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Autor:Ing. Klára Polterová Předmět/vzdělávací oblast: Anglický jazyk Tematická oblast:Poznatky o zemích Téma:London Ročník:3. – 4. Datum vytvoření:Srpen.

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Presentation on theme: "Autor:Ing. Klára Polterová Předmět/vzdělávací oblast: Anglický jazyk Tematická oblast:Poznatky o zemích Téma:London Ročník:3. – 4. Datum vytvoření:Srpen."— Presentation transcript:

1 Autor:Ing. Klára Polterová Předmět/vzdělávací oblast: Anglický jazyk Tematická oblast:Poznatky o zemích Téma:London Ročník:3. – 4. Datum vytvoření:Srpen 2013 Název:VY_32_INOVACE_ ANJ Anotace: Základní údaje o hlavním městě Velké Británie – demografie, rozloha, geografie, významné historické památky, zajímavosti. Metodický pokyn: Metodický materiál inovuje výuku použitím multimediálních pomůcek. Prezentace s obrázky podporují výklad a povzbuzují zájem žáků o reálie anglicky mluvících zemí. Rozsah a obsah výukového materiálu je přizpůsoben potřebám studentů technických oborů a je možné jej využít pro přípravu ke státní maturitní zkoušce.

2 LONDON London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. Location: South of England Area: 1577 km 2 Population: 8,173,194 inhabitants Density: 47621/km 2 Obr. 1

3 General information In the 2 nd century the Romans chose this place to settle here and created the city of Londinium. London is situated on the river Thames which was useful for merchant ships and trading, and today the river is still important for transport and tourism. The city of London is an important business and finance centre, and London has a huge influence on fashion, culture, politics, entertainment, media and sport across the UK and Europe. Londons climate is generally mild and damp. Summer Olympics games were there in 2012.

4 Places of interest : Central London Saint Pauls Cathedral the Tower of London the City of Westminster Westminster Abbey the Houses of Parliament Big Ben Buckingham Palace the West End Oxford Street Piccadilly Circus

5 The City of Westminster Palace of Westminster - seat of the House of Commons and House of Lords, two parts of the Parliament. Big Ben - the great bell of the clock at the end of the Palace of Westminster, now officially called the Elizabeth Tower. Westminster Abbey -Gothic cathedral dating from 11 th century, burial place of kings, place of coronation of Kings and Queens. Obr. 2

6 Buckingham Palace the official London residence and principal workplace of the British monarchy built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1705 on a site which had been in private ownership for at least 150 years became the official royal palace of the British monarch on the accession of Queen Victoria in 1837 the state rooms, used for official and state entertaining, are open to the public each year for most of August and September, as part of the Palace's Summer Opening Obr. 3

7 The Tower of London Is a historic castle situated on the north bank of the Thames River. Until the14 th century royal residence, place of coronation of Kings and home of Crown Jewels. In the 16 th and 17 th centuries the castle was used as a prison. In the First and Second World Wars, the Tower was again used as a prison. Today it is one of the most popular tourist attraction and there is a museum. Obr. 4

8 Trafalgar square The square consists of a large central area with roadways on three sides, and a terrace to the north, in front of the National Gallery. National Gallery was founded in 1824, nowadays there is an art museum. There are many statues and sculptures on the square. Nelson's Column – guarded by 4 lions, was built to commemorate Admiral Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in Obr. 5

9 Questions: 1. Where does the name BIG BEN come from? 2. Where do Royal weddings take place? 3. What is the name of the youngest member of Royal family? 4. What is the name and colour of Londons buses? 5. How many lines has Londons underground got?

10 Answers : 1. The hour bell was probably named after Benjamin Hall, the First Commissioner of Works. 2. Westminster Abbey 3. Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge 4. Red double decker lines, 270 stations

11 Použité zdroje: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: Obrazový materiál – Obr ILLIFF, David. [cit ]. Dostupný pod licencí Wikimedia Commons na www : Obr ILLIFF, David. [cit ]. Dostupný pod licencí Wikimedia Commons na www : Obr ILLIFF, David. [cit ]. Dostupný pod licencí Wikimedia Commons na www : Obr GAGNON, Bernard. [cit ]. Dostupný pod licencí Wikimedia Commons na www : Obr ILLIFF, David. [cit ]. Dostupný pod licencí Wikimedia Commons na www :


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