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Страноведеческая игра по английскому языку для 8 класса "Путешествие в Америку"

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Игра «Путешествие в Америку»

- Good morning, boys! Good morning, girls! I am glad to see you.

Учитель приветствует детей и предлагает им разделиться] на 2 команды по 5—7 человек в каждой команде.

  • Today we shall play the game "Visiting America". We have two teams. I hope you know ll answers.


Task I. London.

I want you to answer my questions on the topic "America". Команды по очереди отвечают на вопросы учителя по теме «Лондон».

Примерные вопросы:

  • What is the capital of the USA? (The capita! of the USA is Washington, D. C.)

  • How do people call the American flag? (// is often called the Stars and Stripes.)

  • When did Christopher Columbus discover America? (He discovered America in 1492.)

  • What do Americans celebrate on the 4th of July? (They celebrate Independence Day.)

  • How many starts are there on the American flag? Why? (There are 50 stars on the flag because there are 50 states in America.)

  • How many stripes are there on the flag? Why? (There are 13stripes on the flag because there were 13 colonies in American 1733.)

  • When did the story of "Wild West" begin? (The story of "Wild West began in the 18h century)

  • What tradition did the first colonists start? (They started the tradition of Thanksgiving Day.). What are the colours of the American flag? (The colours of the American flag are red, white and blue) 10. How many people live in the USA? (More than 250 millions people live in the USA.)



Task II ”Questions”

Now each team will have the task on the cards. You will have 4 minutes to make up the questions. Are you ready to start?

Слова на карточке:

Put he words in a logical order:

  1. Have, what , you, seen, in the park?

  2. Who, last, was, in Los Angeles, year?

  3. They, when, celebrate, will, Halloween?

  4. Going, to Texas, why, he, is?

  5. Whom, people, near, House, can, the, White, meet?


Task III.

Игра «Цепочка слов*

I can see you like to play games. The next task for you is to match the English words with their Russian equivalents. Каждая команда получает набор карточек для игры. На каждой карточке написаны два слова: одно слово — на рус­ском языке, другое слово — на английском языке. Задание для учащихся: расположить карточки таким образом, чтобы получилась цепочка слов. После выполнения задания команды по очереди зачитывают цепочки слов.

Слова на картонках:

Country / звучать, sound / небоскребы, skyscrapers/ вид, kind / язык, language / принадлежать, belong / ковбой, cowboy / настоящий, true / возможный / probable, граничить / border on, столица / capital, страна.




Task IV

Игра «Составь слова»

It's time to play the game. You will make up the English words using the parts of the words.

ti squ mus

buil gov mo

eum pal sta

tou ern ment

nu ding ace

ment rist ture

zen te ci


Ключевые слова: citizen, square, museum, government, monu­ment, building, palace, tourist, state.



Task V Sights of America.

Listen to me and guess what it is.


  1. - the Capitol

  2. Times Square

  3. - the White House

  4. the Grand Canyon

  5. the Statue of Liberty
    Примерные рассказы:


  1. It is one of the most beautiful places in the capital of the USA. It is the part where the President of the United States lives and works and it is not open to the public. It consists of 132 rooms. You can visit the library, the Red Room, the Blue Room and the Green Room which have some fantastic old furniture. (The White House.)

  2. It is one of the places which attract the tourists visiting America. It is one mile deep and 277 miles long. There are different kinds of plants and animals on the opposite sides of the canyon. The south side is a dry and desert country. The north side has tall forests. It looks different at different times of the day and in different seasons and weather. (The Grand Canyon.)

  3. It was built in New York Harbor in 1886. It was a gift from the people of France to America. About 12 millions immigrants passed through New York when they came to
    America. It was the first thing they saw after their long trip. It is America's symbol of freedom. {The Statue of Liberty.)

  4. It is the tallest building in Washington, D. C, and the most famous building in the United States, because it is a place where the laws are made. It is surrounded by a beautiful garden with many trees and flowers. You can visit this place from 9 a. m. to 3:45 p.m. You can learn a lot about the first settlements in New England in it. (The Capitol.)

  5. It is the center of the theater district in New York. The lights from all the theaters and advertisements are very bright. On the New Year's Eve on the 31 of December crowds of people stand in it and wait for midnight. At midnight everyone shouts, "Happy New Year!" to everyone else and watches the Big Apple Fall. (Times Square.)


Task VI “Sentences”

Will you look at the blackboard, please? Let's read the words all together. You '11 have to think for a while and write down as many sentences as you can on the topic "America». We will read your sentences in 4 minutes.

Слова на доске:

Capital, skyscraper, mighty, Disneyland, rodeo, cowboys, native, turkey.

Примерные предложения:

  1. What city is the capital of the USA?

  2. New York is a city of skyscrapers.

  3. The Mississippi is a mighty river. ' . •

  4. I have always wanted to visit Disneyland.

  5. Do you want to take part in a rodeo?

  6. Cowboys like to wear jeans.

  7. Native Americans came from Asia over 20000 years ago.

  8. Turkey is a symbol of Thanksgiving Day.


Task V “Holidays”

Учитель зачитывает тексты — описание различных амери­канских праздников. Каждый раз учитель представляет детям по 2 праздника. Названия праздников записаны на доске по парам. Учащиеся должны внимательно прослушать тексты и поднять таблички в той последовательности, в которой зачи­тал учитель. За каждый правильный вариант ответа ученик получает 1 звездочку.

Запись на доске:

  1. 1 — Independence Day
    2 — Christmas Day

  2. 1 — Labour Day
    2 - Halloween

  3. 1 - President's Day
    2 — April Fool's Day

  4. 1 - Columbus Day

2 - St. Patrick's Day

Примерные рассказы учителя:

A) 1. Families and friends celebrate this day. Every town every city has parades, games and sports with prizes. that day 1776 the United States became independent from England. It was the beginning of a new life. (Independence Day.)


2. This is the biggest holiday of the year. Many people СЦ joy it most of all and say this is the main holiday of year. The President gives his speech on TV. Parents their children that Santa Claus will come to their hou$ night and leave presents for them. (Christmas Day.)


B) 1. This is one of the most favourite holidays of the Children dress up, shout "Trick or treat", get sweets, cakes and people have pumpkins with candles in their windows. (Halloween.)


2. This is a day of rest for the workers. There arc also parades on this day. This day is the end of the summer and the beginning of the school year. (Labour Day.)


С) 1. People celebrate this holiday in America in the same way they celebrate it in England. People make jokes on this day and have a lot of fun. People celebrate this holiday in spring. (April Fool's Day.)


2. On this day students and pupils read about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and other American presidents. (President's Day.)


D) 1. You can see the American flag everywhere on this day. People honour the man who was the discoverer of their country. (Columbus Day.)


2. This holiday is very popular in the cities where there are many people from Ireland. People often wear green on this day. If you don't wear green, someone may pinch you. (St. Patrick's Day.)

Ключи:

  1. 1/2; B) 2/1; C) 2/1; D) ½

Task VI

Учитель открывает на доске заранее подготовленную запись слова «Washington». За 2 минуты ученики составляют слова из данного слова. Затем по очереди они называют свои слова. Каждое слово можно ис­пользовать только один раз. В финале выигрывает ученик, который назвал слово последним.

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