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M4 - United Kingdom
Kennis van Land en Volk

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Today's progamme
We are going to learn about the United Kingdom's:
- geography
- Politics
- most popular sights
- more culture


Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Geography first!

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

Which countries make up the United Kingdom?

Slide 4 - Woordweb

Slide 5 - Video

Terminology
British Isles =
-> Great Britain & Ireland (+ N. Ireland)

Great Britain = 
-> England,  Wales &  Scotland

United Kingdom ( of GB & Northern Ireland) =
-> England, Wales,  Scotland & Northen Ireland

Ireland =
-> either the entire isle or just the Republic of Ireland

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

Some geography questions!

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

What is the capitol of England?
A
Dublin
B
London
C
Liverpool
D
Cambridge

Slide 8 - Quizvraag

What is the name of the flag of the United Kingdom?
A
the Union Jack
B
the United Flag
C
the Uncle Sam flag
D
the British Union flag

Slide 9 - Quizvraag

Where in Britain can you find Loch Ness?
A
England
B
Wales
C
Scotland
D
Ireland

Slide 10 - Quizvraag

Which sea or ocean borders England in the South ?
A
the North Sea
B
Atlantic Ocean
C
the Channel
D
Loch Ness

Slide 11 - Quizvraag

Which river runs through London?
A
the Mississippi River
B
The Nile
C
The Seine
D
the River Thames

Slide 12 - Quizvraag

Let's see if you remember:
Which countries belong to Great-Britain?
A
England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
B
England, Scotland, Wales.
C
England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
D
Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Slide 13 - Quizvraag

Politics next!

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

Watch the video about politics
Afterwards, there will be several questions about the video that you have to answer.
(If you're smart...write down a few notes/keywords while you watch the video).

Slide 15 - Tekstslide

Slide 16 - Video

In the UK they have a constitutional monarchy.

What does this mean?
A
The queen is the most powerful person and the highest authority in the country.
B
The queen, government and parliament all have (different amounts of) authority.
C
The queen has no power at all and the government and parliament decide everything.

Slide 17 - Quizvraag

Constitutional Monarchy
- Monarchie = dat er een koning/koningin/vorst of regent het hoofd van de
   staat is. In het Verenigd Koninkrijk is het staatshoofd: Koningin Elizabeth II.

-  Constitutioneel = dat er een grondwet bestaat die de autoriteit van het
   staatshoofd en eventuele andere ambten beschrijft. In het geval van het
   Verenigd Koninkrijk, is macht van de koningin niet erg groot. Zij heeft vooral
   ceremoniële verplichtingen . Over het regeert de overheid (ministers) en
   het parlement 

Slide 18 - Tekstslide

The government is divided into three sections. Which three?
A
Executive, Legislature and Judiciary
B
the Cabinet, Law and Order
C
Justice, Legal and Defence.

Slide 19 - Quizvraag

Who is the prime minister of the United Kingdom?
A
B
C
D

Slide 20 - Quizvraag

Executive branch
= consists of the Prime minister (Boris Johnson) and the
    cabinet. Their job is to propose new laws.  

Slide 21 - Tekstslide

What is a law called before it is passed (= aangenomen) in Parliament?
A
a proposal
B
a fine
C
new legal pitch
D
a bill

Slide 22 - Quizvraag

The next part of government is Legislature. What are the two houses of Parliament called?
A
The first chamber and the second chamber
B
the House of Commons and the House of Lords
C
The House of Bills and the House of Laws

Slide 23 - Quizvraag

Houses of Parliament
--> House of Commons is similar to our Dutch 'Tweede kamer'. Members are
        publicly elected. 
--> House of Lords is similar to our Dutch 'Eerste kamer'. Members inherit
       seats of are appointed by the Crown. 

The business of Parliament takes place in these two houses. Their work is similar: making laws (legislation), checking the work of the government , and debating current issues. Generally, the decisions made in one House have to be approved by the other. This way they keep each other in check.

In this way the two-chamber system acts as a check and balance for both Houses.

Slide 24 - Tekstslide

The third part of government is the judiciary branch. What does this branch do?
A
De rechterlijke macht bestaande uit afdelingen die de wetten van het parlement implementeren.
B
De rechterlijke macht bestaande uit afdelingen die alle overtreders van de wetten straffen.

Slide 25 - Quizvraag

Name the tourist attraction/landmark!

Slide 26 - Tekstslide

What is this tourist attraction called?
A
The ferris wheel
B
The big O
C
The London Eye
D
The British wheel

Slide 27 - Quizvraag

What is this tourist attraction called?
A
The London Bridge
B
The London Towers
C
The Tower Bridge

Slide 28 - Quizvraag

What are the buildings called that are right next to the Big Ben?
A
Houses of Parliament
B
The Palace of Westminster
C
The Big Ben Palace
D
The Big Ben Palace

Slide 29 - Quizvraag

What is this monument called?
A
Stonebeds
B
Stonehenge
C
Stonecircle

Slide 30 - Quizvraag

What is this building called?
A
Windsor castle
B
Westminster Abbey
C
The Royal Palace
D
Buckingham Palace

Slide 31 - Quizvraag

What is this building called?
A
Westminster Abbey
B
St. Paul's Cathedral

Slide 32 - Quizvraag

more UK culture!

Slide 33 - Tekstslide

Which drink are the English known for?
A
Guinness beer
B
Tea with milk
C
Strong black coffee
D
diet coke

Slide 34 - Quizvraag

Who sings this song?
A
The Rolling Stones
B
The Beatles
C
Lady Gaga
D
Queen

Slide 35 - Quizvraag

What is 'a bobby'?
A
a guard at Buckingham palace.
B
a snitch
C
a British police officer
D
a lollipop

Slide 36 - Quizvraag

What is a traditional English breakfast?
A
Pancakes with syrup and a sidedish with fruit.
B
Cereal with milk.
C
A peanutbutter and jelly sandwich.
D
Eggs, bacon, tomato, sausages and baked beans.

Slide 37 - Quizvraag

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Slide 38 - Video

01:45
What do we call this phenomenon?
A
a breakdance
B
a flash mob
C
a pop-up dance
D
a lightning move

Slide 39 - Quizvraag

Which sport was NOT invented in England?
A
Rugby
B
Tennis
C
Table tennis
D
Volleyball

Slide 40 - Quizvraag

Who is the British singer of this song?

Slide 41 - Open vraag

Who lives on 10 Downing Street?
A
The queen
B
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
C
The British Prime minister
D
William Shakespeare

Slide 42 - Quizvraag

What is the name for the London metro system?
A
The Underground
B
The Subway

Slide 43 - Quizvraag

What does the term 'derby' mean in football?
A
a game between two rivals
B
the old name for being offside
C
when both teams are down 1 player
D
a game between two different countries

Slide 44 - Quizvraag