Names, terms and dates from Chapter 7.
Liste to the audio recording of Chapter 7.
Chapter 7 – MORE MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
|British Museum, the||the oldest museum in the world, visitors will see the works of man from prehistoric to modern times from around the world;
Most famous objects include: the Rosetta Stone, Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies and the Portland Vase
|Museum of London, the||you can learn about London and its people from earliest times|
|Natural History Museum, the||you can learn about our planet, our world, the people, animals and plants in it|
|Charles Dickens||one of the most famous writers of England who wrote his novels in Victorian times; most famous Dickens characters are: Oliver Twist, David Copperfield and Nicholas Nickleby|
|Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir||English writer whose popular characters were Sherlock Holmes, the clever detective and his friend, Watson|
|10 Baker Street||the house where Sherlock Holmes lived in Doyle’s novels; nowadays it hosts The Sherlock Holmes Museum|
|Covent Garden||once it was the place for the largest English market; nowadays there are shops, market stalls and street artists there; Covent Garden is home for The London Transport Museum and The Royal Opera House|
|Tate Britain||the home of British art from 1500 to present|
|dungeon, a||a dark cellar room in a castle used as a prison in the past|
|chamber, a||a large room in a building used for meetings; old word for a private room (or bedroom)|