Guess What. London's sightseeing

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A quiz about well-known places of London. It would be useful for intermediate students to brush up their knowledge of British culture and life.
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It is also a church. The queen was crowned here and many famous people are buried here. The royal weddings are held here. The church lies right behind the Houses of Parliament. Westminster Abbey

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It is the official home of the Royal Family. If the queen is at home the flag is up. It has 775 rooms and 78 bathrooms. There is a cinema and a swimming pool. It also has its own post office and police station. There are about 400 people working here. There are even 2 people who are responsible for the 300 clocks in the palace. Buckingham Palace

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Before it became the home of the parliament it was the Royal Family’s home. Most famous is the clock tower, and the clock “Big Ben”. The Houses of Parliament

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It is the biggest Ferris wheel in the world also called Millennium Wheel. It’s 135m high with 32 glass capsules. It was opened on March in 200. It is by the river Thames in the middle of London. . London Eye

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It was opened in 1894 by the Royal Family. The bridge goes over the river Thames. It is 244 metres long, 16 metres wide and weighs 11000 tonnes. Tower Bridge

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This is where the crown jewels are being held. The fortress has been used as a castle, a prison, and a place of execution. The guards of the Tower are called beefeaters. They live at the castle together with their families. About 100 people live here. Tower of London. Beefeater

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It is a big square in the middle of London. Lord Nelson, a famous general, stands as a statue here, in front of the National Gallery. Every Christmas since 1947 a Norwegian Christmas tree stands here. It is a gift from the Norwegian state for all the help they got from the Brits during the Second World War. Trafalgar Square

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It is a wax cabinet. Here you can see wax dolls of famous people. It is a very popular tourist attraction. Madam Tussaud’s Museum

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It is one of the world’s biggest and most famous department stores. It was founded in 1849. Today it has 5000 employees, 330 departments and 32 restaurants and cafés. On a regular day it has about 35 000 visitors. When it is sale around 300 000 people are there every day. Its motto is that you can buy anything there – from a small needle to a living elephant!Harrods

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It is the home of time. The world’s Prime Meridian goes through this place. Greenwich Meridian

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This street is famous because of the house number ten as a Prime Minister lives here.10 Downing Street

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It’s a tube station. From here trains go through the Channel Tunnel (under the water!) to Paris in France and to Brussels in Belgium. Waterloo Station

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If you were in London,what sightseeing would you like to visit? Why?

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Англійська мова (10-й рік навчання, рівень стандарту) 11 клас (Карпюк О.Д.)
24 березня 2019
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