Cca 5 mil. • Edinburgh • English, Scots, Scotsgealic • Thethistle • Blue • St. Andrew • Protest, Roman catholic • Population • Capital • Language • Symbol • Colour • Patron Saint • Main religion
Scotland is very hillyhome country, whichlies in thenorthen part ofthe UK. Thehighestmountain Ben Nevis is in theHighland region. Scotland is very famousalsothanks to beatifullandscape, many castles, whisky, bagpipes, Loch Ness, etc.
Scottish slang • TheScottishlanguageis a type ofGermaniclanguage. • NativespeakersofScottish are oftencalled“broad Scots”. • Scotsgaelic (anancientCelticlanguage) isstillspokentoday by 80 000 people.
Scottish slang What do you think that these words means? Auld Aye Bonnie Cannae Deid Faur Intae Old Yes Beautiful Can`t Dead Where Into
CLANS and TARTAN Scots belong to clans (antientfamilygroups) eachofwhich has itsown tartan – patternedcloth. KILTS are typicalskirts made from tartan.
WHISKY • Scotshave made whisky forabout 900 years. Itsnamemeans“wateroflife“ and itscalledScotch Whisky.
Thethistle • ItstheScottishnationalflower. It has beentheir symbol forover 500 years.
Bagpipes • Bagpipes are traditionalinstruments and itisanimportant part ofScottishtypical music.
ST ANDREW • St Andrew isScottish patron. He wasoneofJesusChrist´sapostoles. He died on a crosswhichwecansee on theScottishnational flag. St Andrew´sDayiscelebrated on 30th Nowember by wearing a thistle.
Loch Ness • ItisScottishlakefamousfor Loch Ness Monster, calledalsoNessie.
FamousScots • Sean Connery • Annie Lennox • Sir Arthur ConanDoyle
Questions • Whichtwocolours are used in theScottish flag? • Whatisthepopulationof Scotland? • WhatdoestheScottishword AYE mean? • What´sthe kilt? • Whatisthecapitalof Scotland?