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Презентация к уроку английского языка "City of London"

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View of the City of London from the Thames The City of London is the historic...
London was built in the mouth of the river Thames and very soon it became a b...
The busy River in London (paintings of the 17th -18th century) The Thames was...
The Map of London of 1640 To travel by boats was the cheapest and safest way...
Thomas H. Shepherd, A Street in the City of London (Engraving 1837) Until the...
The Bank of England, the central bank of the United Kingdom The City is also...
The Royal Exchange, London, 1890-1900 The London Stock Exchange is one of the...
The Great Fire of London (1666) The City, as you know from history, was badly...
The Monument On the place where the fire started we can see a Monument now.
The Monument It is called simply “the Monument” as a memo of those awful days
Saint Paul’s Cathedral Front View His major deed was certainly the constructi...
Up till now Saint Paul’s Cathedral is one of the greatest churches in England...
Epitaph on Sir Christopher Wren’s tomb stone Sir Christopher Wren gave 30 yea...
Sir Godfrey Kneller, Pertrait of Sir Christopher Wren Besides St. Paul’s cath...
The City of London (view from the Thames.) (Engraving of the late 17th centur...
The City of London boundary sign The Mayor is independent from the Crown and...
The Key to the City of London The City of London Coat-of-Arms A City of Londo...
Dragon statue at Temple Bar monument, One of the most prominent sculptures is...
Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London Today the...
Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London The Lord Ma...
Lord Mayor of London procession on the way to the Royal Courts of Justice Eve...
The Royal Courts of Justice of England and Wales to swear allegiance to the S...
The modern building of the City Hall is the headquarters of the Greater Londo...
City Hall, London It was designed by Norman Foster and opened in July 2002, t...
Another City building of a challenging shape is called “a gherkin” – a cucumb...
Millenium bridge In the previous slide you’ve just seen a crowd walking acros...
The “Wobbly” Bridge This is a bridge for no traffic. Londoners nicknamed the...
Tate Modern, London The southern end of the bridge is near Tate Modern Galler...
The newly reconstructed Globe Theatre Next to the Tate Modern there is the ne...
The Globe Theatre inside The theatre has a capacity of about 1500. 500 spect...
Banks and Office Buildings in the City of London The today’s City remains a b...
The London Eye A recent but very popular tourist attraction is the London Eye...
A London Eye Capsule (Pod) The 135 meter tall structure was built as part of...
The London Eye attraction
The grand old River Thames (view from the London Eye) Another amazing experie...
Statue of Old Father Thames by Raffaelle Monti at St. John's Lock London's fa...
Some of the many piers for joining sightseeing boat trips If you ask a London...
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№ слайда 2 View of the City of London from the Thames The City of London is the historic
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View of the City of London from the Thames The City of London is the historical, geographical and administrative center of London.

№ слайда 3 London was built in the mouth of the river Thames and very soon it became a b
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London was built in the mouth of the river Thames and very soon it became a busy port.

№ слайда 4 The busy River in London (paintings of the 17th -18th century) The Thames was
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The busy River in London (paintings of the 17th -18th century) The Thames was a busy river because it was the main way of transportation.

№ слайда 5 The Map of London of 1640 To travel by boats was the cheapest and safest way
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The Map of London of 1640 To travel by boats was the cheapest and safest way to get from the City of London to Westminster, because centuries ago these were two different cities.

№ слайда 6 Thomas H. Shepherd, A Street in the City of London (Engraving 1837) Until the
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Thomas H. Shepherd, A Street in the City of London (Engraving 1837) Until the 18th century the City of London was all of London.

№ слайда 7 The Bank of England, the central bank of the United Kingdom The City is also
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The Bank of England, the central bank of the United Kingdom The City is also called “the Money of London” because since times immemorial most banks and financial businesses have been situated there. The Bank of England, the central bank of the United Kingdom is situated in Threadneedle Street in the City.

№ слайда 8 The Royal Exchange, London, 1890-1900 The London Stock Exchange is one of the
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The Royal Exchange, London, 1890-1900 The London Stock Exchange is one of the world’s oldest stock exchanges and can trace its history back more than 300 years.

№ слайда 9 The Great Fire of London (1666) The City, as you know from history, was badly
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The Great Fire of London (1666) The City, as you know from history, was badly destroyed by the Great Fire of London in 1666.

№ слайда 10 The Monument On the place where the fire started we can see a Monument now.
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The Monument On the place where the fire started we can see a Monument now.

№ слайда 11 The Monument It is called simply “the Monument” as a memo of those awful days
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The Monument It is called simply “the Monument” as a memo of those awful days

№ слайда 12 Saint Paul’s Cathedral Front View His major deed was certainly the constructi
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Saint Paul’s Cathedral Front View His major deed was certainly the construction of St. Paul’s Cathedral.

№ слайда 13 Up till now Saint Paul’s Cathedral is one of the greatest churches in England
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Up till now Saint Paul’s Cathedral is one of the greatest churches in England and in the world. Saint Paul’s Cathedral

№ слайда 14 Epitaph on Sir Christopher Wren’s tomb stone Sir Christopher Wren gave 30 yea
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Epitaph on Sir Christopher Wren’s tomb stone Sir Christopher Wren gave 30 years of his life to the construction of the Cathedral. He is buried there in the Crypt. The epitaph on his tomb stone reads: “Reader, if you seek his memorial – look around you”.

№ слайда 15 Sir Godfrey Kneller, Pertrait of Sir Christopher Wren Besides St. Paul’s cath
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Sir Godfrey Kneller, Pertrait of Sir Christopher Wren Besides St. Paul’s cathedral Sir Christopher Wren created practically a new City, that we can see and enjoy today.

№ слайда 16 The City of London (view from the Thames.) (Engraving of the late 17th centur
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The City of London (view from the Thames.) (Engraving of the late 17th century According to his plan the City center was rebuilt anew. It was by his order, that wooden houses were forbidden to be built and new wide streets were constructed. There appeared over 30 new Churches.

№ слайда 17 The City of London boundary sign The Mayor is independent from the Crown and
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The City of London boundary sign The Mayor is independent from the Crown and the municipal authorities. The City frontiers are marked by such a sign. When her majesty the Queen decides to go to the City of London she has to ask for a Lord Mayor’s permission.

№ слайда 18 The Key to the City of London The City of London Coat-of-Arms A City of Londo
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The Key to the City of London The City of London Coat-of-Arms A City of London Bollard The City of London has its Coat-of-Arms. The symbolic Key to the City of London is kept in the City Hall. The boundaries of the city are marked by bollards in the pedestrian areas.

№ слайда 19 Dragon statue at Temple Bar monument, One of the most prominent sculptures is
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Dragon statue at Temple Bar monument, One of the most prominent sculptures is the Dragon statue at Temple Bar monument, which marks the boundary between the City and Westminster.

№ слайда 20 Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London Today the
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Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London Today the official residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London is the Mansion House. The Lord Mayor is elected for one year and the position is unpaid and apolitical. It is an exceptionally demanding role.

№ слайда 21 Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London The Lord Ma
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Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London The Lord Mayor spends some 90 days abroad. He addresses some 10,000 people face-to-face each month (making around 700 speeches a year).

№ слайда 22 Lord Mayor of London procession on the way to the Royal Courts of Justice Eve
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Lord Mayor of London procession on the way to the Royal Courts of Justice Every year on the second Saturday of November, the next day after the election the Lord Mayor, preceded by a procession, travels to the Royal Courts of Justice in Westminster

№ слайда 23 The Royal Courts of Justice of England and Wales to swear allegiance to the S
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The Royal Courts of Justice of England and Wales to swear allegiance to the Sovereign in the presence of the judges of the High Court. Of course, this is a tribute to old traditions.

№ слайда 24 The modern building of the City Hall is the headquarters of the Greater Londo
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The modern building of the City Hall is the headquarters of the Greater London Authority (GLA) which comprises the Mayor of London and London Assembly.

№ слайда 25 City Hall, London It was designed by Norman Foster and opened in July 2002, t
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City Hall, London It was designed by Norman Foster and opened in July 2002, two years after the Greater London Authority was created. The “Egg” is situated on the left bank of the Thames.

№ слайда 26 Another City building of a challenging shape is called “a gherkin” – a cucumb
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Another City building of a challenging shape is called “a gherkin” – a cucumber. It houses some private corporation.

№ слайда 27 Millenium bridge In the previous slide you’ve just seen a crowd walking acros
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Millenium bridge In the previous slide you’ve just seen a crowd walking across one of the newest bridges - Millennium Bridge, officially known as the London Millennium Footbridge. It is a steel suspension bridge leading from the Tate Art Gallery to St. Paul’s Cathedral.

№ слайда 28 The “Wobbly” Bridge This is a bridge for no traffic. Londoners nicknamed the
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The “Wobbly” Bridge This is a bridge for no traffic. Londoners nicknamed the bridge “the Wobbly Bridge”, because as you are walking you can feel a swaying motion of the bridge under you feet.

№ слайда 29 Tate Modern, London The southern end of the bridge is near Tate Modern Galler
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Tate Modern, London The southern end of the bridge is near Tate Modern Gallery. It is Britain's national gallery of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group (together with four other Tate Galleries)

№ слайда 30 The newly reconstructed Globe Theatre Next to the Tate Modern there is the ne
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The newly reconstructed Globe Theatre Next to the Tate Modern there is the newly reconstructed Globe Theatre.

№ слайда 31 The Globe Theatre inside The theatre has a capacity of about 1500. 500 spect
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The Globe Theatre inside The theatre has a capacity of about 1500. 500 spectators stand on the ground in front of the stage.

№ слайда 32 Banks and Office Buildings in the City of London The today’s City remains a b
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Banks and Office Buildings in the City of London The today’s City remains a business center housing a lot of banks & other offices, but it is also one of the main attractions for tourists.

№ слайда 33 The London Eye A recent but very popular tourist attraction is the London Eye
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The London Eye A recent but very popular tourist attraction is the London Eye, a giant observation wheel located in the Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank.

№ слайда 34 A London Eye Capsule (Pod) The 135 meter tall structure was built as part of
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A London Eye Capsule (Pod) The 135 meter tall structure was built as part of London's millennium celebrations. The Eye has done for London what the Eiffel Tower did for Paris.

№ слайда 35 The London Eye attraction
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The London Eye attraction

№ слайда 36 The grand old River Thames (view from the London Eye) Another amazing experie
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The grand old River Thames (view from the London Eye) Another amazing experience is the Thames river cruise. The Thames is certainly one of the jewels in London’s crown. Its lower reaches flow through central London.

№ слайда 37 Statue of Old Father Thames by Raffaelle Monti at St. John's Lock London's fa
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Statue of Old Father Thames by Raffaelle Monti at St. John's Lock London's fame and fortune is due to the river. It has been an important trade and transport route since prehistoric times.

№ слайда 38 Some of the many piers for joining sightseeing boat trips If you ask a London
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Some of the many piers for joining sightseeing boat trips If you ask a Londoner what is the City's greatest asset or the thousands of boaters in cruisers up and down the length of the river, they will come up with a myriad of reasons why a day on or near the Thames is a great experience.

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