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Téma prezentace: Canada

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Prezentace na téma Kanada v anglickém jazyce. Obsahuje tyto body: geography, nature, inhabitants, natural resources, political system, history, Quebec, sports, Winter Olympics 2010, famous people.




vSituated in northern part of Nort America

vIt is the second largest country in the world

vIt borders the USA in the south and Alaska in the northwest

vDivided into ten provinces and three territories

vThe capital city is Ottawa in Ontario



vCountry of lakes

vThe largest are Lake Erie and Ontario, between them are the famous Niagara Falls

vIt lies on the Canadian border with the USA

vThere are many rivers, the Mackenzie and St Lawrence are the longest

vAlong the west coast are the Canadian Rocky Mountains

vThe highest mountain is Mt. Logan



vContinental climate with cold snowy winters, warm summers

vThe north has a polar climate

vSouthern part of the country is covered with forests

vMany kinds of animals live there – the beaver – Canadian national animal, the moose, the black bear,  the grizzly bear and coyote


Natural Resources

vVery rich because of its natural resources

vLarge deposits of coal, iron, petroleum, gas, copper, zinc, gold, silver, uranium etc.

vThe greatest resources are forests

vCanada is a major producer of wood and paper

vOne of the biggest producers of wheat



vDespite its big size it has relatively small population (30 million people)

vAbout 45% of them are of British origin, about 30% of French origin and over 20% are of European origin

vOriginal ingabitants were Indians and Eskimos

vCanada has two official languages – English and French


Political system

vConstitutional monarchy

vBelongs to the Commonwealth,the head of the state is Queen Elizabeth II.

vHer representative is the Governor-General

vThe real head of the state is the Prime Minister

vThe Flag of Canada consist of two red vertical stripes and in the middle is a white stripe with maple leaf



vOriginal inhabitants came to Canada between 10 or 25 thousand years ago from Asia

vThe first Europeans were the Vikings

vDuring the Age of discoveries some navigators (e.g. Jacques Cartier) landed on the Canadian coast

vIn the 16th century large territories were occupied by the French people, but they lost this country in wars with England

vCanada became a British colony



vQuebec is the capital city of the province with same name

vThe city has about half a million of inhabitants

vThere is still a town wall (since 1985 it is included in sights of UNESCO)



vCanada is excellent in many kinds of sports

vIt is cradle of ice hockey

vOther popular sports are curling, football, basketball and lacrosse.


Winter Olympics 2010

vThe 21st Winter Olympics were one of the major international multi-sport event held from February 12 to February 28, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia

v2,600 athletes from 82 nations participated

vCanada hosted the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal (Quebec) and the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary (Alberta)

ÒWinter olympics participants

Famous people


Famous Canadians are for example singers Avril Lavigne, Carly Rae Jepsen and Celine Dion or actress Nina Dobrev