one house to the other while dancing. The dancers will receive a gift from the owner of the house in return. Whether it be food, beer or money
  38. 38.  At meal times should be upright sitting position, while eating should not be asked in a happy or constantly talking with people.  Every person should not leave the spoon in the soup bowl or coffee cup. Spoon should be left on the plate for rice and tea spoon should be placed on coasters.  When drinking the soup should not make any noise and can not drink the soup until runs out. Should not smoke while still sitting in the dining area. Finished eating the men help women backed his chair so he could stand
  39. 39.  Table Manner  The British generally pay a lot of attention to good table manners. Even young children are expected to eat properly with knife and fork. We eat most of our food with cutlery.  The foods we don't eat with a knife, fork or spoon include sandwiches, crisps, corn on the cob, and fruit
  40. 40.  If you cannot eat a certain type of food or have some special needs, tell your host several days before the dinner party.  Always chew and swallow all the food in your mouth before taking more or taking a drink  Always say thank you when served something. It shows appreciation.  You may eat chicken and pizza with your fingers if you are at a barbecue, finger buffet or very informal setting. Otherwise always use a knife and fork  In a restaurant, it is normal to pay for your food by putting your money on the plate the bill comes on
  41. 41.  When you have finished eating, and to let others know that you have, place your knife and folk together, with the prongs (tines) on the fork facing upwards, on your plate
  42. 42.  Never lick or put your knife in your mouth  It is impolite to start eating before everyone has been served unless your host says that you don't need to wait  Never chew with your mouth open. No one wants to see food being chewed or hearing it being chomped on  It is impolite to have your elbows on the table while you are eating  Never talk with food in your mouth.
  43. 43.  It is impolite to put too much food in your mouth.  Never use your fingers to push food onto your spoon or fork  It is impolite to slurp your food or eat noisily.  Never take food from your neighbours plate  Never pick food out of your teeth with your fingernails
  44. 44.  It is ok to pour your own drink when eating with other people, but it is more polite to offer pouring drinks to the people sitting on either side of you.  It is ok to put milk and sugar in your tea and coffee or to drink them both without either
  45. 45.  The fork is held in the left hand and the knife in the right.
  46. 46.  Say:  "I'm sorry, but it seems that 'my eyes are bigger than my stomach'  Or :  "I'm sorry. It was so delicious but I am full".
  47. 47.  Pearly Kings and Queen, also known as Pearlies an amazing charity event held by the working class and working people.  And has become a culture of the City of London high society.  The participants Pearly Kings and Queens wear glittery clothing from pearl buttons (pearl), created in the 19th century
  48. 48.  During a visit in the UK there are a few things to note as:  When to arrive at the invitation. If not its formal affair , than you come early. host still are making preparations and you arrived first would make it uncomfortable.  Most appropriate for a informal business is 10 minutes late. If late until 30 minutes had sorry. It shows sign of polite during a visit
  49. 49.  When to leave event venue. For this there are no specific rules, but to stay long in a place where people are things that are not polite.  Better leave 1 hour after a meal. Also on the second day after the event should send a thank you message with the included small gifts like flowers or chocolates.
  50. 50.  Chramping Worm is one of the unique traditions that exist in the UK, this tradition is a tradition of catch earthworms.  Each participant only has a hunting area measuring only 3 x 3 m2.  Allowed to play any music for a fishing lure or worm that came out of the ground, but was not allowed to use drugs, including water
  51. 51.  As the UK is very much a western society - we wear very much the same as any other modern western society - ranging from Jeans and Tee shirts (whether with designer labels or not) to full business suits for office work (if required).  Special clothes for the climate include heavy overcoats or anoraks for cold wintry weather to raincoats and umbrellas, for weather rain.  Materials used cover every type and color of fabric available, especially consider that Britain is a multi cultural society and in certain cities (Bradford for an example) you will find many stores with very colorful silk available for making in Sari's and other ethnic clothes.
  52. 52. Must visit
  53. 53. London eye
  55. 55.  Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and often extended to refer to the clock and the clock tower  The tower is now officially called the Elizabeth Tower  The tower has become one of the most prominent symbols of both London and England and is often in the establishing shot of films set in the city.
  56. 56.  Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, more commonly known as the Tower of London
  57. 57.  Tower Bridge (built 1886–1894) is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London which crosses the River Thames. It is close to the Tower of London, from which it takes its name, and has become an iconic symbol of London
  58. 58.  The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom  Commonly known as the Houses of Parliament  Its name, which derives from the neighbouring Westminster Abbey  For ceremonial purposes, the palace retains its original style and status as a royal residence
  59. 59.  Buckingham Palace is the official London residence and principal workplace of the British monarch. Located in the City of Westminster, the palace is a setting for state occasions and royal hospitality. It has been a focus for the British people at times of national rejoicing and crisis.  Originally known as Buckingham House, the building which forms the core of today's palace was a large townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1705 on a site which had been in private ownership for at least 150 years
  60. 60.  The River Thames flows through southern England. It is the longest river entirely in England and the second longest in the United Kingdom
  61. 61.  Trafalgar Square is a public space and tourist attraction in central London, United Kingdom,  The square is also used for political demonstrations and community gatherings, such as the celebration of New Year's Eve.  There are a number of statues and sculptures in the square, with one plinth displaying changing pieces of contemporary art.
  62. 62.  Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly gothic, church in the City of Westminster, London, located just to the west of the Palace of Westminster  It is one of the most notable religious buildings in the United Kingdom and is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English and, British monarchs. The abbey is a Royal Peculiar and between 1540 and 1550 had the status of a cathedral.
  63. 63.  Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London with branches in a number of major cities.  It was founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud and was formerly known as "Madame Tussaud's“  Madame Tussauds is a major tourist attraction in London, displaying waxworks of historical and royal figures, film stars, sports stars and infamous murderers.
  64. 64. Madonna is an example of an Anglophile
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