Britain is for intermediate and advanced learners of English who want or need to know more about Britain and the British. This book: Covers all aspects of British life from ?The government" to ?Sport and competition". Gives the essential facts about Britain and looks at attitudes and beliefs which shape them. Describes both the public face of Britain-the Britain of the national and international news-and the private daily life of the British people. Provides masses of detailed extra information alongside the main text, often in the from of charts and graphs, extracts from popular fiction and newspapers, and so on. Asked questions at the end of each chapter to encourage analysis of the text and to stimulate cross-cultural comparisons, and sometimes gives suggestions for further reading. Is illustrated in colour.