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  • 1. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
  • 2. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • Andrew Walsh
    • Guadix Official Language School
  • 3. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • A little history…
  • 4. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • Liverpool is a city in the North West of England with a population of about 500,000 people in the city and 1,500,000 in the Metropolitan Area
  • 5. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
  • 6. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • The city is situated in the estuary of the River Mersey
  • 7. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • The City of Liverpool was founded 1207 but for over five centuries remained a small port
  • 8. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • Liverpool began to grow in the 18th century due mainly to the slave trade
  • 9. International Slavery Museum
  • 10. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • At the start of the 19th Centruy,
    • 40% of the world’s trade passed through Liverpool and it was Britain’s second city after London
  • 11. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • The first inter-city railway in the world was built in 1830 between Liverpool and Manchester
  • 12. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • The city’s population grew during the 19th century mainly due to the immigration of Irish people escaping the famine – Liverpool is sometimes called “Ireland’s Second City”
  • 13. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • The city also has the UK’s oldest black comunity and a long established Chinatown, as well as receiving many immigrants from Eastern Europe over the twentieth century
  • 14. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • There are two great obsessions in Liverpool…
  • 15. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • MUSIC
  • 16. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • FOOTBALL
  • 17. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • In terms of music, everything started in the early 1960s with the Merseybeat sound
  • 18. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • In particular, there were “four lads who shook the world”……
  • 19. The Beatles
  • 20. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • There are many places to visit for Beatles’ fans including The Beatles Story in the Albert Dock, the houses where they grew up and some of the places they made famous in their songs….
  • 21. Penny Lane
  • 22. Strawberry Fields
  • 23. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • As for football, there are TWO big teams
  • 24. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • The oldest (and the best) team is Everton who play at Goodison Park and were founded in 1878
  • 25. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
  • 26. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • There is also another team, founded in 1892, who play in red and are called Liverpool…
  • 27. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
  • 28. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • Some places to visit in Liverpool
  • 29. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • The Cavern is the club where the Beatles started to play
  • 30. The Beatles playing in the Cavern
  • 31. The Beatles Story Museum
  • 32. Anfield
  • 33. Liverpool Catholic Cathedral
  • 34. Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
  • 35. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • Liverpool has many excellent museums
  • 36. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • The Tate North– this is to be found in the Albert Dock complex in the city centre next to the River Mersey
  • 37. Liverpool TATE
  • 38. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • F.A.C.T. – The Foundation for Art and Creative Technology whihc specialises in film, video and media projects
  • 39. F.A.C.T Liverpool
  • 40. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • World Museum Liverpool – this specialises in archaeology and natural science and also has an excellent planetarium
  • 41. World Museum Liverpool
  • 42. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • The Walker Art Gallery – this houses one of the largest collections of paintings outside London and is sometimes called the National Gallery of the North
  • 43. The Walker Art Gallery
  • 44. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • In 2004, Liverpool’s waterfront was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • 45. Liverpool Waterfront
  • 46. Liverpool Waterfront – the Pier Head
  • 47. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • The Pier Head – the symbol of Liverpool with the Liver Birds on the top
  • 48. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • The Albert Dock is at the heart of this area – what was once a busy port is now full of bars, restaurants and galleries
  • 49. The Albert Dock at Night
  • 50. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • Saint George’s Hall is one of the largest neo-classical buildings in the world
  • 51. Saint George’s Hall
  • 52. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • In 2008, Liverpool was European Capital of Culture
  • 53. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • For this special year, a new concert venue for around 10,000 people was built next to the river - Liverpool Arena
  • 54. Liverpool Arena
  • 55. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • There was also a massive regeneration project in the city centre called Liverpool One
  • 56. Liverpool One
  • 57. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • From Guadix to Liverpool…
  • 58. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • When?
  • 59. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • 15th to 17th of May (Saturday to Monday)
  • 60. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • How?
  • 61. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • By bus to Málaga and by plane to Liverpool
  • 62. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • How much?
  • 63. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • This depends on the number of people and will probably be around 300 euros
  • 64. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • Who?
  • 65. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • Students from the Guadix Official Language School and their partners/friends etc
  • 66. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • Students under 18 need to be accompanied by their parent(s) or legal guardian
  • 67. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • There will be a meeting for those who are interested at the start of March
  • 68. Liverpool Presentation – EOI Guadix
    • [email_address]