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Конспект урока по английскому языку на тему " Geographical Position of the USA"

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Date: 9.01.15 Grade: VIII

Lesson 1 Geographical position of the USA

Aims:

  1. To study the proper names and to read and to speak about the geographical position of the USA, to train the use of the definite article with the geographical names.

  2. To improve students’ pronunciation and to develop their skills of reading, speaking, writing, to develop students’ abilities as quick and logical thinking, guessing, memory.

  3. To bring up students’ interest in English speaking countries and enrich students’ knowledge with the new information.

Visual aids: geography map, slides.

Form of the lesson: combined.

Type of the lesson: learning new information

Methods of the teaching: interactive method, critical thinking.

The procedure of the lesson

  1. Org. moment.

  1. Greeting task with the students.

Good morning it's time to rise,

Stand up and wipe your sleepy eyes.

Reach and stretch for the sky,

Hold your hands way up high.

Bend your body and touch the ground,

Stand up straight, now turn around.

Point to your eyes, point to your nose,

Jump up and down and touch your toes.

Clap your hands, stomp your feet,

Let's start the day, now find your seat.



  1. Duty’s report

  2. Speaking about the date, day and weather.



  1. Warm-up. Look at the symbols ( slides) and guess what the theme of our lesson today.

http://nomadlife.narod.ru/USA/liberty1.jpghttp://www.bonistica.ru/files/valuta/1286713398big1.jpghttp://prousa.info/images/us_state/state/flag.jpg



  1. Brainstorming . Work Complete the insert chart. What do you know the USA?

We know

We want to know

We have known today





  1. New vocabulary and pronunciation practice.

  1. Let’s practice the pronunciation of the geographical names.

The Pacific Ocean-

The Atlantic Ocean-

The Appalachian Mountains-

The Cordillera-

The Mississippi-

The Colorado-

The Columbia-

The Saint Lawrence River –

The Hudson River-

The Gulf of Mexico-

  1. Now guess the meaning of them

  1. Reading and work with the text.

  1. Read the text.

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

The USA is one of the largest countries in the world. It is situated in the central part of the North American continent. The area of the USA is over nine million square kilometers. Its oceans are the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic.

The population of the United States is nearly 250 million people.

The official language of the country is English. The capital of the country is Washington. It was named in honour of the first President, George Washington. As the USA is a large country, the climate is different in different regions.

There are many mountains in the USA. For example, the highest peak in the Cordillera in the USA is 4,418 metres.

The country’s main river is the Mississippi but there are many other great rivers in the USA: the Colorado in the south and the Columbia in the north-west. There are five Great Lakes between the USA and Canada.

There are many big cities in the country. They are Washington, New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Philadelphia.

The USA is a federal republic, consisting of fifty states. Each of these states has its own government.

The President is the head of the state and the government.

  1. Read the text again and complete the semantic map.

Country


Geography position


Area


Population


Official language


Capital


Climate


Mountains


Rivers


Cities


Kind of state


Head of the state


  1. Speaking.

  1. Guess the questions.

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Questions:

  1. Where is the USA situated?

  2. What is the area of the USA ?

  3. What is the population of the country?

  4. What is the official language?

  5. What are the main cities of the country?

  6. What kind of state is the USA ?

  7. Who is the head of the country?

  1. Now talk about the country with the opposite group.

  1. Grammar. The definite article with the geographical names.

  1. Complete the chart

    Geography names

    The

    Zero/0 article

    Rivers



    Mountains



    Cities



    Oceans



  2. Make your grammar rule.

  1. Conclusion of the lesson. Complete the insert chart.

    We know

    We want to know

    We have known today



  2. Homework. Learn proper names, read and retell about the USA.

  3. Marks.




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Lesson 1 Geographical position of the USA

Aims:

  • 1.To study the proper names and to read and to speak about the geographical position of the USA, to train the use of the definite article with the geographical names.
  • 2.To improve students’ pronunciation and to develop their skills of reading, speaking, writing, to develop students’ abilities as quick and logical thinking, guessing, memory.
  • 3.To bring up students’ interest in English speaking countries and enrich students’ knowledge with the new information.
  • Visual aids: geography map, slides.
  • Form of the lesson: combined.
  • Type of the lesson: learning new information
  • Methods of the teaching: interactive method, critical thinking.
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