London pp16 27 - LONDON! rooms and furniture vocabulary Buckingham Palace This is the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace

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  • TIMESAVER LONDON! MARY GLASGOW MAGAZINES, AN IMPRINT OF SCHOLASTIC INC.24

    TIMESAVER LONDON! rooms and furniture vocabulary

    Buckingham Palace

    www.vrbritain.com

    This is the Queens London home, Buckingham Palace.The Queen has four other palaces in Britain, but this isher most famous home. If the Queens flag* is flyingoutside the palace, it means that the Queen is at home.If you are in London between August and October,

    you can go inside Buckingham Palace. You can see theState dining room, ballroom, the Queens gallery withall her paintings* and the mews where the royalcoaches* and horses are. But you cant see all of therooms. The palace is too big!

    Would you like to live in a house with 600 rooms, 78 bathrooms, a cinema, a swimming pool and a post office?

    Buckingham Palace My House

    600 rooms

    78 bathrooms

    300 clocks

    A dining table for 60 people

    A swimming pool

    A cinema

    A 40-acre garden

    A lake

    VOCABULARY CHECK LISTWhat is it in

    your language? Find out!

    flag

    paintings

    coaches

    Is your housebetter than the

    Queens?

    2 This room is verybig. This is wherethe Queen has allof her paintings.

    1 In this room, theQueen and herfamily can watchTV and movies.

    4 This room iswhere the Queenand her visitorscan dance.

    5 This is wherethe Queengets lettersand mail.

    6 This is where theQueen stands whenshe waves to thepublic.

    7 This is where the Queengoes swimming.

    a) Gallery b) Ballroom c) Cinema d) Post office e) State dining room f) Swimming pool g) Balcony

    Look at the picture of the Palace. Read the description to find out which room it is.

    b

    d

    f

    g

    a

    c

    e

    3 In this room thereis a table where60 people can sit and eat.

    Front view of Buckingham Palace

    Back view of Buckingham Palace

    g

    c

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