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UK: Regional Approach

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UK: Regional Approach
THE SOUTH EAST REGION

ENGLAND
THE SOUTHEAST
THE SOUTHWEST
THE MIDLANDS
THE NORTH
EAST ANGLIA

THE SOUTHEAST
Climate
mild and sunny in the south coast (warm summers and cold winters).
moderate rainfall.
CANTERBURY
seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury
head of the Church of England -
shrine - THOMAS BECKET - 1150 - Jeffrey Chaucer - 14 th cent. classic - The Canterbury Tales
SCOTLAND
WALES
NORTHERN IRELAND

the closest region to the continent
the largest concentration of the population
LONDON-1/3 POPULATION
trade- history - business - financial markets - airports: Gatwick, Heathrow & Luton
THE THAMES
it rises in the COTSWOLD HILLS and flows into the English Channel.
it forms an ESTUARY=the form the river takes, an opening.
it forms a vast expanse of water at high tide (the rising /falling of the level of the sea)
LANDMARKS OF LONDON
TOWER OF LOND0N
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
cHANGING OF THE GUARD
THE LONDON EYE
TOWER BRIDGE
THE CLOCK TOWER=tower
THE BIG BEN is one of the bells in the clock that strikes the time
the bell
in the Clock Tower of the Houses of Parliament
many people believe the Big Ben is the tower or the clock!!
LONDON BRIDGE
THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT
ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL
WESTMINSTER ABBEY
PICADILLY CIRCUS
EROS
TRAFALGAR SQUARE
the TUBE
the TUBE MAP
HYDE PARK
THE SPEAKER'S CORNER
ST JAMES'S PARK
the ROYAL ALBERT HALL
the MADAME TUSSAUD'S
the NATIONAL GALLERY
the BRITISH MUSEUM
the NATURAL HISTORY MUSEM
BRIGHTON
SEASIDE RESORT-tourist centre - mild weather -beaches- on the coast of east Sussex
ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES
one important fruit that Kent grows is HOPS (LÚPULO)
used for the production of BEER (the most important drink)
bitter
Kent grows hops in great quantities
2- farming (KENT)
(the practice of growing crops or keeping animals on a farm)
3- fruit & vegetable growing (KENT)
coal mining- kent
4- dairy farming
industria láctea
cattle beef
REGIONS of ENGLAND
EUROCITY
EUROTRAIN
CHANNEL TUNNEL = EUROTUNNEL
WINDSOR
1-TOURISM
10 Downing St
Covent Garden
Harrods
the Houses of Parliament
Brighton
Kent
beer manufacturing
SOUTHWEST
SOUTHEAST
EASTANGLIA
THE MIDLANDS
THE NORTH
The Garden of England
hop plants
oast- houses / dried / kent
market gardening - Brighton - London
power stations - estuary
apples- berries-vegetables
cement works - estuary
CITIES:
LONDON
CANTERBURY
BRIGHTON

Cliffs of Dover
Most of the south is made of chalk
Britain is politically divided into COUNTIES = departamentos
SURREY & SUSSEX - OUTSKIRTS SUBURBS
Gothic architecture
Oxford st
Regent st
Soho-bohemian-intellectual neighbourhood
COUNTY: AN AREA OF A STATE OR COUNTRY THAT HAS ITS OWN GOVERNMENT TO DEAL WITH LOCAL MATTERS
DOVER: IMPORTANT PORT/CITY- THE MOST EXTREME POINT IN THE SE-

TWO WAYS TO GET TO FRANCE

1-
THE CHANNEL TUNNEL=EUROTUNNEL
: THE TUNNEL THAT JOINS EUROPE TO THE UK- THE TRAIN IS CALLED EUROTRAIN

2-
FERRY
- FERRY PORTS- SHIP/CAR- EUROCITY IN CALAIS
AERIAL VIEW OF THE STRAIT OF DOVER
strait: a narrow passage of water between two areas of land
huge shopping centre
EUROCITY- HUGE DEPARTMENT STORE
IT SUSTAINS ITSELF BECAUSE OF THE BUYNG & SELLING OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE
The relief influences the distribution of rainfall.
The country is influenced by the
North Atlantic Drift.

When it strikes the land it rains heavier in the west of the country
rainy area in the west not in the east
THE SOUTHEAST
THE COSTWOLD HILLS
estuary
aerial view
estuary
ferry
LONDON
built by the time of William the Conqueror.
it was meant to be a palace but it ended up in a prison
one of the most famous buildings
fortress: a place that is protected against attacks
many people accused of crime were kept
famous people: Ann Boleyn, Thomas More (beheaded)
WHITE TOWER, BLOODY TOWER, THE TRAITOR'S GATE
different museums: The Crown Jewels,Yeomen Warders (the official guards=beefeaters)
The Royal House-the official home of the British Royal family
some parts of the house are opened to the public in summer
ceremony
135 mts high wheel next to the Thames
it opened in 2000
capsules with people-beautiful view across the city
bridge across the river Thames
its towers are in Gothic style
the part of the bridge with the road on it can be raised slowly to allow ships go through it
it's in Arizona (Colorado)
it was dismantled from the city of London in 1967
it was bought by a millionaire & transported in blocks
THE PALACE OF WESTMINSTER
A group of buildings beside the river Thames
the House of Lords - the House of Commons
the old building was damaged by fire in 1834
new buildings were designed between 1840-1867
in 1941 the House of Commons was destroyed & rebuilt again
Gothic - Norman architecture
Anglican church - Sir Christopher Wren in 1666
administrative center of the religion
ABBEY: a specific name for a church (convento)
The kings are crowned here
it was built in the 13 th & 14 th C
many English poets are buried here (Poet's Corner)
The private church of the Royal family
a place in West End of London
several streets meet there
noisy place
full of young people
statue of Eros
Nelson's column
a large square in central London
named in honor of Sir Nelson's victory at the Battle of Trafalgar
popular tourist attraction
political protests & demonstrations are held here
many people gather to celebrate New Year's Eve
train services- a system of 11 lines- connected to train stations & extended out of the centre of London - commuters - to commute
London taxis - a special factory makes them
public park - a tourist attraction
People standing on boxes, making speeches to the public about any subject they choose (politics, religion). People argue with them!
the oldest park - in front of Buckingham Palace
a round concert hall in West End- built in memory of Prince Albert - musical and sporting event
wax museum - popular attraction -Chamber of Horror- famous crimes in Victorian times
official London home of the Prime Minister - political leader of the country
fashionable area in central London- used to be London's main market for flowers, fruit & vegetables - full of shops & restaurants - street performers
a fashionable and expensive department store- the place where the royal family buys- 1891 -
famous shopping street
large branches of well known shops
Cathedral of Canterbury
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
BRIGHTON
it receives a flow of tourists from the continent
important cities
beef cattle= cattle that are kept to produce meat
the cattle provides milk & everything that derives from the milk
hops
dairy
= implies the production & processing of milk - butter - cheese - cream
dairy products:
butter, milk, cheese, etc
WINDSOR CASTLE
one of the official homes of the royal family - badly damaged by fire
dairy cattle
cattle that are kept to produce milk
a building where electricity is produced to supply a large area
a place to dry hops for the brewing process- production of beer
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