Virtual excursion Literary Places of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Грязнова Валентина Сергеевна, учитель английского языка МОУ «Лицей №1» п.Тюльган Оренбургской области
What have I done for you,England, my England?What is there I would not do,England, my own?With your glorious eyes austere,As the Lord were walking near,Whispering terrible things and dearAs the Song on your bugles blown,England—Round the world on your bugles blown!
Stratford-upon-Avon is William Shakespeare’s birthplace William Shakespeare's School
The Globe Theatre The most famous and popular plays nowadays are «Romeo and Juliet» (1595), «Hamlet» (1601), «Оthello» (1604), «King Lear» (1605), «Мacbeth» (1606)
The House-Museum of Jane Austen in Bath Jane Austen spent her short life in Hampshire, near the south coast of England. Her famous novels are "Sense and Sensibility" (1811), "Pride and Prejudice" (1813), "Emma" (1815), Northanger Abbey" (1818) and "Persuasion" (1818). These novels describe the everyday life of people in the upper-middle class circles .
England produced and inspired these celebrated writers Percy Bisshe Shelley William Wordsworth
When he was only 12, Charles had to leave school and work in a factory. His novels often tell the stories of young children who work hard to escape а life of poverty
Sherlock Holmes Museum The Poet’s Corner in Westminster Abbey The best place to begin a literary exploration of London is at Westminster Abbey. Here you’ll find the Poet’s Corner with monuments and tombs of outstanding writers: Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, Rudyard Kipling,Chaucer, Spenser, Dryden, Ben Jonson, and Milton, Shakespeare, Burns, Byron, Walter Scott, Thackeray
Guardian Hay Festival of Literature Wales inspired Lewis Carrol to write his literary treasure “ Alice in Wonderland’ White Rabbit Memorial Lewis Carrol
Roald Dahl is the modern children’s writer Museum of R.Dahl
Children’s books combine frightening things with humour
September, 13 - Roald Dahl’s Day
Ireland is the birthplace of the famous writer Oscar Wilde He is famous for his play “The Importance of Being Earnest” and the story “The Picture of Dorian Gray”
The Museum of writers The Tomb of Oscar Wilde
The most popular books of Oscar Wilde
Scotland has been opened by two famous natives of those places – Robert Burns and Walter Scott Robert Burn’s Memorial A Statue of R.Burns
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet is the famous Scottish poet and writer A beautiful garden in the family’s estate Abbotsford House
The annual Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction was created in 2010 by the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch, whose ancestors were closely linked to Sir Walter Scott. At £25,000 it is one of the largest prizes in British literature
My heart’s in the HighlandsFarewell to the northChasing the wild deerThe birthplace of valourwherever I gowherever I roveThe hills of the Highlands Farewell to the Highlands, farewell to the North, The birth-place of Valour, the country of Worth ; Wherever I wander, wherever I rove, The hills of the Highlands for ever I love.
Викторина His books described the life in Victorian England and showed how hard it was, especially for the poor and for children. Who is this writer?