Реферат: The influence of the Great Britain on our daily life

  The influence of the <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Great Britain</st1:place></st1:country-region> on our daily life

The British life is influence on our daily life, for example on sport,leisure time, food and meals, holidays and others things.


The British sport haveaffected on our sport. English and Russian people like sport.

Footballhas taken theorigin in <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>England</st1:place></st1:country-region>.Football was played by the whole village teams in the middle ages in <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>England</st1:place></st1:country-region>. Nowfootball is the most popular game not only in <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Britain</st1:place></st1:country-region>, but also in our country.

Table tennishas come to us from<st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Britain</st1:place></st1:country-region>too. Englishmen heard about table tennis in 1880. Then the International TableTennis Association was formed and the international rules were worked out.

Lawn tennisis English gametoo. <st1:place w:st=«on»>Wimbledon</st1:place> is the centre of lawn tennis.

Some racing competitionswere thought in <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Britain</st1:place></st1:country-region>, whichcame from them to us. For example motor-car racing, boat racing, horse racingand others.

Leisure time:

Such hobby as fishinghas come to usfrom <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Britain</st1:place></st1:country-region>.About three million British people go sailing in small boats every year.

Gardeningis Englishrecreation too. <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Britain</st1:place></st1:country-region>is famous for its gardens and most people like gardening. This is probably onereason why so many people prefer to live in houses rather than in flats.

The most popular things to dooutside the home as for them are going out for a drive in the car, for a walkand for a meal.

Do-It-Yourselfis the widespread hobby among Russian people, but ithas come from <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Britain</st1:place></st1:country-region>.

Food and meals:

For most of us as they, breakfastis o bowl ofcereal followed by toast and marmalade with a cup of tea. Some people have cookedbacon and eggs.

Dinner may have two orthree courses. First soup, then a main course with meat or fish and finally adesert.

Teais the Britishnational drink and our too. They and we like tea strong and fresh-made.

Hamburgers, sandwiches and hotfoodhave come from them to us.


St. Valentine’s Dayis celebrated onFebruary 14. Every St. Valentine’s Day thousands of people travel to a smallvillage on <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Scotland</st1:place></st1:country-region>’sborder with <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>England</st1:place></st1:country-region>to get married. The village is called <st1:City w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Gretna</st1:place></st1:City>Green. Its romantic reputation began in 1754.

Christmas Dayis observed on the25th of December. In <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Britain</st1:place></st1:country-region>this day was a festival long before the conversion to Christianity. Thoughreligion in <st1:country-region w:st=«on»><st1:place w:st=«on»>Britain</st1:place></st1:country-region>has been loosing ground Christmas is still the most widely celebrated festival.

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