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高三阅读理解London’s mainline railway stations are an

时间:2019-03-13 21:29  作者:Edmond  来源:www.2abc8.com

 London’s mainline railway stations are an attraction in themselves and the starting points for a great British day trip or weekend away. Follow our handy map and enjoy the ride!
 
Paddington to Cardiff
 
Children' s book character Paddington Bear was found at Paddington Station along with a note saying: Please look after this bear, thank you,. His statue sits under the clock on Platform One.
 
DISCOVER: Cardiff. Capital of Wales and once the world’s busiest port, Cardiff is now home to all kinds of culture and great shopping and dining.
 
STAY: The St.. David’s Hotel has breathtaking views across Cardiff Bay and a fantastic restaurant.
 
Marylebone to Stratford-upon-Avon
 
In the Beatles film A Hard Day,s Night, the Fab Four were chased through this station by fans.
 
DISCOVER : Stratford-upon-Avon. The birthplace of Shakespeare is packed with half-timbered Tudor facades,old-world pubs and grassy riverbanks.
 
STAY: The Arden Hotel sits handily opposite the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and close to Shakespeare’ s New Place.
 
Waterloo to Winchester
 
Usually young lovers meet beneath the clock, while ABBA posed for photos at the station after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974.
 
DISCOVER; Winchester. Don’t miss The Great Hall, whose Round Table dates to around 1290 and is inscribed with the names of King Arthur and his knights.
 
STAY: Set in an 18th-century Georgian house, Hotel du Yin has a superb French restaurant.
 
Kiog’s Cross to Edinburgh
 
This redesigned station,together with neighbouring St. Pancras,is the center of a massive regeneration project for the area.
 
DISCOVER : Edinburgh. Its beautifully preserved Georgian streets lie next to the medieval Old Town in this compact city that’s made for exploring on foot. For the best views climb up Calton
 
Hill.
 
STAY : Tigerlily is one of the coolest hotels in town — ultra modern and fun,but also behind the graceful facade of a Georgian building.
21. What is special about the ride from Paddington to Cardiff?
 
A. Tourists can climb up Calton Hill for the best views.
 
B. Tourists can eat a meal in a superb French restaurant.
 
C. Tourists can sail along the River Avon in an Edwardian boat.
 
D. Tourists can see the breathtaking views across Cardiff Bay in the St. David,s Hotel.
 
22. According to the text, which ride is suitable for a lover of Shakespeare’s literature?
 
A. Paddington to Cardiff. B. Marylebone to Stratford-upon-Avon.
 
C. Waterloo to Winchester. D. King' s Cross to Edinburgh.
 
23. Which station has taken on a new look?
 
A. Paddington. B. Marylebone. C. Waterloo. D. King’s Cross.
 
答案 21-23 DBD

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