a) a wild plant with leaves with sharp points and purple, yellow or white flowers made up of a mass of narrow petals pointing upwards. The national symbol of Scotland.
b) an area of flat land that is higher than the land around it
c) an area controlled by one ruler
d) a country or an area that is governed by people from another, more powerful, country
e) a skirt made of tartan cloth that reaches to the knees and is traditionally worn by Scottish men; a similar skirt worn by women
f) the act of using force to oppose smb/smth
g) the act of people etc. coming together after they have been apart for some time
h) to publicly and officially tell people about smth important
i) a valley, especially in northern England
j) the process of smth becoming or being made popular or fashionable again
k) an object, a tradition, etc. that has survived from a period of time that no longer exists
l) the fact of not having smth that you need, like enough food, money or a home
Name the Cities. See if you can find the names of the cities by putting together the jumbled word pieces correctly in pairs.
8. Surf the Internet to learn what country the sight given below belongs to.
World Heritage Sites in the United Kingdom
Edinburgh Old Town and New Town
Heart of Neolithic Orkney
Standing Stones of Stenness
St. Augustine's Abbey
St. Martin's Church
St. Margaret's Church
Stonehenge and Avebury
Castles and Town Walls of King Edward I in Gwynedd
Frontiers of the Roman Empire (Hadrian's Wall)
Studley Royal Park and Fountains Abbey
Tower of London
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape
Derwent Valley Mills
Durham Castle and Cathedral
a) State the nature of it in the following sentences from the texts about Great Britain, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
1. It greatly facilitates the export of manufactures and has made the English race a sea-loving one
2.It is interesting to note that the sea has been important in the history of England.
3. It was a good protection against the attacks of outside peoples.
4. It is the most northern part of the island of Great Britain and is not far away from the Arctic Circle.
5. It is the centre of the working-class movement and has glorious revolutionary traditions.
6. It is associated with the names of George Gordon Byron and Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Burns and Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes.
7. In 1949 it was officially proclaimed an independent state, the Irish Free State of Eire
8. It has its roots in three basic industries—agriculture, textiles and shipbuilding.
9. It is the prime Minister who is responsible for every measure submitted to Parliament.