L184 - Engleski jezik - United Kingdom - Katarina Petrović - Svetlana
The UnitedKingdomof Great Britain andNorthern Ireland
The United Kingdom is a country thatconsists of Great Britain and NorthernIreland. In fact, the official name of thecountry is "United Kingdom of GreatBritain and Northern Ireland." GreatBritain is the name of the islandnorthwest of France and east of Irelandthat consists of three regions: England,Wales and Scotland.
The IrishThe Irish are funny, laid-back, workhard, play hard...They know how to enjoy themselvesand love life…Most of them have red hair, they lovepotato, table dancing, whiskey, they areloyal, friendly, stubborn, honest, hardworking…
Lucky horseshoe. Irish brides used tocarry a real horseshoe for good luck.(Turned up so the luck wont run out).You can get porcelain horseshoes whichmost Irish brides carry these days, orone made of fabric which is worn on thewrist.
St. Patricks Day is celebrated by the Irish. They organize parades with a lot offood and drink, and also there are activities for kids such as crafts, coloring andgames. Its a time for fun.St. Patricks Day is celebrated on March 17, his religious feast day and theanniversary of his death in the fifth century. Irish families would traditionallyattend church in the morning and celebrate in the afternoon.
The English The English in 10 adjectives:- independent-minded (sometimes to the point ofeccentricity)- polite (but hypocritical)- critical (both in the positive and negative way)- moody- class-conscious (and actually quite differentaccording to the class)- polarized (could be formal yet easy-going;traditionalist yet eccentric)- practical-minded- entrepreneurial- humorous (often sarcastic or ironic)- reserved
The Merlin Entertainments London Eye (commonly the London Eye, or Millennium Wheel, formerly the British Airways London Eye) is a giant 135-metre (443 ft) tall Ferris wheel situated on the banks of the River Thames in the British capital.London Eye
StonehengeStonehenge is a prehistoric monumentlocated in the English county of Wiltshire.One of the most famous sites in the world,Stonehenge is composed of earthworkssurrounding a circular setting of largestanding stones.
Big Ben is theBig Ben nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and is often - incorrectly - extended to refer to the clock or the clock tower as well.
The ScottishThe Scots are friendly, but have massivechips on their shoulders because of eventshundreds of years ago,Most Scots have really light skin, blonde orred hair, blue or brown eyes, a turned upnose, kind of chubby.Scots are slim and wiry, with high cheekbones. Some older Scots men tend to have alot of facial hair, bushy eyebrows etc. A rednose is often the result of drinking too muchWhisky!
Traditional Scottish bagpipes.. Scotland is traditionally linked to thebagpipes, and many pipe tunes come from there. The earliest knownbagpipes were played by the Hittite people about 1000 BC. They werewell known in many countries before they first appeared in Scotland.
Kilt is traditionalScottish garment,usually worn bymen, having aboutthe samemorphology as awrap-around skirt,with overlappingfront aprons andpleated around thesides and back,and usually madeof twill-wovenworsted wool witha tartan pattern…
The WelshWales is mostly famous for the Welshlanguage, singing (Tom Jones, ShirleyBassey, Stereophonics, Catatonia, KatherineJenkins), actors (Richard Burton, ElizabethTaylor, Catherine Zeta Jones, VictorSpinetti,), beautiful countryside, coal, redWelsh gold that the Royal Family weddingrings are made from, many castles and anItalianate village at Portmerion that was thesetting for (amongst other things) the cultseries The Prisoner, leeks and sheep, andmountains.