Реферат: The great Britain
THE GREAT BRITAIN
You've beenstuding English for a long time. But what do you know
about thecountries where it is spoken? English has been introduced in
the South Africa,Australia, New Zealand and many other countries.
To the Noth-West of the continent ofEurope there lie two big
islands, calledThe British Isles. One of these islands consists of
England, Scotlandand Walls. The smaller one is Ireland. The Nothern
Sea separatesEngland from Germany and Scandinavian countries, while
The EnglishChannel separates England from France and Belgium.
The highest mountains are in Scotlandand Walls. They are not
higher that thosein the Crimea. In North-West there are many beatiful
lakes whith greengrassy shores all around. There are many rivers in
Britain, but noneof them are very long.
The Themse in which London is situated orthe Severn which flows
into the IrishSea are the longest rivers. Many rivers have been joint
by the channels.So, it is possible to travel to any part of the
country by water.
The British Isles lie the same distancefrom the Equator as the
central part ofthe ex-USSR between Moscow and Kiev but the climate is
different fromthat part of our country. It is much milder, snow never
lies very long onthe ground in winter. There's much rain and fog in
winter and fewsunny days.
The population is over 52 mln people.London is the capital of
the GreatBritain. After the World War II London became the greatest
businesstown-market. Now it is the biggest industrial city. London is
one of the widestsities of the world. It lies on both sides of river
Themse. You canget there from the continent by air or by sea.
The London Bridge is 600 years old. The importents parts of
London are: theSity, the West-End, the East-End and theWestminster.
THe Sity isoften called the commercial heart of the sity. The
West-End is therichest part of London. It is in the west of the sity
and it's streetsand parks are the finest in the capital. You can find
many museums,theatres and big shops in the West-End. Trafalgar Square
is there too. Itis one of the finest with Nelson Column on it. Four
big lions areplaced in the foot.