2007 annual list of the 100 most valuable global brands.  Rolex is also the largest single luxury watch brand by far, producing about 2,000 watches per day, with estimated revenues of around US$3 billion. Karl Heinrich Marx (May 5, 1818 – March 14, 1883) was a German  philosopher , political economist , historian , political theorist , sociologist , communist , and revolutionary , whose ideas are credited as the foundation of modern communism . Chanel is a Parisian fashion house .Specializing in luxury goods ( haute couture , ready-to-wear , handbags, perfumery, and cosmetics among others), the Chanel label has become one of the most recognized names in the luxury and haute couture fashion industry The largest beer festival in the world is Oktoberfest in Germany .
The Continents of the World Africa Asia Oceania North America Antarctica South America Europe
Core words The Netherlands 荷兰 Germany 德国 France 法国 Switzerland 瑞士 the North Sea 北海 the English Channel 英吉利海峡 the Alps 阿尔卑斯山脉
Extension Words Czech Republic 捷克共和国 Slovakia 斯洛伐克 Luxembourg 卢森堡 Liechtenstein 列支敦士登 Hungary 匈牙利 Belgium 比利时 Poland 波兰 Austria 奥地利
Western Central Europe Northern Europe Eastern Europe Southern Europe
Chapter 9 Western Central Europe Could you tell some facts you already know about the countries in western central Europe?
Introductory Paragraph West Central Europe has been important to world history . It has influenced( 影响 ) world culture , religion , and industry in many ways. The countries of this region have had many wars , but are now working together in stead of apart.
Extension Questions Which western central European country extends farthest north? Which is the smallest western central European country? Which western central European countries have access( 靠近 ) to the ocean? Germany Monaco 1.9 km 2 France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany
Lesson 1 Western and Central Europe Where is Western Central Europe Located? 55 0 N 43 0 N North Sea English Channel The Bay of Biscay Mediterranean Sea
Why Is the Area Important? Western central Europe’s location has helped it influence the world. It is near both Africa and some parts of Asia . For hundreds of years, people and goods have traveled to North and South America from the many ports of these countries. Explorers and settles left these ports on long sea voyages spread European beliefs , cultures , and languages .
Lesson Review 8 Netherlands Luxembourg Switzerland middle North English Mediterranean Biscay Atlantic