KAZAKHSTAN THE BEAUTIFUL .
T: Good morning dear friends! I’m glad to see you. How are you today? I think everything is well. Are you ready to start our lesson?
Boys and girls I want to ask you some questions.
What country do you live in?
Do you love our country?
Where is Kazakhstan situated?
What is the area of Kazakhstan?
What is the population of Kazakhstan?
What is the official name of Kazakhstan?
Who is the president of Kazakhstan?
Name the capital of Kazakhstan?
What is the official language of Kazakhstan?
What is Russian?
T: I’m happy to hear these beautiful answers! It seems to me you must be real citizens of our independent Motherland. I want to address you with such words: beautiful and generous is our native land. Love, respect and take care of our country.
Do you know any poem about our Motherland?
The land of my fathers, the land of my choice.
The land in which poets and minstrels rejoice.
I wish you to flourish, be happy and bright.
I want you to live and never to die!
Пусть небо будет чистым над тобой
Цвети мой Казахстан, моя земля
О, Родина моя, будь счастлива всегда!
T: Good! For the beginning we are going to speak about Kazakhstan.
P1- The Republic of Kazakhstan is situated in Central Asia. The area of Kazakhstan is about 3 mln square km. It’s population is about 17 mln people. The population lives mostly in cities and towns.
P2- Kazakhstan Is an extremely beautiful country. There are the majestic Zailiysky Alatau Mountains, the beautiful lakes and rivers: the Irttysh, the Syrdaria, and Amurdaria, Aral sea and Kaspian sea and the endless steppes.
P3- There are a lot of puicturesque places like Kolzhai, Bayanaul and others. Borovoe – is one of the natural miracles of the planet.
P4- Kazakh is the official language of the country. Russian and other languages are spoken here too. Kazakhstan is multinational country.
P5- Kazakhstan borders China, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzia. There is a long border cost line on the Caspian sea. There are a few rivers and lakes in Kazakhstan.
P6- The flora and fauna of the country are different. They depend on the climate of the country. They are richer in the south and poorer in the north. The climate of Kazakhstan is strongly continental. It is cold in winter and hot in summer.
P7- There are many big cities and small towns in the Republic. The largest cities of Kazakhstan are Almaty, Karaganda, Shimkent, Astana…..
T: I hope everybody has revised geographical material and has listened to the information properly. Now get ready for the testing.
1. Kazakhstan is situated in the …
a). Central Asia
2. The population of Kazakhstan is:
a). 140 mln. people
b). 15 mln. people
c). 16 mln. people
3. The head of the state is:
4. ….is the official language of the republic
5. The capital of Kazakhstan is:
6. Kazakhstan borders:
7. The colors of flag of Kazakhstan are:
a). Blue and white
b). Blue and red
c). Blue and yellow
8. Astana became the capital in:
9. The symbol of Kazakhstan is:
a). Snow leopard
10. …is the national money.
T: Now we are going to speak about the capital of our Motherland – Astana.
It’s difficult to describe Astana in a few words, and it’s difficult to see all the sightseeing in Astana. It is the center of political, cultural and financial life of our country. The beautiful buildings, theatres, museums, cinemas, hotels, monuments are situated there. Residence of the President, the Parliament and the government are located here.
T: We’ll work in groups. There are 3 groups in the class. 1 group will tell us about Astana, second about places of interest of Astana and the third one about national holidays.
Astana was founded in 1830 in the steppes of Saryarka. Former time it was called Akmolinsk, then Tselinograd. In 1997 Akmola became a new capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Later it got its present name Astana. Astana is a modern, growing city, a political, economic, and a cultural center of the state. Astana is a heart of our Motherland.
There are many places of interest in Astana: the Central square, it is the heart of Astana. The symbol of Astana is Baiterek. It’s a unique construction. Baiterek is 97 meters high, that symbolizes year 1997. Ak-Orda is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Here President works, Khan Shatyr is a giant transparent tent in Astana is a large shopping center in the capital. There are several museums, theatres, libraries and parks in Astana.
Kazakhstan has national traditions, customs and holidays. We celebrate:
January 1. - New Year Day
March 8. - Women’s Day
March 22.- Nauryz Day
May 9 - Victory Day
July 6 – Day of the capital.
August 30 – Constitution Day.
December 1 – Day of the first President.
December 16 – Independence Day.
T: As a sovereign state Kazakhstan has its own national flag, State Emblem and symbol. Work in group, study information and tell this information to each other.
I group: State Flag.
1. The colours of the flag of Kazakhstan are blue and white. The Sun is the symbol of peace.
2. You can see the eagle – the symbol of freedom of the people of Kazakhstan.
3. There is a traditional Kazakh ornament on the left.
4. Eagle is an independent bird of Kazakhstan.
II group: State Emblem.
There is Shanyrak in the center of the State Emblem. Its 2 beams (перекладины) symbolize 4 parts of the world
The mythological horses Tulpars complete the ensemble.
There is a star on the top and the word Kazakhstan bellow.
The State emblem is gold and blue color.
III group: State symbol.
Snow leopard is the State symbol of Kazakhstan. It was the symbol of Asiada in 2011.
Snow leopards live high in mountains of Kazakhstan. They are in danger.
There are about 180-200 snow leopards in Kazakhstan.
Snow leopard is the wild, strong and proud animal. It is the live symbol of Kazakhstan.
Questions for groups:
1. What colour are the State flag?
2. What does sun symbolize?
3. What does Eagle symbolize?
4. What is there on the left?
What is there in the center of the State Emblem?
What is the name of mythological horses?
What is there on the top of the State Emblem?
What are the colors of the State Emblem?
Where does snow leopard live?
What kind of animal is it?
What was the symbol of Asiada?
What is the symbol of Kazakhstan?
T: The next stage of our lesson is called “Polyglot”. Who knows what does this word mean? Our President N.A. Nazarbaev in his message to the people of Kazakhstan says that young people must know three languages: Kazakh as the official language, Russian as a language of national communication and English as an international language.
Your task is: I’ll give you proverbs, continue them in three languages: in English, in Kazakh, in Russian.:
Дерево крепко корнями, а человек….(друзьями, достар, friends)
Друг хвалит за глаза, а недруг в …(глаза, коз, eyes).
Родная земля - золотая….(колыбель, бесик, bed)
Человек без цели, что птица без…(крылья, канат, wings)
Жить без друзей, что есть пищу без…(соли, туз, salt)
Чем плохой друг, лучше достойный …(враг, жау, enemy)
Где-то может и хорошо, а на … лучше…(Родине, Отан, Motherland)
Души и языка нет, а говорит разумно….(книга, кiтап, book)
Самая святая пища - ….(хлеб, нан, bread)
Многословие – серебро, а молчание ….(золото, алтын, gold)
T: You’ve worked hard today. Tell me what new facts have you learnt from the lesson?
Now you can express your opinion of our lesson.
Your marks are…
Lesson is over, good bye!
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