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2 LONDON A Sightseeing Tour by Peter Humay

3 London the capital of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland one of the most beautiful, exciting, multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world

4 Buckingham Palace the London home of the Queen Elizabeth II the Royal Mews where horses and carriages are kept

5 Westminster Abbey the tombs of the English kings and queens since 1066 all English kings and queens have been crowned here

6 The Houses of Parliament the political centre of the UK the House of Commons the House of Lords discussions and laws Big Ben

7 the bell inside the clock tower a part of the buildings of the Houses of Parliament near Westminster Bridge Big Ben

8 St Paul’s Cathedral one of the most beautiful and famous churches Whispering Gallery Sir Christopher Wren rebuilt after the Great Fire of London in 1666

9 The Tower of London it was built in the 11th century the Crown Jewels a collection of arms and armour a fortress, a prison and a place of execution many people lost the heads here

10 The Bank of England currency notes and coins the British Queen Elizabeth II no windows on the groundfloor

11 Trafalgar Square a lot fountains feed the pidgeons Nelson’s Column the National Museum the National Gallery

12 in the middle of Trafalgar Square Admiral Nelson defeated the French at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 Nelson’s Column

13 The River Thames a boat trip the most exciting view of London Eye

14 Tower Bridge one of the most beautiful views from the River Thames first opened in 1894

15 Piccadilly Circus the centre of culture, theatres and cinemas a meeting point of six main streets a famous statue of Eros – the Greek god of love

16 Oxford Street a red double- decker bus the busiest shopping street big department stores Marks and Spencer

17 London Markets sell all kinds of goods Petticoat Lane Market - sells clothes and household goods Smithfield Market – the biggest meat market in the world

18 London Parks Green Park Hyde Park St James’s Park picnics ponds, lakes

19 an old “clipper” ship which used to carry tea and wool on show at Greenwich Pier The Cutty Sark

20 The most beautiful sightseeings Big Ben Buckingham Palace Oxford Street Whitehall Westminster Abbey

21 Answer these questions and test yourself: What’s the official name of Great Britain? What’s the residence of the Queen Elizabeth II? Where are most of the English kings and queens burried? What is Big Ben? Who rebuilt St Paul’s Cathedral after the Great Fire? Where can we see the Crown Jewels? Where is Nelson’s Column? What’s the centre of culture, theatres and cinemas? What’s the busiest shopping street in London? What’s the biggest meat market in the world? Can you name any famous parks in London?

22 Literature and resources: Tom Hutchinson: Project English Thomas Benacci: London Jan Williamson and Susan Meredith: The Usborne Book of BRITAIN

23 See you in London


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