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1 Faces of London

2 Read the rhyme: - Pussy-cat, pussy-cat, Where have you been?
I’ve been to London To look at the Queen. Pussy-cat, pussy-cat, What did you do there? I frightened a little mouse Under a chair.

3 Match the two parts of London Sights
Trafalgar Big St’ Paul’s Tower Buckingham The Houses of The White Westminster Hyde The Tower of Parliament Cathedral London Abbey Square Tower Ben Bridge Palace Park



6 What place is described here?
It is the London home of the Queen. When the flag is flying on the top she is at home. There is the Victoria Monument just outside the gates. There are 600 rooms in it. It has an indoor swimming pool and cinema. Changing the Guard happens every day at a.m. It lasts about 45 minutes.

7 Buckingham Palace

8 What place is described here?
It is the seat of the British government. The government consists of the House of Lords and the House of Commons. The House of Commons sits to the side of the Clock Tower with Big Ben and the House of Lords - of the Victoria Tower.

9 The Houses of Parliament

10 What place is described here?
It is the great bell in the Clock Tower on the eastern end of the Houses of Parliament in London. It is named after Sir Benjamin Hall, London Commissioner of Works. The booming bell which weighs 13 tons first rang out in 1859.

11 Big Ben

12 What place is described here?
It is the best-known church in England. It was built by King Edward in 1065. The coronation of all British kings and queens takes place here. Some famous English people are also buried here. Dickens, Hardy, Kipling are buried in its famous Poet’s Corner.

13 Westminster Abbey

14 What place is described here?
It is a very big castle. It is the oldest place and the most famous of all historical buildings in London. It has a long and cruel history. It was a castle, a palace, a zoo and a prison but it is only a museum now. The most famous things kept here are the Crown Jewels.

15 The Tower of London

16 It is a very famous cathedral in London.
What place is described here? It is a very famous cathedral in London. It was designed by Sir Christopher Wren. It was used for the marriage of Charles, Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer which took place on 29 July 1981.

17 St. Paul’s Cathedral

18 What place is described here?
This famous place is situated in the centre of the West end of London. On the column in the centre there is a statue of Admiral Nelson who defeated the French at the sea battle in 1805. It is a place where meetings and demonstrations take place.

19 Trafalgar Square

20 What place is described here?
It is one of the largest parks in central London and one of the Royal parks in London. It is famous for its Speaker’s Corner where everyone can come and say what he/she wants. It is a very democratic park.

21 Hyde Park

22 Let‘s have a rest! Hands up! Clap, clap!
Hands on the hips! Step, step! Turn to the left! Turn to the right! Turn yourself around! Hands up! Hands down! Hands at the sides and sit down!

23 Read and act Have you ever been to a museum in London?
Yes, I have. I went to the British Museum 2 days ago. Oh, did you? I haven‘t been there. Is it worth visiting? Yes, certainly. (Of course, surely)

24 What do you feel about the lesson?
boring dull bad interesting lovely nice excellent

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