Welcome to Great Britain! Nizamutdinov Arthur 11 classTeacher: Yarlykova Oxana Gennadyevna
England is the largest and the richest part of GB. Its’ capital is London. The biggest industrial cities are London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester, and other interesting cities as York, Chester, Oxford, and Cambridge.
Stonehenge Stonehenge is one of the most popular prehistoric places in England. It is situated in the south-west of England. It is a circle of enormous stones (4 meters high) 80 meters across. Why it was built—is a mystery. However, there are suggestions. One explorers say that it used to be an ancient observatory (there some astronomic Science in the position of stones), others—a temple and so on.
Chester Chester is a very important city in the north-west. The word “chester” appeared from a latin word “chesta”, which meant “forted camp”. It used to be a roman fortress. Now there is museum of both modern and ancient toys. There about 5.000 exhibits there.
Oxford is the home of oldest English university. Christ Church is the most famous college of university. It has a great hall, which has been built during the reign of King Henry the VIII and its’ chapel became the cathedral of Oxford. Oxford
Birmingham Birmingham is the city of 1.500 trades, because of great variety of industries.
Salisbury Cathedral is an example of splendid English gothic architecture. The oldest of England and one of four copies of Magna Charta are situated there. Salisbury Cathedral
England is one of the finest countries of the world!!