The main points of the lesson • The geographical position of the UK • The political system • The capital of the country • Places of interest • Famous people
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The British Isles The Irish Sea The English Channel The Strait of Dover London Cardiff Edinburgh Belfast The British Parliament Big Ben Buckingham Palace Trafalgar Square St. Paul’s Cathedral Westminster Abbey The White Tower Some useful proper names
The map of the UK • Where is the UK situated? • What is the UK separated from the continent? • What is the British flag called?
England – London Wales – Cardiff Scotland – Edinburgh Northern Ireland - Belfast What are their capitals?
England Wales Scotland Northern Ireland What are their national flowers?
The Head of State in Britain Elizabeth II
Who does the real power belong to? The House of Lords The British Parliament The House of Commons