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Getting Close to the Stars. How Well do you Know London? Subcompetences: Brainstorming the information about places of interest in London; Practising to use information; Practising talking on the topic; Practising reading for general information; Practising reading for specific information.
Name the place in London responding to the statement. The seat of the British Government.
The Houses of Parliament.
A Clock Tower.
The Central Square.
A Monument to Admiral Nelson.
The Nelson’s Column
The Biggest Church.
St. Paul’s Cathedral
The oldest building. (now a museum)
The Tower of London
The Residence of the Queen.
A museum and the biggest library.
The largest park.
The oldest church.
Read the statements and identify the sights in London they refer to:
Buckingham Palace. Residence of the monarch. Changing of the guard at 11:30 a.m.
10,Downing Street. This house is number 10. it is the home of the prime minister. Name the address.
Houses of Parliament. Members of the House of Lords and the House of Commons meet and debate here.
Nelson’s Column. This monument was built in memory of the famous admiral who defeated Napoleon at Trafalgar in 1805.
British Museum. This classical building houses collections of antiquities and one of the largest libraries in the world.
Barbican Arts Centre. Ultra –modern concrete, glass and steel complex with concert halls, theatres and art galleries.
St. Paul’s Cathedral. This imposing cathedral was designed by sir Christopher Wren. It has exquisite interior and extraordinary acoustics in the Whispering Gallery.
Tower of London. It is a former Norman fortress and dreaded prison in medieval times. Now it is home of the Crown Jewels.
Fill each space in the text with only one word from the list: tourists way houses one booking at day catching stroll for always
First-time visitors to London will easily fill a two or three- ______ stay with the traditional tourist route including St. Paul’s or Westminster Abbey, the National History Museum or the British Museum. Most visitors find their ______to the national Gallery in Trafalgar Square, the excellent Tate Gallery and Madame Tussaud’s. Rich in history, the Tower of London _______ the Crown Jewels and a stunning collection of armour. You may choose to visit 10 Downing Street to peer through the railing in the hope of _______ a glimpse of a Prime Minister. ____ the great attractions of the capital is its parks. A _____ around Hyde or Regent’s Park is ______an invigorating experience. What many _______ like about London is the super opportunity for shopping. Sunday bargain hunters will make ___Petticoat Lane Market which is packing with great buys. ___ the end of the day, if you want to enjoy a West End show, it is worth _______ tickets well ahead. day way houses catching One always tourists stroll for At booking
You are thinking of visiting some famous London sights. Before you decide which, you want to find out certain things about them.
The greatest decorative art museum in the world, the V&A is a veritable treasure house which contains the largest collection of Renaissance sculpture outside Italy, including Donatello’s “Ascencion” and “Madonna and Child”. The range and depth of the collection is tremendous and only a fraction can be absobed in one visit. Queen Victoria gave the museum its present name in 1899.
The British Museum is founded on the library and collections of the physician Sir Hans Sloane. Egyptian antiquities from the French, among them the Rosetta Stone and Sir William Hamilton’s collection of vases and antiquities, were its name all gathered behind the monumental neo-classical facade.
Today the national gallery ranks among the world’s great art galleries. It is perhaps the most representative with masterpieces of all schools, and almost all of the greatest European painters from the 15th to early 20th century on show. The collection moved to its present home on the north side of Trafalgar Square in 1838.
Gainsborough Hogarth Van Dyck The culture-hungry visitor to London shouldn’t miss the National portrait gallery. Its basic notion of collecting and displaying the portraits of individuals who made a significant contribution to British civilization and history represents a 19th century educational concept. The collection comprises over 10.000 portraits in all media including photography, with works by Gainsborough, Hogarth, Van Dyck, and interesting early photographs by Lewis Carrol.
Turner Constable The Tate Gallery given to the nation by Sir Henry Tate, along with an extensive collection of Victorian paintings and sculptures, overlooks the Thames. Among other things, it houses a large number of modern foreign and British paintings and sculpture from the Impressionists to the present day. The gallery shows an impressive selection of works by Turner, Constable, Gainsborough, Blake and Pre-Raphaelists.
The house at 48 Doughty Street is the only London house still standing that Dickens lived in for any length of time. Here he worked on “Pickwick Papers”, “Oliver Twist”, “Nicholas Nickleby” and “Barnaby Rudge”. There is an enormous amount of memorabilia, including portraits of the novelist, his family and friends, personal relicts and the most comprehensive Dickens library in the world. The death of his sister-in-law, Mary Hogarth influenced the way Dickens portrayed the death of Little Nell in “The Old Curiosity Shop”.
Find in handouts the answers to the following questions: What are some of the characters a famous 19th century writer created while he lived in London? Pickwick; Oliver Twist; Nicholas Nickleby; Barnaby Rudge; Little Nell.
2. On what side of Trafalgar Square is one of London’s art galleries situated? On the north side of Trafalgar Square National Art Gallery is situated.
3. Where in London can one see the Rosetta Stone? We can see Rosetta Stone in the British Museum.
4. Who gave a famous London museum its name in the last year of the 19th century? Queen Victoria.
5. What painters have their works exhibited in a gallery overlooking the Thames? Turner; Constable; Gainsborough; Blake and Pre-Raphaelites.
6. What exhibits by the author of “Alice in Wonderland” are shown in London gallery? Interesting early photographs by the author Lewis Carroll.
7. What doctor left his library and collections to found a great museum? Physician Sir Hans Sloane.
8. Where can Donatello’s “Madonna and Child” be seen In London? In the V & A art museum.
Look into your handouts and match the names with the pictures. 2. Houses of Parliament (c) Big Ben (a)
3. Westminster Cathedral 5. Windsor Castle (n) 4. Buckingham Palace (d) (i)
6. Piccadilly Circus 8. St. Paul’s Cathedral (o) 7. Trafalgar Square (k) (m)
9. The City of London 10. Tower of London (f) 11. Tower Bridge (b) (l)
13. National Gallery (e) 12. Shakespeare Theatre rebuilt (Globe) (j)
14. Waterloo Station (g) 15. Madame Tussaud’s (h)
Share your impressions about London. How do you see London? London is like ______________. People in London are like _____________. Air in London is like ____________. Sky in London is like _____________. Buckingham Palace is like ____________. The Tower of London is like ____________. Big Ben is like ___________. The spirit of London is like ___________. For me London is like ___________.
Hometask: Write a list of tourist attractions in London. Describe one of them. (5-7 lines).
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