Put the verb into correct form: 1. British Isles (to be separated) ______________from the European continent by the North Sea and English Channel. British Isles are separated from the European continent by the North Sea and English Channel. 2. The western coast of Great Britain ( to be washed ) _____________by the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea. The western coast of Great Britain is washed by the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea. 3. The prime minister ( to live ) _________ on the Downing Street. T he prime minister lives on the Downing Street. 4. Everyone (to know) __________ about the Loch Ness Monster. E veryone knows about the Loch Ness Monster.
5. He (to make) _____________ his first feature film a year ago. He made his first feature film a year ago. 6. He (to write) __________ a film script recently. H e has written a film script recently. 7. He (to go) __________________ on a trekking holiday next month. H e will go on a trekking holiday next month. 8. We (to have) _______________ a great time in London at the moment, because We are having a great time in London at the moment, because the the weather is so good. weather is so good. 9. Who (to play)__________ the piano in the living room yesterday evening. Who was playing the piano in the living room yesterday evening.
Fill in the gaps. 1. The full name of the country is... a. Great Britain b. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland c. The United States of England The full name of the country is... b. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2. The population of the Great Britain is... a. 58 million b. 64 million c. 8 million The population of the Great Britain is... c. 8 million 3. The richest district of London is... a. The City b. The West End c. The East End The richest district of London is... b. The West End
4. The largest park in London is... a. Regents park b. Hyde Park c. St James Park The largest park in London is... b. Hyde Park 5. St. Paul s Cathedral is... a. A church b. A fortress c. A museum St. Paul s Cathedral is... a. A church 6. The Tower of London now is... a. prison b. a museum c. the Zoo The Tower of London now is... b. a museum
7. The Heart of London is... a. Westminster b. the West End c. the City The Heart of London is... c. the City 8. St. Pauls Cathedral was built in the 17th century by… a. Admiral Nelson b. William the Conqueror c. Sir Christopher Wren St. Pauls Cathedral was built in the 17th century by… c. Sir Christopher Wren
Answer the questions. 1. What parts does Great Britain consist of? 2. When was the Great Fire in London? 3. Who lives at 10 Downing Street in London? 4. What is the longest river in the UK? Great Britain consists of four parts. The Great Fire of London was in The prime minister lives at theDowning Street in London? The longest river in the UK is the Severn.
8. This is the place where the Nelsons Column stands. 7. Who was the first woman prime Minister of Great Britain? 6. What was the first terrible prison in Great Britain? 5. What is the deepest river in Great Britain? The deepest river in Great Britain is Thames. The first terrible prison in Great Britain was the Tower of London. The first woman prime Minister of Great Britain M.Thatcher. The Nelsons Column stands on Trafalgar Square.
Read the texts. 1. Stonehenge is a Bronze Age monument from about 2000 BC. The Standing stones came from Wales – over 320 kms away! They stand up to seven metres high in a circle. About 90 metres away from the circle there is another stone and on midsummers day the sun rises exactly over it. But why did the ancient Britons build Stonehenge?
2. The Houses of Parliament are in Westminster in London. King Canute built a royal palace here in the first half of the eleventh century and there were meetings of the English parliament here from the thirteenth century. In 1605, some young Catholic men decided to destroy the Houses of Parliament and kill the Protestant King James I. They got some gunpowder and put it in a cellar under Westminster Palace. But the King discovered the plan and on 5th November, he sent soldiers to the building. They found one man, Guy Fawkes, and they executed him. Nowadays in Britain, on the 5th of November, people build bonfires and have fireworks.
3. Edinburgh is famous for its castles. Every castle has its ghost. It is the land of myths and mysteries. Everyone knows about the Loch Ness Monster. Nessie is said to be about six meters long, with a long, thin neck. The first report of the monster in Loch Ness was in 565 A.D. Scientists have investigated the Loch and taken pictures but no scientific explanation of the mystery has been given. Edinburgh Castle
Say: True or false. 1. Stonehenge is a Bronze Age monument from about 3000 BC. False. (2000 BC.) 2. The Standing stones came from Wales.True. 3. The Houses of Parliament are in Westminster in London.True. 4. In 1605 some Catholic men decided to rebuild the Houses of Parliament. False.(He decided to destroy the Houses of Parliament.) 5. In 1605 some young Catholic men decided to kill the Protestant King James I. True. 6. Nowadays in Britain on the 5th of November, people build bonfires and have fireworks. True. 7. There are many castles in Scotland.True 8. There are no ghosts and monsters in Scotland.True
Contest for captains. « Famous people of Great Britain.» M.Thatcher Queen Elizabeth W. Shakespear T.Geyngsborough
For the supporters. Maкe up sentences. 1. rivers, lot, Great, of, there, a, in, are, Britain There are a lot of rivers in Great Britain. 2. Scotland, The, is, Highlands, north, of, the, called The north of Scotland is called the Highlands. 3. Hyde Park, in, the, London, largest, is, park. Hyde Park is the largest park in London. 4. The, Great, deepest, in, Thames, is, river, the, Britain, in a. The Thames is the deepest river in Great Britain. b. The deepest river in Great Britain is Thames.
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