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УРОК АНГЛИЙСКОГО ЯЗЫКА В 8 КЛАССЕ Выполнила учитель английского языка МАОУ СОШ №5 Курганова С.В. Тема: Around Britain
AN OUTLINE OF BRITISH GEOGRAPHY What does Britain Look like? The British Isles Great Britain Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
THE BRITISH ISLES The British Isles is the geographical name of the two large islands of Ireland and Great Britain and a lot of small islands around them.
GREAT BRITAIN It is an island that lies off the north west of Europe. It is the largest island in Europe. It is 500 km wide and nearly 1000 km long.
ENGLAND England is in the south east of Great Britain. London is its capital. The surface of England is mainly flat. The main cities are Oxford, Cambridge, Stratford-upon-Avon and others. The main river is the Thames. The English live there.
SCOTLAND Scotland is in the north of Great Britain. Edinburgh is its capital. It is one of the most beautiful cities in Britain. The second main city is Glasgow. Scotland is mountainous. Scottish towns look very different from English towns. The Scots live there.
WALES Wales is in the west of Great Britain. It is a country of hills and mountains with deep rivers and valleys. Cardiff is the capital of Wales. The most important cities are Swansea, and Newport. Wales attracts many tourists. There are three national parks there.
NORTHERN IRELAND. Northern Ireland is the part of Ireland. It is in the north of it. It is separated from Great Britain by the North Sea. The nature is beautiful there. Hills and valleys attracts a lot of people. The Irish live there. Belfast is its capital.
EMBLEMS A red rose (England) A leek (Wales) A thistle (Scotland) A shamrock (Northern Ireland)
REMEMBER! The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the full political name of the country. The people of these countries are the British.
TEST YOURSELF Write the geographical names: … … … … … … … … … … … … …
KEY The Atlantic Ocean Scotland The North Sea Northern Ireland Edinburgh Belfast Irish Republic (Eire) Dublin England Wales Cardiff London The English Channel 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13