Passenger: Can I check for the fight to London here?
Clerk: Yes, sir. May I have your ticket and a
P: Certainly. Here you are.
C: What’s the purpose of your visit to London, sir?
P: I want to see a capital of England.
C: How long will you stay here?
P: For two weeks.
C: Will you put your luggage on the scales? It’s
all right. You may take your ticket and passport and here is your boarding
pass. Flight is 120. Go to Gate 5.
P: Thank you.
T: - I know you like
traveling. Tell me about your last traveling be train.
T: - And now imagine, please, that we are already in
London – the capital of England.
What do you know about London?
P1: It’s a big city.
P2: It stands on the river Thames.
T: - Now, let’s listen
and try to understand everything you have heard about London.
London is the capital of Britain. It is one of the
most interesting places in the world. About eight million people live here.
There is a big river in London – the Thames. There are a lot of bridges over
the river. Tower Bridge is the most famous. It is more than 100 years old.
There are lots of places of interest in London.
From Tower Bridge you can see the Tower of London. From Tower Bridge you can
see the Tower of London. It is a museum now. There are hundreds of interesting
collections in it. There is a famous clock in London called Big Ben.
You can see splendid churches in the city.
Westminster Abbey is one of the oldest royal churches. St. Paul’s Cathedral is
the mot wonderful classical church in Britain.
London’s park and gardens are really
beautiful. In Regent’s park there is the Zoo. It is one of the biggest and most
famous zoos in the world.
There are about 10 thousand streets in
London with a lot of shops and cafes, cinemas and theatres, galleries and
museums. Big red buses run up and down the streets. The oldest metro in the
world, called Tube, is here in London, too.
T: Let’s guess quiz.
1. London is the ….. of England.
2. The famous clock in the London calls…
a) Big Boll
b) Big Doll
c) Big Ben
3. More than… live in London.
a) 2 mln
b) 18 mln
c) 8 mln
4. From Tower Bridge you can see…
a) St. Paul’s Cathedral
b) The London Zoo
c) The Tower of London
5. The Queen lives in…
a) the Tower of London
b) Buckingham Palace
c) Westminster Abbey
6. Westminster Abbey is famous…
b) royal church
7. In Regent’s Park there is the biggest… in
8. There are… in the centre of London
a) Piccadilly Circus
b) Trafalgar Square
c) Regent’s Park
9. There are… streets in London.
b) 1 mln
c) 10 thousands
1 b, 2 c, 3 c, 4 c, 5 b, 6b, 7 c, 8,b 9 c.
T: - Now, you’ll work in 3 groups. Read your
text and try to translate it into Ukrainian.
Then, you’ll share the information you have
learnt with your friends.
Group A: London Buses
Group B: London Underground (Tube)
Group C: Taxi
A. London Buses
are on holiday in London, travel by bus. London buses are called
double-deckers. They have a driver and a conductor. Look at the sign
on the front, on the side or on the back of the bus to know where the
bus is going. Read a notice board at the bus-stop to know the places on the
get on the bus, the conductor says, "Fares, please." You say
where you want to go, he tells you how much to pay, you pay him and he
gives you a ticket. Keep it till the end of your trip!
B. London Underground (Tube)
get to most places in London very quickly by the under ground. There are
many lines on the London Underground. All the lines are of a
different color on the map. Buy the ticket from the ticket-office at
the Underground station, or from the automatic machine. Keep the
ticket till the end of your journey.
are in a hurry, the fastest way of travelling is by-taxi. Do you know
what a London taxi looks like? Their special shape and black color
are famous all over the world. The black cabs as they are called have become the symbol of London. Now
the taxi drivers
have their cabs in different colors - red, green, even silver. And soon the shape is going to change, too.
London drivers have
green badges on their jackets. They have to know all the routes around the
T: Do exercise 5 p. 125
T: - What did we do at our lesson today?
- What did you like the
- You worked well and your
- Let’s finish our lesson
with the words.
I am a good
I am a better
I am the best pupil.