British culture. Famous Britons
1. British culture. Famous BritonsMaryna Harmash
Group UE - 41
Describe the phenomenon.
Which of the Winston Churchill’s
lessons or quotes do you remember?
Was William Shakespeare a pen name for
another writer or
a group of writers?
Give your own opinion.
2. Winston Churchill.
3. William Shakespeare.
4. 1.Isaac Newton and Scientific RevolutionHe was born in the 4th of January in
1643 (at Woolsthorpe Manor
a hamlet in the county of Lincolnshire –
in the east of England).
He died in the 31st of March in 1727.
Isaac Newton is the most influential
scientist of all time and a key figure in
the scientific revolution.
1643 - 1727
6. Isaac Newton is an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist and theologian.
that would become known as gravity, and defined the law
of universal gravitation.
10. 2. Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965)
was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the
United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to
Churchill was also
an officer in the British
Army, a non-academic
historian, a writer (as
Winston S. Churchill), and an
artist. He won the Nobel
Prize in Literature in 1953
for his overall, lifetime body
of work. In 1963, he was the
first of only eight people to
be made an honorary citizen
of the United States.
14. Sir Winston Churchill quotes
18. 3. William Shakespeare ( 1564 – 1616)
20. Theatre careerIn the late 1580s Shakespeare moved to London.
By 1592 he had established himself as a writer.
In 1594 joined Richard Burbage’s acting company and became its
chief playwright for the next two decades.
Shakespeare also worked as an actor in the theatre company?
Although the lead roles were always reserved for Burbage himself.
In 1603 James I granted his royal patronage to Shakespeare’s
company, which became known as The King’s Men.