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1 MATURITA TOPICS Canada_General facts I_13 Mgr. Filip Soviš ANJ_Maturita

2 Anotace Materiál nastiňuje základní obecná fakta k maturitnímu tématu Canada. Část první. Umožňuje použití pro samostatnou práci. Je možné jej poskytnou nepřítomným žákům. AutorMgr. Filip Soviš (Autor) JazykAngličtina Očekávaný výstup 23–41–M/01 Strojírenství M/01 Elektrotechnika M/01 Zdravotnický asistent M/01 Hotelnictví Speciální vzdělávací potřeby- žádné - Klíčová slovaCanada, General facts I Druh učebního materiáluPrezentace Druh interaktivityKombinované Cílová skupinaŽák Stupeň a typ vzděláváníodborné vzdělávání Typická věková skupina let Vazby na ostatní materiályJe součástí ANJ konverzace

3 Basic Facts Provincies and Territories Languages Flag History Native people Political System Other Canada PART I

4 What basic facts do you know about Canada? Canada from the Iroquois "kanata" = "village" or "settlement" Canada's nickname "The Great White North" located in the north of the continent of North America the second largest country by area in the world after Russia part of the Commonwealth a maple leaf on the flag since 1965 (a big producer of maple syrup made from maple sap) a relatively small population of 30 million half of the population British, 30% French and the rest are First Nations (Indians) and Inuit (Eskimos) six time zones (the Pacific Zone is 8 hours behind GMT) rich in raw materials: wheat, leather, timber (half of the country forests) and maple syrup

5 Can you divide the country? What do you know about its parts? Canada British Columbia (Victoria) Alberta (Edmonton) Saskatchewan (Regina) Manitoba (Winnipeg) Ontario (Toronto) Quebec (Quebec City) Newfoundland and Labrador (St. John's) New Brunswick (Fredericton) Northwest Territories (Yellowknife) Nunavut (Iqaluit) Yukon (Whitehorse) Ten provinces Three territories Nova Scotia (Halifax) Prince Edward Island (Charlottetown)

6 What do you know about the history of Canada? Canada settlement goes back 25,000 years in some areas the Vikings about 1000 years ago in the 15 th century Italian: Giovanni Caboto in 1497 the French (Jacques Cartier in 1534) up to the 18 th c.  in the 16 th century "New France" (along the St Lawrence River) from the 18 th century, control moved to the British in the wars  in 1763 an English colony in 1812 the British colonies in Canada a war against the USA in 1867 a dominion of the United Kingdom = independent of the United Kingdom except in foreign affairs in 1982 formally separated from the UK (the Canada Act)

7 Who are the native inhabitants of Canada? Where do they live? Canada came from Asia across a land bridge (now the Bering Strait) First Nations (in the 1980s to replace the term "Indian band"; across Canada, roughly half in Ontario and British Columbia) Inuit (singular is Inuk; the Canadian Arctic and subarctic of Nunavut; the northern third of Quebec; Labrador; the Northwest Territories; incorrectly and offensively referred to as "Eskimos") Métis = peoples of mixed European-First Nations ancestry

8 What languages are spoken in Canada? Canada a multicultural / diverse country with two official languages English (about 70%) French (about 22%) English and French have equal status in federal courts, Parliament, and in all federal institutions 11 Aboriginal language groups (only the Cree, Inuktitut and Ojibway languages have a large enough population) others: Chinese, Italian, German, Punjabi and Spanish

9 Could you describe the Canadian political system? Canada constitutional monarchy head of state the monarch of the UK (currently Queen Elizabeth II) - her representative is the Governor General federal system of government (national parliament in Ottawa) bicameral = the Senate (the Upper House; members appointed) and House of Commons (the Lower House; elected every 4 years) the government in the House of Commons (the leader is the prime minister) each province: unicameral parliament (the head is the premier) a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations

10 Canada Why is Canada popular tourist destination in your opinion? What are some popular places to visit in Canada? What is the easiest way to travel to/in Canada?

11 Bibliografické citace BRIDGE. Canada [online] [cit ]. Soubor typu PDF. Dostupné z: BURNIE, Glen a Rob RAESIDE. Flags of the World. CRW Flags' Online Catalog [online] , [cit ]. Dostupné z: ALT, Tobias. Peyto Lake-Banff NP-Canada [online] [cit ]. Obrázek typu JPEG, Creative Commons. Dostupné z: SMITH-DLUHÁ, Gabrielle. Angličtina: otázky a odpovědi nejen k maturitě. 1. vyd. Dubicko: INFOA, 2007, 231 s. Zrcadlový text. ISBN


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