25-31may

Great Britain: geography, politics, culture

Great Britain: geography, politics, culture
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Учебное пособие содержит страноведческий материал об истории, географии, политической жизни, культуре Великобритании, а также контрольные вопросы, тесты и задания для практических занятий по дисциплине «География и культура страны основного иностранного языка».

Оглавление
  • Введение
  • 1 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: country and people
  • 1.1 Geographical position
  • 1.2 Names
  • 1.3 Statistics
  • 1.4 General knowledge about four countries and their people
  • 1.5 National symbols of the UK and four countries (the national flag; the Coats of Arms, the national anthem, national holidays and national emblems)
  • 1.6 Exercises
  • 2 History of Britain: from Early Britain to the Middle Ages
  • 2.1 Britain B.C
  • 2.2 Early Britain. The Celtic Tribes
  • 2.3 The Roman Conquest of Britain
  • 2.4 Roman influence in Britain
  • 2.5 The Middle Ages. The Anglo-Saxon Conquest of Britain
  • 2.6 The Norman Invasion
  • 2.7 The medieval period (1066 – 1485)
  • 2.8 Exercises
  • 3 History of Britain: from the Middle Ages to the Modern Times
  • 3.1 The late Middle Ages (13th – 15th century)
  • 3.2 The sixteenth century
  • 3.3 The seventeenth century
  • 3.4 The eighteenth century
  • 3.5 The nineteenth century
  • 3.6 The twentieth century
  • 3.7 Exercises
  • 4 Geography
  • 4.1 Geographical position of the UK
  • 4.2 The four countries (landscape, economy)
  • 4.2.1 England
  • 4.2.2 Scotland
  • 4.2.3 Wales
  • 4.2.4 Northern Ireland
  • 4.3 The islands of the UK
  • 4.3.1 The Islands of England
  • 4.3.2 The Islands of Scotland
  • 4.3.3 The Isle of Man
  • 4.4 Climate in the UK
  • 4.5 Vegetation and Wildlife in the UK
  • 4.6 Exercises
  • 5 Political structure of the UK
  • 5.1 British monarchy (myths, reality, role)
  • 5.2 The royal family
  • 5.3 Political structure and style of democracy
  • 5.4 The Government (the executive power: the cabinet, Prime Minister, civil service, local government authorities)
  • 5.5 Exercises
  • 6 Parliament in the UK
  • 6.1 Introduction (functions, the place, the structure of Parliament)
  • 6.2 The House of Commons
  • 6.3 The House of Lords
  • 6.4 Political parties in the UK
  • 6.5 General elections
  • 6.6 Exercises
  • 7 Mass Media
  • 7.1 The Press
  • 7.2 Radio and Television
  • 7.3 Exercises
  • 8 Religion in Modern British Life
  • 8.1 Exercises
  • 9 Education in Great Britain
  • 9.1 Characteristics of education in Great Britain
  • 9.2 Compulsory education (nursery school, primary school, secondary school)
  • 9.3 Types of schools
  • 9.3.1 State Schools
  • 9.3.2 Fee Paying Schools (Independent Schools)
  • 9.4 Higher education in Great Britain
  • 9.5 Types of universities
  • 9.6 World-known educational centers: Oxford and Cambridge. Student life
  • 9.7 Exercises
  • Список использованных источников
  • Приложение A (рекомендуемое)