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English speaking countries

A short presentation about english speaking countries

Przemysław Skoczkowski

on 11 May 2012

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In 1492 Chritopher Columbus
discovered the "New World".
It was just the beginning... In 1858 the Qeen Victoria became the Empress of India, and the Indian Empire began to be a part of British Empire. James Cook first voyage (1768-1771)
John Cabot
made the trip to the "New World" for England in 1501 and initiated the expansion of the British Empire. England is the home of British culture and English speaking countries. England carried out intense
colonization in 16th century. Statue of Liberty is a gift from French people to Americans. Its a symbol of freedom and New York. The British culture started very early-in neolithic. The picture shows an English prehistoric monument- Stonehenge. Fish and chips is a very popular British dish. Pancakes with maple syrup are popular delicacy in Canada. There are lots of national parks in Canada. Many endangered animals, like polar bears live there.

When the colonization started in the USA, the pioneers arrived also to Canada, but there are still many native Americans on the Canadian teritories. by
Wiktor Moch & Adrian Skoczkowski Our interactive journey from Alaska to New Zealand English speaking countries have many interesting things, architecture, culture, food, traditions and celebrations among the others.

English is the international language of businesspeople, pilots and air traffic controllers, diplomats and politicians, sportspeople, scientists, doctors and students
Elizabeth II is the queen
of sixteen countries: The United Kingdom Great Britain is an island country. The United Kingdom is made of 4 countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The capital of the UK is London - the third biggest city in the world.
Many famous British places, like Big Ben and Buckingham Palace where the Queen lives are placed there. Big Ben in London Australia has a large number of different plants including gum tree of eucalypt, wattle, banksia, bottlebrushes, paperbarks and tea trees. British culture & tradition There are many very famous univesities, like Oxford, Cambridge or Imperial Collage Many well-known inventors, James Watt, Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin were English. England was the very first place where rugby, golf, polo, cricket, and football were played. The scotish folklore passed through the ages, so now we can see traditional scotish dishes, music or clothes. Tea time is an important part of a day in the UK. The avarage British person drinks 8 cups of tea per a day. The most popular English food is fish and chips. Canada Canada is the second largest country in the world. It shares with the USA seven world's largest lakes and Niagara Falls. Ottawa is the Canada's capital. There are two official languages in Canada- English and French (in Quebec). Those trees are maples. Canadians make maple syrup of them. India It was discovered by James Cook in 1768. English people displaced the majority of aboriginal population. America Africa England started to colonizate Africa in 1890,
when Cecil Rhodes became the Prime Minister of Cape Colony. http://jokerandbatman.pinger.pl/m/5813214/hollywood-3-tonight-with-you-3 Niagara Waterfalls http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:GoldenGateBridge-001.jpg http://pl.123rf.com/photo_6466685_butelki-z-cola-i-ziemniaczanne-jedzenia-szybko-hamburger.html Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Canada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Tuvalu and Solomon Islands. www.wikipedia.org Image by Przemysław Skoczkowski http://www.podroze.pl/dzial/news-blog/statua-wolnosci-ma-dzis-urodziny-konczy-125-lat/1711/ USA devices into fifty states, and every star on national flag symbolizes one of them. Alaska and Hawaii are also parts of this country. The United States of America USA is the forth in term of size country in the world.
http://www.redbubble.com/people/dantreasure/works/5061273-big-ben-at-night Golden gate in San Franciso is the
one of American Monuments.The structure links the city of San Francisco, on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, to Marin County. Hollywood is a further film producent in the world. Its also often used as an icon of American cinema.
It's a district of Los Angeles in California. Enviroment and climate of this country is very differential: we find there arctic wastes, hot deserts of Arizona, southern wetlands, huge mountain ranges and giant grassy areas called prairies. culture & traditions Thanksgiving day is celebrated on last October's Thursday. The traditional food on Thanksgiving day is roasted turkey and cranberry sauce. Halloween - the day when the children in small groups, dressed as ghosts and monsters, are going from house to house, knock at the doors and say "Trick or Treat." In the USA fast food is a very common meal. Cola is a symbol of American way of life, and also a very common brand product in the whole world. Many English colonies have been
settled on the east coast of America http://www.touristmaker.com/countries/canada.html http://www.ofeminin.pl/przepisy/przepisy-na-nalesniki-ciasto-nalesnikowe-jak-smazyc-nalesniki-d8708c164841.html Australia http://www.tapeta-wodospad-niagara.na-pulpit.com/ culture & traditions Australian Aborginal society has the longest continuous cultural history in the world, with orgins dating back to the Ice Age. New Zealand The New Zealand's capital is Wellington Two very popular tourist attractions are Ayers Rock, a holy place for the Aborigens
and the Great Barrier Reef, with its amazing underwater life It's a small island country in the South of the Pacific Ocean. New Zealand is sometimes called "The world's biggest farm" Australian people have many traditional dishes. The picture shows a grilled barbecue. One of the most popular Australian places is the Sydney Opera House. English language is called "Kiwi-English". There are about fifty milion sheep in New Zealand, and only four milion people. Curiocities The film "Lord of the Rings" was made in New Zealand. People in New Zealand are the first in the world to greet a new day. Canada Great Britain Australia New Zealand The United States of America http://www.pozacentrum-pop.pl/opera-w-sydney--australia.html http://www.themainmeal.com.au/RecipesInspiration/Lamb-barbecue/Lamb-barbecue-tips-recipes/Campaign+page.htm There are many unique, strange animals in New Zealand. The picture shows a kiwi bird. Frying Pan Lake in New Zealand is the largest world's hot lake. It reaches about 200 degrees in the deepest place. Culture & Traditions http://zwierzaki-dziwaki.bloog.pl/id,2503718,title,Kiwi,index.html http://northnewzealand.info/zealand_travel.html The native New Zealand people have many traditions. One of them is moko tatoo. Now those tatoos are just painted, but original ones were cut on skin. New Zealand people often make wooden sculptures, beautiful gates or lamps. The natives also have many kinds of music. It's played on drums. South Africa Madagascar Namibia Zimbabwe Bostwana Zambia Tanzania Kenia Uganda Sudan Cameroon Nigeria Ghana Liberia Scotish backpipes American country music Aboriginal song on Didgeridoo Americans play many kinds of music- country, jazz, rap or pop. Vla la Bon Vent (canadian folk music) http://fudjunktion.blogspot.com/2011/06/fish-n-chips.html Australia is the only country, which occupies all continent. The capital of Australia is Canberra. Thank You! 456 million people speak English. English language is the native language of 12 nations and the official or semi-official language of 33 more nations.
Every seventh person in the world speaks English. 75% of the world’s mails are in English.
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