Summary Britain - for Learners of English

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ISBN-10 0194306445 ISBN-13 9780194306447
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Summary - Britain - for Learners of English

  • 1 Country and peolple

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  • What is the official name of the UK?
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • 01
    COUNTRY AND PEOPLE
  • Name two parts that are crown dependencies (so not officially part of the UK)
    Channel Islands and Isle of Man
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  • What is on the flag of England?
    St. George Cross
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  • What is on the flags of Scotland? (Scotland has 2)
    St. Andrew's Cross  - Lion Rampant
  • What is on the flag of Wales?
    Dragon of Cadwallader
  • What is on the flag of Northern Ireland?
    St. Patrick's Cross
  • Name 2 historical/poetic names for the UK
    Albion (meaning 'white') + Britannia (name the Romans gave the Southern British Provence + the name of the female embodiment of Britain)
  • Fictional character who personifies Englishness (like Uncle Sam for the US)
    John Bull
  • What nation is also called "Erin" or "The Emerald Isle"
    Ireland
  • 1.1 Geographically speaking

  • What is the name of the country geographically spoken?
    There is no agreement to the name. Most common: Great Britain and Ireland, but this leaves out the so called 'Crown Dependencies', which are The Channel islands and the Isle of Man. They have self government with own parliament and own tax system
  • what are Wales, North-Ireland, England, Scotland and The Republic Ireland called together?
    The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • What is the name of the country geographically spoken?

    There is no agreement to the name. Most common: Great Britain and Ireland, but this leaves out the so called 'Crown Dependencies', which are The Channel islands and the Isle of Man. They have self government with own parliament and own tax system.

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  • To what does the name Great Britain refer?
    To the biggest island in the western side of the North Sea, which holds separate countries: England, Scotland and Wales.
  • There is no agreement to the name. Most common: Great Britain and Ireland, but this leaves out the so-called 'Crown Dependencies', which are The Channel islands and the Isle of Man. They have self government with own parliament and own tax system.
  • Which city is not in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland? Wales, Belfast, Cardiff or Dublin
    Dublin
  • Which is the smallest if the four nations? Wales, Scotland or Ireland
    Wales
  • which is the smallest if the four nations? Wales, Scotland or Ireland
    Wales
  • To what does the name United Kingdom refer?
    Two Great Britain and the province Northern Ireland and hundreds of small islands along the British shore.
  • What are the "crown dependencies" and are they part of the UK?
    The "crown dependencies" are the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and they are not officially part of the UK. Each has complete internal self-government, including its own parliament and its own tax system.
  • Why is Britain great?
    It was first used to distinguish it from the smaller area in France which is called Brittany in modern English.
  • What are Wales, North-Ireland, England, Scotland and The Republic Ireland called together?
    The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Of what is the union flag known as the union Jack a combination?
    It is a combination of the cross of St George, the cross of St Andrew and the cross of St Patrick.
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