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MATCH THE TWO PARTS OF LONDON SIGHTS Trafalgar Big St’ Paul’s Tower Buckingham The Houses of The White Westminster Hyde The Tower of Kensinghton Madame Parliament Cathedral London Abbey Square Tower Ben Bridge Palace Park Tussaud's Garden
GUESS THE NAME OF THE PLACE DESCRIBED (УГАДАЙТЕ НАЗВАНИЕ ДОСТОПРИМЕЧАТЕЛЬНОСТИ): Big Ben The Houses of Parliament Hyde Park Westminster Abbey Buckingham Palace The Tower of London St. Paul’s Cathedral Trafalgar Square
1. It is the London home of the Queen. When the flag is flying on the top she is at home. There is the Victoria Monument just outside the gates. There are 600 rooms in it. It has an indoor swimming pool and cinema. Changing the Guard happens every day at 11. 30. a.m. It lasts about 45 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 Tower on the eastern end of the Houses of Parliament in London. It is named after Sir Benjamin Hall, London Commissioner of Works. The booming bell which 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 kings and queens takes place here. Some famous English people are also buried here. Chaucer, Dickens, Hardy, Kipling are buried in its famous Poet’s Corner. What place is described here?
5. It is a very big castle. It is the oldest place and the most famous of all historical buildings in London. It has a long and cruel history. It was a castle, a palace, a zoo and a prison but it is only a museum 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 centre of the West end of London. On the column in 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 and demonstrations take place. What place is described here?
8. It is one of the largest parks in central London and one of the Royal parks in London. It is famous for its Speaker’s Corner where everyone can come and say what he/she wants. It is a very democratic park. What place is described here?
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
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Викторина «Do you know?» Answers: 1. What Park isn’t situated in London? a) Hyde Park b) Capitol Park c) St. James Park d) Green Park
2. Who helps the children to cross the road? a policeman a lollipop man a fireman 3. What’s the name of the Queen of the Great Britain? a) Maria b) Victoria c) Elizabeth
4. Where is the statue of Admiral Nelson? London Paris Washington 5. Who wrote “Adventures of Robinson Crusoe”? a) Agatha Christie b) Daniel Defoe c) Mark Twain
6. What was Joseph Turner? Writer Actor artist 7. In what museum are waxworks (восковые фигуры) exhibited? a) Madame Tussaud’s Museum b) MOMI museum c) 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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