What do you know about the Great Plague of London? During the hot summer of 1665, London was hit by a terrible disease known as The Great Plague. The disease had spread rapidly across parts of Europe and caused many deaths. Although there had been a plague epidemic (known as the Black Death) 300 years
Learn about the Great Fire of London In 1666, a huge fire that started in a tiny bakery burned down most of London – because it was so big, it was called the Great Fire of London. London was a busy city in 1666. It was very crowded. The streets were narrow and dusty. The houses
Writing an informal letter My Journey Imagine you have just returned from a two-week holiday. Write an email to your friend telling him/her about the holiday. Include information about: the journey where you stayed what you did and the people you met. Hello Bob, How are you doing? Sorry I haven't written for so long
From the History of Fleet Street Student's Project Fleet Street, former home for the British newspapers, remains a methonym for the British national press. Fleet Street, synonymous with printing and journalism for many years, was for centuries the home of the newspaper industry. Fleet Street is a road in central London. It is named after the River Fleet, one of
Speak about London, the capital city of the UK. The capital of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is London. It is one of the biggest cities in the world. London is situated on the river Thames. The population of London is eight million people. The main districts of London are: the
Do you know what is Canary Wharf? Diana has found some interesting facts about this part of London. What is Canary Wharf? Canary Wharf – part of London Docklands, on the eastern edge of the City is the one of the UK’s most famous business districts. Canary Wharf represents the modern, cosmopolitan heart of London.
Do you remember what the most famous bridge in London is and where the British Queen lives in London? If you forgot, let's revise and learn to speak about the capital of the UK.
Learn to speak about London, the capital of the United Kingdom Speak about London London is the capital of Great Britain. It is one of the most interesting places in the world. About 8 million people live here. London stands on the river Thames. There are a lot of bridges over the river. Tower Bridge