««Проект: THE UK, how I imagine it…Автор: Кордубайло ИринаУченица 10б классаМОУ «Вейделевская» СОШ Вейделевский районБелгородская обл.Учитель: Котова Наталья ВикторовнаУМК “English 10-11”
The geographical position.The United Kingdom is situated inThe United Kingdom is situated inthe north-west coast of Europethe north-west coast of Europebetween the Atlantic Ocean onbetween the Atlantic Ocean onthe north and north-west andthe north and north-west andthe North Sea on the east. Thethe North Sea on the east. TheUK includes Great Britain andUK includes Great Britain andNorthern Ireland. Great Britain,Northern Ireland. Great Britain,the largest island in Europe,the largest island in Europe,contains England, Scotland andcontains England, Scotland andWalesWales. The landscape of GreatThe landscape of GreatBritain is rich and varied,Britain is rich and varied,sometimes showing markedsometimes showing markedcontrasts within shortcontrasts within shortdistances, particularly on thedistances, particularly on thecoastscoasts . .
People.People.The population of the UKThe population of the UKis nearly 60 millionis nearly 60 millionpeople. The populationpeople. The populationlives mostly in townslives mostly in townsand cities and theirand cities and theirsuburbs. Four out ofsuburbs. Four out ofevery five people live inevery five people live intowns. The Britishtowns. The Britishpeople are prudent andpeople are prudent andcareful about almostcareful about almosteverything. Their lawnseverything. Their lawnsare closely cropped,are closely cropped,their flower beds primlytheir flower beds primlycultivated, and theircultivated, and theirtrees neatly pruned.trees neatly pruned.Everything is orderly.Everything is orderly.
The British are fond of animalsThe British are fond of animalsThe British are fond ofThe British are fond ofanimals. They areanimals. They aredevoted to animals.devoted to animals.Animals are protectedAnimals are protectedby law. If, for instance,by law. If, for instance,any one leaves a cat toany one leaves a cat tostarve in an emptystarve in an emptyhouse while he goes forhouse while he goes forhis holiday, he can behis holiday, he can besent to prison.sent to prison.
London is the capital city of the UnitedLondon is the capital city of the UnitedKingdom. It is the larges city in Britain andKingdom. It is the larges city in Britain andone of the larges in the world. Historical andone of the larges in the world. Historical andgeographical circumstances have madegeographical circumstances have madeLondon one of the world’s most importantLondon one of the world’s most importantcommercial and cultural centers, while itscommercial and cultural centers, while itsrange of historical connections and itsrange of historical connections and itsbuildings attract millions of tourists frombuildings attract millions of tourists fromoverseas each year. London is a focus ofoverseas each year. London is a focus ofcivilization and political wisdom. Thecivilization and political wisdom. Thegraduate growth of the city helps to explaingraduate growth of the city helps to explainthe fact that London does not have just onethe fact that London does not have just onecentre, it has a number of centers, each withcentre, it has a number of centers, each witha distinct character: the financial anda distinct character: the financial andbusiness centrebusiness centre is called the City, theis called the City, theshopping and entertainment centre is inshopping and entertainment centre is inWest End, the government centre is inWest End, the government centre is inWestminster.Westminster.
Other citiesOther citiesBesides London there are a lot ofBesides London there are a lot ofother cities and towns whichother cities and towns whichdeserve to be mentioned. Amongdeserve to be mentioned. Amongthem there are Oxford andthem there are Oxford andCambridge, which are the scientificCambridge, which are the scientificcenters, Edinburgh, Cardiff andcenters, Edinburgh, Cardiff andBelfast which are the capitals ofBelfast which are the capitals ofScotland, Wales and NorthernScotland, Wales and NorthernIreland and great industrial cities.Ireland and great industrial cities.