El Reino Unido
Where is the  UK in  Europe ?
The British Isles <ul><li>There are two independent countries in the British Isles: </li></ul><ul><li>THE UNITED KINGDOM (...
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The UK <ul><li>There are four different parts in the UK: </li></ul><ul><li>ENGLAND </li></ul><ul><li>SCOTLAND </li></ul><u...
THE UNION JACK <ul><li>The British flag is known as THE UNION JACK, because it is, in fact, the union of three different f...
THE THREE CROSSES
CANDIDATE FLAGS <ul><li>There were other possibilities but they were not successful </li></ul>
We have some of these Crosses in Spain. <ul><li>The Cross of St George can be seen in the FC Barcelona Symbol for  Sant Jo...
The British Coat of Arms
Y Ddraig Goch  / The Red Dragon (the Welsh flag)
British money. THE POUND (£) <ul><li>Pound coins </li></ul><ul><li>One pound coin </li></ul>
The Pound (£) <ul><li>£20 banknote </li></ul><ul><li>£2 coin </li></ul>
Irlanda
The Republic of Ireland (Éire)
Irish money. The Euro (€) <ul><li>€ 2 Irish coin </li></ul><ul><li>Irish Euro coins </li></ul>
Londres
London
The Parliament
The  Big Ben <ul><li>The Big Ben is the name of the Bell inside the clock of the main tower of the building of the Houses ...
Tower  Bridge
The London Eye
The London Eye <ul><li>One of the capsules </li></ul><ul><li>River Thames from the Eye </li></ul>
Buckingham  Palace
The Queen Elizabeth II
Some Royal family members <ul><li>Charles, Prince of Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Prince William </li></ul>
King’s Cross Station
Platform 9 ¾ at King’s Cross
Typical  London <ul><li>A  double-decker  bus </li></ul><ul><li>A  telephone   booth </li></ul>
Tower  of London
The football and rugby National Teams of England plays here.
The London Underground (The Tube)
St Paul’s Cathedral
St Paul’s and River Thames
By Sinforoso Fdez-Camuñas English Department Condestable Secondary School  Illescas (Toledo) - Spain
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The United Kingdom and Ireland

  1. 1. El Reino Unido
  2. 2. Where is the UK in Europe ?
  3. 3. The British Isles <ul><li>There are two independent countries in the British Isles: </li></ul><ul><li>THE UNITED KINGDOM (The UK) </li></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><li>THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND or ÉIRE </li></ul>
  4. 4. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  5. 5. The UK <ul><li>There are four different parts in the UK: </li></ul><ul><li>ENGLAND </li></ul><ul><li>SCOTLAND </li></ul><ul><li>WALES (in Great Britain) </li></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><li>NORTHERN IRELAND </li></ul>
  6. 6. THE UNION JACK <ul><li>The British flag is known as THE UNION JACK, because it is, in fact, the union of three different flags: </li></ul><ul><li>The English flag </li></ul><ul><li>The Scottish flag </li></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><li>The Irish flag </li></ul>
  7. 7. THE THREE CROSSES
  8. 8. CANDIDATE FLAGS <ul><li>There were other possibilities but they were not successful </li></ul>
  9. 9. We have some of these Crosses in Spain. <ul><li>The Cross of St George can be seen in the FC Barcelona Symbol for Sant Jordi. </li></ul><ul><li>The Cross of St Andrew is included in green in the Basque flag. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The British Coat of Arms
  11. 11. Y Ddraig Goch / The Red Dragon (the Welsh flag)
  12. 12. British money. THE POUND (£) <ul><li>Pound coins </li></ul><ul><li>One pound coin </li></ul>
  13. 13. The Pound (£) <ul><li>£20 banknote </li></ul><ul><li>£2 coin </li></ul>
  14. 14. Irlanda
  15. 15. The Republic of Ireland (Éire)
  16. 16. Irish money. The Euro (€) <ul><li>€ 2 Irish coin </li></ul><ul><li>Irish Euro coins </li></ul>
  17. 17. Londres
  18. 18. London
  19. 19. The Parliament
  20. 20. The Big Ben <ul><li>The Big Ben is the name of the Bell inside the clock of the main tower of the building of the Houses of Parliament. </li></ul><ul><li>This clock is used on TV to watch the beginning of the New Year. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Tower Bridge
  22. 22. The London Eye
  23. 23. The London Eye <ul><li>One of the capsules </li></ul><ul><li>River Thames from the Eye </li></ul>
  24. 24. Buckingham Palace
  25. 25. The Queen Elizabeth II
  26. 26. Some Royal family members <ul><li>Charles, Prince of Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Prince William </li></ul>
  27. 27. King’s Cross Station
  28. 28. Platform 9 ¾ at King’s Cross
  29. 29. Typical London <ul><li>A double-decker bus </li></ul><ul><li>A telephone booth </li></ul>
  30. 30. Tower of London
  31. 31. The football and rugby National Teams of England plays here.
  32. 32. The London Underground (The Tube)
  33. 33. St Paul’s Cathedral
  34. 34. St Paul’s and River Thames
  35. 35. By Sinforoso Fdez-Camuñas English Department Condestable Secondary School Illescas (Toledo) - Spain

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