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Welcome to the United Kingdom
Why people travel to England? To visit new places; To meet people; To study; To practice English; To take part in festivals; To learn more about the culture and traditions. I would like to go to England …
Who would you like to go to England with? With parents; With friends; With classmates; With brothers and sisters; With grandparents. I would like to go to England ……..
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A passport A sleeping bag A ticket A visa A map I’ll need ……… A travel guide A health insurance A camera A first aid kit A money belt
What cities would you like to visit in the UK? London Edinburgh Stratford-upon-Avon Liverpool York Belfast Why would you like to visit these cities? The maze Famous places Edinburgh castle Home town of Beatles The Museum of Viking culture Garden festivals Home town of Shakespeare
They say it is the most beautiful place in London. In the middle of it a monument to admiral Nelson is situated. The monument includes four bronze lions. There are two fountains in it.
Buckingham Palace It is a wonderful building. The Queen Victoria Memorial is in front of it. It takes you ten minutes to get from this building to Trafalgar Square, the centre of London. The Queen of Great Britain lives there.
It was a fortress, a palace, a prison and the King’s Zoo. Now it is a museum. You can see a lot of interesting things in the halls of this building. William the Conqueror built it in the eleventh century. Twelve back ravens live in it. People believe that London will be rich while the ravens live there.
It is more than nine hundred years old. There are many monuments and statues there, many English kings and queens are buried there. It is famous for the Poet’s Corner. It is one of the most famous and beautiful churches in London. This church has two tall towers.
They are long grey buildings with towers. The large clock in one of the towers is “Big Ben”. You can hear the sound of “Big Ben” every hour in London The clock and the bell got their names after Sir Benjamin Hall. The members of the British Parliament Work in these buildings.
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There are a lot of places of interest in London. Among them there are: Westminster Abbey,the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral, London Bridge, the Tower of London.
London stands on the river Thames. Crossing the river by the Tower Bridge you can see the Tower of London. It is one of the oldest buildings of the city. Many centuries ago it was a fortress, a royal palace and then a prison. Now it is a museum of arms.
On the bank of the Thames, not far from the Tower of London, you can see Westminster Palace, or the Houses of Parliament. It is the seat of the British government and it is one of the most beautiful buildings in London. In one of its towers there is famous Big Ben, the largest clock of England. It strikes every quarter of an hour.
Buckingham Palace is the Queen’s official London residence. Tourists always go to see the ceremony of changing the Guard there.
London has many fine squares. Some of them are quiet, others are busy like Trafalgar Square. Trafalgar Square is the central square of the city. To the right of the square there is the National Gallery which has a fine collection of European paintings.
St Paul’s Cathedral is the biggest English church. Another famous church is Westminster Abbey where kings, queens, and many famous people are buried.
London is also famous for its beautiful parks. Hyde Park is the most democratic park in the world, as anyone can say anything he likes there. Regent’s Park is the home of London Zoo.
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