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  1. 1. English presentations by students I.E.s Noreña 2008-2009
  2. 2. 2º B 2ºC /
  3. 3. Places to visit
  4. 4. LONDON
  5. 5. WHERE'S THE CITY? London is the capital of United Kingdon London is very important in the sports. In this city there are The Wembley Stadium, The Wimbledon Champioship and The Stanford Bridge. In 2012 London shelter the Olympic Games. London is here
  6. 6. INFORMATION In London the people drive on the left - The typical buses are red. They are two-decked. - The taxis are called cabs. They are black. - The English police man called bobbies.
  7. 7. In London you can visit all types of buldings: The Big Ben, The London Eye, The BT Tower, One Canada Square. London is home to many museums, galleries, and other institutions which are major tourist attractions as well as playing a research role. The largest parks in the central area of London are the Royal Parks of Hyde Park and its neighbour Kensington Gardens at the western edge of Central London and Regent's Park on the northern edge MONUMENTS
  8. 8. liverpool
  9. 9. Liverpool is here Liverpool is a city of Merseyside
  10. 10. Liverpool is the birthplace of the Beatles The best thing about Liverpool is the atmosphere inside the stadium when Liverpool plays. The population is 454.654 Liverpool is 171.000 km2 . The underground is the most important means of transport.
  11. 11. The architect of this catedral was Giles Gillbert Scott. It was built in 1902. The architect wasn’t anglican, he was catholic.
  12. 12. The Liverpool Town Hall
  13. 13. LONDON
  14. 14. SITUATION <ul><li>· London is in the south of England </li></ul><ul><li>· It is the capital city </li></ul><ul><li>· It is a cosmopolitan city </li></ul>
  16. 17. THE BUCKINGHAN PALACE <ul><li>Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British monarch , Elizabeth ll in London. </li></ul><ul><li>The palace is used for ceremonies and state visits, tours and residencies. </li></ul><ul><li>In the vicinity of the palace are the gardens. They are the largest private gardens in London </li></ul>
  17. 18. TRANSPORTS <ul><li>Most buses run from 5 am until midnight. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a metro station near where you want to go we have 12 subway lines </li></ul><ul><li>The national rail network of the United Kingdom offers a variety of services between cities and they run with a lot of frecquency. </li></ul>
  18. 19. LONDON When a man is tired of London… … he is tired of life
  19. 20. <ul><li>London is the capital of England. </li></ul><ul><li>It is on the south of England </li></ul><ul><li>The important river is the Thames. </li></ul><ul><li>The Thames crosses the city </li></ul>
  20. 21. General Information <ul><li>London has about 11 million people </li></ul><ul><li>It has 500.000 km2 </li></ul><ul><li>The main industry is the tourism </li></ul><ul><li>The typical dishes of London are FISH&CHIPS and THE ROAST BEEF </li></ul><ul><li>In London, there are a lot of tourist buses,so that you can know the city. </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to travel on your own, you can take a black taxi. </li></ul><ul><li>The metro is very popular in London </li></ul>
  21. 22. Monuments This is the Big Ben . In this tower there are five bells.The biggest is Big Ben. You can see the Big Ben near the Thames. The Buckingham palace. It’s the official residence of the British monarch. You can see the Changing of the Guard at 11:30
  22. 23. Different places <ul><li>This is Harrods.It is a big shopping centre in Brompton Road. Harrods has 20.000 m². It is very expensive. </li></ul>The London Eye. It is the biggest in the world.It has got 32 cabins In London there are a lot of museums: The Science Museum,The British Museum , The Wax Museum, The National Gallery
  23. 25. Hollywood
  24. 26. <ul><li>Name: Hollywood -Hollywood is a district of Los Angeles. His name is associated with the headquarters of the U.S. film industry. </li></ul>Information geography
  25. 27. <ul><li>The town was founded in 1857. Although the name comes from the English holly (holly) and wood (forest). </li></ul><ul><li>Hollywood has become an iconic name for film industry. </li></ul>Information about the city
  26. 28. <ul><li>Within the city of Los Angeles in Hollywood , the Oscars are the biggest prizes in the world of movies. </li></ul>The Oscars
  27. 29. <ul><li>The Walk of Fame is a sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street. </li></ul><ul><li>There are over 2,000 stars placed on the ground. </li></ul><ul><li>Each star represents a famous film star. </li></ul>The walk of stars.
  28. 30. <ul><li>Each star consists of a pink terrazzo five-pointed star rimmed with bronze and inlaid into a charcoal square. Inside the pink star is the name of the honoree inlaid in bronze, below which is a round bronze emblem indicating the category for which the honoree received the star. </li></ul>The stars of the tour are:
  29. 31. <ul><li>We love Hollywood because it’s the capital of movie stars. </li></ul>We love Hollywood
  30. 32. Future stars of Hollywood: Sonia Sara
  31. 33. LONDON
  32. 34. map of London London is in the south east of England
  33. 35. <ul><li>London is the capital of England </li></ul><ul><li>The population is about 8.000.000 people. </li></ul><ul><li>The west end is the principal district for leisure </li></ul><ul><li>Harrods is the principal shopping centre of London </li></ul>INFORMATION
  34. 36. <ul><li>Harrods is a department store located on Brompton Road in Knightsbridge , London , England . </li></ul><ul><li>Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north-eastern end of the Palace of Westminster in London . The nickname is often also used to refer to the clock and the clock tower . This is the world's largest four-faced, chiming clock and the third largest free-standing clock tower in the world. It celebrates its 150th birthday in 2009, during which celebratory events are planned. </li></ul>MONUMENTS
  35. 37. <ul><li>Piccadilly Circus is a famous road junction and public space of London 's West End in the City of Westminster , built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly . </li></ul><ul><li>The London Eye (also known as the Millennium Wheel ), at a height of 135 metres (443 ft), is the biggest Ferris wheel in Europe , and has become the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom , visited by over three million people in one year . </li></ul>MONUMENTS
  36. 38. see you soon
  37. 39. New York
  38. 40. Map. <ul><li>New York City is situated in the east coast of the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>It is famous for its skyscrapers. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the scenery of many movies. </li></ul>
  39. 41. Information <ul><li>New York is also known as &quot; The Big Apple“. </li></ul><ul><li>New York is a city of more than ten million in habitants. It has on an extension of 785 square kilometres. </li></ul><ul><li>New York is a good base from which you can visit easily the historical cities of Philadelphia and Boston. </li></ul><ul><li>New York is a city very different from other cities of The United States because of its residents' from all parts of the world. </li></ul>
  40. 42. Monuments. <ul><li>Statue of Liberty . </li></ul><ul><li>Brooklyn Bridge. </li></ul><ul><li>Empire State Building. </li></ul><ul><li>Rockefeller Center </li></ul>
  41. 43. New York
  42. 44. Map of New York ☻ New York is located in the north east of the United States . ☻ The city area is 831.4 km ² ☻ For the 2000 census, there were 63,094 people, 24,796 heads of households, and 16,588 families residing in the county. The population density was 99 people per square mile. The racial composition of the county was:      * 92.09% White      * 4.52% Black or Black Americans      * 0.21% Native American      * 0.80% Asian      * 0.03% Islander      * 0.90% other races      * 1.45% from two or more races.
  43. 45. The city information For over a century, has been one of the main centers of global commerce and finance.   New York is considered a global city because of its influences:  global media, politics, education, entertainment and fashion. The influence of artistic and cultural city is the strongest in the country. In addition, it is the head office of the United Nations, making it an important point in international relations.
  44. 46. Monuments of New York
  45. 47. Monuments of New York Majestic buildings exist all over the world, but also exists in New York and one of them is the famous Brooklyn Bridge and immense construction that connects the neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Manhattan in New York. Brooklyn Bridge
  46. 48. Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty in New York, is on Liberty Island south of the island of Manhattan.
  47. 49. The Empire State Building is the most famous of New York. It was inaugurated on May 1, 1931. It was the tallest building of the world until the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center were built.
  48. 50. Aquarium A spectacular giant mesh in the form of fish and to maintain a microclimate, creating moisture or recover energy from the sun, cover the new facilities of the historic Coney Island Aquarium in New York.
  49. 51. ALASKA
  50. 52. <ul><li>United States is near Alaska in North América </li></ul><ul><li>Surrounded by the Arctic Ocean, Pacific </li></ul><ul><li>But is also surrounded by the following seas: Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea and Beaufort Sea </li></ul>Map of Alaska ALASKA
  51. 53. <ul><li>Its capital is JUNEAU </li></ul><ul><li>It shares a border with Canada, and it is separated from Rusia by the Bering Strait. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the largest state with a total area of 1,717,854 km ² </li></ul><ul><li>Currently the state of Alaska has a population of 670,053 people, of which :      * 70.7% are white (descendants of Europeans).      * 15.4% are Native American or Alaska Native      * 5.6% are Latin      * 4.9% are multiracial / mixed race.      * The 4.6% are Asian      * The 3.7% are African American </li></ul>INFORMATION OF ALASKA
  52. 54. <ul><li>Alaska is famous for its natural paradises </li></ul>SPECIAL SIGHTSEEING
  53. 55. Animals of Alaska
  54. 57. Jamaica is an island of the Greater Antilles, 240 miles long and up to 80 km wide, located in the Caribbean Sea. It is 630 km from the Central American mainland, 150 km south of Cuba and 180 km west of the island of Spain, which is Haiti and the Dominican Republic .
  55. 58. Jamaica is an important regional center, of Music . The most popular music is reggae
  56. 59. If you go to Jamaica, you have to visit the “Bob Marley´s Museum” in Kingston
  57. 60. THE END