London is the capital of Great Britain
Автор публикации: Соколова И.А.
Дата публикации: 02.11.2016
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Vocabulary Capital-столица Landmarks-достопримечательности Gallery-галерея Museums-музеи Clock tower-часовня Gothic church-готическая церковь The House of Parliament-дом Парламента British monarchy-британская монархия Place for coronation-место коронации The bridge-мост Population-население History-история Culture-культура
Big Ben One of the most famous landmarks of London. The name „Big Ben” does not refer to the whole clocktower, but to the thirteen-tonne bell that strikes the hour.
The Houses of Parliament Big Ben is a part of The Houses of Parliament, also known as the Palace of Westminster. The building consists of The House of Commons, The House of Lords and Westminster Hall.
Westminster Abbey Just next to the Palace of Westminster, this gothic church is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English monarchs.
Buckingham Palace This is the official London residence of the British monarch. In front of it stands a sculpture called the Victoria Memorial, a large statue of Queen Victoria.
Tower Bridge The Bridge, constructed in the 1890s, took its name from the nearby Tower of London. The road over the bridge can be raised to allow ships to pass through.
British Museum One of the world’s largest and most important museums of human history and culture, home to over seven million objects from all continents.
Questions: 1. What countries compose the United Kingdom do? 2. What the capital is of England? 3. Where London is located? 4. Who the president is of the United Kingdom? 5. Name the most famous landmarks of London.