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Answer the following questions. 1. What is the culture of Russia famous for?

1. What is the culture of Russia famous for?

2. What can you say about the Red Square?

3. When was the Cathedral of Basil the Blessed erected?

4. What can you tell about the Kremlin?

5. What places of interest are there on the territory of the Kremlin?

6. What masterpieces can you see in the Oruzheynaya Palata?

7. When was the tretyakov Gallery founded?

Complete the following sentences.

1. The Russian culture is famous for (русским балетом, оперой, живописью).

2. (Красная площадь) was founded in the 15th century and named “the Red Square” (из-за своей красоты).

3. (Собор Василия Блаженного) was built during (царствования Ивана Грозного).

4. The Red Square is the place for (официальных церемоний и парадов).

5. The Kremlin is (шедевр древней Русской архитектуры).

6. Moscow was built (на семи холмах) one of which (окружен красной стеной).

7. Oruzheynaya Palata was started in the 14th century as the collection of (карет, посуды, корон, государственных символов и одежды царей и цариц).

8. (Третьяковская галерея) was founded in 1856 as (частная коллекция).

Find in the text and read information about.

a. the culture of Russia.

b. The Red Square as the heart of Moscow.

c. The Kremlin as the masterpiece of ancient Russian architecture.

d. The Tsar Bell and the Tsar Cannon.

e. The greatest Museum of Russia-the Tretyakov Gallery.

Give the short summery of the text.


Practice the pronunciation of the following words and word-combinations.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – Соединенное Королевство Великобритании и Северной Ирландии

The British Isles – Британские острова

Edinburgh – Эдинбург

The Irish Sea – Ирландское море

The Atlantic Ocean – Атлантический океан

Highlands – гористая часть

Lowlands – низменная часть

The Severn – Северн

The Thames – Темза

Gulf Stream – Гольфстрим

State a part of speech of the following words.

Mountainous, beautiful, highest, population, highly, developed, industrial, producer, equipment, government.

Give 3 forms of the following verbs.

To consist, to be, to make, to mean, to include, to have, to influence, to know, to rule, to consist.

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