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Students have to complete gapped sentences about the Big Ben, one of the most famous and popular landmarks in London.
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The brief story of one of the most famous and popular landmarks in London, the Big Ben.
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5 minutes 57 seconds
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Listening comprehension
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
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This resource is intended for:High schoolers
High schoolers
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1. Fill the gap.
Big Ben, officially called Elizabeth Tower, is one of the most famous
2. Fill the gap.
The tower hasbells hanging inside.
3. Fill the gap.
'Big Ben' refers to thebell inside the tower, and not the clock or ...
4. Fill the gap.
The story of Big Ben began in 1834 when a firethe Palace of Westmi...
5. Fill the gap.
The Royal Astronomer demanded the clock to beto within one second.
6. Fill the gap.
The largest bell is known as theBell, but most people call it 'Big Ben.'
7. Fill the gap.
It might have beenfor Sir Benjamin Hall, the project commissioner.
8. Fill the gap.
It weighedtons.
9. Fill the gap.
The new bell weighed onlyand a half tons.
10. Fill the gap.
It ismeters in diameter.
11. Fill the gap.
Big Benfor the first time in 1859.
12. Fill the gap.
Thisto the bell remains to this day.
13. Fill the gap.
Each of the four clockare 180 feet or almost 55 meters above the ground.
14. Fill the gap.
The iron frame of each clock face supportspieces of glass.
15. Fill the gap.
Big Ben is famously
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Adding or removing a penny will change its speed byseconds per day.
17. Fill the gap.
The tower was known simply as the clock tower, or sometimes 'St.Tower.'
18. Fill the gap.
It was not renamed Elizabeth Tower until the Queen's Diamond
19. Fill the gap.
Visitors have to climb overstairs to reach it.
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