№114 по английскому языку за 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
авторы: Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
Учебник по английскому языку 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель. Страница 114
member of the Commonwealth of Independent States. The UK, ... Canada, Australia and New Zealand are constitutional monarchies. ... Canada, Australia and New Zealand are constitutional monarchies, they can be called parliamentary democracies as well, because monarchs are just ceremonial figures in these countries. ... Australia ... New Zealand can be called constitutional monarchies only formally. So can Canada. ... Australia, ... New Zealand is a republic. ... the US ... Belarus are republics, ... the USA is a federal republic.
Belarus, ... the US and Canada, celebrates its Independence Day in summer, at the beginning of July. ... Australia, ... New Zealand celebrates its national holiday in winter, ... in these countries it is considered to be summer. So, five countries have national holidays, ... the UK does not celebrate any particular national holiday.
Head of state in the USA is the President, ... in the UK it is the Queen. ... in the UK, ... in Australia, New Zealand and Canada the Queen is head of state. ... the governor-general is officially the representative of Queen Elizabeth II in Canada, for example, in reality the governor-general acts only on the advice of the Canadian prime minister. ... the British monarch possesses only symbolic executive power in Australia and New Zealand, it is the governor-general who is actually head of the state in these countries.
3 a) Look through the list of countries below. Work with your partner to recall what state system they have.
The Netherlands, France, Germany, Poland, China, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Ukraine, Czechia, Italy, Monaco, Venezuela, Nepal, Thailand, Japan, Spain, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, India, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Georgia, Oman, Cuba.
b) Do you remember the names of presidents and Prime Ministers of many countries of the world?
Read the information in the boxes and put the countries in the list in two groups: Commonwealth of Nations and Commonwelath of Independent States.