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  1. Welcome to SCOTLAND !

  2. SCOTLAND & GREAT BRITAIN • Scotland is 1 of 4 countries in the United Kingdom • Population: 5.2 million • Capital city: Edinburgh

  3. SCOTLAND

  4. ANIMALS IN SCOTLAND • Highland Cows • Red Squirrels • Bottlenose Dolphins • Deer

  5. THE LOCHNESS MONSTER (´Nessie´) • Famous, mysterious creature which is thought to live in Loch Ness (Inverness, Scotland) • First spotted in 565AD • Thousands of recorded sightings • Many believers and Non-believers

  6. THE THISTLE • The national flower of Scotland • Can grow to 5´ high • The legend of the flower… • Now a national emblem and the mascot of the 2014 Commonwealth Games

  7. THE SALTIRE • St. Andrew´s Cross • National Patron Saint • Saint´s Day: 30th November • Oldest national flag in Europe (832AD)

  8. THE (INFAMOUS) SCOTTISH WEATHER One day in Scotland can be…

  9. SUNNY

  10. FROSTY

  11. SNOWY

  12. And then sunny, again !

  13. THE 4 SEASONS IN SCOTLAND What do you think the Scottish weather is like (generally) in...

  14. AUTUMN?

  15. RAINY!

  16. WINTER?

  17. RAINY!

  18. SPRING?

  19. RAINY!

  20. SUMMER?

  21. RAINY!

  22. GLASGOW • Largest city in Scotland • Population : 600,000+ • Historically very industrial • Inventors – TV, Penicillin, IRN BRU • Shopping capital of Europe

  23. GLASGOW SPORT: • Host city of the 2014 COMMONWEALTH GAMES • Clyde, mascot of the Games • Home of many football teams including CELTICand RANGERS

  24. SCOTTISH CULTURE & TRADITIONS

  25. SCOTTISH CULTURE & TRADITIONS

  26. SCOTTISH ROYALTY & RELIGION Mary, Queen of Scots • Last queen of Scotland • Last Catholic monarch in the UK Scotland is a protestant country The head of the Church of Scotland is the monarch – Queen Elizabeth II

  27. SCOTTISH HIGHLAND DANCING & CEILIDH DANCING http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjWPwnDZ6vc&feature=youtube_gdata_player http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JpymZZxQ0E&feature=youtube_gdata

  28. THANKS FOR LISTENING ! Does anyone have any questions that they would like to ask me?