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ENGLISH SYMBOLSTHEY HAVE IN COMMON THE RED COLOUR
CENTRE COURT WIMBLEDONRafael nadal played there in 2011 versusNovak Djokovic who beats Rafael Nadal in final.
What is the role of a beefeater?The guards at the Tower of London are called Yeoman Warders.In principle they are responsible for looking after any prisonersat the Tower and safeguarding the British crown jewels, but inpractice they act as tour guides and are a tourist attraction intheir own right. There are twelve Yeomen Warders.Their nickname is Beefeater. What does pint mean? British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters
SOME QUESTIONS Where is London? London is located in Europe and more specifically in the United Kingdom (UK). London is to the southeast of the UK and comprise of two main areas, the City and Westminster. As the capital of England, London is considered to be the 9th largest city in the world. What are the main countries of Great Britain? Great Britain is made up of three countries: England, Scotland and Wales. The official name of the UK is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Does London belong to Wales? No, it doesn’t. London belongs to England. Does England belong to the Economical European Community England belongs to the European Union but they manage their own currency. What’s the main river that crosses London? Thames River How many inhabitants London has? London has a population of 7556900 people
WEATHER• What’s the weather like in July in London? English weather is rather unpredictable but for an average, your probably looking at tempratures somewhere between 20-28 degrees celcius, and the odd few days of rain, and possibly the odd few days of sunshine.• What season is July in? Summer.• Do you have to take an umbrella? Probably yes!
SIGHTSEEING• Where does the Queen of London live? The Queen’s residence is Buckingham Palace.• Where do you have to go if you want to have a panoramic view of London? You have to go to the London eye.• What can you see at the Madam Tussaud’s museum? You can see wax sculptures of famous people.• What are the two football teams in London? Chelsea and Arsenal• Which are the top 10 places to visit in London? British Museum, Westminster Abbey, National Gallery, Natural History Museum, The London Eye, Madame Tussauds, Victoria and Albert Museum, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, Picadilly Circus.
currency• The UKs currency is the pound sterling (£ / GBP).NOTES (£5, £10, £20 and £50) COINS (1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2)
transport• You can get around London in several ways: Walking, Docklands Light Railway, Taxi, Cycling, car, Local Trains in London, London Buses, London Trams, Driving and London tube• Buses in London are red The London cab is black
• Picadilly Circus is at Picadilly line (dark blue). You have to get the underground to the next stop Leicester Square in Northern line (black). Once in Northern line you should wait until you reach the stop London Bridge.
ROYAL FAMILY• Choose the correct answer:• 1.- What’s the Queen name? B)Elisabeth 2.-Where does the Queen live? A) Buckingham Palace 3.- Do you know at what time The Guards of the Palace change? A) Every half an hour 4. How many children has the Queen got? 4 5. How can we know if the Queen is at the Palace? A) The flag is flying on the roof.