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Parliament. Which of these tours would you prefer?

GL: I think we'll go on both tours. And we'd like to start with the boat trip along the Thames.

D: That's OK. Here you can see some leaflets about the most famous London sights.

GL: Thanks a lot.

G3: Dear guests! You are welcome on board. As you know, London stands on the river Thames. London, the capital of Great Britain, is a very old city. It is two thou­sand years old. Many years ago London was a small town on the Thames. Now London

RT I'd like this one. Thank you. Good­bye.

A: You are welcome. Goodbye.

G2: Now we are coming to Trafalgar Square. Trafalgar Square is in the centre of the West End of London. Trafalgar Square commemorates Nelson's victory at the battle of Trafalgar in which he was fatally wound­ed. Trafalgar Square was designed between 1829 and 1840 with Nelson's Column as a centrepiece. The column is over 170 feet high with the statue of Nelson. Nelson's statue is over 16 feet high, about three times his real height. The statue shows Nelson with one arm and one eye. He lost them in the battle

The bronze bas-relief at the foot of the column, made from the same metal, represents Nelson's four great victories. The four bronze lions at the base were added in 1867. Today it is a place where people meet, and it is famous for political demonstra­tions.

C: Excuse me. What do the four lions symbolize?

Gr They symbolize Nelson's four victo­ries.

C: Thanks a lot.

Gr On the north side of Trafalgar Square there is the National Gallery. It houses one of the finest art collections in the world. It includes paintings of the British, Italian, Spanish, French, Dutch, Flemish and other famous schools.

G3: There are a lot of parks and gardens in London. In Regent's Park there is Lon­don Zoo. It is one of the biggest zoos in the world. Today there are more than 8,000 animals in the Zoo. There are elephants, giraffes, lions, tigers, foxes, and monkeys there. There are also many birds in the Zoo. The elephants have the biggest appe­tite. An elephant's daily rations consist of hay, grass, cabbages, carrots, apples, pota­toes, bread, vitamins, minerals and 100 li­tres of water.

C: Which animals are the biggest in the Zoo?

Gr The biggest animals are giraffes, ele­phants, and rhinos.

C: What birds live in London Zoo?

O3: There are parrots, pelicans, ducks, eagles and many others.

C: Thank you.

G4 We are coming now to Westminster Abbey. Westminster Abbey is a historic building. It is a royal church. Here you can

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