Theme of the lesson: “ Washington D.C. is a Special City”.
Цель: развитие познавательной активности учащихся на урокe английского языка.
Задачи: - познакомить учащихся с достопримечательностями Вашингтона – столицы Соединенных Штатов Америки;
- развивать языковую догадку;
- тренировать учащихся в серии языковых упражнениях, используя при этом разные виды деятельности
- расширять кругозор учащихся.
Оснащение урока: интерактивная доска; компьютер; презентация ; карточки с заданиями.
Plan of the lesson
Good morning, everybody! How are you?
Who is on duty today? Who is absent in our group?
What season is it now?
The weather is fine, isn’t it?
Do you like winter?
Would you like to visit the United States of America?
Do you know what the capital of the USA is?
Warm - up activity.
Monday's child is nice and slow
Tuesday's child is go, go, go
Wednesday's child is very funny
Thursday's child is happy and sunny
Friday's child is like a king
Saturday's child can dance and sing
Sunday's child can stand on her head
And count the ghosts under her bed!
Your associations with the word Washington.
Now let's listen to the dialogue between our two girls.
Veronica: Hello, Lena. You are here at last. How was your trip?
Lena: Hi, Veronica. I’m very glad to see you. The trip was great. The train was very
comfortable and quick.
Veronica: Are you tired?
Lena: No, I’m not. I want to tell you about Washington.
Veronica: Great. I would like to see.
Lena: O’K listen!
Veronica: Yeah… Washington is a really great city. I’m so excited now! Thank you
very much for the excursion,Lena.
Lena: I’m glad you liked it.
Look at the board please.
1. __ Washington. D.C. stands on __ Potomac River.
a) the/the, b) -/the, c) the/-
2. George Washington was … president of the USA.
A. the first B. the second C. the third D. the fourth
3. G. Washington liked … .
A. Biology B. Mathematics C. Geography D. History
4. The Wight House has got … rooms.
A. 130 B. 131 C. 132 D. 133
5. The capitol is the … building in Washington.
A. most beautiful B. Smallest C. most famous D. tallest
6. … are made in the Capitol.
A. laws B. Constitution C. exhibition D. films
7. Thomas Jefferson was the … president of the USA.
A. the first B. the second C. the third D. the fourth
8. Abraham Lincoln wrote … .
A. the Emancipation Proclamation
B. the Declaration of Independence
C. the US Constitution
9. The National Mall contains … museums.
A. seven B. nine C. ten D. eleven
Let's see the video of George Washington you need answer the questions: How many jobs did he has? What were they?
Let's read and translate the text about George Washington.
The first US President known to all Americans as “The Father of the Nation” was George Washington. George was born in Virginia in a planter’s family. When the boy was eleven his father died. The family had a lot of land but not enough money to send George to school in England as rich families used to do at that time. The boy went to a private school and, later ,two private teachers taught him to be a soldier and a Virginia gentleman. George learned to ride a horse, to hunt, shoot, sail and swim. Because he was good at arithmetic, he also learned to measure land. The young man went to faraway parts of the country to measure land for those who built their houses there. He spent hours on horseback in all kinds of weather. He learned to sleep out , cook his own meals, and work hard every day. Everyone liked and trusted young George.
George Washington began his career in the service of his country as a major in the Virginia militia and later became Commander in Chief of the Colonial Army during the Revolutionary War. He was among those who wrote the US Constitution in Philadelphia. People respected him for his courage, honesty and wisdom.
After the Revolutionary War Washington wanted to retire and live at Mount Vernon where he had a beautiful house and a big plantation. But he knew that his duty was to serve his country. He hurried off to New York City which was the capital then. On April,30, 1789,before a large crowd Washington promised to “preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States”. This is how George Washington became the first President of the country and served two terms. He refused a third term and in 1797 he retired to Mount Vernon where he died two years later.
Complete the information about George Washington
• was the……American President.
• was born in a family……
• when a young he learned to…..
• took part in the …..war
• he was a professional….
• people had a lot of respect for him because….
• people remember him because…..
What is the buildings?
1) It was built in honor of Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States and the author of Exclamation Proclamation.
The Memorial has 36 columns, one for each state at the time of Lincoln’s death.- The Lincoln Memorial
2)It is the seat of the Congress, the Government of the United States of America. It is in the very center of Washington. It is located on Capitol Hill, the highest point in the city. It is the highest building in Washington, D.C. There is a law in Washington not to build houses higher than the Capitol.It is made of stone and marble. It contains 540 rooms. At the top of the building there is a bronze “Statue of Freedom”. It is surrounded by trees and flowers.- The Capitol
3)It is official home of all US presidents, is the most popular attraction in Washington. It is the oldest public building. Every president of the USA lives and works in the White House except the first president George Washington, because at the time of his presidency the White House was not built yet. Around the building there are green lawns, trees and flowers. The White house has 132 rooms. The second and the third floors are for the president and his family. But the rooms on the first floor are opened for excursion, but you should buy the ticket.- The White House
4) This five-sided and five-stores building is the biggest and the most important military office in the USA.- The National Gallery
5)It is a political, administrative, cultural and educational centre.
It has no industries except one - the US government. Washington D.C. is the place where the most important political buildings in America and foreign embassies are situated.- Washington D.C
The total of the lesson.
What do the letters DC in the name of Washington?
Where was George Washington born?
Did George Washington live in the White House?
How many jobs did he have?
What is the Potomac?
Who was the first President of the USA?
Home task: retelling of "Washington"
The end of the lesson. Assessment of students: giving marks.
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Theme of the lesson: “ Washington D.C. is a Special City”. Цель: развитие познавательной активности учащихся на урокe английского языка. Задачи: - познакомить учащихся с достопримечательностями Вашингтона – столицы Соединенных Штатов Америки; - развивать языковую догадку; - тренировать учащихся в серии языковых упражнениях, используя при этом разные виды деятельности - расширять кругозор учащихся. Оснащение урока: интерактивная доска; компьютер; презентация ; карточки с заданиями.I. The total of the lesson.Questions:What do the letters DC in the name of Washington?Where was George Washington born?Did George Washington live in the White House?How many jobs did he have?What is the Potomac? Who was the first President of the USA?
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