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British Culture

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Transcript of British Culture

British Culture
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attention

The British (UK) flag is made up from
three other
flags.


Scotland + Northern Ireland + England = Great Britain




The flag

where it is located ?
England is a part of the UK of Great Britain, it's an island situated off the North West coast of Europe.
Bordered by Scotland in the North, Sea in the east, the English Channel in the south and Wales in the west.

Key Facts on England
Capital: London
Population: 60m inhabitants.
Geographic size: 130,395 km² .
Currency: Pound sterling (GBP)
English is the main language in England

History
For thousands of years, invaders and incomers have arrived, settled, and made their mark.
The Celts
The Romans
Anglo-Saxon
The Normans
Medieval Christianity
The result is England’s fascinating mix of landscape, culture and language

Government
Today England is governed directly by the Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament decides the laws and make decisions on running the UK
The Queen
Elizabeth II as
a head of the state , is the only member of the Royal Family with any constitutional role.
Royal family
Prince Charlise
Queen Elizabeth 2
Prince William

Tourism
Famous Landmarks of England:
Big Ben, London
Tower Bridge, London

Buckingham Palace, London

Tourism
London eye
Stonehenge
British culture
Festivals
Ascot Racecourse is famous because everybody wears white top hats and elegant sun hats.
Christmas is annual holiday celebrated on December 25th.people decorate their houses and Christmas trees with light and ornaments.
Halloween is celebrated on October 31st.many people wear costumes and the children ask "trick or treat", house to house.
British culture
Festivals
British culture
Festivals
Famous means of
Transport
Red double deckers
sightseeing buses
Black taxi
Sport
The United Kingdom has given birth to a range of major international sports including:
Football
Tennis
Golf
Cricket
Tradional British dishes
Welsh rarebit
Beef wellington
Fish and chips
The traditional 6 o'clock tea
Famous England People
Superstitions in Britain
Lucky to meet a black cat
Lucky to touch wood.To make something come true.
Lucky to find a clover plant with four leaves.
White heather is lucky
Putting money in the pocket of new clothes
Good Luck
Superstitions in Britain
Bad luck
Unlucky to walk underneath a ladder
Seven years bad luck to break a mirror
Unlucky to see one magpie, lucky to see two, etc...
Unlucky to open an umbrella in doors.
Unlucky to put new shoes on the table.
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