Introduction Training exercises Symbols Outstanding British Sites of London Parts of London Holidays and traditions
Mrs. Brown Helen Kate John likes her dog crazy about football likes listening to music plays computer games fond of flowers read historical novels Mr. Brown
Mr. Green Mrs. Green Tom Mary Susan likes animals wants to be a doctor likes horses a doctor reads a lot a lawyer goes in for tennis Mr. Greens brother fond of painting
Elisabeth I Elisabeth II Elisabeth III Everybody knows that Great Britain is a parliamentary monarchy. Officially the head of the state is the Queen. What is the name of the Queen, who is ruling now?
Stonehenge Cenotaph Eistedfod The most ancient monument in England, which was constructed nearly 2000 years before Christ is a monument made of stones. How is it called?
Northern Ireland Scotland Wales Some scientists think that the Lake Loch Lomond is the place where dinosaurs live. It was seen by many people. Where is the lake situated?
Edinburg Oxford Belfast Which of these cities is in England?
Nile Severn Thames What is the name of the longest river?
Jam Milk Fruit What do the English often put in their tea?
Buckingham Palace Westminster Palace Banqueting House Where is the official residence of the British Queen?
Number 20 Downing Street Number 20 Whitehall Number 10 Downing street The British prime minister lives
political center financial center industrial center Westminster is that part of London where there are many governmental offices: Home Office, War Office, Admiralty, Treasury. Is it a
In London there are many bridges over the river Thames. How many?
What are the colors of the British flag? How is it called? The Union Lack blue red white
The Irish Flag The Scottish Flag The English Flag St. George Cross St. Andrews Cross St. Patrice Cross
England Scotland Wales Northern Ireland Symbols
She is known all over the world as the queen of crime. She became generally recognized in 1926, after publishing of her novel The Murder of Roger Acroyd. When she got tired of Hercule Poirot she invented Miss Marple, a mild old lady with her own method of investigation. Agatha Christie
He is the greatest English playwright, who was born in Stratford-on-Avon. In spite of his fame, we know very little of his life. He wrote 37 plays. Among them are deep tragedies such as Hamlet, Othello, light comedies Alls well that ends well, The twelfth Night, historical dramas such as Henry IV, Richard III. William Shakespeare
This musical group was formed by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They came from Liverpool. The Beatles
He was a doctor. His medical knowledge was a great help to him in his detective stories. He was one of the first, who started the fashion on detective stories. He created his famous character Sherlock Holmes in Arthur Conan Doyle
Churches Palaces Parks Museums and galleries Squares Secret
It is one of the English churches. It is not far from the Tower of London. The famous English architect Sir Christopher Wren built it in the 7th century St. Pauls Cathedral
It is a beautiful Gothic building. It was a monastery and a Norman church for a long time. It was built in the 11th century and is famous for the Poets Corner. Many English kings and queens were crowned there Westminster Abbey
It is in the center of London. Some people say its the most beautiful place in London. In the middle of the square stands a tall column to Admiral Nelson Trafalgar Square
It is called a circus because its round. There are many famous restaurants, cafes, theatres and cinemas. Its very bright and colorful at night. Piccadilly Circus
It is the seat of British Parliament. It was designed in Gothic style and built between 1840 and It is a long grey building with towers Westminster Palace
It is the official home of the English Queen. It was built in There are 600 rooms in the palace. It is like a small town with a police station, a hospital, a bar, a cinema, two sport clubs and a swimming- pool Buckingham Palace
Its one of the best picture galleries in the world. It is situated on the north side of Trafalgar Square and contains canvases of outstanding painters The National Gallery
It is not far from the National Gallery and is famous for its great library. It was founded in It has one of the worlds best collections of art and archaeological treasures The British Museum
It is a royal park since 1536 Its one of the most popular places of Londoners on hot summer days. Its famous for its Speakers Corner Hyde Park
Probably, itd the most beautiful of all Londons parks. Once it was a hunting place for Henry VIII. Now it is famous for its botanical garden and zoo. Regents Park
Its a big clock in one of the towers. You can hear the sound of it every hour in London. They got their name after Sir Benjamin Hall Big Ben
William the Conqueror built it in the 11th century. It was used as a fortress, a state prison and an old castle. Many English kings and queens were imprisoned and beheaded there. Now it is a museum The Tower of London
Этот праздник отмечают не все англичане, некоторые даже его игнорируют. Общеприняты семейные празднования, но многие идут на дискотеки, которые организуются в большинстве гостиниц и танцевальных залах. Самые большие празднования проходят вокруг статуи Эроса на Пикадили New Years Day
Это самый популярный праздник в Великобритании. Люди приезжают из всех концов, чтобы быть с семьей в этот день. Взрослые весят чулки над кроватями и кладут в них подарки для детей. Переел праздником готовят пудинг и загадывают желание. Когда пудинг готов, в него опускают монеты и серебряные амулеты Christmas
В этот день тысячи людей едут в маленькую деревню на границе Англии и Шотландии, чтобы пожениться. Она называется Гретна Грин. Юноши и девушки, жены и мужья, друзья и соседи признаются друг другу в любви, посылают открытки, шоколад и цветы St.Valenti nes Day
Этот праздник отмечают как начало весны и религиозного фестиваля. Традиционные подарки имеют форму яйца, которые обычно сделаны из шоколада. Иногда их прячут и дети их ищут. Easter
Эта церемония происходит около Букингемского дворца каждый день в Changing of Guard
Эта церемония происходит каждый день в Лондонском Тауэре Ceremony of keys