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THE UK Authors : Miquel Bauçà Mª del Mar Coch Joan Curient Cecilia Ilbert Pere Mas

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Title page Index Map Flag Language Landmarks The Big Ben Royal Family Education Money Anthem Famous People Food and Drinks Shopping Holidays Pictures Bye Bye !! index

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map The UK is in Europe. The United Kingdom is a country that consists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland . In fact , the official name of the country is "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland ." Great Britain is the name of the island northwest of France and east of Ireland that consists of three somewhat autonomous regions: England, Wales and Scotland.

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flag The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland uses as its national flag the royal banner known as the Union Flag or Union Jack. The current design of the flag dates from the union of Ireland and Great Britain in 1801. Its correct proportions are 1:2. However , the version officially used by the British Army modifies the proportions to 3:5, and additionally two of the red diagonals are cropped . The flag was established by proclamation of James VI and I of Scotland and England .

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The English language is a West Germanic language, originating from England. Over fifty percent of the English language is derived from Latin English is the third most common "first" language (native speakers), with around 402 million people in 2002. language

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Stonehenge Windsor Castle Hadrian’s Wall The White Cliffs of Dover Blackpool Tower Buckingham Palace The Palace of Westminster The London Eye St Paul's Cathedral London Bridge landmarks

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The big ben Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London , and often extended to refer to the clock and the clock tower , officially named the Elizabeth Tower , as well . Elizabeth Tower holds the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world and is the third-tallest free-standing clock tower . It celebrated its 150th anniversary on 31 May 2009.

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Royal family

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education Education is an important part of British life . There are hundreds of schools , colleges and universities , including some of the most famous in the world . Education is free and compulsory for all children between the ages of 5 - 16. Some children are educated at home rather than in school . Children's education in England is normally divided into two separate stages . They begin with primary education at the age of five and this usually lasts until they are eleven. Then they move to secondary school , there they stay until they reach sixteen , seventeen or eighteen years of age .

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The British currency is the pound sterling. The sign for the pound is £. GBP = Great British Pound They do not use the Euro. Although a few of the big shops will accept Euro, it is rarely used across Britain. They have both coins and banknotes. money

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anthem The National Anthem of “The UK” is God Save the Queen. The British National Anthem originated in a patriotic song first performed in 1745. It became known as the National Anthem from the beginning of the nineteenth century.

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Famous people Robbie Williams Charles Darwin Adele Adkins William Shakespeare Sir Isaac Newton Queen Elizabeth I John Lennon Sir Paul McCartney Sir Alexander Fleming Queen Elizabeth II David Beckham King Henry VIII Charles Dickens King Arthur Sir Alexander Graham Bell

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British food has traditionally been based on beef, lamb, pork, chicken and fish and generally served with potatoes and one other vegetable. The most common and typical foods eaten in Britain include the sandwich, fish and chips, pies like the Cornish pasty, trifle and roasts dinners. Some of our main dishes have strange names like Bubble & Squeak and Toad-in-the-Hole. The staple foods of Britain are meat, fish, potatoes, flour, butter and eggs. Many of our dishes are based on these foods. Food and drinks

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The main shopping street in many towns is called the High Street, where you should head for if you want to go shopping. A few small shops are owned by local people. Most are owned by national 'chains' of stores. This makes many town centres look the same. Some towns also have street markets where fresh food and cheap goods can be bought. Away from the town centre , small 'corner' shops provide groceries to local customers. shopping

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Date Bank Holiday England Scotland Wales N. Ireland January 1 New Year's Day Yes Yes Yes Yes January 2 January 2 Yes March 17 St Patrick's Day Yes Variable Good Friday Yes Yes Yes Yes Variable Easter Monday Yes Yes Yes First Monday in May May Day Yes Yes Yes Yes Last Monday in May Spring Bank Holiday Yes Yes Yes Yes 12 July The Twelfth Yes First Monday in August Summer Bank Holiday Yes Last Monday in August Late Summer Bank Holiday Yes Yes Yes 30 November St Andrew's Day Yes 25 December Christmas Day Yes Yes Yes Yes 26 December Boxing Day Yes Yes Yes Yes holidays

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pictures

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BYE B YE !!

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