Places of interest in London

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Good morning, pupils! Glad to see you. How are you today? I hope that you are fine and you’ll be active at the lesson. A lot of people like to travel. So, today we are going to travel to Great Britain and around London. I invite you and our guests to London. But let’s remind the ways of travelling.



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The theme: Places of interest in London


  •  to revise pupils’ vocabulary on the topic “The City”;
  •  to extend pupils’ knowledge about London;
  •  to develop pupils’ speaking, listening and reading skills;
  •  to revise grammar material « Degrees of Comparison»;
  •  to develop pupils’ imagination;

Equipment: a pupil’s book, a workbook, topical pictures, cards with tasks, a computer, a multimedia presentation, a map of London, a poster “Degrees of adjective”


  1.  Introduction

 1. Greeting and aim.

 Teacher: Good morning, pupils! Glad to see you. How are you today? I hope that you are fine and you’ll be active at the lesson. A lot of people like to travel. So, today we are going to travel to Great Britain and around London. I invite you and our guests to London. But let’s remind the ways of travelling. What way shall we choose? How can we get to Great Britain? Look at the diagram, it will help you.

I think we’ll go there by plane, because it is the fastest way of travelling to Great Britain. And now imagine that we are in London sitting in the red bus, because it is the main kind of travelling in London. Take your sits, please! We start.

Before visiting London let’s review the words.

  1.  Review the vocabulary

Teacher: (shows the pictures in the presentation and asks the pupils to repeat )

Look at the pictures, listen and repeat after me and tell what buildings and places in the city you can see.

Now we are ready to continue.

Teacher: Today I’ve received a letter from London. It is from Mary Poppins (слайд з Mary Poppins).

She writes us about her trip around London and the places of interest she has visited. But something is wrong with the letter. Let’s read and find out the problem. But I think we need a translator who will translate everything for our guests.


Teacher: Now let’s do Mary’s task. Let’s make 2 teams. One team will have the decoded words and the other one will have the same words with the right spelling. So you have to find the partners from another group.

Here you are: Rgeetn’s  rakP, iBg  enB, Bckuinhgam  acealP, raalgfaTr  quSaer, aldeathCr  l’sauP  t.S, Tewor fo oLodno, eybAb  nimtesWerts.

(Regent’s park, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, St.Paul’s Cathedral, Tower of London, Westminster Abbey)

  1.  Reading. Text “London”

Teacher: I think we have reviewed the name of the places of interest and now it is time to read some information about them.

  1.  Pre-reading activities.

But first answer my questions:

- What bridge did you see? (It is the Tower Bridge)

- What kind of Palace did you see in the presentation?

(The Buckingham Palace)

-What is the main square in London? (It is Trafalgar square)

-What is the name of home place of the Queen?


  1.  While reading activities.

Teacher: One of you will read the text and the rest have to follow the reader and choose the correct variant of the names of places of interest and underline it. After you finish the task, we will announce all the name of those places.


P1: London is the capital of Great 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 Temes, the Thames). There are lots of bridges over the river.  ………….(Tower Brige, Tower Bridge) is the most famous. It is more than 100 years old.

P2: There are lots of places of interest in London. From Tower Bridge you can see the ………….(Tower off Landon, Tower of London). It is a Museum now. There is a famous clock in London called ……….(big ben, Big Ben).

P3: You can see splendid churches in the city. ………… (Wesminste Ebbi, Westminster Abbey) is one of the oldest royal churches.

…….. (Sant Pols Casidral, St. Paul’s Cathedral) is the most wonderful classical church in Britain.

P4: The main square of London called …………..(Trafalgar skwea, Trafalgar Square ) with the Monument to Admiral Nelson in the center.

As you know, in Britain there is the queen in the Heard of Government. Now you can see the home place of the Queen, ………….(Bakinem Pelis, Buckingham Palace). Every day at 11 o’clock in the morning the Guard is changing.

P5: London’s parks and gardens are really beautiful. In

………(Rigents pak, Regent’s park) there is ……..( the Zo, the Zoo). It is one of the biggest and the most famous Zoo in the world.

P6: There are about 10 thousand streets in London with a lot of shops and cafes, cinema and theatres, galleries and museums. Big red buses run up and down the streets. The oldest metro in the world, called …….(Tub, Tube) is here in London, too.


a) After listening to the text “London” you have to complete the word-combinations – the names of the sightseeings of London.

b) T: Complete the sentences.

  1.  Post reading activities.


  1.  Are the following statements true or false?

- London is a capital city. (True)

- The population of London is about 8 thousand people.(False)

- Tower Bridge crosses the river Thames. (True)

- Tower of London is a church. (False)

- Big Ben is a clock.(True)

- One of the oldest royal churches is Westminster Abbey. (True)

- There is only one park in London – Regent’s Park. (False)

- Tube is the oldest metro in the world. (True)

Teacher: And now, children, let’s figure out who has the best  knowledge about London. I suggest you the following. I read the beginning of the sentence and you have to choose the end of it from 3 given below variants.  Then we will check everything and announce the winner of the game.

b) London Quiz.

  1.  The Queen lives in…
  2.  the Tower of London;
  3.  Buckingham Palace;
  4.  Westminster Abbey.
    1.  From Tower Bridge you can see…
  5.  St. Paul’s Cathedral;
  6.  The London Zoo;
  7.  The Tower of London.
    1.  Westminster Abbey is a famous…
  8.  museum;
  9.  royal church;
  10.  circus.
    1.  The Tower of London is a …  now.
  11.  museum;
  12.  gallery;
  13.  church.
    1.  There is … … in the centre of London.
  14.  Piccadilly Circus;
  15.  Trafalgar Square;
  16.  Regent’s Park.


  1.  Relaxation.

Teacher: You are very tired. Let’s have a rest. Remember the song we sang at the lessons.  (Work with multimedia)

  1.  Grammar Revision

Teacher: Now, children, let’s review the degrees of comparison of the adjectives.

  1.  What degrees do you know? (Positive, Comparative and Superlative)
  2.  How do we make the comparative degree? (-er/more +основа прикм.)
  3.  What about the superlative degree? (the   -est/ the most +основа прикм.)

And now let’s do the first task. You see the table with the adj. Your task is to make comparative and the superlative degree of the adj. and translate them.




The second task is to make 3 teams. One team will be called Positive, the 2ndComparative, and the 3d – The Superlative. You have the list of words and your task is to find your adj., according to the rule of making degrees of comparison. That group who will do the task first and without any mistake will be a winner.

Short, more famous, beautiful, wider, the longest, the most interesting, faster, tall, the nicest



The Superlatives:



The longest



The most interesting


More famous

The nicest

  1.  Summarizing the lesson. Marks. Homework

Teacher:  I think, this is a nice moment to finish our trip to London and go home. Where ever we are we always come home. Let’s fly back.

  1.  Saying goodbye




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