Топик по английскому "London".
London is the capital of Great Britain. It is situated on
the Thames River. It is political, economic and commercial centre. The city is
very old. It has more than 20 centuries old history.
Traditionally it is
divided into four parts: the City, Westminster, the West End and the East End.
The City is the
business and commercial heart of Lon-don. Many banks, offices and firms are
concentrated there. The Tower and St. Paul's Cathedral are in the centre. The
Tower is about 900 years old. Many years ago it was a royal residence, then a
prison. Now it is a museum. St. Paul's Cathedral is very large and fine. It was
completed in 1710. The famous English architect Christopher Wren planned and
built St. Paul's Cathedral.
Westminster is the
centre of administration. We can see the Houses of Parliament there.
Westminster Abbey is opposite the Houses of Parliament. Many great Englishmen
were buried in Westminster Abbey. To the west of Westminster Abbey you can see
Rich people live in
the West End. The best and most expensive clubs, restaurants and theatres,
beautiful houses and parks are there.
The East End — the
district of plants, factories, slums and docks — is for the working people.
London is a great