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2012 October Estonia presentation for Lublin

  1. 1. Introduction of EstoniaIntroduction of Estonia Marika Sarapuu Tallinn Laagna Secondary School 2012
  2. 2. ESTONIA
  3. 3. Estonia is a small country in EasternEstonia is a small country in Eastern Europe.Europe. ESTONIA
  4. 4. •The first Republic of Estonia lasted from 1918- 1939. •From 1939-1991 Estonia was under Soviet occupation.
  5. 5. In 1991 the Estonians regained their independence. Estonia has a parliamentary democracy.
  6. 6. February 24 is our Independence DayFebruary 24 is our Independence Day The Palace of Kadriorg. The residence for the President of Estonia. A photograph by Toomas Tuul.
  7. 7. The total area is 45,000 km2. The population is 1.3 million. The official language is Estonian.
  8. 8. 70% of the population lives in70% of the population lives in towns.towns. •12
  9. 9. While 30% lives in the country.While 30% lives in the country. •13
  10. 10. •25.6.14 •Comeniuse koostööpartnerite kohtumisel Ungaris 19.-23.11.07 •14
  11. 11. There are 15 counties and 46 towns inThere are 15 counties and 46 towns in Estonia.Estonia. •25.6.14 •Comeniuse koostööpartnerite kohtumisel Ungaris 19.-23.11.07 •15 Tallinn
  12. 12. From 1992 to 2010 we had our ownFrom 1992 to 2010 we had our own money – Estonian kroon.money – Estonian kroon.
  13. 13. The capital of Estonia is Tallinn.The capital of Estonia is Tallinn.
  14. 14. The national colours are blue, blackThe national colours are blue, black and white.and white.
  15. 15. The national flower is theThe national flower is the cornflower.cornflower.
  16. 16. The national bird is the swallow.The national bird is the swallow.
  17. 17. The national stone is the lime stone.The national stone is the lime stone.
  18. 18. There are many lakes in Estonia.There are many lakes in Estonia. Võrtsjärv
  19. 19. And there are many rivers.And there are many rivers. Emajõgi
  20. 20. There are many islands.There are many islands. •25.6.14 •Comeniuse koostööpartnerite kohtumisel Ungaris 19.-23.11.07 •26
  21. 21. 40% of Estonia is covered with40% of Estonia is covered with forests.forests.
  22. 22. •25.6.14 •Comeniuse koostööpartnerite kohtumisel Ungaris 19.-23.11.07 •29
  23. 23. The most common trees are the birch,The most common trees are the birch, pine and spruce.pine and spruce.
  24. 24. There are lots of berries andThere are lots of berries and mushrooms in the forests.mushrooms in the forests.
  25. 25. Our nature is beautiful andOur nature is beautiful and picturesque.picturesque.
  26. 26. •25.6.14 •Comeniuse koostööpartnerite kohtumisel Ungaris 19.-23.11.07 •34
  27. 27. There are all four seasonsThere are all four seasons represented in Estonia.represented in Estonia.
  28. 28. FARMHOUSE BLACK BREAD FOLKLORE MUSIC NATIONAL COSTUME
  29. 29. There are 4 natural parks inThere are 4 natural parks in Estonia.Estonia. Karula Lahemaa Vilsandi Soomaa
  30. 30. Estonia lies at the Baltic Sea.Estonia lies at the Baltic Sea.
  31. 31. The main industry is food industry.The main industry is food industry.
  32. 32. Our fish-products are known all over theOur fish-products are known all over the world.world.
  33. 33. Many mobile companies have theirMany mobile companies have their factories here.factories here.
  34. 34. Estonians are fond of singing andEstonians are fond of singing and dancing.dancing.
  35. 35. •25.6.14 •Comeniuse koostööpartnerite kohtumisel Ungaris 19.-23.11.07 •43
  36. 36. A Song- and Dance Festival is heldA Song- and Dance Festival is held every 4 years.every 4 years. TALLINN SONG FESTIVAL GROUND.
  37. 37. AchivementsAchivements •Creating Skype. •Estonia won Eurovision Song contest in 2001.
  38. 38. MUST-SEE-PLACESMUST-SEE-PLACES THE OLD TOWN OF TALLINN
  39. 39. MUST-SEE-PLACESMUST-SEE-PLACES NEVSKI CATHEDRAL
  40. 40. ESTONIAN ART MUSEUM
  41. 41. THE TOWN HALL
  42. 42. Lahemaa National ParkLahemaa National Park
  43. 43. School systemSchool system •Children start school at the age of 7. •Elementary school is forms 1-4. •Basic school is forms 1-9. Children must attend school till the age of 16. •Secondary school is forms 10-12. •School lunch is provided by the state (it’s free for basic school).
  44. 44. TALLINN LAAGNA SECONDARY SCHOOL
  45. 45. •There is no school uniform required unless the school has established its own. •Basic school ends with national exams in maths, Estonian and one optional exam. •Secondary school ends with national exams in maths, Estonian and English.
  46. 46. School yearSchool year •The school starts on 1 Septemer. •The 1st half term is 2 months long. •The Christmas holiday starts on 23 December. •The 3rd half term is 10 weeks long. •The 4th half-term is 8 weeks long. •The summer holiday lasts from June to September, 3 months.
  47. 47. Tallinn Laagna Secondary SchoolTallinn Laagna Secondary School •Is a municipal school, it is run by Tallinn. •The school was founded in 1980. •It has 650 students and the staff of 80 people. •The school’s speciality has been its music classes, economy classes and integration classes. •From 2011 French is taught as the second language from the 2nd form.
  48. 48. Used links and materials:Used links and materials: www.slideshare.net •eest-1224794224588867-8.odp •eesti-comenius-1194989737835710-1.ppt •eestivabariik-110224065634- phpapp02.pptx •estoniapowerpoint-100401083707- phpapp02.ppt •tallinn-110821115854.ppt.ppsm

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