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1 London sightseeing tour Is made by Taskaeva Elena Bakchar secondary school Таскаева Елена Михайловна Учитель иностранного языка МОУ Бакчарская СОШ

2 London is one of the world’s most enjoyable cities. The first mayor of it was elected in 1193 but more than a thousand years before that London had been a place of some importance. London is one of the world’s most enjoyable cities. The first mayor of it was elected in 1193 but more than a thousand years before that London had been a place of some importance.

3 The Romans, the Saxons and the Danes settled here in turn, and after came the Normans. London survived the Plague, which killed nearly 100,000 people and the Great Fire which followed. Little damage occurred during World War I, but World War II brought tremendous destruction. The Romans, the Saxons and the Danes settled here in turn, and after came the Normans. London survived the Plague, which killed nearly 100,000 people and the Great Fire which followed. Little damage occurred during World War I, but World War II brought tremendous destruction.

4 Many buildings of great historic value were laid in ruins, but yet much was spared.

5 The Houses of Parliament spread magnificently on the north bank of the Thames. This structure is a remarkable example of Gothic architecture. The Houses of Parliament spread magnificently on the north bank of the Thames. This structure is a remarkable example of Gothic architecture.

6 The Clock Tower contains the hour-bell called “Big Ben” after Sir Benjamin Hall, the first Commissioner of Works when the Houses of Parliament were rebuilt. The Clock Tower contains the hour-bell called “Big Ben” after Sir Benjamin Hall, the first Commissioner of Works when the Houses of Parliament were rebuilt.

7 The palace was used both as a royal residence and also as a parliament house until the sixteenth century. The palace was used both as a royal residence and also as a parliament house until the sixteenth century.

8 In the course of the 16th century the royal family moved to the White Hall Palace and the Westminster Palace was occupied by the Parliament. In the course of the 16th century the royal family moved to the White Hall Palace and the Westminster Palace was occupied by the Parliament.

9 Now Parliament of Great Britain consists of the House of Lords, which consists of 1,000 members of the different grades of nobility; and the House of Commons which consists of 635 members of the local communities in different parts of the country. Every Parliament is limited to a duration of 5 years. The life of it is divided into sessions. Now Parliament of Great Britain consists of the House of Lords, which consists of 1,000 members of the different grades of nobility; and the House of Commons which consists of 635 members of the local communities in different parts of the country. Every Parliament is limited to a duration of 5 years. The life of it is divided into sessions.

10 Westminster Abbey is a national shrine where the Kings and Queens are crowned and famous people are buried. Founded by Edward the Confessor in 1050, the Abbey was a monastery for a long time. Westminster Abbey is a national shrine where the Kings and Queens are crowned and famous people are buried. Founded by Edward the Confessor in 1050, the Abbey was a monastery for a long time.

11 Henry III began to rebuild the church, a task which lasted nearly 300 years. The West towers were added in the 18th century. Henry III began to rebuild the church, a task which lasted nearly 300 years. The West towers were added in the 18th century.

12 One of the greatest treasures of the Abbey is the oaken Coronation Chair made in The Abbey is also known for its Poet’s Corner. One of the greatest treasures of the Abbey is the oaken Coronation Chair made in The Abbey is also known for its Poet’s Corner.

13 St. Paul’s Cathedral stands on the site of former Saxon and Norman churches, which were destroyed in the Great Fire. The present building, completed in 1710, is the work of the prominent architect Sir Christopher. St. Paul’s Cathedral stands on the site of former Saxon and Norman churches, which were destroyed in the Great Fire. The present building, completed in 1710, is the work of the prominent architect Sir Christopher.

14 Trafalgar Square was so named to commemorate Nelson’s victory at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 and the monument in the centre, known as Nelson’s Column, is surmounted with the Statue of Nelson 16 feet high. Trafalgar Square was so named to commemorate Nelson’s victory at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 and the monument in the centre, known as Nelson’s Column, is surmounted with the Statue of Nelson 16 feet high.

15 The pedestal of the Column is decorated with bas-reliefs representing Nelson’s victories; and at the base of it are four great lions. The pedestal of the Column is decorated with bas-reliefs representing Nelson’s victories; and at the base of it are four great lions.

16 On the north side of the square are the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery. On the north side of the square are the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery.

17 1,000 years ago William the conqueror decided to build a strong fortress to protect the city of London, which he had just conquered. The Tower of London was built after the Norman invasion of England in ,000 years ago William the conqueror decided to build a strong fortress to protect the city of London, which he had just conquered. The Tower of London was built after the Norman invasion of England in 1066.

18 The Tower has been used as a royal palace, an observatory, an arsenal, a state prison. Now it is a museum. The security is ensured by the “Beefeaters”, who still wear their Tudor uniform. The Tower has been used as a royal palace, an observatory, an arsenal, a state prison. Now it is a museum. The security is ensured by the “Beefeaters”, who still wear their Tudor uniform.

19 Ensure - обеспечивать back

20 The end

21 Mayor - мэр Mayor - мэр back

22 Settle – поселяться Survive - выживать Plague - чума Damage – вред Occurr - случаться Destruction - разрушение back

23 Value – ценность Spare – беречь, щадить back

24 Magnificently – величественно Remarkable – выдающийся Gothic - готический back

25 Contain – содержать Rebuild - перестраивать back

26 Use - использовать back

27 In the course of – в течение Occupy - занимать back

28 Nobility - дворянство, аристократия Duration – длительность, период времени Divide – разделять, делить back

29 Shrine – место поклонения, святыня Bury - хоронить back

30 Add - добавлять back

31 oaken – дубовый oaken – дубовый back

32 Former - бывший Destroy - разрушать Complete - заканчивать Prominent - выдающийся back

33 Commemorate – служить напоминанием Commemorate – служить напоминанием Surmount - увенчивать Surmount - увенчивать back

34 Represent – представлять Base - основание back

35 William the conqueror – Вильгельм завоеватель fortress – крепость fortress – крепость Invasion - вторжение back


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