Презентация "The Main Landmark of London" 5-11 класс


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St Paul’s Cathedral

Муниципальная научно – практическая конференция «Мир на ладони» Секция: Туристические маршруты Творческая работа The Main Landmark of London выполнил: Иманов Рауф ученик 8 «В» класса МОУ «Лицей №4» Руководитель: Бабушкина М.И.

Саратов -2016

The Aim and the Tasks of the Work

  • The aim of the work is to get a complete picture of one of the most important attractions of London – St. Paul’s cathedral.
  • The tasks of the work are:
  • a) to collect the material about the cathedral;
  • b) to study it;
  • c) to systematize the found information;
  • d) to make a small survey;
  • e) to make a conclusion.

St Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral is the seat of

the Bishop of London. It is

located on Ludgate Hill in the

financial district between

the West End and the City

of London.

The Cathedral’s Predecessor

The present St. Paul's

Cathedral is the fourth

cathedral to occupy the site,

which was sacred even before

Christianity arrived. In this

picture you can see the cathedral, which was destroyed by

the Great Fire of London.

The Present St Paul’s Cathedral

The present St Paul’s

was built between

1675 and 1710.

Sir Christopher Wren

The present St. Paul’s

Cathedral

is the masterpiece

of the well-known

English architect

Sir Christopher Wren.

The Construction of the Cathedral

  • It took Christopher Wren
  • 35 years to build it
  • In spite of the difficulties all

    was splendidly finished.

The Design of the Cathedral

  • Like most Christian
  • churches, St. Paul’s
  • Cathedral is laid
  • out in the shape of a
  • cross.

The Organ of St Paul’s

Memorials to Notable Britons

The Tomb of Christopher Wren

Christopher Wren died at the age of 91. The Latin epitaph is translated as “Reader, if you seek his memorial look around”.

A Monument to the Duke of Wellington

The Cathedral’s largest

monument is that to the

Duke of Wellington,

showing the Duke

riding a horse.

Florence Nightengale

The Dome of the Cathedral

The dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral is the second biggest dome in the world, after St. Peter’s in Rome.

The Whispering Gallery

The Whispering Gallery,

which is 100 feet above the

floor of the cathedral, is

famous for its acoustics.

A person standing at the

entrance of the Gallery can

hear clearly what is

whispered on the opposite

side.

The Stone Gallery

The Golden Gallery

For the fit or ambitious,

you can climb 530 steps to

the Golden Gallery, an

observation platform atop

the dome of the cathedral

and you will see this sight.

The Tomb of Sir Admiral Nelson

Funeral of Admiral Nelson

Funeral of Winston Churchill

Funeral of Winston Churchill

Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer

My Survey

54 students were asked to answer the following questions:

1.What is St Paul’s?

2. Where is it situated?

3. Who built it and when?

4. What is the cathedral famous for?

5. What can you see inside?

6. Is this church open /does it work?

know something about the cathedral

other students

think it’s in the West End

think it’s in the City of London

remember the name of architect

don’t remember the name of architect

tried to name its fames

think it’s museum

think it’s a church

can’t answer this question

Conclusion

  • St Paul’s Cathedral is a unique building.
  • It is the very place to visit in London.
  • The more you learn, the more you understand how little you know about the world around
  • Our students must know more about it and the collected material will help them.

Thank you for your attention