Read the words The Kremlin The Tretyakov Gallery Red Square The Tsar Bell Moscow The Bolshoi Theatre The Tsar Cannon
Mach the words with their transcription Moscow The Bolshoi Theatre The Tsar Bell The Tretyakov Gallery Red Square The Kremlin The Tsar Cannon [ðe kremlin] [mρskeυ] [ðe,boloi Ѳ iete] [ðe,za: bel] [ðe,za: kænon] [ðe tretjΛkof ́gæleri] [,red skweε]
Versions of the world «Moskva» There are several versions of the origin of the world «Moskva». According to one of them this word derived from the names of Mosokha (Мосоха), who was a forefather of the Slavonic – Russian people and his wife Kva (Ква) - hence the name Moskva.
According to V. Tatishchev, the word «Moskva» means a twisted river.
A historian, I. Zabelin, wrote that the word «Moskva» derived from the word «bridge» (мост, мостики), as there were a lot of bridges across the Moskva River.
Chronicles first mentioned Moscow in 1147 when Suzdalian prince Yuri Dolgoruky invited his ally and relative Svyatoslav Olgovich, a Novgorod – Seversky prince, to Mosow which was then a small settlement.
The Article Без артикля употребляются названия: Континентов Стран Деревень Регионов Островов Горных вершин Площадей Парков Улиц Артикль the употребляется с названиями: Стран, содержащих слова state, kingdom, federation и т.п. Театров Музеев Картинных галерей Гостиниц
Insert the articles where necessary 1. When we were in (…) Moscow, we saw (…) lot of sights. 2. Do you know about (…)Tretyakov Gallery? 3. (…) Moscow metro looks like a palace. 4. There are many fantastic buildings in (…) capital of our country. 5. (…) Kremlin is in (…) Red Square. 6. What is (…) most famous Moscow theatre? 7. I have never been to (…) Red Square. 8. (…) clock which we can see today was installed in (…) middle of (…) 19-th century
Check up yourself 1. When we were in Moscow, we saw lot of sights. 2. Do you know about the Tretyakov Gallery? 3. Moscow metro looks like a palace. 4. There are many fantastic buildings in the capital of our country. 5. The Kremlin is in Red Square. 6. What is the most famous Moscow theatre? 7. I have never been to Red Square. 8. The clock which we can see today was installed in the middle of the 19-th century