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  • All about ENGLAND!
  • •I am from England.•England is part of the United Kingdom.
  • •England is in Europe.•England is a small country but lots of people live there.•More than 50 million people live in England.
  • The regions of England
  • •England has lots of different regions•They are all very different
  • The North East•I am from the NorthEast of England.•It has lots of countryside in Northumberland but it also has some big cities.
  • Newcastle
  • Sunderland
  • Durham
  • NorthumberlandNational Park
  • Bamburgh Castle
  • Alnwick Castle• The main location for the Harry Potter films
  • Chipchase CastleAlnwickCastle(Hogwarts!)
  • The Angel of the North•‘The Angel of the North’ is a huge sculpture•It is a very famous and unusual landmark in the North East of England
  • North West England•The North West iswell known for itsbig cities and a largerural area called theLake District.
  • Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • The Lake District• The Lake District is the most beautiful area in England.• It is very popular with tourists.• There are lots of hills to climb and beautiful areas to walk around. There are also lots of beautiful lakes
  • Yorkshire•Yorkshire isa very smallregion
  • Leeds
  • Sheffield
  • The Midlands • The Midlands is made up of the East Midlands and the West Midlands
  • The Midlands has England’s secondcity: Birmingham
  • Stratford-Upon-Avon• Stratford-Upon-Avon is in the West Midlands.• It is one of the most famous places in England.• It is where William Shakespeare was born.• It is a very beautiful place to visit.
  • East of England• The East of England region• It includes the counties of Essex,Hertfordshire,Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire,Norfolk and Suffolk.
  • Cambridge• The city of Cambridge has the world’s best university – The University of Cambridge.
  • Peterborough
  • St Albans
  • South East of England•The South East of England isa very large area and it isEngland’s most populousregion.It includes the Isle of Wight
  • Oxford
  • Isle of Wight
  • Windsor
  • The South West of England •The South West is the biggest region in England •It is said to be the leg of England
  • Cornwall• Cornwall has its own language, Cornish.• It is famous for its food, especially Cornish pasties.
  • Cornwall hasbeautifulbeaches andsmall towns
  • The Eden Project• The Eden project is a famous tourist attraction in Cornwall.• It is full of exotic plants
  • Torquay, Devon
  • Bath, Somerset
  • Bournemouth, Dorset
  • The Capital City•The capital city of England is London.•London is a very famous city.
  • •Lots of people go to London for their holidays.•London has lots of tourist attractions.
  • •Forexample:•Big Benand theHouses ofParliament.
  • The London Eye
  • Tower Bridge
  • London is alsofamous for…•Red buses
  • • The Underground
  • EnglishTraditions
  • Typical English food • A “Full English” • This is a very popular dish in England for breakfast • The normal ingredients are bacon, eggs, tomatoes, fried mushrooms, fried bread and sausages.
  • Tea!• In England, it is very popular to have a cup of tea at any time during the day!
  • We usually eat scones with our teaThese arescones withclottedcream andstrawberries
  • CrumpetsAflat, small, round piece bread.They areusually eatenwith butter orjam.
  • Fish and chips
  • Yorkshire puddings (my favourite!)
  • Cumberland sausage
  • The Royal Family
  • • In England, the Royal Family is very popular.• They live at Buckingham Palace.
  • The Queen• The Queen of England is called Elizabeth II• She is 85 years old.• She has two birthdays!• Her real birthday is 21April but because she is Queen,she celebrates another onein June.
  • Prince William and Catherine, Duchessof Cambridge(William and Kate)
  • The Royal Wedding• In April 2011, William and Kate married.• It was a big celebration for everyone in England.
  • Sports
  • Football • England’s national team is very popular although we never win! • Our national stadium is Wembley
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Frank Lampard
  • Theo Walcott
  • Cricket • Another popular sport is cricket. • It is played between two teams of eleven players each who score runs (points) by running between two sets of three small, wooden posts called wickets.
  • Cricket ground
  • BallBat Stumps
  • • At the moment, England are the best cricket team in the world!
  • Wimbledon• It is the oldest tennis tournament in the world.• It is the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world• This year’s male winner was Novak Djokovic
  • At Wimbledon, all players must wearwhite clothes.
  • Famous Englishpeople you may know…
  • William Shakespeare
  • David Beckham
  • The Beatles
  • The cast of Harry Potter Rupert GrintDaniel EmmaRadcliffe Watson