Anglický jazyk

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Anglický jazyk

  1. 1. The United Kingdom
  2. 2. Geography <ul><li>The total area of the United Kingdom is approximately 243,610 square kilometres. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Queen <ul><li>The United Kingdom is a unitary state under a constitutional monarchy . Queen Elizabeth II is the head of the UK as well as of fifteen other independent Commonwealth countries </li></ul>
  4. 4. History <ul><li>The kingdoms of England and Scotland, together with the kingdom of Ireland, had already been in a personal union as a result of the Union of the Crowns in 1603, when James VI, King of Scots inherited the Kingdoms of England and Ireland and moved his court from Edinburgh to London. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Music <ul><li>Various styles of music are popular in the UK, from the indigenous folk music of England , Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, to heavy metal . Notable composers of classical music from the United Kingdom and the countries that preceded it include William Byrd , Henry Purcell , Sir Edward Elgar , Gustav Holst , Sir Arthur Sullivan (most famous for working with librettist Sir W. S. Gilbert ), Ralph Vaughan Williams , and Benjamin Britten , pioneer of modern British opera . </li></ul>

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