THE UNITED KINGDOM Tuuli Teppan  & Kaisa Ling
Parts of the UK <ul><li>The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was formed in 1801. </li></ul><ul><li>It ...
QUIZ! <ul><li>What is the old word for “county”? </li></ul><ul><li>Sewar </li></ul><ul><li>Shire </li></ul><ul><li>Secs </...
<ul><li>ENGLAND </li></ul><ul><li>How many cities are there in England? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Which place was granted city right in 2002, on the Queen’s Golden jubilee celebrations? </li></ul><ul><li>Tartu </...
A little more... <ul><li>The population of England is 51,092,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Although England is very much urbanised...
SCOTLAND <ul><li>What is the capital of Scotland? </li></ul><ul><li>Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>London </li></ul><ul><li>G...
<ul><li>Where did the Battle of Stirling Bridge take place? </li></ul><ul><li>Võru </li></ul><ul><li>Aberdeen </li></ul><u...
A little more... <ul><li>The population of Scotland is 5,144,200. </li></ul><ul><li>It is divided into two parts: the High...
WALES <ul><li>In which part of the country most of the Welsh live? </li></ul><ul><li>Southern part </li></ul><ul><li>In th...
A little more... <ul><li>The population of Wales is 3,004,600  </li></ul><ul><li>The economy of Wales highly lies on minin...
NORTHERN IRELAND <ul><li>Where is Belfast located? </li></ul><ul><li>In the North </li></ul><ul><li>In the western Mountai...
A little more... <ul><li>The population of Northern Ireland is 1,741,600 </li></ul><ul><li>On the Queen’s Golden Jubilee i...
ETHNIC MINORITIES <ul><li>Why was immigration in 1950s and 1960 so high in Britain? </li></ul><ul><li>a) Britain was in ne...
<ul><li>Which are the three main groups of ethnic minorities? </li></ul><ul><li>Estonian, Lithuanian, Latvian </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Which are the main problems that are connected with immigration? </li></ul><ul><li>Immigrants use a big amount of ...
<ul><li>Naomi Campbell, who is a member of ethnic minorities group, earns living as a... </li></ul><ul><li>Housewife </li>...
A little more... <ul><li>Many members of ethnic minorities live in the south-eastern part of England. </li></ul><ul><li>Ab...
<ul><li>Britain has a tradition of granting asylum to people in need of protection, those escaping political or religious ...
LANGUAGE <ul><li>How do they call Old English? </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo-Saxon </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo-Macbook </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>In the 14th century, English became the language of... </li></ul><ul><li>Football </li></ul><ul><li>The court </li...
<ul><li>Does English need a visa to enter other languages? </li></ul><ul><li>YES </li></ul><ul><li>NO </li></ul>
A little more... <ul><li>English has a lot of dialects: </li></ul><ul><li>Indigenous Celtic languages </li></ul><ul><li>We...
<ul><li>Different dialects of English </li></ul><ul><li>Scouse in Liverpool  http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =sBYlXfjKru4 ...
THE UNION JACK <ul><li>English Scottish Former Irish </li></ul>
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS <ul><li>The UK is a member of: </li></ul><ul><li>The EU, The UN, The G8, The OSCE </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>The FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) is in charge of foreign policy). </li></ul><ul><li>There are political d...
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Unit 8: The UK

  1. 1. THE UNITED KINGDOM Tuuli Teppan & Kaisa Ling
  2. 2. Parts of the UK <ul><li>The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was formed in 1801. </li></ul><ul><li>It consists of: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>Everybody from the UK is called British. </li></ul>
  3. 3. QUIZ! <ul><li>What is the old word for “county”? </li></ul><ul><li>Sewar </li></ul><ul><li>Shire </li></ul><ul><li>Secs </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>ENGLAND </li></ul><ul><li>How many cities are there in England? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>420 </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Which place was granted city right in 2002, on the Queen’s Golden jubilee celebrations? </li></ul><ul><li>Tartu </li></ul><ul><li>Preston </li></ul><ul><li>Daniel </li></ul><ul><li>Jüri </li></ul>
  6. 6. A little more... <ul><li>The population of England is 51,092,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Although England is very much urbanised, it has a lot of unspoilt coastal and rural areas which have inspired many famous poets and artists. </li></ul>
  7. 7. SCOTLAND <ul><li>What is the capital of Scotland? </li></ul><ul><li>Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>London </li></ul><ul><li>Glasgow </li></ul>Drummond Castle Gardens
  8. 8. <ul><li>Where did the Battle of Stirling Bridge take place? </li></ul><ul><li>Võru </li></ul><ul><li>Aberdeen </li></ul><ul><li>Stirling </li></ul>
  9. 9. A little more... <ul><li>The population of Scotland is 5,144,200. </li></ul><ul><li>It is divided into two parts: the Highlands, where the density of population is the lowest and the Lowlands, where it is much higher. </li></ul>
  10. 10. WALES <ul><li>In which part of the country most of the Welsh live? </li></ul><ul><li>Southern part </li></ul><ul><li>In the woods </li></ul><ul><li>In bushy areas </li></ul>
  11. 11. A little more... <ul><li>The population of Wales is 3,004,600 </li></ul><ul><li>The economy of Wales highly lies on mining and metal production, which started during the days of Industrial revolution </li></ul>
  12. 12. NORTHERN IRELAND <ul><li>Where is Belfast located? </li></ul><ul><li>In the North </li></ul><ul><li>In the western Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>In the eastern coastal region </li></ul>
  13. 13. A little more... <ul><li>The population of Northern Ireland is 1,741,600 </li></ul><ul><li>On the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002 Newry and Lisburn were granted city status. </li></ul>
  14. 14. ETHNIC MINORITIES <ul><li>Why was immigration in 1950s and 1960 so high in Britain? </li></ul><ul><li>a) Britain was in need of unskilled or semi-skilled workers. </li></ul><ul><li>b)There was a great surplus of single men and no women to match them. </li></ul><ul><li>c)Milk and bread were given out for free. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Which are the three main groups of ethnic minorities? </li></ul><ul><li>Estonian, Lithuanian, Latvian </li></ul><ul><li>Black, Indian, Pakistani </li></ul><ul><li>Black, Chinese, Liberian </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Which are the main problems that are connected with immigration? </li></ul><ul><li>Immigrants use a big amount of the food supply, the British are starting to get worried... </li></ul><ul><li>There is no more room. Britain is full. </li></ul><ul><li>Racial violence and inner-city riots. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Naomi Campbell, who is a member of ethnic minorities group, earns living as a... </li></ul><ul><li>Housewife </li></ul><ul><li>Supermodel </li></ul><ul><li>Dentist </li></ul>
  18. 18. A little more... <ul><li>Many members of ethnic minorities live in the south-eastern part of England. </li></ul><ul><li>About 5,5% of the population is composed by ethnic minorities. </li></ul><ul><li>Britain faces many problems as a multi-racial society, since 1971 the country has reduced the number of immigrants from outside Europe. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Britain has a tradition of granting asylum to people in need of protection, those escaping political or religious persecution, or those in search of better economic opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>In April 2002 The Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill was introduced, fixing measures to reform the system. </li></ul>
  20. 20. LANGUAGE <ul><li>How do they call Old English? </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo-Saxon </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo-Macbook </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo-Rockon </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>In the 14th century, English became the language of... </li></ul><ul><li>Football </li></ul><ul><li>The court </li></ul><ul><li>Educated people </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Does English need a visa to enter other languages? </li></ul><ul><li>YES </li></ul><ul><li>NO </li></ul>
  23. 23. A little more... <ul><li>English has a lot of dialects: </li></ul><ul><li>Indigenous Celtic languages </li></ul><ul><li>Welsh (only 16% of Welsh can read, write and speak) http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =leiPemYDg-8 </li></ul><ul><li>Gaelic (spoken in Scotland, 59 000 speakers) http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =6kZuBzY1iHc&feature=related </li></ul><ul><li>Irish Gaelic (has no official status) </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =0PVuNb5QoEc </li></ul><ul><li>d) Cornish </li></ul><ul><li>c) Manx Gaelic (the Isle of Man) </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Different dialects of English </li></ul><ul><li>Scouse in Liverpool http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =sBYlXfjKru4 </li></ul><ul><li>Brummie in Birmingham http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =Gzb7BanTuXw </li></ul><ul><li>Cockney in East-London http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =ijr9lU2J2Wk </li></ul><ul><li>Glaswegian in Glasgow http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =AXGP4Sez_Us </li></ul><ul><li>Favourite English accent- Sean Connery http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =s5c9NiC_rEQ&feature=related </li></ul><ul><li>American English http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =1ZZox6jfWUk </li></ul><ul><li>Australian </li></ul><ul><li>South-African </li></ul><ul><li>Indian </li></ul><ul><li>West Indian </li></ul><ul><li>Canadian </li></ul><ul><li>New Zealand </li></ul><ul><li>Singaporean </li></ul>
  25. 25. THE UNION JACK <ul><li>English Scottish Former Irish </li></ul>
  26. 26. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS <ul><li>The UK is a member of: </li></ul><ul><li>The EU, The UN, The G8, The OSCE </li></ul><ul><li>The British Commonwealth is a federation of independent countries, its aim is to encourage cultural relations between the member states. </li></ul><ul><li>Participates in organisations: IMF, the World Bank, the OECD, and the WTO. </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>The FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) is in charge of foreign policy). </li></ul><ul><li>There are political debates about whether Britain should join the single European currency (EURO) or not. </li></ul>

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