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What do you know about the United Kingdom?


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This work has been done by Charlotte, our british language assistant

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What do you know about the United Kingdom?

  1. 1. What do you know about the United Kingdom (UK) ?
  2. 2. There are four countries in the United Kingdom.
  3. 3. However, the republic of Ireland is not part of the United Kingdom.. <ul><li>It is a separate country. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The flag of the United Kingdom is called the “UNION JACK”
  5. 5. The union jack contains 3 flags.
  6. 6. The UK is in Europe. It is in the Northwest of Europe .
  7. 7. The capital is London . <ul><li>Population: 7.5million people </li></ul><ul><li>The main river: The river Thames </li></ul><ul><li>London is very multicultural </li></ul>
  8. 8. In England there is a queen. <ul><li>She is called Queen Elisabeth II </li></ul><ul><li>She lives in Buckingham palace. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Famous people from the UK. <ul><li>David Beckham </li></ul><ul><li>Robin Hood </li></ul><ul><li>The Queen </li></ul><ul><li>Harry Potter </li></ul><ul><li>Nessie: The Loch Ness Monster </li></ul>
  10. 10. The official language in Great Britain is English. <ul><li>Although, Welsh, Scottish and Gaelic are also spoken. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The currency (money) in the UK is the ‘Pound Sterling’ (£) <ul><li>At the moment: approximately £1 = 1euro </li></ul>
  12. 12. The weather <ul><li>In the summer (June-August) it is usually warm. </li></ul><ul><li>In the winter (December – February) it is usually cold. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a lot of rain in the north of England. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>OK. So what do you know about the United Kingdom NOW? </li></ul>