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DAILY LIFE OF BRITISH PEOPLE

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DAILY LIFE OF BRITISH PEOPLE

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>MEMBERS: </li></ul><ul><li>Talking about daily life in England: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kinds of shop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily activities and leisure time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pubs </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Shopping in Britain
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>- SHOPPING HOURS </li></ul><ul><li>- TYPES OF SHOPS </li></ul><ul><li>MOST POPULAR SHOPS </li></ul><ul><li>BITS AND PIECES </li></ul>
  4. 4. Shopping Hours - Open : 6 or 7 days a week - Typical opening times : Monday – Saturday: 9am to 5:30pm Some shops: 8 pm or later. Sunday: - 10am to 4pm (or 11am to 5pm) - Public holidays : some shops open
  5. 5. Types of shops <ul><li>1. DEPARTMENT STORE : </li></ul><ul><li>Large retail stores </li></ul><ul><li>A variety of goods and services </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive products </li></ul> 2. SHOWROOM (salesroom): Area where merchandise can be displayed.  Harrods in London
  6. 6. Types of shops 3. SHOPPING CENTRE /MALL : - a group of shops - I ncluding Restaurants, parking area, movie house. Trafford Centre <ul><li>4. CORNER SHOP: </li></ul><ul><li>Small shop near houses </li></ul><ul><li>limited variety of food , cigarettes,... </li></ul><ul><li>Opening long hours </li></ul>
  7. 7. Types of shops 5. CHARITY SHOP: - goods are donated, or cheap prices - all the profits going to do charity  6. OFF-LICENCE: - selling alcoholic beverages
  8. 8. <ul><li>7. CHAIN STORE: </li></ul><ul><li>- One of a number of retail stores </li></ul><ul><li>- under the same ownership </li></ul><ul><li>- dealing in the same goods. </li></ul>Types of shops 8. WAREHOUSE: - a large building for storing things - a large shop selling a large number of goods.
  9. 9. <ul><li>9. SUPERMARKET: </li></ul><ul><li>- A large self-service retail market </li></ul><ul><li>- Selling food and house hold goods </li></ul>Types of shops
  10. 10. Most popular shops BRITISH SHOPS - For Boys: Burton, Next, Topman. - For Girls: Top shop (very popular), River Island, Miss Selfridge.
  11. 11. <ul><li>For Boys: </li></ul>Most popular shops <ul><li>BURTON : </li></ul><ul><li>400 stores </li></ul><ul><li>the most successful men swear brand </li></ul><ul><li>NEXT: </li></ul><ul><li>448 stores. </li></ul><ul><li>mainly fashion </li></ul><ul><li>homewares and furniture </li></ul>TOPMAN: - Famous designers: Kim Jones, Markus Lupfer, Peter Jensen - new men swear design - the Topman Design collection.
  12. 12. <ul><li>For Girls: </li></ul>Most popular shops RIVER ISLAND: - high street fashion brands MISS SELFRIDGE: - aimed specifically at teenagers .
  13. 13. Bits and pieces CAR BOOT SALE - great fun walking - cheap and often tacky things - exchange something
  14. 14. WHERE DO BRITISH PEOPLE LIVE? <ul><li>TYPES OF HOUSES: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Detached house. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Semi-detached house. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Terrace house. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flat. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. WHERE DO BRITISH PEOPLE LIVE? <ul><li>Detached house. </li></ul><ul><li>Semi-detached house </li></ul><ul><li> Terrace house </li></ul><ul><li>Flat. </li></ul>
  16. 16. WHERE DO BRITISH PEOPLE LIVE?
  17. 17. DAILY ACTIVITIES <ul><li>packed lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Breakfast </li></ul>
  18. 18. DAILY ACTIVITIES
  19. 19. HOW DO PEOPLE SPEND THEIR FREE TIME?
  20. 20. HOW DO PEOPLE SPEND THEIR FREE TIME? <ul><li>Shopping or watching sport. </li></ul><ul><li>Watching TV (45% time, 25 hours/week) </li></ul><ul><li>Listening radio and high- tech music (15h/week). </li></ul><ul><li>Visiting friend or relations. </li></ul><ul><li>Going to cinema. </li></ul><ul><li>Eating out (Pub) (6pounds/person/week). </li></ul><ul><li>Doing in the garden. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Public Houses (Pubs) <ul><li>The word pub is short for public house. </li></ul><ul><li>Pubs are an important part of British life. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Pub Names <ul><li>Pubs have traditional names which date back over 600 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Some typical names are The Chequers, The White Swan, The Crown, The King's Arms, The Red Lion and The White Horse. People often refer to the pub by its name when giving directions:Turn left at the Rose and Crown. There is usually a sign outside the pub showing the pub's name with a picture. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Oldest Pub <ul><li>There are over 60,000 pubs in the UK (53,000 in England and Wales, 5,200 in Scotland and 1,600 in Northern Ireland). One of the oldest pubs is Fighting Cocks in St. Albans, obout 243 years olds </li></ul><ul><li>The pub is at the end of Abbey Mill Lane beside the River Ver, just outside the perimeter of Verulamium Park, not far from Albans Cathedral in the oldest part of the city. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Pubs are popular social meeting places <ul><li>Pubs are an important part of British life. People talk, eat, drink, meet their friends and relax there. </li></ul><ul><li>British pubs operate for up to 24 hours. Most pubs are open from 11am to 11pm. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Pubs often have two bars, one usually quieter than the other. </li></ul><ul><li>Many pubs have garden where people can sit in the summer. </li></ul><ul><li>Children can go in pub gardens with their parents. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Drinks in pubs <ul><li>British Beer: </li></ul><ul><li>Most pubs belong to a brewery (a company which makes beer) but sell many different kinds of beer, some on tap (from a big container under the bar) and some in bottles. </li></ul><ul><li>The most popular kind of British beer is bitter, which is dark and served at room temperature (not hot, not cold). British beer is brewed from malt and hops. </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>More popular today though is lager, which is lighter in colour and served cold. Guinness (bia dang co mau xam), a very dark, creamy kind of beer called a stout. It is made in Ireland and is popular all over Britain. </li></ul><ul><li>In the West of England, Cider (ruou tao) made from apples, is very popular. Like wine, it is described as sweet or dry, but is drunk in beer glasses and can be stronger than beer. </li></ul><ul><li>There are some kinds of diferent imported beer: German, Belgian, Demand and French beers... </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Although most people think pubs are places where people drink alcohol. However, pubs also sell soft drinks (non alcoholic). </li></ul><ul><li>British people drink an average of 99.4 litres of beer every year. More than 80% of this beer is drunk in pubs and clubs. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Food in the Pub <ul><li>Nearly all pubs sell pub lunches. One of these is the Ploughman's Lunch which is a great wedge of Cheddar cheese, some bread, some pickle, and an onion. </li></ul><ul><li>Other typical pub foods are scampi (kind of shellfish) and chips (fried potatoes), pie and chips, and chicken and chips. </li></ul>

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