по английскому языку:
Do You Know English-Speaking Countries?
Задачи: - обобщить лингвострановедческий материал по указанной теме;
- углубить и расширить знания по данной теме;
- совершенствовать умения и навыки практического владения английским языком по данной теме по видам речевой деятельности: говорению, чтению, письму;
- повысить интерес к изучению иностранного языка.
Оборудование: жетоны в виде звездочек, флаги различных стран, наглядность на доске, фотографии с достопримечательностями различных стран.
Teacher: Good morning, boys and girls! We are sure you are full of energy and ready to have some fun. Do you like to play? That’s very nice! Today we’ll have an unusual lesson – a competition. Games, riddles and puzzles are waiting for you. The winner will be the team with the biggest number of the red stars.
I want to divide you into 3 teams. Let’s start our competition and introduce our team to each other. (students from Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand) (детям заранее дается задание подготовить рассказ об англо-говорящей стране и сделать какой-нибудь отличительный знак)
OK. Everything is all right. I think all the students were the best and they get their first stars.
The next task is the following: answer the questions about English-speaking countries. If your answer is right you’ll get a red star. Let’s start.
What separates Great Britain from the continent? (the English Channel)
Where is the UK situated? (on the island)
How many countries does the UK consist of? (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)
Who was the first American President? (George Washington)
What is the name given to the official residence of the President of the USA in Washington? (the White House)
What is the longest river in the USA? ( the Mississippi)
What are the highest mountains in the New Zealand? (the Southern Alps)
What is the capital of Canada? (Ottawa)
What is the famous sight in China? (the Chinese Wall)
And now we’ll show you pictures with the sights of different countries and describe it and you are to guess what place of interest is.
It was founded in 1753. It has many departments. One of its most interesting sections is the National Gallery. (the British Museum)
It is a historic building. It was founded in 1050 as a monastery. The present building dates from about 1480. As the scene of coronation of English kings, it continues a tradition established by William the Conqueror who was crowned on Christmas Day 1066. Many great Englishmen are buried there. (Westminster Abbey)
It is the seat of the government of the USA. The corner stone of this building was laid by George Washington on September 18, 1793. It is in the centre of Washington and it’s the highest point in the city. It is the seat of Congress. (the Capitol)
Look at the blackboard. Here you can see the table. Each team should fill in the blanks.
Each team will get the cards with the names of the countries. You should guess what the countries are.
i p a n s (Spain), a y m g e n r (Germany), a a u i s a t r l (Australia), a n i h c (China), i y a t l (Italy), s s i r u a (Russia), n c e f r a (France), n a d a c a (Canada), t y e p g (Egypt).
And now you’ll get the flags of different countries. You should name countries, say what language people speak in these countries and what nationalities they are.
Italy, Germany, France, Japan, Canada, Australia
Write the names of the capitals of Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Egypt, France, Germany.
You’ll get cards with the names of the cities, rivers, sights. You should guess the country.
the Columbia, the Colorado, the Mississippi, New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles
of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Severn, the Avon, the Thames, London, Belfast
the Mackenzie, the Yukon, the St. Lawrence River, Montreal, Toronto, Edmonton
the Murray, the Darling, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane
the Waikato, the Rangitata, the Clutha, Dunidin, Wellington, Auckland
the Rhine, the Eiffel Tower, the Louver, NotrDam-de-Pari, Lion, Marsel, Nizza
Look at the blackboard. There you can see the table with the names of the countries in Russian. Each team should fill in the blanks in English.
Now you’re to complete the crossword. Imagine you visit your friends in Great Britain. This crossword helps to know traditions and customs of Great Britain.
2. The Englishmen’s favourite drink. (tea)
4. Something that the English put into tea. (milk)
6. The political centre of London. (Westminster)
8. The theatre where W. Shakespeare worked as an actor. (Globe)
10. The nickname of London in England. (Smoke)
12. The colour of taxis in London. (black)
1. The birds living in the Tower of London. (ravens)
3. The most popular activity of English people. (walking)
5. The river on which London is situated. (Thames)
6. The large bag of wool on which the Lord Chancellor sits in the House of Lords. (woolsack)
7. 100 pence equal one … . (pound)
9. The major spectator sport in Britain. (football)
11. The national emblem of England. (rose)
Now you should match the famous writer and his work.
Charlotte Bronte Tom Sawyer
Daniel Defo Jane Eyre
Mark Twain Robinson Crusoe
Jonothan Swift Romeo and Juliet
Lewes Carrol Gulliver’s Travels
W. Shakespeare Alice in Wonderland
Unfortunately, our competition is over. Let’s count your stars. Who is the best? Our winners are the students from … . Our congratulations!
W e are very satisfied with your work. You were very active today. Your marks are excellent. The lesson is over. Good-bye.