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Hi, my name is Omar, and I am going to travel on London. London is
the capital of England. It lies on the river Thames. It has a population of
over 8 million people. It’s an old city. London is famous for its historic
buildings St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Houses of Parliament, where you can
see and hear the famous clock, Big Ben. It’s also famous for its parks. I
am going to visit London Eye, National gallery and Trafalgar Square.
Children’s favorite place is Hamleys, which is the biggest toyshop in the
world. Over one million people a day use the London underground, but
there are still too many cars on the street. The main transports of London
are double decker and black taxi.
Trafalgar Square is the centre of London. It is the most beautiful place
of London. There is the monument of Admiral Nelson. There are two
beautiful fountains in the square.
The National Gallery is one of the best picture galleries in the world.
Every day many tourists visit this fine building with tall columns.
The large clock in one of the towers is Big Ben. You can hear the sound
of Big Ben every hour in London.
The Tower Bridge is a famous sightseeing in London. It was built in
1886-1894. This big bridge across the river Thames.
The London Eye is a giant Ferris Wheel on the South bank of the River
Thames in London. You can see all beauty of city from top this wheel.
IV. Relaxing time. Finger fitness
1. Going to Trafalgar Square do task 1
True or false sentences
I - group
London is a modern city
It stands on the river Thames
Its population is over 20 million people
II - group
The large clock in one of the towers is Big Ben.
London has got many interesting places.
The Tower Bridge across the river Thames.