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Жила Людмила Ивановна684
Россия, Смоленская обл., Сафоново

Презентация «Путешествие в Лондон»

Путешествие в Лондон Работу выполнила: Жила Людмила Ивановна, учитель английского языка МБОУ «СОШ №4» г. Сафоново Смоленской области

Путешествие в Лондон

London London is the capital of England. It is the biggest city in Britain. It stands on the river Thames. More than seven million people live and work there. It is a centre for business and for tourism.

The River Thames

In London there are a lot of places to visit. Madame Tussaud's

Tower Bridge Until 1749 London Bridge was the only bridge on the Thames. In 1824 – 31 it was rebuild. In 1968 it was sold to the USA. In 1973 a new bridge was opened. Tower Bridge was opened in 1894.

Trafalgar Square Trafalgar Square is the geographical centre of London. It is the most beautiful square in London. Trafalgar Square was named in memory of Admiral Nelson’s victory in the battle of Trafalgar in 1805. The tall Nelson’s Column stands in the middle of the square.

Four bronze lions look at the square from the monument. There are two beautiful fountains in the square. Four bronze lions look at the square from the monument. There are two beautiful fountains in the square.

The Tower of London The heart of London is the City. You can visit some interesting places in the city or near it. One of them is the Tower of London. It was a fortress , a place, a prison and king’s zoo. Now it is the museum. This is the oldest Tower.

A lot of ancient traditions and customs are carefully kept in the Tower. For example, taking care of the ravens in the Tower. The legend says: till the ravens are alive England will be rich.

St. Paul’s Cathedral is the largest Protestant Church in England. St. Paul’s Cathedral is the largest Protestant Church in England. The famous English architect Sir Christopher Wren built St. Paul’s Cathedral in the 17th century. It took Sir Christopher Wren 35 years. It is a beautiful building with many columns and towers. In one of its towers there is one of the largest bells in the world. St. Paul's Cathedral

The Houses of Parliament The Houses of Parliament is the seat of the British Parliament. It is the symbol of London.

BIG BEN The large clock in one of the towers of Houses of Parliament is BIG BEN. You can hear the sound of Big Ben every hour in London. The clock and the bell got their names after Sir Benjamin . He was a tall man whose nickname was Big Ben.

Westminster Abby Westminster Abbey is one of the most famous and beautiful churches in London. It was founded by Edward the Confessor in 1050. The construction lasted 300 years. Nearly all English kings and queens have been crowned here. Many outstanding scientists, statesmen, writers, musicians and painters are buried here: British monarchs, Darwin, Newton. In the Poet’s Corner one can find the tombs of William Shakespeare, Byron, Kipling, T.S. Eliot and others.

Buckingham Palace

Madame Tussaud's Museum has the models of famous people from pop stars to prime ministers, displays of battles and a Chamber of Horror. It has one of the largest collections of wax models in the world.

Madam Tussaud’s Waxworks

Parks of London

St. Jame's Park St. James’s Park, the oldest London park, is very beautiful with its trees and flower beds and view of Buckingham Palace.

Hyde Park Hyde Park is famous for its outdoor entertainments and its Speaker’s Corner.

Regen’s Park Regent’s Park has London Zoo, a boating lake and an open-air theatre, where in summer you can enjoy Shakespeare’s plays.

London Zoo

Проверь себя

Match the picture and the words: Buckingham Palace Big Ben The Tower of London

Тest Westminster Abbey is … b) a theatre c) a museum a)a royal church

Test Nelson’s Column is in the middle of… a) Red Square b) Hyde Park c) Trafalgar Square

Test The clock Tower is called… a)The Spasskaya Tower b) Nelson’s Column c) Big Ben

Список источников wikipedia.org – Дата обращения 27.06.2013 http://images.yandex.ru/ – Дата обращения 27.06.2013 Личные разработки учителя