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ENGLISH CULTURE. London. Capital city of England London is the largest city in England and also all of United Kingdom Population of over 7 million people The city of London is located along the River Thames. Downtown London. Look Kids! There’s Big Ben and Parliament .

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London
London

  • Capital city of England

  • London is the largest city in England and also all of United Kingdom

  • Population of over 7 million people

  • The city of London is located along the River Thames



Look kids there s big ben and parliament
Look Kids! There’s Big Ben and Parliament

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAgX6qlJEMc






Taxi cab

Taxi Cab




What did you say
What did you say????

1.)Biscuit =

Cookie

2.)Bonnet=

Car hood

3.)Boot=

Car trunk

4.) Chips=

French Fries

5.) Jumper=

Sweater


What did you say1
What did you say????

6.) Lorry

Truck

7.)Motorway=

Interstate

8.) Petrol=

Gasoline

9.) Rubbish=

Garbage

10.) Bobby=

Policeman


British literature
BRITISH LITERATURE

William Shakespeare was a famous playwright and poet. Many consider him to be the finest playwright and poet of all time.






The changing culture of london
The Changing Culture of London

Chicken TikkaMasala

- At one time fish and chips were England’s favorite dish but no more. Now Britons prefer an Indian influenced dish called Chicken TikkaMasala.

You can see the Muslim influence reflected in many mosques like this one in British cities


Multi culturalism
MULTI-CULTURALISM

  • TODAY IN ENGLAND, ABOUT 1 IN 10 PEOPLE IS AN IMMIGRANT and is from a former Colony of Britain .

  • FORMER BRITISH COLONIES:

  • CANADA

  • AUSTRALIA

  • NEW ZEALAND

  • INDIA

  • PAKISTAN

  • JAMAICA

  • AND MANY MORE…


Think pair share
THINK---PAIR---SHARE

  • THINK-HOW HAS BRITISH CULTURE BECOME MORE DIVERESE? GIVE EXAMPLES.

  • PAIR UP WITH ONE PARTNER AND EXPLAIN YOUR ANSWER

  • SHARE WITH THE CLASS

  • NEW PLACES OF WORSHIP

  • FOODS

  • MUSIC


Sports
SPORTS

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8XpSO1kaHo

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbN5-yW_KnE


Sports1
SPORTS

  • EUROPEAN FOOTBALL (SOCCER)

  • POLO

  • RUGBY

  • CRICKET


The british invasion
THE BRITISH INVASION

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1wIXIFfrXI

  • In the late 1960’s the U.S. faced an invasion from Great Britain, but not by soldiers but by music.


Pound vs the dollar
Pound vs. The Dollar

  • In the United Kingdom people use pounds and pence like Americans use dollars and cents.

  • The pound is made up of 100 pence (p) exactly like the dollar is split into 100 cents.

  • Current coins are:

  • 1 penny, 2 pence, 5 pence, 10 pence, 20 pence, 50 pence, 1 pound, and 2 pounds.

  • Current bank notes are:

  • the 5 pound note, the 10 pound note, the 20 pound note and the 50 pound note.



English Culture QuizAnswer the question below on a separate sheet of paper. You can use your notes to answer the questions

  • 1. London is located along the __________ ___________.

  • 2. In England a “boot” is:

  • 3. In America a “bobby” would be called a:

  • 4. Which English author wrote the Lord of the Rings?

  • 5. Today, what dish replaced fish and chips as the most popular dish in England?

  • 6. Which English sport most resembles baseball?

  • 7. What invaded America in the 1960’s?

  • 8. Dollars and cents are to Americans as ____________ and _____________ are to Britons.


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