Vocabulary Great Britain – Великобритания сapital – столица to be situated – расположен, находиться river Thames - река Темза tower – башня, крепость fortress - крепость royal palace – королевская семья рrison - тюрьма King – король Queen – королева
bridge –мост building - здание сhurch – церковь double-decker – двух этажный members of the British Parliament – члены Британского парламента monument – памятник, монумент statue - статуя to be buried – быть похороненым
London is the capital of Great Britain. It is situated on the river Thames. Its very old and beautiful town. It has many places to see.
The Tower of London Лондонский Тауэр The Tower was a fortress, a royal palace and later a prison. Now it is very famous museum
Trafalgar square Трафальгарская площадь Trafalgar square is the square in the center of London. At its center you can see Nelsons column.
Big Ben Is the biggest clock bell in Great Britain.
St. Pauls Cathedral Собор святого Павла St. Pauls Cathedral is one of the most famous buildings in the world, and it is also one of the greatest British churches.
London Red Bus Красный автобус London Red Bus is a double-decker bus. They are very popular in London.
The Houses of Parliament Здания Парламента The members of the British Parliament work in this building. It has more than 1200 rooms.
Westminster Abbey Вестминстерское аббатство It is very beautiful church, its more than nine hundred years old. There are many monuments and statues there, many English kings and queens are buried there.
Buckingham Palace Букингемский Дворец The Queen of Great Britain lives there. When the Queen is at home the flag is up.