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Write all the words you remember which are connected with:
– going to the theatre
– going to the cinema
– going sightseeing
Listen to the text and say what new things have you known about the British Museum.
Use the following words as a plan:
– the size of the building
– beautiful collections
– a Manuscript Room
– the Reading Room
– famous readers
There are a lot of interesting places in the capital of Great Britain. One of them is the British Museum which is in Great Russel Street. It is a large, light-grey building. There are a lot of beautiful collections in the British Museum: drawings, ceramics, paintings, sculptures and coins. Many things came to the museum from the Greece. In this museum you can see a Manuscript Room where there are the most important English documents.
The museum is famous for its library. It is one of the richest libraries in the world. It has more than 6 million books. You can go to the Reading Room in the British Museum, it is circular in shape. Some greatest people such as Dickens, Thackeray, Bernard Show, Karl Marx and others sat in the Reading Room. If you visit the British Museum you’ll be impressed.
Do ex. 1, p. 167.
4. Reading and speaking
St Paul’s Cathedral
The Houses of Parliament
The Tower of London
The Royal Observatory in Greenwich
5. Writing and speaking
Use the following information and the facts from the previous lessons and do ex. 3, p. 167.
Once a royal palace the Houses of Parliament are now the seat of the Government and the heart of the Commonwe>
Built in the first half of the 19th century, the British museum is one of the largest museums in the world. Its famous exhibits include the works of man from prehistoric times to the present day.
Madame Tussaud was a wax modeller who made death masks of victims of the French Revolution. The museum was founded in Paris in 1770. It came to England in 1802 and settled in London in 1835. Nowadays it is one of the oldest, largest and best Wax Exhibitions in the world.
Trafalgar Square was designed between 1829 and 1840 in honour of Nelson’s victory at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
Do ex. 4, p. 168.
Do ex. 5, p. 169.
8. Reading and speaking
Do ex. 7, p. 169-170.
9. Vocabulary practice
Find the new words from p. 167 in ex. 7, p. 169-170 and translate the sentences with them. Then write your own sentences with the new words.
Do ex. 6, p. 169.
Do ex. 1, p. 171.