The United Kingdom consists of four nations: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Each of them has its own special character. Everybody from the UK is British, but only people from England are English. For other population of Great Britain it is annoying. People from Wales think of themselves as Welsh; people from Scotland as Scottish; people from Northern Ireland as either British or Irish.
Most Englishmen never hug or kiss other men. They leave that to football players and foreigners. Women may kiss on one or both cheeks. Men may also kiss women in greeting, but only on the cheek
The fireplace in English homes
In English homes, the fireplace has always been, the natural center of interest in the room. In the Middle Ages the fireplaces in large castles were very wide and above them there were usually a clock or framed photos. This tradition has kept through the centuries
The British people are said to be very polite and well-mannered. “Please, thank People who live in Britain are called British. Many people think that ‘English’ is the same as ‘British’. But England is only one of the four nations in the UK. The Scots, Welsh and Northern Irish are British too. They sometimes get angry when they are called ‘English’.
There are also millions of British people whose parents first came to Britain in the 1950s and 1960s from the Caribbean, India, Pakistan, Hong Kong and other places. Their homes are mainly in the big English cities like London, Birmingham and Manchester.you and Excuse me” are used very often in Britain. They are rather conservative and reserved. They are considered to be the world’s tea drinkers.
1. What are called people who live in Britain?
2.What are the British like?
3. Many people think that "English" is the same as...
4. When people did come to Britain from Caribbean, India, Pakistan and other places.