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British culture 4

  1. 1. THE U.K. <ul><li>THE U.K. </li></ul><ul><li>THE ROYAL FAMILY </li></ul><ul><li>EDUCATION </li></ul><ul><li>FOOD AND DRINK </li></ul><ul><li>DAILY LIFE </li></ul><ul><li>SPORTS AND LEISURE </li></ul><ul><li>MUSIC </li></ul><ul><li>FAMOUS PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>LONDON </li></ul>
  2. 2. The UK <ul><li>The official name of the UK is the United Kingdom . </li></ul><ul><li>The flag ´s colours are red, blue and white. </li></ul><ul><li>The map: </li></ul><ul><li>The capital city of the UK is London. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Countries </li></ul><ul><li>Wales </li></ul><ul><li>The capital city is Cardiff. </li></ul><ul><li>The national symbol is the daffodil </li></ul><ul><li>The flag </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>The capital city is Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>The national symbol is the Thistle </li></ul><ul><li>The flag </li></ul><ul><li>England </li></ul><ul><li>The capital city is London </li></ul><ul><li>The national symbol is the rose </li></ul><ul><li>The flag </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Northern Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>The capital city is Dublin </li></ul><ul><li>The national symbol is the shamrock </li></ul><ul><li>The flag </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Family Tree </li></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
  7. 7. <ul><li>Royal flag </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Royal anthem – GOD SAVE THE QUEEN </li></ul><ul><li>God save our gracious Queen, Long live our noble Queen, God save the Queen: Send her victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us: God save the Queen. II O Lord, our God, arise, Scatter thine ( or her) enemies, And make them fall: Confound their politics, Frustrate their knavish tricks, On thee our hopes we fix: God save us all. III Thy choicest gifts in store, On her be pleased to pour; Long may she reign: May she defend our laws, And ever give us cause To sing with heart and voice God save the Queen. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Types of schools </li></ul><ul><li>Children's education in England is normally divided into two separate stages. They begin with primary education at the age of five and this usually lasts until they are eleven. Then they move to secondary school, there they stay until they reach sixteen, seventeen or eighteen years of age. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>State Schools </li></ul><ul><li>In the UK 93% of the children in England and Wales go to &quot;state schools&quot;. State schools are non fee-paying, funded from taxes and most are organised by Local Authorities (LA). </li></ul><ul><li>Primary schools (5 - 11 year olds) </li></ul><ul><li>In the UK, the first level of education is known as primary education. These are almost always mixed sex, and usually located close to the child's home. Children tend to be with the same group throughout the day, and one teacher has responsibility for most of the work they do. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Secondary schools (11 - 16 year olds) </li></ul><ul><li>Most children transfer at the age of 11 - usually to their nearest secondary school, though the law allows parents in England and Wales to express preferences for other schools too.Most secondary schools cater for both sexes. They tend to be much larger than primary schools. </li></ul><ul><li>Independent Schools 7% of the children in England go to independent schools. Independent schools are known as private schools and public schools . Parents pay for their children to attend these schools. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Uniforms </li></ul><ul><li>Boys Long grey or black trousers (shorts may be worn in the Summer) White Shirt School tie (optional in most primary schools) Jumper or sweater with the school logo on. The colour is the choice of the schools. Black shoes. </li></ul><ul><li>Girls The same as the boys. Girls may wear skirts . During the summer term girls often wear summer school dresses. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Tests </li></ul><ul><li>The British Government places great importance on the need to assess and test pupils in order to know what they have achieved. Compulsory testing takes place at the ages of seven, eleven and fourteen in England and Scotland (but not Wales where more informal methods of assessment are favoured). </li></ul><ul><li>All children in state schools are tested in English and mathematics at the ages of seven, 11 and 14, and pupils aged 11 and 14 are also tested in science. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>The traditional food is fish and chips. </li></ul><ul><li>Meal times </li></ul><ul><li>The important meal times are the </li></ul><ul><li>breakfast and the tea time. </li></ul><ul><li>Cheeses </li></ul><ul><li>There are very important in the UK , </li></ul><ul><li>because they are very famous in the world. For </li></ul><ul><li>example: Bonchester cheese. </li></ul><ul><li>National foods are meat cake, roast beef, sausages... </li></ul><ul><li>The traditional drinks are tea and beer. </li></ul>FOOD AND DRINK
  15. 15. FAMILY LIFE The day starts at about seven o`clock.They have breakfast at eight o´clock. The children go to school at half past eight and their parents go to work.In the afternoon they go back home and have lunch .At half past six they usually “have dinner. In the evening they do their homework.They often watch tv and then they go to bed. HOUSES Most people of the UK live in urban areas.Most others live in houses or flats. DAILY LIFE
  16. 16. SPORTS AND LEISURE <ul><li>RUGBY </li></ul><ul><li>It is similar to football, but played with an oval ball. Players can carry the ball and tackle each other. The best rugby teams compete in the Super League final each September. </li></ul><ul><li>CRICKET </li></ul><ul><li>Cricket is played on village greens and in towns/cities on Sundays from April to August.Teams are made up of 11 players each. They play with a ball slightly smaller than a baseball and a bat shaped like a paddle. Two batters stand in front of wickets, set about 20 metres apart. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>POLO </li></ul><ul><li>Polo is played with four men on horses to a team. A ball is hit with a stick towards the goal. It is the fastest ball sport in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>PUBS </li></ul><ul><li>Pubs are an important part of British life. People talk, eat, drink, meet their friends and relax there. Pubs often have two bars, one usually quieter than the other, many have a garden where people can sit in the summer. Children can go in pub gardens with their parents. Groups of friends normally buy 'rounds' of drinks, where the person whose turn it is will buy drinks for all the members of the group. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Queen </li></ul><ul><li>Queen was a British group rock in 1970 during 20 years. </li></ul><ul><li>The Rolling Stones </li></ul><ul><li>Their music is opposite of the Beatles. </li></ul><ul><li>The Beatles </li></ul><ul><li>They appear at the beginning of the 70s. </li></ul>. MUSIC
  19. 19. <ul><li>William Shakespeare </li></ul><ul><li>(1564-1616) poet and writer the theater English considerate a better playgrith of the literature world-wide. </li></ul><ul><li>Winston Churchill </li></ul><ul><li>(1874-1965), polite and writer Britsh , first minister and price Nobel the literature ,is a figure very important to the century XX. </li></ul><ul><li>J. K. Rowling </li></ul><ul><li>She is the writer of the Harry Potter books. </li></ul>FAMOUS PEOPLE
  20. 20. <ul><li>London is the capital city of the U.K. </li></ul><ul><li>In London we can find: </li></ul><ul><li>Buckingham Palace: it is the official residence of the Queen of England. </li></ul><ul><li>The Big Ben: it is the name of the big bell placed in the clock tower. </li></ul><ul><li>St Paul’s Cathedral </li></ul><ul><li>Policemen: In London the police go in horse </li></ul><ul><li>And… </li></ul><ul><li>The Houses of Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>The Tower of London and the Beefeaters </li></ul><ul><li>Tower Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Royal Guardsmen </li></ul><ul><li>Double Deck Bus </li></ul><ul><li>Red Post Boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone kiosk. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>This project has been made by… </li></ul><ul><li>Paula Gómez Gómez </li></ul><ul><li>Vanesa Martínez González </li></ul><ul><li>Cristina González González </li></ul>