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English-Speaking Countries - Task

First test your knowledge of geography and flags. Then continue with the task below.

Can You Place the Flags of These English Speaking Countries?

Research

Divide the countries between you and use the Internet to find the necessary information to fill in the fact boxes below. Look at Scotland, the example below. Present your findings orally in class.

Copy and paste the country you are working with into your text editor or print this page.

Scotland

Capital: Edinburgh
Languages: English, Gaelic
Why do they speak English? Because most of the population descend from the Anglo Saxons. Some also speak Gaelic or Scots (a local variation of English)
Political system: Constitutional monarchy, has its own Parliament with some self rule
Culture: Clans, kilts, whisky, haggis
Music: Bagpipes, Amazing Grace
Film: Braveheart
Sport: Rugby, golf, Highland Games
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