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  1. MATURITA TOPICSThe United Kingdom_Cities_07 ANJ_Maturita Mgr. Filip Soviš www.zlinskedumy.cz

  2. The United Kingdom& London Describesomeinterestingplaces in the UK. Whatis Liverpool / Stonehengeetc. famousfor? Liverpool • musical talents: the Beatles, FrankieGoes to Hollywood • port city (famousforitsdocks) • touristdestination • football clubs: Liverpool F.C. and Everton F.C. Manchester • textilemanufacture: cottongoods and corduroyclothproduction • footballteams Manchester United and Manchester City • two universities

  3. The United Kingdom& London Birmingham • Lloyds Bank (now Lloyds Banking Group) founded in 1765 • Cadbury'schocolatemuseum • Baltirestaurants - a type ofcurry ("Balti Belt"or "Balti Triangle") • shopping(thirdbestbehind the West End of London and Glasgow) • jewellerymanufacture Bristol • theRiver Avon (theCliftonsuspensionbridge) • theSevernEstuary (Port of Bristol) • numberofurbancycleroutes

  4. The United Kingdom& London Coventry • severe bomb damageduringWWII (theLuftwaffe in Nov 1940) • carindustry – Jaguar cars Nottingham • knownforitsforest and castle (thelegendary Robin Hood) • sporting centre (football, icehockey, cricket, watersports, rugby) York • historiccity(walk on thecity's medieval walls) • York Minster (thelargestGothiccathedral in NorthernEurope) • York Castle • horseracingvenue (RoyalAscot in 2005), UK SnookerChampionship

  5. The United Kingdom& London Bath • a spatown in thevalleyofthe River Avon around hot springs • BathAbbey (Anglicanparishchurchnotedforitsfanvaulting) • inscribedas a WorldHeritageSite in 1987 Oxford • the University of Oxford (theoldestin theEnglish‑speakingworld) • known as the "city ofdreamingspires" Cambridge • on the River Cam, about 50 miles (80 km) northof London • the University of Cambridge(in 1209, thetop 5 univ. in theworld) • high-techcentre known as Silicon Fen (software and bioscience)

  6. The United Kingdom& London Stonehenge • themysteriousstone formation, nearSalisbury • builtanywherefrom 3000 BC to 2000 BC • UNESCO'slist ofWorldHeritageSites in 1986 • couldhavebeen a burialgroundfromitsearliestbeginnings • place ofreligioussignificance and pilgrimage in Neo-Druidry proposedfunctionsinclude: • astronomicalobservatory • religioussite two major newtheories: • place ofhealing – theprimevalequivalentofLourdes • rituallandscape (DurringtonWallsHenge = a place oftheliving, whilstStonehenge = a domainofthedead)

  7. The United Kingdom& London Glasgow • thelargest city in Scotland • on the River Clyde (formershipbuilding; shipyards) • uniqueculture (from curling to opera and fromfootball to art) • theMitchellLibrary, Lord Foster'sClydeAuditorium • twointernationalairports and the Glasgow Subway Edinburgh • thecapitalof Scotland (theScottishParliament and Government) • historicalcharacterof much ofthe city centre (UNESCO Site) • Edinburgh Castle • TheFringe Festival (plays and musical performances) • Hogmanay = theScottish New Year’scelebration

  8. The United Kingdom& London Aberdeen • oilindustry and Aberdeen'sseaport • Aberdeen International Youth Festival(most talentedyoungperformingarts) Cardiff • thecapitalof Wales (seatoftheNationalAssemblyfor Wales) • theTaff River, the Ely River; Cardiff'sport • CardiffCastle • Wales Millennium Centre (arts centre located in theCardiffBay) • theMillennium Stadium (WelshRugby and a major eventsvenue) • theSt. FagansNationalHistory Museum (historicallifestyleoftheWelsh)

  9. The United Kingdom& London Belfast • fromIrish: BéalFeirste, meaning "mouthofthesandbanks" • thecapitalofNorthernIreland (seatofthedevolvedgovernment and legislativeNorthernIrelandAssembly) • a major port, withcommercial and industrialdocks, shipyards • Belfast Castle • the Belfast International Airport • Gaelicgames, rugby, cricket, football and icehockey • Titanic Belfast(visitorattraction, monument to Belfast’smaritimeheritage)

  10. The United Kingdom& London • Whatsouveniersfromthe UK wouldyoubuy? • Whatfamousplaces are therenearLondon? • Would you like to work as an au-pair in England? Why (not) and where?

  11. Bibliografické citace BRIDGE. Cities[online]. 2010-2013 [cit. 2013-02-28]. Soubor typu PDF. Dostupné z: http://www.bridge-online.cz/maturita/maturitni-karty BRIDGE. Cities in Ireland[online]. 2010-2013 [cit. 2013-02-28]. Soubor typu PDF. Dostupné z: http://www.bridge-online.cz/maturita/maturitni-karty BRIDGE. Cities in the UK [online]. 2010-2013 [cit. 2013-02-28]. Soubor typu PDF. Dostupné z: http://www.bridge-online.cz/maturita/maturitni-karty BURNIE, Glen a Rob RAESIDE. FlagsoftheWorld. CRW Flags' Online Catalog [online]. 1996-2013, 2013-01-04 [cit. 2013-01-05]. Dostupné z: http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/country.html#n BAIKOVICIUS, Jimmy. @JIKATU. RedDouble-DeckerBuses in syncatLondon's Waterloo Bridge: City of London skyline in 2012 [online]. 2012 [cit. 2013-02-01]. Obrázek typu JPEG, CreativeCommons. Dostupné z: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/21/City_of_London_skyline_at_dusk.jpg/800px-City_of_London_skyline_at_dusk.jpg SMITH-DLUHÁ, Gabrielle. Angličtina: otázky a odpovědi nejen k maturitě. 1. vyd. Dubicko: INFOA, 2007, 231 s. Zrcadlový text. ISBN 978-80-7240-489-6.