BRITISH LIFE ©Балашова Елена Школа 600 Учитель английского языка 2007
CONTENTS Map of the UK The Royal Family The British and Food The British and Sport Quiz 1 Quiz 2 Answers BRITAIN
MAP OF THE UK The British Isles is the name for England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. The UK is about 200,000 square kilometres in size and 1,000 kilometres from north to south.
The Royal Family
The British and Food The British drinks about 200,000,000 cups of tea a day. Afternoon tea is a small meal, not a drink. It became popular about a hundred and fifty years ago. TEA AFTERNOON
The British and Sport The most popular sport is football. Also walking, tennis and cricket are very popular. A famous tennis club was started at Wimbledon in 1868. Also the British like watching horse races. Who is it? Do you know?
Quiz 1 The Royal Family What is the name of the present royal family? a) Stuart b) Windsor c) Tudor What are the Queen’s favourite animals? a) birds b) cats c) dogs When did Queen Elizabeth II become Queen? a) 1945 b) 1952 c) 1960
Quiz 2 The British and Sport Which sport do the British most enjoy watching on TV? a) cricket b) football c) swimming Which sport do the British most enjoy doing? a) running b) swimming c) walking What sport is played at Wimbledon? a) tennis b) football c) cricket
Answers Quiz 1 1 b Windsor. 2 c dogs 3 b 1952 Quiz 2 1 b football 2 c walking 3 a tennis