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    • A Trip To London Presenter: Svetlana Lungu, “Mihai Eminescu” Lyceum, Chișinău 18 April 2013
    • I’m going on a tripI’m going on a trip and I’m taking a … with me.
    • What comes to your mind when you hear the word “London”?What you see What you hear What you smell What you feel
    • Write 5 important factsabout sights of London1. …2. …3. …4. …5. …
    • What is an icon?
    • Cultural Icon - is an object thatrepresents some aspect of thevalues, norms or idealsperceived to be inherent in aculture or section of a culture.
    • Think of 5 top English Icons1.2.3.4.5.
    • English Icons1. Cabs2. Double-decker Buses3. Beefeaters4. The “Tube”5. Red Telephone Boxes6. Pearly Kings and Queens7. Bearskins
    • What is astereotype?
    • Stereotype – a fixed idea thatpeople have about whatsomeone or something is like,especially an idea that is wrong.
    • Sentence Starters English..London...Tourists ...
    • English Stereotypes Fish and chips  Royal Family Rolling hills  Tea Sarcasm Big Ben Rain, bad weather Pubs Beer Beefeaters Bull-dog Cricket
    • A typical Englishman is a manwearing a bowler hat andreading the Times Newspaper.“Men wearing bowler hats, a pin striped suit, anewspaper under the arm and carrying a longunopen umbrella.”
    • “English people are quitereserved. I had to laugh when Iwent by tube and saw everyone sitting and reading their newspapers. ”
    • “Beer, honesty, bulldog- type, Royal Family, cricket, the weather .”(Dickie Bird-famous English cricket umpire)
    • “Patriotic people, somethink we are snobs, but we are just proud of ourcountry and Queen. We arevery polite and patient, we are a pleasant nation.”
    • English are not good at learning foreign languages.
    • Guess the stereotypes
    • Thank you!