p. 122, ex. 1
These pictures remind me of London.
b) — What city do these pictures remind you of?
— They remind me of London. It is the capital of Great Britain. It is a very beautiful and old city. It is about 2 000 years old. It was founded by Romans in the year 43. From 1825 till 1925 it was the biggest city in the world.
— What sights is it famous for?
— Well, there are a lot of beautiful sights there. Tourists like this city very much. It stands on the river Thames. There are many beautiful palaces there: Buckingham Palace, St. James Palace, many beautiful parks: St. James park and Hyde Park. It is famous for its Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar square and so on.
— And what is London eye?
— You don’t know? It is a famous big wheel. I hope you know what is the Tower of London?
— Of course I do. It used to be a king’s palace and a prison. And now it is a museum.
— I want to go to London someday to see Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament and Nelson’s Column. By the way, the famous Shakespeare’s theatre «Globe» is situated there too.
— Oh, it is a good idea. I would like to go there too.
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