Monday, 10 November 2008

Task 2

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Can you explain the essence and historical associations connected with the words and word combinations?
England, Britain, Great Britain, The United Kingdom, The Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Union Jack, red rose, thistle, leek (daffodil), shamrock.
Answer the questions using the map.
1. Which is the correct and official name of the country?
2. In what way each of the other names is incorrect?
3. What are the main countries of the UK and their capitals?
4. What is the national emblem of each part of the UK ? Why was that particular emblem chosen?
5. Why did Union Jack get this name? What does it unite?
6. Which British part is not represented on the Union Jack? Why?
7. How is the Welsh flag called? What do you know about it?

Marking Scale:
Contest (6 points)
Lexical skills (5 points)
Grammar skills (3 points)

Срок выполнения до 24.11.08

1 comment:

apple said...

1)It is all connected with England.

1.The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
2.Because all of them are reduced.
3.England(London), Northern Ireland(Belfast), Wales(City of cardiff),and Scotland(Edinburg).
4.National emblem of England:on a red background three gold lions.
5.He unites the earths.
6.Wales.Emblem of the Wales is not presented on national colours as the Wales has already united for that moment when there was a first variant of a flag.
7.the Welsh flag hasn't got special name.The heraldic description: a red dragon on white and a green field (with insignificant variations). It is officially confirmed in 1959.