Цель: познакомить учащихся с достопримечательностями Лондона.
Участники мероприятия: учащиеся 6-х классов.
Учащиеся готовят информацию о достопримечательностях Лондона, с родителями подбирают костюм туристического гида и туристов из разных стран, готовят макет двухэтажного автобуса.
Оборудование: мультимедийная презентация (Приложение 1)
Guide: As well as being the capital of England, London is the capital of the United Kingdom.
Over 8 million people live in London. It is the home of the nation’s commerce and finance, the main centre of its legal system and press. London is one of the most famous capital cities of the world, and every year it attracts crowds of visitors from home and abroad. Welcome!
Tourist 1: And where do we go first?
Guide: Ok, sightseeing tours in London usually start in Trafalgar Square. It’s the centre of London and the best starting point for anybody’s tour of the English capital. Tourists are particularly impressed by the Nelson Column there in the centre of the square.
Tourist 2: Oh, when are we going to see Big Ben?
Guide: From Trafalgar Square we can go along down Whitehall and see the Houses of Parliament which stretch along the Thames’s North Bank. It is a long building of about 1,000 feet. Big Ben, the famous clock, is in one of the Towers.
Tourist 2: Wonderful!
Guide: Near the Parliament there is Westminster Abbey, an old beautiful chapel. Many great Englishmen are buried here: Newton, Darvin and others.
The south side of the Abbey is called the Poet’s Corner where famous British writers and poets lie: Chaucer, Charles Dickens, Tennyson, Thomas Hardy. Here, too, are memorials to Shakespeare, Byron, Scott, Burns and Thackeray.
Tourist 3: What about the Tower, Tower of London. I’d like to see beefeaters!
Guide: In the heart of London the Tower is situated. The Tower of London is associated with many important events in the British history. It has been a fortress, a palace, a prison, a mint. The Tower of London is famous for its prisoners, like Sir Thomas More and Guy Fawkes.
Today it's a museum and houses of the Crown Jewels. And beefeaters’ duty is supervising the safety of the Crown Jewels.
Tourist 3: I know that...
Guide: St. Paul’s Cathedral, the greatest of English churches, is situated not far from the Tower.
It is the Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece. The well-known architect of that day, he took part in rebuilding the city after the Great Fire of London. Sir Christopher Wren lies buried under the roof of his own great work. These words are written on his grave: “If you want to see his monument, look around”.
Tourist 4: And where does the Queen live?
Guide: She lives in Buckingham Palace, her official London Residence. Londoners and tourists usually watch the Changing of the Guards in the forecourt of the place. It lasts about 30 minutes.
Walking around London one can also see and admire many other interesting places in city.
Was our tour interesting for you?
Tourists: Yes! Yes!
Guide: Then answer some of my questions
- What’s the Queen's official London home? (A. Buckingham Palace)
- What building has been used as a fortress, a palace and a prison? ( B. Tower of London)
- What’s the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock in London? (D. Big Ben)
- What’s the largest square in London? (A. Trafalgar Square)
- What is a Gothic monastery church in London? (B. St. Paul’s Cathedral)
- “Welcome to London - The Greatest City in the World” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIkCpOty5B4