UK – location and borders, climate, geography Autor: Autor: Ing. Vladimír Havlík Autor je výhradním tvůrcem materiálu. Datum vytvoření: Datum vytvoření: 20. 07. 2013 Klíčová slova Klíčová slova: UK – location and borders, climate, geography Anotace: Anotace: prezentace je určena na získání základních znalostí o geografii, klimatu a poloze Spojeného království Velké Británie a Severního Irska. Ve zpracovaném materiálu jsou také cvičení k procvičení.
Způsob využití: Způsob využití: určeno pro výklad a procvičení základních znalostí o geografii, klimatu a poloze Spojeného království Velké Británie a Severního Irska. Tyto znalosti je možno využít u maturity z anglického jazyka na středních školách. Číslo šablony Číslo šablony: VY_32_INOVACE_ANJ_08
UK – location and borders, climate, geography LOCATION AND BORDERS Location north-west part of Europe large islands The UK is situated in the north-west part of Europe. It consists of two large islands (Great Britain and Ireland). borders with France on the east it’s washed on the west it’s washed by It borders with France over the English Channel, which separates Great Britain from continental Europe, on the east it’s washed by the North Sea and on the west it’s washed by the Atlantic Ocean. Its only neighbour is The Irish Republic.
UK – location and borders, climate, geography LOCATION AND BORDERS four countries It is a country consisting of four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.CLIMATE The UK's climate varies greatly according to season and location, but on the whole can be described as mild with few extremes.
GEOGRAPHYArea: a total area 250 000 km² The UK has a total area of almost a quarter of a million square kilometres (250 000 km²). four seas The UK is bordered by four seas: the English Channel to the south by the English Channel, which separates it from continental Europe, but the UK is connected to continental Europe by the Channel Tunnel, which at 50 kilometres is the longest underwater tunnel in the world, the North Sea to the east by the North Sea, the Irish Seathe Atlantic Ocean to the west by the Irish Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
UK – location and borders, climate, geography GEOGRAPHY NATURAL FEATURES Natural Regions Natural Regions: Scottish Highlands, Lowlands and Uplands; Lake District. Major Rangesthe Cornish Heightsthe Cambriansthe Cambrian Mountainsthe Pennines Major Ranges: The main mountain regions here are the Cornish Heights (south-west England), the Cambrians (Wales), the Cambrian Mountains (in the Lake District), the Pennines (the Backbone of England). The Cheviot Hills The Highlands of Scotland The Cheviot Hills are on the border between England and Scotland. The Highlands of Scotland are the highest mountains in Britain (with the highest mountain Ben Nevis – 1342 km).
UK – location and borders, climate, geography GEOGRAPHY GEOGRAPHY Notable Peaks Notable Peaks: Ben Nevis (in Scotland) 4 406 feet (1 343 meters); Snowdon (in Wales), 3 560 feet (1 085 meters). Picture: Ben Nevis
UK – location and borders, climate, geography GEOGRAPHY Major Lakes: Major Lakes: Loch Ness (Scotland), Lough Neagh (Northern Ireland), Lough Erne (Northern Ireland), Loch Lomond (Scotland). Major Rivers Major Rivers: The UK's rivers are not very long. Severn (west England), Thames (south England), Clyde (Scotland-Glasgow), Trent (middle England), Tweed (south Scotland).
UK – location and borders, climate, geography CVIČENÍ Choose the correct answer: 1.The UK is situated in the ……….. part of Europe. a)north-west b)north-east c)south d)south-west 2.In the east the UK is washed by………... a)the North Sea b)the Irish Sea c)the Atlantic ocean
UK – location and borders, climate, geography CVIČENÍ You will not use all information there. Fill in the gaps with information from the ellipse below the text to get correct statements. You will not use all information there. a)The UK has a total area of almost ……….. km². b)The highest range in the UK is ………... c)You can find the lake Loch Lomond in ……….. d)The highest mountain of the UK is Ben Nevis. It is about ………. high. Wales 1,600m EnglandScotland 250,000 The Highlands 200,000 the Atlantic Ocean the Pennines 1,300m1,100m
Zpracoval: Ing. Vladimír Havlík Bibliografie: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom Obrázky: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Uk_topo_en.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:BenNevis2005.jpg