The flag of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland Who is Saint George? How is the United Kingdom Flag called? What colour is the cross of Saint Andrew? Who is Saint Patron of Wales?
The State Emblem of the UK How old is the emblem/When was it introduced? What two mythic animals support the Shield of the State Emblem?
Floral Symbols of the UK What is the Scottish symbol? What is the Irish floral symbol? Is the Welsh symbol the LEEK or the daffodil? What is the England’s floral symbol? How did the war for the throne between the Lancastrians and the Yolkiest become Known in the history of the country?
Geographical position of the UK Describe the geographical position of the country. Use the key words: It occupies, islands, The British Isles, lie, is situated, is washed by, The Atlantic ocean, is made up of, it borders, its sea borders are, the capital, main cities, the longest river, Strait of Dover, the Irish Sea, the North Sea, is divided into, etc.
Cities This city has a castle, a cathedral, a university. It is a capital of Wales. It is the second largest universities in Britain, after London. It earliest chapter is dated to 1213? It’s the historical center of London and one of the biggest financial centers of the world.
Her Royal Majesty What’s her name? How many children does she have? What are her hobbies? Where does she live?
Sights of London It takes you 10 minutes to get from this building to Trafalgar Square, which is the centre of London. It was a fortress, a palace, a prison and the Kings’ Zoo. Now it is a museum. William the Conqueror built it in the 11th century. Twelve black ravens live in it. It’s one of the greatest English churches. The famous architect Sir Christopher Wren built it. In one of the towers there is one of the largest bells in the world.
Big Ben The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben are the symbols of the country. How often can you here the bells of Big Ben? One of the famous English artist painted the picture «The burning of the Houses of Parliament». What’s his name? What was he famous for?
Weather and climate Why are double-deckers and telephone boxes red in GB? When is the temperature in the UK 90F? Explain the words « Indian summer» please. What’ the English for льет как из ведра?
Literature Choose from the given names only the ones of the British poets and writers. William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Robert Burns, Jerome K.Jerome, Lewis Carroll, O’Henry, John Galsworthy’ Mark Twain, Jack London, Conan Doyle, Charlotte Bronte. Say some words about one of them(famous books, interesting facts from biography).
The Flag of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland(the patron of England;the Union Flag or the Union Jack; white; David) The State Emblem of the UK(400,in 1603; the English Lion and the Scottish Unicorn) Floral Symbols of the UK(the thistle; shamrock; both; red rose; the War of the Red and the White Rose) Geographical position of the UK Cities(Cardiff; Oxford; the City) Her Royal Majesty(Elisabeth Alexandra Mary /Elisabeth the II; 4:Charles, Anna, Andrew, Edward; dogs, horse riding; Buckingham Palace) Sights of London(Buckingham Palace; the Tower; St.Paul’s Cathedral) Big Ben(every hour; J.W.Turner,landscapes and sea pictures) Weather and climate(to be seen through the fog; in summer; hot weather in September/October; It’s raining cats and dogs) Literature(William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Robert Burns, Jerome K. Jerome, Lewis Carroll, Conan Doyle Music(Girl,Last Christmas, Lemon tree, Michel) Keys