Date: 11a – 12.12.2015 11g-10.12.2015
Geographical situation of Australia and New Zealand
be prepared for international travel
be able to use different strategies in conversation with a stranger
be able to discuss their travel expressions
be able to check their progress in reading, grammar, vocabulary trough activities.
Educational objective: pupils will learn interesting facts about places of interest in Australia
Reading for specific information
Talking in typical situations
Negotiating a plan for a tour
Speaking about places
Materials: a map of Australia and New Zealand, pictures, posters.
Possessives with superlatives
Superlatives with ordinal numerals
Tag questions(special cases)
Students presenting reports on Australia and New Zealand.
Teacher: Hello children! Nice to meet you. We are going to take trip to Australia and New Zealand. Here three groups of experts and they can take you around Australia and New Zealand.
Fill in the fact –file in the chosen country and tell the most interesting about it (work in groups).
Groups present their projects. The class chooses the best speakers, the best performers, who get special medals.
Teacher: Your projects were very interesting. Now will see which group knows Australia and New Zealand best.
Each group is given 4 questions.
Who discovered Australia?(James Cook, Christopher Columbus, Rudyard Kipling)
Home to Australian government is (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra).
What is the biggest lake in Australia?(lake Eyre, lake Todd Loch Ness)
What is the capital of New Zealand? (Melbourne, Wellington, Auckland.
Whose statue you can see on the beach of Wellington? (dog’s statue, dolphin’s statue, horse’s statue)
What is the national game of New Zealand (football, rugby, tennis)
The national currency of Australia is…( the Australian franc ,Australian dollar, Australian pound)
What bird you can see in the national emblem of New Zealand? (the parrot, the kiwi ,the raven )
Who is the head of government in Australia ?( the Queen , the king ,the Prime Minister)
Australian’s national colours are :( black-red and gold ,white, blue and red , gold, white and bright green )
The oldest university of Australia is situated (in Sydney, in Canberra, in Brisbane )
There are (5 states 2 territories; 7 states 3 territories; 6 states 2 territories) in Australia.
Say try, false or don’t know. If false, correct the statement.
Australia is situated in the Southern Hemisphere.
Tasmania is an island state
Australia is washed by the waters of three oceans.
During the Christmas holidays people sunbath on the beach or surf in the ocean.
There are more than 30 different kinds of kangaroos in Australia.
Koala spends most of its life in eucalyptus trees and eats only the leaves of the tree.
New Zealand has been called the sheep farm of Britain.
Auckland is the largest city and leading port of New Zealand.
Every group chooses places it’d like to visit in Australia and New Zealand.
Make up a plan of your trip.
Use these words:
First we’ll go to…
Then we’d like to visit…
After that we…
(After 3-5 minutes discussion each group tells a plan of the trip)
DOWN UNDER (AUSTRALIA)
Complete the text with these words:
Australia is a……country. With an ….. of over 7,5 million…..kilometers, it is the sixth…..country in the world. But ….of the land is ….., because about two thirds of it is….. or semi-desert. Australia’s population …..is only16,5 million and most of these ….. live in the two …. of New South Wales Victoria. The…..in this south- eastern…..is mild and ……. . But the …..part of county has a …….climate. In……years, tourism has become an important……of income. Most ……go to Australia’s largest ….. . Sydney . They visit the….with its …...bridge and opera house. The……of Australia is Canberra, but very ….. tourists go there. It’s full of ……buildings, but it’s rather ……city. Many people go to Queens- Land to ……the beautiful beaches and see the Great Barrier …….
Australia was ……off from the other …….very early in the history of the world, so some ……plants and animals have developed there. The ……has become the national symbol. There’s also the koala and the platypus, mammals which lay…..and which have a beak like a …. .
Teacher: Children! You know a lot of interesting information about these countries. Maybe you dreams come true and you can visit them some day. Thank you for lesson. Good luck!
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