Первый слайд презентации: Essay Theme: London
Слайд 2: Plan
Introduction Main Part Trafalgar Square Buckingham Palace The Queen of Great Britain Westminster Abbey Westminster Cathedral The Houses of Parliament Big Ben Tower Tower Bridge St. Paul’s Cathedral River Thames Bibliography:
Слайд 3: Introduction
London, the capital of the United Kingdom of Great Britai. London is situated of the River Thames, it is the largest city in Britain and one of the largest in the world. Its population is about 8 million people.
Слайд 5: Trafalgar Square
There are always a lot of people and pigeons on the square. 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 6: Buckingham Palace
This is the Queen’s home. It was built in 1703. There is a great collection of paintings.
Слайд 7: The 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 8: Westminster Abbey
This is a holy place. All English kings have been crowned and buried in the church since 1308.
Слайд 9: Westminster 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 10: The 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 11: Big Ben
Big Ben, the big clock tower, is the symbol of London. It strikes hours.
Слайд 12: Tower
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 13: Imperial State Crown
The Tower’s greatest treasure is the Imperial State Crown. There are 2 800 diamonds on it.
Слайд 14: Beefeaters
The quards of the Tower are called Beefeaters. The legend says that if the ravens leave, the Tower and the country will fall.
Слайд 15: Tower Bridge
The most famous bridge in London is a Tower bridge.
Слайд 16: Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge is a bascule-bridge. The bascules will open to let ships pass through.
Слайд 17: St. Paul’s Cathedral
St.Paul’s Cathedral is a famous building too. Prince Charles and Princess Diana married here in 1981.
Слайд 18: Madame Tussauds Waxmuseum
Here you can see famous people, good and bad, made of wax. This is Queen Elizabeth I.
Слайд 19: King Henry VIII with his wives
Слайд 20: Double-deckers
There are big red buses called double-deckers in London. People sit upstairs and downstairs on these buses. Tourists like them very much.
Слайд 21: Taxis
Taxis in London are old-fashioned black cars.
Слайд 22: Telephone booths
From here you can call your friends.
Слайд 23: River Thames
Thames flows through London. The River Thames is 338 km long. It is 245 m wide here. Even big steamship can visit London.
Слайд 24: Bibliography:
Голицынский Ю. “Great Britain” изд. «Каро» г. С.-Петербург, 1999г.; Колуфман К.И. «Страницы Британской истории» изд. «Титул» г. Обнинск, 1999г.; www.english.ru Серебренникова Е. « English » г. Москва « Высшая школа» www.uchi.kz