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Lesson for 6th form
1 building, bridge, tower, king; 2 museum, leader, monument, building; 3 street, square, queen, bridge, park, garden; 4 to visit, to enjoy, to see, to travel, to clean; 5 to ride a horse, to go on a boat, to take place
1 You have to drive on the left. 2 You must not use a mobile phone on the bus. 3 You should wear a hat in public. 4 You should never speak to a stranger on the train. 5 You must never smoke at the cinema. 6 You should always shake hands when you say “Good bye” to someone.
Westminster Abbey. Westminster Abbey's true name is the Collegiate Church of St Peter in Westminster. It expresses the spirit of French Gothic architecture.
Peter Pan. J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan, eternally youthful, stands by The Long Water in Kensington Gardens, the setting for much of this magical story.
Armorial gryphon. One of the armorial gryphons that mark the limits of the City of London on the main thoroughfares.
St Edward`s Crown St Edward`s Crown is the earliest sovereign`s crown in existence, being the lineal successor of King Edward the Confessor`s crown. It was made for the coronation of Charles II.
Royal Sceptre. Among the Crown Jewels is this Royal Sceptre with the cross, bearing the star of Africa, the world`s largest cut diamond.
The keep of the Tower of London. The keep of the Tower of London was painted white by Henry III — hence its name 'the White Tower'.
The Chief Yeoman Warder. Formed by Henry VII in 1485, the 'Beefeaters' still wear Tudor dress.
London's oldest church. St Bartholomew-the-Great, London's oldest church, has a Tudor gateway.
St Paul's Cathedral. The magnificent West Front of St Paul's Cathedral. Wren's dome is topped by a baroque stone lantern and gold ball and cross.
Trafalgar Square. Dominating Trafalgar Square is the 170-ft (52-m) granite column bearing the statue of Admiral Lord Nelson. His major battles are depicted in bronze reliefs on the podium.
Whitehall Palace. Last surviving part of the old Whitehall Palace is the Banqueting House, which has a stone balustrade from where the king's subjects could watch their sovereign dine.
Household Cavalry. One of the two mounted troopers of the Household Cavalry posted daily at Horse Guards.
Lords Chamber. The dramatic Lords Chamber with Pugin's elaborate throne at the end and the Lord Chancellor's woolsack in front.
Queen Boudicca and her daughters. Cast in bronze are the valiant Queen Boudicca and her daughters riding in a chariot (Thomas Thornycroft, 1850s). Big Ben towers over them.
Parliament Square. Parliament Square was laid out by Sir Charles Barry in 1868. Statues of famous statesmen and soldiers line its pavements, including Disraeli, Field-Marshal Smuts and Winston Churchill.
St James's Palace. Carved over the doors of the Tudor gatehouse of St James's Palace are the initials of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.
Piccadilly Circus. Red buses, taxis and brightly coloured advertisements are all familiar sights around busy Piccadilly Circus. The name derives from a 17th-century ruff called a 'piccadil'.
One-man band. A one-man band amuses both Londoners and tourists at Covent Garden.
Natural History Museum. The cathedral-like terracotta construction of the Natural History Museum, opened in 1881, is a fitting repository for the wonders of creation. Here, children gaze in fascination at both creepy-crawlies and monstrous dinosaurs.
Royal Albert Hall. Oval in shape, the acoustics of the Royal Albert Hall were recently improved by hanging saucer-like shapes from the roof. It holds more than 7,000 spectators.
Madame Tussaud's. Lifelike wax effigies of Henry VIII and his six wives are on display at Madame Tussaud's along with many other famous characters.
London Planetarium. The wonders of the solar system can be explored from the comforts of an easy chair at the London Planetarium.
London Zoo. A rhinoceros provides much interest at the London Zoo in Regent's Park.
Турист:Excuse me- извините Can you tell me where … is, please?- Вы можете сказать мне где…, пожалуйста? Житель Лондона: Go along that street and it will lead (приведет) you to ….- Идите по этой улице и она приведет вас к… . Турист: Thank you- спасибо Житель Лондона :Welcome- добро пожаловать Have a nice day!- Хорошего дня
Use the places you would like to visit: Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, the Houses of Parliament etc.
Dialogue 1 Tourist: Excuse me, could you tell me how to get to Trafalgar Square? Londoner: Oh, it’s very easy. Can you see that wide street over there? Tourist: Yes, I can. Londoner: Good. Go along that street and it will lead (приведет) you to Trafalgar Square. Tourist: Thank you very much. Londoner: You are welcome. Have a nice day!
Dialogue 2 Tourist: Excuse me, I’m looking for Tower Bridge. Can you tell me where it is, please? Londoner: It’s just in front of you! Look! Dialogue 3 Tourist: Excuse me, can you tell me where the station is? Londoner: No, I’m afraid I can’t. You should better ask a policeman.
I think London is… In my opinion London is… -Beautiful capital -Interesting place - fairy-tale - noisy
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