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<ul><li><p>Warming upReadingUnit 2 The United Kingdom </p></li><li><p>Buckingham Palace </p></li><li><p>Windsor Castle </p></li><li><p>Royal Greenwich Observatory</p></li><li><p>Westminster Abbey, England </p></li><li><p>Big Ben</p></li><li><p>Oxford UniversityCambridge University </p></li><li><p>1096 </p><p>4462538618</p></li><li><p>120973 </p></li><li><p>Salisbury's world-famous Stonehenge, situated on the spreading Salisbury Plain.</p></li><li><p>How many countries does the UK consist of ?</p><p> A. two </p><p> B. three </p><p> C. fourEnglandWalesScotlandNorthern IrelandLets have a quiz</p></li><li><p>2. How long does it take to fly from Beijing to London Heathrow Airport?</p><p> about six hours B. about ten hours</p><p>C. about sixteen hours Depart: 10:55 (Beijing time)Arrive: 15:15 (London time) </p></li><li><p>3. Who rules the country?</p><p>A. The Queen </p><p>B. The Prime Minister </p><p>C. bothGordon Brown Elizabeth </p></li><li><p>4. What are the provinces called in England ?</p><p>counties</p><p>departments</p><p>states The Local Government Act of 1972 divided England outside London into 45 counties of which 6 are metropolitan counties</p></li><li><p>5. Which is the longest river in England?</p><p> B. </p><p> C. AvonSevernThames</p></li><li><p>6. Which is the national flower of the UK?</p><p> B. </p><p> Cherry Rose </p><p>C. Maple </p></li><li><p>7. Which is the national animal of the UK?</p><p> B. </p><p> Beaver C. Redbreast Bald eagle</p></li><li><p>8. Which is the bank note of the UK ?A. U.S. Dollar $ </p><p>B. Euros </p><p>C. Pounds </p></li><li><p>match the following useful words according to their English meaning.V. be made up of ;be composed of ----consist ofV. separate----divide ~into~V. cause sth. to become clear or easier to understandconsistdivide</p><p>clarifybreak away (from)escape suddenly.legaladj. of or based on law</p></li><li><p>n. The quality of being useful and convenientn. action or power of attractingn. a group of objects that have been collected.V. build, set up, establish.relationn. related to, or connection between people, things, or eventsconstructcollectionattractionconveniencedebateV&amp;n. argue with sb.</p></li><li><p>1. The explanation in the note c the difficult sentence.2. The Loop Railway was being c at that time.3. Shopping bags are provided for the customers c . 4. Janet has a very good c of foreign coins.5. This club c of one hundred members.</p><p>larifiedonstructedonvenienceollectiononsists</p></li><li><p>6. Unless the money is paid immediately we shall be forced to take l action.7. He has no a for her. She doesnt like him at all.8. The r of mother and child is the closest in the world.9. Lets d ourselves into several groups.10. The robbery suspect the lockup. </p><p>ivideelationbroke away fromegalttraction</p></li></ul>