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Where I want to

live in 15 years

England

England
Welcome to England, the home of Queen Elizabeth
and a long line of famous monarchs in human history.
Even though it is relatively small in size, the cultural
diversity of England allows visitors to experience a
variety of different locations from the dazzling
metropolitan lifestyle of London to the relaxed,
tranquil atmosphere of the great British countryside.
London offers an insight into some of the countrys
most famous landmarks such as Buckingham Palace,
Westminster Abbey, The Houses of Parliament and
Big Ben and with XL you can be sure that there will
be a tour guide with you more than happy to share
their local knowledge of the history, tradition and
national importance of such marvellous pieces of
architecture. The north and midlands of England
have the proud distinction of being the home to
association football (soccer). With the worlds first
soccer league being born there in 1888 it is not
surprising to hear the passionate cheers and tears
oozing from the hearts and mouths of dedicated

Population:
59,231,900

Capital City:
London

Currency:
Pound (GBP)

Famous sport
personalities:

David Beckham (soccer),


Lewis Hamilton (formula

one)
Bradley Wiggins (cycling)

Language:
English

Cities in
Among
the 47 villages that
England

has England, there are some


cities that are recognized not
only in the UK but also
worldwide, these are London,
Birmingham, Cambridge,
Liverpool, Manchester,
Nottingham, Oxford, among
others.

Weather

oThe English weather is very varied,

since in any moment the cold and rain


that may be in the morning, was
suddenly transformed into a sunny day
in just a few hours.
oThe temperature in England has a
maximum of 30 C in summer and a
minimum of -5 C in winter.

festivities
Besides celebrating the holidays
this year, there are other festivals
celebrated throughout England,
among them are St. Stephen's
Day, St. Patrick Valentine
innocents, among others.

tourism
Birmingham:

A major city, with an


orchestra, major exhibition venues (NEC, ICC)
and art galleries. Of historical interest for its
significant role in the industrial revolution,
the childhood home and inspiration of
Tolkien, noted for its shopping and boasting

the longest stretch of nightclubs in England.

Hadrian's Wall:

The Roman wall built in


Northumberland by order of the Emperor
Hadrian.

Hereford:

A cathedral city, famous for the


chained library in the cathedral, and the
Mappa Mundi

Manchester:

A culturally pre-eminent
city, once famous for its industry. Known
for the Hall orchestra and many
museums, art galleries and its Victorian
and Edwardian era architecture.
Manchester is also known for being the
world's first industrialised city, and is well
noted for its shopping, cuisine, music,
media, social history and nightlife.

Winchester:

A cathedral city, also


famous for its castle, which has a
depiction of King Arthur's Round Table in
the Great Hall.

Mores
Regards instead of kisses: In spite of
thefactthat in Spainitisvery normal
togivetwokisseswhentheyyoupresentto a person,
in
theUnitedKingdomthecustomistogiveexclusivelyth
ehand. Tokiss a subject of
hisgracefulmajestythatyouhavejustknowncone can
haveconsequencesfromtheneedtoapologizerepeat
edly, up to a sonorousslap.

Puntuality:

Theenglishmen are knownbyhis


extreme punctuality. Thistopiciscompletely true.
Themostminimaldelayonhaving come
toanappointmentisconsideredto be
anauthenticlack of respect. Thebetterthingisto
come beforetopreventthepersonfromgoingawayor,
ifit decides towait, tohavetobear a wrangle and
long faces.

Carpets: In theUnitedKingdomthecarpets are


throughout, fromlounges and bedrooms up
tothebathrooms, which, besidenotturningoutto be
toohygienic, isveryshokingfortheSpanish.

Cashback: Thispracticevery extended in


manysupermarkets, consists of payingwith a card of
debitanamount superior tothat of
theeffectedpurchase and of receiving in cash
thedifference. A rapidway of obtainingsomething of
cash withoutneedtogoto a cash dispenser.

Tea at allhours:

Otherone of thetopicsmost

extended
ontheBritishersishisgreatinterestforthisinfusion. In
fact, in manyhousesthereisalways a tea-potwithwater
hirviendo, readyto prepare a tea totheinstant.
Toaccept a cup of
thisdrinkpracticallyisequivalenttogainhimthesharm of
thepersonthat he invites

Education first of all:

The english men repeat


constant thewords "please", " thankyou " and "sorry"
(" please ", " thankyou " y " I sitit ").
Itisnotanythingthattheysaybecausereallytheyfeelit,
butthey do ithabitually, of automaticform. Because of
it, nottoanswer of thesamewayisconsideredto be a
greatdiscourtesy.

Food
FISH AND CHIPS
It is a dish very popular fast food in
England. The dish consists of fish of
different kinds (especially cod and
hake) coated with flour and egg
accompanied by fries which usually
add salt and vinegar.

SUNDAY ROAST
has this name because it typically
take Sundays. It consists of different
roast meats (pork, beef or lamb)
accompanied by roast potatoes,
yorkshire pudding (as a vol-au-vent
empty), sausages and seasonal
vegetables all washed down with a
thick sauce made with onions and
gravy

BANGERS AND MASH


They are bangers with
mash. The bangers can
be of various types and
the mash is natural. In
this dish you are also
adds gravy
PIES
They are similar to our
pies, the most common
are chicken with
mushrooms, steak and
kidney and steak and
ale, all of which are
served with gravy and
usually potatoes and
vegetables.

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