Look at the map and find the places you know about. Name them.
Find and name new places.
This is Big Ben.
You can see the clock in its tower and hear the bells.
Big Ben is a really bell. You hear it every hour.
The famous clock Big Ben stands near the Houses of Parliament. The country’s leaders speak in the Houses of Parliament.
Westminster Abbey is a church (церковь). Westminster Abbey is a symbol of England. It was built by King Edward in 1065.
The coronation of all British Kings and Queens take place in Westminster Abbey. Some famous English people are also buried [berid] (похоронены) here.
This is the Tower of London. The Tower is very old. It has a long and cruel history.
The White Tower is the oldest part of the Tower of London.
The Bloody Tower is near the river. It has a history of blood – the blood of men, women and even children.
the place where British kings and queens live when they are in London.
Important visitors often go to the palace. They meet Queen Elizabeth and the royal family inside the palace. A lot of tourist go to Buckingham Palace.
They stand outside and see the Changing of the Guard (смена караула)
Answer the questions
1. What are the parts of the UK?
2. What is the name of the Queen of the UK?
3. What is a double-decker?
4. Where do the ravens live?
5. What is London’s river?
Make up a dialogue
- You are welcome. Have a nice day.
- Excuse me, am I far from Trafalgar Square?
- How can I get there?
- I’m afraid you are.
- It’s very easy. Take bus №64 and you’ll be there in ten minutes.
- Thank you very much.
Tell about your trip and put in the missing words
London is the … of Great Britain. It is a very … city. It was founded about two thousand … ago. London is one of the most … and interesting … in Europe. There are ... of … to visit in London. There are a lot of …, art …, cinemas, theatres and … parks in London.
cities, countries, capital, famous, places, museums, years, hundred, popular, opera, old, lots, galleries, lovely, important