United kingdom

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A powerpoint for ESL primary school children. It explains the difference between the UK and GB. It also includes some information on each member state. There is also 2 slides on the NAtional anthem, and an explanation of the Union Jack.

P.S. This is a keynote converted to .ppt so there may be formatting glitches etc. Please check before use!! It works perfectly on my computer, but that doesn't necessarily mean that it will on yours!!

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United kingdom

  1. 1. THE UNITED KINGDOM
  2. 2. This is the United Kingdom (UK) on a map of Europe:
  3. 3. This is GREAT BRITAIN… Be careful! …and this is the UNITED KINGDOM! Can you see the difference?
  4. 4. GREAT BRITAIN is composed of 3 countries: SCOTLAN WALES ENGLAN
  5. 5. The UNITED KINGDOM is composed of 4 countries: SCOTLAN WALES NORTHER ENGLAN N
  6. 6. THE UK •Flag: Union Jack •Capital City: London •National Anthem: God Save the Queen •Currency: Pound Sterling (£) •Official language: English •Prime minister: David Cameron •Chief of State: Queen Elizabeth II
  7. 7. ENGLAND • National Day: 23rd April • Capital City: London • National Anthem: Land of Hope and Glory • Official language: English • Patron Saint: St. George National flower: Rose Flag: Cross of St George Official animal: Lion
  8. 8. SCOTLAND • National Day: 30th November • Capital City: Edinburgh • Anthem: Flower of Scotland • Official language: English • Patron Saint: St. Andrew National flower: Thistle Official animal: Unicorn Flag: Cross of St Andrew
  9. 9. WALES • National Day: 1st March • Capital City: Cardiff • Anthem: Land of My Fathers/ Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau • Official languages: English and Welsh • Patron Saint: St. David National flower: Daffodil Official animal: Dragon Flag: Red dragon on a green and white background
  10. 10. NORTHERN IRELAND • National Day: 17th March • Capital City: Belfast • Anthem: Londonderry Air • Official languages: English and Irish • Patron Saint: St. Patrick National flower: Shamrock Flag: Ulster banner
  11. 11. FAMOUS BRITISH PEOPLE Daniel Radcliffe Take That J.K. Rowling Orlando Bloom J.R.R. Tolkien Jessie J One Direction Queen Elizabeth II
  12. 12. GOD SAVE THE QUEEN. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  13. 13. GOD SAVE THE QUEEN. God save our gracious Queen, Long live our noble Queen, God save the Queen! Send her victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us, God save the Queen! O lord God arise, Scatter our enemies, And make them fall! Confound their knavish tricks, Confuse their politics, On you our hopes we fix, God save the Queen! Not in this land alone, But be God's mercies known, From shore to shore! Lord make the nations see,
  14. 14. THE UNION JACK UK. • The Union Jack is the flag of the • It is a mixture of the English, Scottish, and Irish flags. • It was made in 1603 when King James VI of Scotland became King James I of England and Ireland. • This was the first time that England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales had had the same King. • The United Kingdom was a new country, so they needed a new flag!
  15. 15. THE UNION JACK The flag of SCOTLAND + The flag of IRELAND + The flag of ENGLAND THE UNION JACK The flag of the UNITED KINGDOM =

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