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British Culture, British Customs and British Traditions. United Kingdom country profile - Overview. 12 November 2014Last updated at 07:38 ET The United Kingdom is made up of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

United Kingdom country profile - Overview

It has a long history as a major player in international affairs and fulfils an important role in the EU, UN and Nato. The twentieth century saw Britain having to redefine its place in the world. At the beginning of the century, it commanded a world-wide empire as the foremost global power. Two world wars and the end of empire diminished its role, but the UK remains an economic and military power, with considerable political and cultural influence around the world. Britain was the world's first industrialised country. The Palace of Westminster is home to one of the world's oldest parliaments Continue reading the main story At a glance Politics: Prime Minister David Cameron, from the centre-right Conservative Party, heads a coalition with the UK's third party, the Liberal Democrats. Country profiles compiled by BBC Monitoring Special Report: United Kingdom Direct Diversity.

British Life and Culture in the UK - Woodlands Junior School. This is Britain Food. British Life and Culture in the UK - Woodlands Junior School. The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained. Schools in Britain.

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Wales. Scotland. England. English is all around. British Life and Culture in the UK - Woodlands Junior School. Let's talk about the UK (still with Scotland) At the beginning of the new school year teachers usually explain to their students what they are going to study.

Let's talk about the UK (still with Scotland)

Sometimes efl teachers not only teach grammar but also British culture, so one of the first cultural topics they discuss with their students are the geography of the UK and its form of government. Here you can find an interactive mindmap, a digital poster and a collection of useful websites, just to simplify the work. Click on the Glogster digital poster below, you will find general information about the United Kingdom and some videos. Now take a look at my Cacoo mindmap below about the UK form of government. I have edited it with Thinglink to make it interactive. You can also click on the following link to enlarge the above image: Last September, 18th Scottish people voted for Scotland independence.

Scottish referendum explained for non-Brits If you want more general information about the Uk government, the Queen and the Royal Family, open my Blendspace lesson. Britain Today - Who are the British? Life on Scilly: Meet the young islanders! På de vackra Scillyöarna utanför Englands sydvästkust bor bara ett par tusen människor.

Life on Scilly: Meet the young islanders!

Vi träffar 15-åringarna Tom, Amy, Harry och Jess som bor här. Vad är det med ö-livet som de älskar mest? Och vad är det de hatar? Här kan du skapa egna klipp ur programmet Hjälp Stäng 1. Se en film om hur man skapar klipp. DelaKopiera länken genom att trycka ctrl+C på PC eller cmd+C på Mac. Online history lessons - history and ICT. United Kingdom country profile - Overview. Friday Fun: The British School System Explained - Anglophenia. Window on Britain An introduction to Britain.

Geography of the UK. The official title of the UK is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland .

Geography of the UK

Great Britain (the formerly separate realms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales. ) Northern Ireland (also known as Ulster) Numerous smaller islands including the Isle of Wight, Anglesey, and the Scilly, Orkney, Shetland, and Hebridean archipelagos. The UK is an island nation in Western Europe just off the coast of France. The mainland areas lie between latitudes 49°N and 59°N and longitudes 8°W to 2°E. The UK lies between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, and comes within 35 km (22 miles) of the northwest coast of France, from which it is separated by the English Channel. Northern Ireland shares a 360 km international land boundary with the Republic of Ireland.

The UK has a total area of approximately 245,000 km², almost a quarter-of-a-million square kilometres. British Culture, Traditions and Customs. This page has moved to ProjectBritain.com our new British life and Culture website Britain is full of culture and traditions which have been around for hundreds of years.

British Culture, Traditions and Customs

British customs and traditions are famous all over the world. When people think of Britain they often think of people drinking tea, eating fish and chips and wearing bowler hats, but there is more to Britain than just those things. Enjoy! Friday Fun: The British School System Explained - Anglophenia.