The Greatest Britons of all Time chosen by the people of Britain
Famous British People According to a poll by the BBC the Top 10 Greatest Britons are 1. Winston Churchill (28.1%)Winston Churchill 2. Isambard Kingdom Brunel (24.6%) Isambard Kingdom Brunel 3. Princess Diana (13.9%)Princess Diana 4. Charles Darwin (6.9%)Charles Darwin 5. William Shakespeare (6.8%)William Shakespeare 6. Sir Isaac Newton (5.2%) Sir Isaac Newton 7. Queen Elizabeth I (4.4%)Queen Elizabeth I 8. John Lennon (4.2%)John Lennon 9. Horatio Nelson (3%)Horatio Nelson 10.Oliver Cromwell (2.8%)Oliver Cromwell
The most famous British people currently living include: Gordon Brown David Beckham Richard Branson JK Rowling
English Club P1: Dear friends! Ive got good news for you! A group of British boys and girls has come to see us. They are the winners of the international competition What do you know about Russia? P2: Oh! Thats great! We are going to have a very interesting meeting. P3: Are they from London? P1: Not only from London, I think. They are from different cities and towns: London, of course, Liverpool, and Stratford-on-Avon.
English Club P1: Lets invite them to take part in the meeting of our club. Come in, please. Take your seats and make yourselves comfortable. P2: Dear friends. We are pleased to welcome you in our school. I am the 8th form student. I am the president of the English club at our school. E: Nice to meet you. You see, I am also the president of the Friendship club at our school. Let me introduce you all members of our group. My name is Olivia Osborne.
English Club This is Gloria Grant. She likes to travel very much. She wants to visit different countries. This is Franklin Milton. He is very good at learning foreign languages. He knows English, Russian and French, a little bit. This is Mary Morris, a good – looking girl. Our Mary is very merry. She plays the guitar. She likes to sing songs for my friends. This is Michael Denton. He is crazy about pop- music and sport.
English Club This is John Brown. He has many friends. He is fond of music, especially pop-music. His favourite pop-group is Queen and Pink Floyd First of all Id like to tell you that we are proud of our country and famous people. We are fond of English poetry and music, science and technology, of course
English Club First of all Id like to tell you that we are proud of our country and famous people. We are fond of English poetry and music, science and technology, of course. Franklin Milton is interested in the Royals family life. Frank, please, speak about the Queen Elizabeth the Second and the members of her family.
Royals family The Queens husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh The Queens son is Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex and Viscount Severn. Camilla Parker Bowles Princess Ann The Queens son is Prince Andrew, The Duke of York Queen's grandsons: William and Harry The Queens son is Charles, Prince of Wales Queen Elizabeth II
English Club P1: Oh! Thank you for your wonderful story! E: Gloria Grant is from Stratford-upon- Avon. Shell tell us about some facts from Shakespeares life.
Stratford-on-Avon Stratford-on-Avon is a small town in the centre of England. It is situated on the banks of the river Avon. River Avon & Canal Butterfly and Swans
Shakespeares Birthplace Today we can see Shakespeares house with a collection of books, pictures, connected with the life and works of the poet, the school where Shakespeare learned. The Shakespeares Memorial Theatre is situated there. Now it is one of the most popular theatres in the world. It stages only Shakespeares plays.
Shakespeares Statue On the places of interests in Stratford is Shakespeares statue. It is surrounded by the statues of the main characters of his works.
Shakespeares Festival Every year the Shakespeares Festival takes place in Stradford. On the 23-d of April they have a birthday ceremony. Visit the church where Shakespeare was christened more than 400 years ago. Let me recite some sonnets which can be heard there.
English Club E: The people living in Gr. Britain are very fond of music. Rock and pop- music are popular among young people. The Beatles became the most successful pop- group in the 60-s and 70-s.
The Beatles in 1968 Michael Denton will tell us about The Beatles.
The Beatles M: The story of the Beatles rises from the back- street of the Liverpool. Four working – class boys organized their group in They were just one of a dozen bands that played in clubs and got only 5 shillings each for it. Soon they were invited to Hamburg where they recorded their song. Later they signed their first recording contract in London and their first record was a success. In year their songs became hits they went on tours of Gr. Britain, sand before the queen, they took part in TV shows and films.
The Beatles The Beatles became the most famous men in the world as the press wrote. To young people they meant a life- style, dress, humour and hair. The names of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr were on the lips of grannies, kings and kids all over the world.
The most popular songs by Beatles SHE LOVES YOU FROM ME TO YOU WE CAN WORK IT OUТ HELP! MICHELLЕ YESTERDAY I FEEL FINЕ FOREVER I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND YELLOW SUBMARINЕ CAN'T BUY ME LOVЕ A HARD DAY'S NIGНТ TICKET TO RIDЕ ELEANOR RIGBY LET IT BE STRAWBERRY FIELDS ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE IMAGINE
Studio albums Please Please MePlease Please Me (Parlophone, 1963) With The BeatlesWith The Beatles (Parlophone, 1963) A Hard Day's NightA Hard Day's Night (Parlophone, 1964) Beatles for SaleBeatles for Sale (Parlophone, 1964) Help!Help! (Parlophone, 1965) Rubber SoulRubber Soul (Parlophone, 1965) RevolverRevolver (Parlophone, 1966) Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Parlophone,1967) Magical Mystery TourMagical Mystery Tour (U.S. only. Released as a Double EP in the UK) (Capitol, 1967) The BeatlesThe Beatles ("The White Album") (Apple, 1968) Yellow SubmarineYellow Submarine (Apple, 1969) Abbey RoadAbbey Road (Apple, 1969) Let It BeLet It Be (Apple, 1970) The Indra Club, where The Beatles first played
Wellcome to Liverpool And now well listen to YESTERDAY NO REPLY MICHELLЕ IM A LOSER BACK IN THE USSR YELLOW SUBMARINЕ LET IT BE