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A flag is a symbol of a country The Imperial Flag The Stars And Stripes The Union Jack
The flags of the countries: the United States of America the Russian Federation the United Kingdom
My aim I expect to listen to…. to know… to discuss…. to speak more English as soon as I can
THE USA FLAG
The American flag is known as THE STARS AND STRIPES. It consists of fifty stars which represent the fifty states.
Thirteen red and white horizontal stripes (seven red and six white) stand for the original thirteen States that were united in 1776.
“Continental Colours” The first flag was called The Grand Union Flag. It combined the flag of Great Britain with the thirteen stripes. It showed that these first thirteen states were British colonies.
After the War of Independence, all thirteen states became free and the flag changed. The British flag in the corner was replaced by stars.
Every time a new state entered the Union, a star was added.
The Flag today. So now today’s flag shows the thirteen stripes for the original number of states in 1776 plus the 50 stars which represent today’s total.
Task 1 Is it true, false or not stated? 1. The first flag of America was called The British Grand Flag 1. True 2. False 3. Not stated 2. Today’s flag shows the thirteen stripes and fifty stars. 1. True 2. False 3. Not stated 3. The Independence War was ended in 1783. 1.True 2. False 3. Not stated
Is it true, false or not stated? 1. The first flag of America was called The British Grand Flag False 2. Today’s flag shows the thirteen stripes and fifty stars. True 3. The Independence War was ended in 1783. Not stated
THE RUSSIAN FLAG
The Russian flag is sometimes called the IMPERIAL FLAG.
It consists of three equal stripes of white, blue and red. The first flag of this design appeared more than 300 years ago.
Peter the Great adapted the flag from the National flag of the Netherlands. Later a black two-headed eagle on a golden background was added to the flag of Russia.
The flag existed until the revolution in 1917.
In the nineties, with the democratic changes, the three-colour flag was restored again.
. On 21 August 1991, the flag was officially adopted by the Russian President and the Russian Parliament.
In Russia the colours of the current flag symbolise:
white – frankness and generosity;
blue – honesty and wisdom;
red – courage and love.
Task 2 Is it true, false or not stated? 1. The white colour of the current flag of Russia symbolize honesty and wisdom. 1. True 2. False 3. Not stated 2. The Russian flag is sometimes called the Imperial flag 1. True 2. False 3. Not stated 3. In 1991, the flag was officially adopted by the Russian President 1.True 2. False 3. Not stated
1. The white colour of the current flag of Russia symbolize honesty and wisdom. False 2. The Russian flag is sometimes called the Imperial flag True 3. In 1991, the flag was officially adopted by the Russian President True
THE BRITISH FLAG
The Flag of the United Kingdom is called the Union Flag or THE UNION JACK.
In 1603, King James 1 of England (or Jack for short) united England and Scotland.
Then in 1801, there was the union with Ireland. Now the flag combines the emblems of the three countries (England, Scotland and Northern Ireland) united under one monarch.
The Welsh flag Wales is not represented in the flag because at the time the flag appeared in 1606, Wales was already united with England.
The Union Jack is a combination of the crosses of three patron saints of the country: The red cross of Saint GEORGE for England on a white background;
the white diagonal cross of Saint ANDREW for Scotland on a blue background;
the red diagonal cross of Saint PATRICK for Ireland on a white background.
The United Kingdom flag was officially adopted on January 1, 1801. the Union Jack
Task 3 Answer the questions 1. How many countries does the Union Jack combine? a) 3 b) 4 c) 2 2. Who is the patron saint of England? a) Saint George b) Saint Patrick c) Saint Andrew 3. What is the short name of the flag of the United Kingdom? a) The Union Jack b) The Grand flag c) The Union flag
The flag of OUR CLASS Tyosova Masha Gorbatenko Nastya Eryomenko Polina Korzhova Karina Najdenko Sasha Paluhina Katya Slyoma Pavel Pivchenko Anya Prohorenko Vadim Gorelov Petya Sen’kina Veronika Smolikova Alyona Smolko Masha Stepanenko Sveta Churakova Marina Tuzhikova Diana Tuzhikova Rita Mel’nikov Roma Setak Dima Zajtsev Vlad Konovalov Dima Vasil’tsov Sasha
The colours of our flags mean The blue colour means honesty and wisdom, the white colour means frankness and generosity, the pink colour means caring and friendship, the green colour means growth and freshness. And yellow stars represent us. Yellow is the colour of sunshine and it means happiness, intellect, and energy.
Rules of good message Greeting Body Closing Signature
Hello _______, I am fine. Our flag consists of_____ It was adapted ______ It exists about _____ The colours of current flag are____ They means:____ I think you will get a good mark Best wishes, ___________
Answer the questions What have you learnt today? What would you like to go over again? What questions do you have? Did you have any difficulties?
Home task SB p.194 read and translate WB p. 41 Ex 4
Resources www.wikipedia.org http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/flags/colors/black.shtml http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/index.htm http://www.usa-flag-site.org http://www.ushistory.org http://www.flags-flags-flags.org.uk