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Разработка урока по теме "English speaking writers"

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Цель: - обобщение всех видов речевой деятельности согласно данной теме;

  • получение учащимися дополнительной информации по теме для повышения их интеллектуального уровня;

  • развитие навыков и умений работать в команде.

Ход урока.

  1. Объяснение целей и правил игры.

T: Dear children! Today we are having unusual lesson, we are having so-called ‘brain ring’. For this purpose we need two teams, every team consists of 4 players and captain. And the rest of the pupils will be fan of the teams, but they also will take part in the game. During the game the teams will be

Given tasks. If the players know the answer, the captain should ring the bell. So teams take your places and we shall begin.

II.Основная часть урока.

  1. Литературная викторина ‘ Guess Who.’

T: The quiz called ‘Guess Who.’ I’ll read some information about a poet or a writer. And you, please, listen to it attentively and guess who it is about. The fans can help their teams if none of players know the answer.


  1. He was born in London but 10 of his first years he lived in Scotland. – Byron.

  2. She was the most famous of her three sisters-writers. – Bronte.

  3. He was born in 1902 in Australia. – Marshall.

  4. He was born in India. – Kipling.

  5. He studied at grammar school. – Shakespeare.

  6. He was born in Scotland. – Burns.

  7. She was the queen of the detective stories. – Christie.

  8. When she left school she became a teacher at a school for girls. – Bronte.

  9. He inherited the title of Lord. – Byron.

  10. He devoted one of his poems to Ukrainian hetman Mazepa. – Byron.

  11. He fought for liberation of Italy and Greece. – Byron.

  12. He fell ill and after that he could walk for many years. So that he learned to walk on crutches. – Marshall.

  13. He had to go to London and began to work there. – Shakespeare.

  14. He wrote a book of short stories about India. – Kipling.

  15. He became famous in Great Britain and in many countries after his death. – Burns.

  16. She had 4 sisters and 1 brother. – Bronte.

  17. He was a war correspondent during the WWII. – Marshall.

  18. He founded a theatre himself. – Shakespeare.

  19. He was awarded a Nobel Prize for literature. – Kipling.

  20. He was taught by his father. – Burns

  1. Литературная викторина ‘Name the Characters’.

T: Every writer creates his own characters. Sometimes they are more known than the author himself. You’ll be given some information about the characters of well-known literary works. Your task is to name these characters.


  1. The main character of this book traveled to the countries of Giants and Lilliputs. – Gulliver.

  2. This character has no mother or father and lived in the family of her uncle. When her uncle died she was sent to a school for poor girls. – Jane Eyre.

  3. This character had a servant whose name was Friday. Who was he? – Robinson Crusoe.

  4. These characters loved each other very much but they died because of the war between their parents. – Romeo and Juliet.

  5. This character lived in jungle and had a lot of friends among wild animals. – Maugli.

  6. This character is a detective. He liked to play the violin and smoke a pipe. – Sherlock Holmes.

3. Чтение текста «Даниель Дефо» и контроль его понимания.

T: Read the text and do the task after it. You should choose the right answer given below. You have 10 minutes to do it.

Daniel Defoe.

Daniel Defoe 1___ in 1661. He was the son 2___ . His father 3___ a priest, but he took to trade instead.

He was a shopkeeper, a tile marker and a woolen draper by turns. He 4___ satirical pamphlets and he paid more attention 5___ politics than 5___ his business. His pamphlets often 6___ . He got fined and imprisoned again and again. He wrote about 200 works, and 7___ were very successful. But he died in poverty in 1731.

Defoe was founder of fiction. The numerous incidents which occur in his books 8___ him. Defoe’s most popular work is the delightful tale of Robinson Crusoe. It 9___ the story of Alexander Selkirk, the sailor who 10___ years of solitude on the island of Juan Fernandez. The narrative proceeds so naturally that it is difficult to believe we are pursuing a work of fiction. He describes scenes that 11___ with 12___ of truth that his book is always quoted as an authentic story.

  1. (a) born (b) was born (c) is born (d) has been born

  2. (a) of London’s butcher (b) of a London’s butcher (c) of a London butcher (d) of butcher of London

  3. (a) wanted him to become (b) wanted him became (c) wanted him become (d) wanted him to became

  4. (a) started to write (b) has started writing (c) started write (d) has started to write

  5. (a) at (b) to (c) of (d) for

  6. (a) put him into trouble (b) took him into trouble (c) got him into trouble (d) troubled him

  7. (a) any of them (b) all of them (c) some they (d) some of them

  8. (a)were invented by (b)invented (c) were invented (d) invented by

  9. (a) found on (b) is founded on (c) is founded by (d) had been founded on

  10. (a) spent (b) has spent (c) is spending (d) had spent

  11. (a) have never taken place (b) never took place (c) never taken place (d) never take place

  12. (a) such air (b) a such air (c) so an air (d) such an air

4. Аудирование текста «Джордж Байрон» и контроль его понимания.

T: Listen to the text and you’ll have a task then. You should end the sentences using one of the given answers.

George Gordon Byron.

George Gordon Byron, a famous English poet, was born in London in 1788. After the death of his father his mother left London and lived with her son in Scotland. When the boy was eleven, his grandfather’s brother died and the boy inherited the title of the lord. At seventeen he entered Cambridge University and there his literary career began.

The poet became famous in England and in other countries when he published his poem ’Child Harold’s Pilgrimage’. He wrote many other poetical works. Pushkin and Lermontov liked this English poet. They translated some of his poems into Russian.

The poet traveled a lot. In Italy he joined the Carbounari, a revolutionary organization that was struggling for the national independence.

In Greece he fell ill with typhus and died in April 1824. The poet’s name is well - known in our country and all over the world.

  1. George Byron was born in (a) London in 1887 (b) London in 1788 (c) Scotland in 1788 (d) Scotland in 1887.

  2. After his father death he lived in (a) Scotland with his mother (b) London with his mother (c) Scotland with his grandfather (d) London with his granduncle

  3. His granduncle died when the boy was (a) nine (b) ten (c) eleven (d) twelve

  4. At seventeen he (a) came to London (b) entered Cambridge University (c) came to Scotland (d) entered Eaton University

  5. The poet is famous (a) only in London (b) in England and in other countries (c) in Ireland and England (d) in Ireland and in other countries

  6. He wrote (a) many political poems (b) not many works (c) many poetical works (d) not many poetical works

  7. The poet (a)didn’t like to travel (b) didn’t travel a lot (c) liked to travel (d) traveled a lot

  8. Byron’s poems are (a) translated into Russian (b) not translated into Russian (c) not known in Russia (d) not popular in Russia

  9. In Italy Byron joined (a) the army (b) a revolutionary organization (c) a literary organization (d) a political party

  10. George Byron died in April (a) 1824 in Greece (b) 1824 in Italy (c) 1842 in Italy (d) 1842 in Greece

5. Составление предложений (конкурс для болельщиков)

T: While the teams are busy doing their tests, the fans will also have some tasks. Make up sentences from these words:

  1. Later / himself / he / on / then / an actor / became / he / a theatre / founded. – Later on he became an actor, and then he founded a theatre himself.

  2. Alan Marshall / children / wrote / about / and / many / nature / good / stories / animals. – Alan Marshall wrote many good stories about children, animals and nature.

  3. Englishman / he / the prize / was / who / the first / was awarded / this. – He was the first Englishman who was awarded this prize.

  4. Son / his / could / father / the best / he / wanted / education / to give / his. – His father wanted to give his son the best education he could.

  5. William / ballads / was / and / of / fond / songs / English / folk. – William was fond of English folk songs and ballads.

  6. Died / 34 / at / Robert / the/ Burns / of / age. – Robert Burns died at the age of 34.

6. Совместить по линиям (конкурс для болельщиков).

T: Match the authors with their works:

1. ‘Romeo and Juliet’

a). J. Swift

2. ‘Don Juan’

b). R. Kipling

3. ‘Maugli’

c). G. Byron

4. ‘Gulliver’s Travels’

d). W. Shakespeare

5. ‘Orient Express’

e). Ch. Bronte

6. ‘Jane Eyre’

f). R Burns

7. ‘Oh, my love…’

g). Ag. Christie

  1. Декламирование стиха.

T: You’ve learnt the poem ‘Oh, my love…’ by R. Burns. Each team should recite the poem line by line in turns till the first mistake.

  1. Литературный перевод.

T: The fans of each team recite their own poems about love or interpretation of R. Burn’s poem or their favorite one.

III. Заключительная часть урока.

T: Our game is over. The final score is… in favor of the team. I hope you have learned something new about writers and poets of English – Speaking countries. Thank you for your work during the lesson and I hope you like it. Your marks are following….

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