Слайд 1Знакомство с Лондоном
Выполнила: учитель английского языка Бунаева О.Г.
МБОУ г. Иркутска СОШ
Слайд 4Trafalgar Square
There are always a lot of people and pigeons on
Every winter there is a big Christmas tree which is a gift from Norway in the middle of the square.
On New Year’s Eve people gather around the tree.
In the middle of the square there is Admiral Nelson’s Column.
Слайд 5Buckingham Palace
This is the Queen’s home.
It was built in 1703.
There is a great collection of paintings.
Слайд 6The Queen of Great Britain
The Queen of Great Britain is Elizabeth
II. Her husband is Duke of Edinburgh.
They have got 4 grown-up children: Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
Слайд 7Westminster Abbey
This is a holy place.
All English kings have been crowned
and buried in the church since 1308.
Слайд 8Westminster Cathedral
It was built between 1895 and 1903.
This is the seat
of the Cardinal Archbishop and the leading Roman Catholic Church in England.
Its bell tower is 84 metres high.
Слайд 9The Houses of Parliament
This big palace is the most famous building
in the world – the British Parliament.
The building is 280 metres long.
There are more than 1000 rooms.
Слайд 10Big Ben
Big Ben, the big clock tower, is the symbol of
London. It strikes hours.
The Tower of London has been a fortress, a palace, an
arsenal, a mint, a prison, an observatory, a zoo, the home of the Crown Jewels and a tourist attraction.
Слайд 12Imperial State Crown
The Tower’s greatest treasure is the Imperial State Crown.
are 2 800 diamonds on it.
The quards of the Tower are called Beefeaters.
The legend says that
if the ravens leave, the Tower and the country will fall.
Слайд 14Tower Bridge
The most famous
bridge in London
Слайд 15Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge is a bascule-bridge.
The bascules will open to
let ships pass through.
Слайд 16St. Paul’s Cathedral
St.Paul’s Cathedral is a famous building too.
Prince Charles and
Princess Diana married here in 1981.
Слайд 17Madame Tussauds Waxmuseum
Here you can see famous people, good and bad,
made of wax.
This is Queen Elizabeth I.
There are big red buses called double-deckers in London.
upstairs and downstairs on these buses.
Tourists like them very much.
Taxis in London are old-fashioned black cars.
Слайд 21Telephone booths
From here you can call your friends.
Слайд 22River Thames
Thames flows through London.
The River Thames is 338 km long.
is 245 m wide here.
Even big seaships can visit London.