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London Tour Guide 8

Hyde Park

Welcome to Hyde Park – one of the Royal Parks of London. You can enjoy swimming, concerts, restaurants and wild life. It is open from 05.00 am until midnight.

Movie: Hyde Perk London
Movie: Making the Lady Gaga figure

Website: Hyde Park Map
Website: Årstaskolan at Speakers Corner 2015

Vocabulary: park, gate, lake, playground, lawn, corner, public, toilet, concert, swimming, wildlife.

London Tour Guide 7

Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London. It was founded by Marie Tussaud, a French sculptor. The wax figures at Tussauds include historical and royal figures, film stars, sports stars, and famous murderers. It is open seven days a week.

Movie: Madame Tussauds London Tour
Movie: Making the Lady Gaga figure


Website: Strawberry tours

Vocabulary: museum, sculptor, queue, wax figures, entry, gallrey, star, murderer, visitors, open, selfie.

London Tour Guide 6

Big Ben

Our second stop is att Big Ben. It’s the nickname for the Great Bell for the clock att the north end of the Palace of Westminster, better known as The Houses of Parliament. It was originally called The Clock Tower, but renamed Elizabeth Tower in 2012.

Movie: Visit Big Ben!
Movie: Big Ben strikes 12

Website: 10 Big Ben facts
Website: The Mechanical Genius of Big Ben | Blowing Up History

ACTIVITY: Watch the movies, read the text and listen to Lucy. Write a text about Big Ben. Practice reading it aloud with a friend.

Vocabulary: tower, bell, steps, clock, huge, four-faced, steps, chimes, famous, attraction, fifteen,

Fun Rap about London and Big Ben 🙂
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