Eton
<ul><li>7-10% of British schoolchildren go to private schools (independent schools).   Parents pay for these schools and f...
<ul><li>Eton is one of the oldest,  highest in prestige  and best known public schools for boys, at the town of Eton, near...
<ul><li>Boys enter Eton at about age 13 and continue there until they are ready to enter university.  Eton’s students (cur...
<ul><li>Many distinguished people of Britain studied at Eton  –   politicians,   scientists ,  writers and explorers .   T...
<ul><li>There were future writers among the students of Eton from  Thomas Gray ,  Percy Bysshe Shelley  and  Henry Fieldin...
<ul><li>Boys usually stay at Eton for five years (between the ages of 13-18). Eton provides exceptionally fine teaching fa...
<ul><li>There are two major libraries, College Library and School Library, but also numerous well-stocked subject librarie...
<ul><li>Sport plays an extremely important part in the life of most Etonians. The principal games are rugby and football, ...
<ul><li>The boys are offered a very wide range of opportunities for spare-time activities: art, sculpture, pottery and pri...
<ul><li>Eton enjoys its advantages but it retains a friendly and intimate atmosphere which is possible when boys live and ...
<ul><li>What is Eton? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is it situated? </li></ul><ul><li>How many students study in  </li></ul><ul>...
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  1. 1. Eton
  2. 2. <ul><li>7-10% of British schoolchildren go to private schools (independent schools). Parents pay for these schools and fees (плата) are about £3,500 a term or more for a secondary boarding school. The most famous schools are called 'public schools'. Eton is the best known of these schools. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Eton is one of the oldest, highest in prestige and best known public schools for boys, at the town of Eton, near Windsor, on the river Thames. It was founded by Henry VI in 144 0. </li></ul>Henry VI
  4. 4. <ul><li>Boys enter Eton at about age 13 and continue there until they are ready to enter university. Eton’s students (currently 1,250 in number) are largely from aristocratic and upper-class families. </li></ul>The headmaster
  5. 5. <ul><li>Many distinguished people of Britain studied at Eton – politicians, scientists , writers and explorers . The most famous of all Old Etonians is perhaps the Duke Wellington , victor of Waterloo and later Prime Minister. Twenty of Britain's Prime Ministers were educated in Eton. </li></ul>The Duke Wellington
  6. 6. <ul><li>There were future writers among the students of Eton from Thomas Gray , Percy Bysshe Shelley and Henry Fielding to George Orwell . </li></ul>Thomas Gray, an English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, an English poet Henry Fielding, An English novelist and playwright George Orwell , an English novelist, essayist, and critic
  7. 7. <ul><li>Boys usually stay at Eton for five years (between the ages of 13-18). Eton provides exceptionally fine teaching facilities, for example in science, languages, computing and design. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>There are two major libraries, College Library and School Library, but also numerous well-stocked subject libraries. The tutorial system allows pupils to choose their own academic tutors to supervise (руководить) their work. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Sport plays an extremely important part in the life of most Etonians. The principal games are rugby and football, cricket and rowing. Athletics, golf, </li></ul><ul><li>swimming, tennis, fencing, </li></ul><ul><li>judo and karate are all </li></ul><ul><li>very popular . </li></ul>cricket golf rowing karate rugby
  10. 10. <ul><li>The boys are offered a very wide range of opportunities for spare-time activities: art, sculpture, pottery and print-making, woodwork, metalwork and silverwork; almost any musical instrument can be learnt; fifty societies, run by boys themselves, cater for enormous number of interests. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Eton enjoys its advantages but it retains a friendly and intimate atmosphere which is possible when boys live and work in units of small size. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>What is Eton? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is it situated? </li></ul><ul><li>How many students study in </li></ul><ul><li>Eton? </li></ul><ul><li>What famous people studied in Eton? </li></ul><ul><li>Did any British Prime Ministers study there? </li></ul><ul><li>How long do the students study in Eton? </li></ul><ul><li>What subjects do they have? </li></ul><ul><li>What sports do they do? </li></ul><ul><li>What are their main leisure activities? </li></ul>Questions:

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