1. Great Britain
Ireland is situated on the British Isles. They lie to the
north-west of Europe and are separated from the
continent by the narrow strait of water. It is called the
English Channel. Seas and oceans influence the British
climate. It is too cold in winter but never very hot in
The United Kingdom consists of four parts: England,
Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. England is the
central part, it occupies the most of the island of Great
Britain. Each part has its capital: the capital of England
is London, Scotland has Edinburgh, Wales has Cardiff,
and the main city of Northern Ireland is Belfast.
the cultural center of the country and is
situated on the banks of the Thames. There
are s lot of places of interest to visit. The
Big Ben, the Tower Bridge over the river
Thames, the International London
Heathrow Airport, the Westminster Abbey,
the National Gallery of Art and many
center of the country and is situated on the banks of the
Thames. There are s lot of places of interest to visit. The Big
Ben, the Tower Bridge over the river Thames, the
International London Heathrow Airport, the Westminster
Abbey, the National Gallery of Art and many others.
Britain, most of them are English, Irish and Scottish.
They all have special traditions for celebrating holidays
and cook special food for festivals. All the members of
families take part in these events. People in Great
Britain are polite and kind.
Many famous people were born and lived in Great
Britain. One of them is William Shakespeare, who
wrote tragedies "Romeo and Juliet", "Hamlet",
"Macbeth" and other plays. William Shakespeare was
born in 1564 and lived in Stratford-on-Avon with his
wife and children. Shakespeare died in 1616.
of the future. I dream of
going to London and
seeing the most
wonderful sights of the
capital of the United
Kingdom and I hope it
will come true one day.
published in 1880 and had only 248 names
and addresses (there were no telephone
numbers as you had to call the operator
and ask for someone’s name to get
monarch (king or queen) is Buckingham
Palace. It is the oldest royal residence in the
world that is still being used by the royal
United Kingdom. The other countries that
make up the United Kingdom are Wales,
Scotland and Northern Ireland.