Kategóriák archívuma: Civilizáció/ Civilization

Ceremony of the Keys/Kulcsátadási ceremónia

Choose the word that fits in the sentence.                                                  „Halt! Who comes there?” „The keys.” „Whose keys?” „Queen Elizabeth’s Keys.” „Pass Queen Elizabeth’s Keys – all’s well.” This exchange can be heard every night at the Tower of London just as it 1. has/have been for the last 700 years or more. The Ceremony of the …

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The Proms/Promenád koncertek

Complete the sentences with the words given.   other           by            smoking           loversstand          in             styles                during       The audience is responsible for the very name of a popular series of concerts enjoyed by music 1……………………… every summer. The ’Promenade Concerts’, better known as the Proms, were so named because originally the audience ’promenaded’ or …

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Tate Gallery/A Tate Galéria

Choose the word that fits in the sentence.                                                              The 1. originally/original Tate Gallery, opened in 1897, was designed to house a collection of paintings and sculpture donated to the nation by the sugar merchant, Sir Henry Tate. Since its opening in May 2000, the Tate’s newest gallery, Tate Modern, has been an overwhelming 2. …

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Charles Dickens

 Choose the word that fits in the sentence.   The novelist, Charles Dickens (1812-70) began his writing career 1. as/like a journalist on a London newspaper, and his novels were first published as serials in periodicals. Dicken’s most famous stories 2. contain/include Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, Great Expectations and David Copperfield. His works often highlight …

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William Shakespeare

Complete the text with the words given.                                                        from       time       popular       able     ground      actor      composers     known     Shakespeare is renowned around the world and his plays are widely performed to this day. The best 1. ……………… include Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Translated into over …

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National Parks/Nemzeti parkok

Choose the word that fits in the sentence.   The British countryside is remarkably 1. diverse/diversity and attracts millions of visitors every year. Many of them come to see the beautiful 2. view/scenery in the National Parks and Other Areas of Natural Beauty, areas that are protected by law to conserve the outstanding countryside. The …

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Complete the word that fits in the sentence.                                                                  For many sports fans in England, in particular, the summer months are synonymous with the 1. game/play of cricket. The Sunday afternoon match on the village green with the church and pub behind, evokes an image that is 2. likely/truly English. Some sources say cricket was …

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Notting Hill Carnival/Notting Hill-i Karnevál

Choose the word that fits in the sentence.                                                        The Notting Hill Carnival takes 1. place/places in the narrow streets of this west London district every August bank holiday. It is one of the largest street festivals in the world and has 2. it is/its roots in the West Indian community living in the area. …

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The Angel of the North

Choose the word that fits in the sentences:   From computer animation to the visual arts, the outstanding quality of British art and design is acknowledged 1. about/around the world. Take the amazing Angel of the North which soars above the A I road at Gateshead,  north-east England – the 2. largest/larger public sculpture ever …

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Eden Project/ Az Éden Project

Choose the word that fits in the sentences.   Over the next 20 years, up to a quarter of the world’s trees and other plants could 1. been/be lost for ever. But not if one of the most exciting conservation 2. projects/project, the Eden Project, has anything to do with it. A disused china clay …

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