The theme of the lesson: Political system of Canada
The lesson’s aims: To teach pupils to speak about political system of Canada
To develop pupils’ abilities in speech
To bring up pupils’ interest to English language and to Canada
The visual aids: slides
The procedure of the lesson:
The organization moment
Checking the home task
The new lesson: Political system of Canada
Exercise 1. Write three good question about politicians in the table. Do this in pairs. Each student must write the questions on his/her own paper. When you have finished, interview other students. Write down their answers.
What do you know about the political system of Canada?
What do you know about the Legislative and the Executive branches of Canada?
What is the Prime Minister responsible for?
Exercise 2. Now return to your original partner and share and talk about what you have found out.
Exercise 3. Read the text about the political system of Canada.
Answer the questions.
How many houses has Parliament of Canada?
How many members has the House of Commons?
What is the difference between the Upper House and the Lower House?
What do you know about the functions of the Upper and the Lower Houses?
Exercise 4. Match the highlighted words from the text with their definitions.
The part of government who carries out what has been planned or decided – executive
To formally end a parliament – dissolve
To choose someone to do a particular job or have a particular position – appoint
The power to make decisions or tell people what to do – authority
Most of the people or things in a group – majority
Relating to laws or to the process of creating new laws – legislative
Exercise 5. Complete the sentences.
Canada is an independent federal parliamentary state.
Each province has its own government and parliament.
Parliament of Canada consists of two houses, the Upper House called the Senate, and the Lower House called the House of Commons.
Senators are appointed by the Governor General on the recommendation of the Prime Minister.
The cabinet system of Canada units the legislative and the executive branches.
The cabinet consists of 20 or more ministers, chosen by the Prime Minister from leaders of the majority party in the House of Commons.
Exercise 6. Now cover the text and talk to your partner about
The Upper house, the Lower house, the Senate, the Cabinet, the Prime Minister
Exercise 7. Talk to your partner
What springs to your mind when you hear the word “politician”?
What kind of politician would you be?
Why do people enter politics?
How many holidays should politicians have and when?
Do you agree with the statement “all politicians tell lies”?
Giving homework and marks.
Exercise 8. Look in your dictionary or find collocations, other meanings, synonyms for the words financial and crisis.
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Grade:10. The theme of the lesson: Political system of Canada. The visual aids of the lesson:an interactive board and slides. Time limit: 45 minutes. The aim of the lesson:To teach pupils to speak about political system of Canada. To develop pupils’ abilities in speech. To bring up pupils’ interest to English language and to Canada.
This step is connected with the political system of Canada. Exercises 1 and 2 are used as a warm - up activity. Exercise 4 can be done by pairs. Exercises 5 and 6 can be done in the same way.Exercise 7 can be done in pairs or in small groups. Project work must be done at homeand checked in the next lesson.