Faces of London
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Match the two parts of London Sights Trafalgar BigSt’ Paul’sTowerBuckinghamThe Houses ofThe WhiteWestminsterHydeThe Tower ofKensinghtonMadameParliamentCathedralLondonAbbeySquareTowerBenBridgePalacePark Tussaud'sGarden
Guess the name of the place described (угадайте название достопримечательности): Big BenThe Houses of ParliamentHyde ParkWestminster AbbeyBuckingham PalaceThe Tower of LondonSt. Paul’s CathedralTrafalgar Square
What place is described here? 1. It is the London home of the Queen. When the flag is flying on the topshe is at home. There is the VictoriaMonument just outside the gates.There are 600 rooms in it.It has an indoor swimming pool and cinema.Changing the Guard happens everyday at 11. 30. a.m. It lasts about45 minutes.
What place is described here? 2. It is the work place of the British government. The government consists of the House of Lords and the House of Commons. The House of Commons sits to the side of the Clock Tower with Big Ben and the House of Lords - of the Victoria Tower.
What place is described here? 3. It is the great bell in the Clock Toweron the eastern end of the Houses of Parliament in London.It is named after Sir Benjamin Hall, London Commissioner of Works. The booming bellwhich weighs 13.5 tons first rang out in 1859.
What place is described here? 4. It is the best-known church in England.It was built by King Edward in 1065.The coronation of all British kingsand queens takes place here.Some famous English peopleare also buried here. Chaucer,Dickens, Hardy, Kipling are buriedin its famous Poet’s Corner.
What place is described here? 5. It is a very big castle. It is the oldest placeand the most famous of all historicalbuildings in London. It has a long andcruel history. It was a castle, a palace, a zoo and a prison but it is only amuseum now. The most famous things kept here are the Crown Jewels.
What place is described here? 6. It is a very famous cathedral in London.It was designed by Sir Christopher Wren.It was used for the marriage of Charles, Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer which took place on 29 July 1981.
What place is described here? 7. This famous place is situated in the centreof the West end of London. On the columnin the centre there is a statue of Admiral Nelson who defeated the French at the sea battle in 1805.It is a place where meetings anddemonstrations take place.
What place is described here? 8. It is one of the largest parks in central London and one of the Royal parks inLondon. It is famous for its Speaker’sCorner where everyone can come andsay what he/she wants. It is a verydemocratic park.
1. Buckingham Palace
2. The Houses of Parliament
3. Big Ben
4. Westminster Abbey
5. The Tower of London
6. St. Paul’s Cathedral
7. Trafalgar Square
8. Hyde Park
Викторина «Do you know?»Answers:1. What Park isn’t situated in London?a) Hyde Parkb) Capitol Parkc) St. James Parkd) Green Park
2. Who helps the children to cross the road?a policemana lollipop mana fireman3. What’s the name of the Queen of the Great Britain?a) Mariab) Victoriac) Elizabeth
4. Where is the statue of Admiral Nelson?LondonParisWashington5. Who wrote “Adventures of Robinson Crusoe”?a) Agatha Christieb) Daniel Defoec) Mark Twain
6. What was Joseph Turner?WriterActorartist 7. In what museum are waxworks (восковые фигуры) exhibited?a) Madame Tussaud’s Museumb) MOMI museumc) British museum
8. Choose the right translation of the sentence: “London is rich in parks and gardens”.a) В Лондоне есть парки и сады.b) Лондон богат, так как там есть парки и сады.c) Лондон богат парками и садами.
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