QUIZ: ST.PAUL’S CATHEDRAL
Подготовлено учителем английского языка Соболевой Алевтиной Владимировной. МОУ «Гимназия №4», г.о. Электросталь, Московская область. 2011 год
HISTORY AND INTERESTING FACTS QUIZ ACTIVITIES
What is the English for:
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How do the following dates relate to the history of St. Paul's: 675 1087 1561 2 July 1668 21 June 1675 1697 1723 1958 1965 1981 How do the following figures refer to St. Paul’s : 175 m 111 m 32 m 65,000 tons 17,5 tons 35 years 259 steps 6 feet 85 m 28 thousand
1. 1. Choose the best answer:
St. Paul’s Cathedral is the place of many celebrations because a)it is the largest church in the UK. b) It is the official church of the Monarch. c) The Cathedral is the main church of London. d) It is just a tradition to celebrate all important events here. 2. In one of the towers of St. Paul’s Cathedral one can see … a) one of the largest bells in the world. b) the monument to Christopher Wren. c) the tombs of Nelson and Wellington. d) the largest church dome in the world. 3. What explains the inscription: “If you seek a monument, look around”? a)Christopher Wren needed no monument but his beautiful work - St. Paul’s Cathedral. b)Christopher Wren is buried there (there is a grave of his in St. Paul’s Cathedral). c) There are many remarkable things in the Cathedral to look at. d) In the Cathedral there are many monuments to famous people.
II. Make true sentences.
The church built in 604 had to be rebuilt in the 14th century The construction of the present cathedral began Christopher Wren was invited to design the cathedral Although the church was completed in the 18th century a) the mosaic decorations were added 100 years later . b) because he was the most famous architect at that time. c) because it was destroyed by fire in 1136 d) after the previous church burnt down in 1666.
1. Theirstate funeral took place in the cathedral: Wellington Lincoln Churchill Nelson 2. These are galleries above the cathedral: Golden gallery Stone gallery War gallery Whispering gallery 3. Christopher Wren was ….. Professor of Mathematics, an astronomer an architect the president of the Royal Academy III. Find the wrong answer:
IV. Complete the sentences:
St. Paul’s Cathedral is one of…… There has been a cathedral on this site for…… ……..was built in 604 but ………in 1136. The building was reconstructed in….and became the largest church in….. In …….of 1666 St. Paul’s Cathedral was…. Wren began to ….. St. Paul in 1675 and …… it only in 1710. In the Whispering Gallery you can clearly hear the words that….. St. Paul’s Cathedral is a place for many………Every year a special service is held…….
Literature and internet resources.
Васильев М.В. Достопримечательности Лондона. – 2-ое изд. –М.: Айрис-пресс, 2008. -64 с. Васильев М.В. Достопримечательности Великобритании. – 2-ое изд. –М.: Айрис-пресс, 2008. -112 с. Синельникова М.В. Это Лондон. География. История. Культура. Достопримечательности: Книга для чтения на английском языке с вопросами ,заданиями и диалогами. – Спб.: КОРОНА принт,2010. -352с., ил. www.stpauls.co.uk www. wikipedia.org
www.stpauls.co.uk http://www.stpauls.co.uk/Cathedral-History http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Paul%27s_Cathedral