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Урок английского языка "Welcome to Great Britain"

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в 8 классе

"Welcome to Great Britain"

Тип урока: формирование навыков и умений.

Цель: активизировать умения и навыки речи, используя лексику по теме; практиковать учащихся в аудировании с целью получения максимально полного и точного понимания всей информации; совершенствовать навыки чтения и пополнить словарный запас в процессе работы над текстом; развивать логическое мышление, языковую догадку, навыки классификации и обобщения; расширить знания учащихся о Великобритании, развивать интерес и воспитывать уважение к традициям и страны, язык которой они изучают.

Оборудование: карта Великобритании, ученические проекты, раздаточно-дидактический материал, компьютер, интерактивная доска.

Форма проведения: урок-защита проектов.

Тип проекта:

1) по виду деятельности: практико-ориентированный

2) по содержанию: межпредметных

3) по характеру партнерских взаимодействий: кооперативный

4) по времени проведения: краткосрочный.

5) Для целей и характером проектной деятельности: информационный

Задачи урока:

1) сотрудничать в группе;

2) управлять фактами в жизнедеятельности;

3) прислушиваться к идеям других и отстаивать свою собственную точку зрения:

4) учиться применять знания в новых ситуациях.

Методы и приемы: работа в группах, парах; метод проектов.

Основной вопрос: стимулировать интерес учащихся к новым проблемам, которые предусматривают наличие определенной суммы знаний, показать практическое применение полученных знаний.

Ключевой вопрос: формирование проектного мышления, мотивов и поведения партнерства и сотрудничества.

Этапы реализации:

- Подготовительный этап (подготовка учащихся к работе, определение проблемы; формулировка цели и задач по ее решения, определение формы конечного продукта; выдвижения гипотезы, обсуждение методов исследования);

- Технологический этап - планирование работы (определение основных источников, способов сбора информации, процедуры и критерии оценки результатов, распределение работы между членами группы; сбор информации по проблеме, поиск учащимися личных решений проблемы; решения промежуточных задач; решения проблемы; анализ полученных результатов; формулирование выводов)

- Заключительный этап (оформление результатов, подготовка к представлению проекта, осуществление его защиты; подведение итогов)

Главная цель проекта:

- Создание оригинального продукта (проекта) по учебной теме;

- Формирование личностных качеств;

- Умение презентовать созданное перед аудиторией.

Ожидаемые результаты проекта:

- Развитие коммуникативных компетенций;

- Повышение уровня знаний;

- Самостоятельная деятельность учащихся;

- Креативность, положительное отношение к инновациям;

- Личностная самореализация, стремление к саморазвитию и самосовершенствованию.

Участники проекта: учащиеся 8 класса.



Ход урока



1. Организационный момент. Сообщение темы и цели урока.

Good morning, everybody! I'm glad to see you. How are you today?

The topic of our today's lesson is "Welcome to Great Britain"

We should listen and discuss projects of our students about Great Britain and do some exercises to improve your English.



2. Основная часть урока. (Подготовка к работе над проектами)

Фонетическая зарядка

First of all we have to revise our lexis, that's why we'll start our lesson with phonetic drill.

Listen and repeat after the announcer in chorus the geographical names: the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the British Isles, England, Scotland, Wales, the Irish Sea, the North Sea, the English Channel, London, Greenwich, the Thames , the Severn, Cambridge, Oxford, Glasgow, Coventry, Manchester, Cardiff, Snowdonia, Caernarfon Castle.

Словарная работа

Find the odd one out and say why.

1) Paris, Kyiv, New York, London (New York)

2) the Dnipro, the Dnister, the Thames, the Donets (the Thames)

3) Belfast, Welsh, Irish, French (Belfast)

4) the Atlantic Ocean, the Irish Sea, the Pacific Ocean, the English Channel.

(the Pacific Ocean)

5) iron, art, coal, ore (art)

Warming up

How much do you know about the English-speaking world?

(блиц - опрос)

The English-Speaking World Quiz.

1. What is the biggest city in Great Britain?

a) London +

b) Birmingham

c) Glasgow

2. The highest mountain in Britain is ...

a) Ben Macdui

b) Ben Nevis +

c) Snowdon

3. The highest mountain in Britain is ...

a) 1,543 m high

b) 1,345 m high

c) 1,343m high +

4. You can drive a car in England when you are 16 years old

a) True

b) False + (17 years old)

5. The national flag is called ...

a) "Happy Nick"

b) "Union Jack" +

c) "Marry Roger"

6. What are the three colours of British flag?

a) Red, white and blue +

b) Red, white and green

c) Red, green and yellow



2. Основная часть урока. (Развитие навыков устной речи)

project. Let's go on our work listen to the project of our students about Great Britain, be ready to speak about Great Britain.

Great Britain

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is situated on the British Isles. They lie to the north-west of Europe. The British Isles are separated from the continent by the narrow strait of water which is called the English Channel.

The British Isles consists of two large islands, GB and Ireland, and about five thousand small islands. Their total area is over 244,000 square kilometers.

The British Isles are separated from European continent by the North Sea and the English Channel. The western coast of GB is washed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Irish Sea.

Great Britain is a country of forests and plains. There are no high mountains in this country. Scotland is the most mountainous region with the highest peak, Ben Nevis.

The surface of the British Isles varies very much. The north of Scotland is mountainous and is called the Highlands, while the south, which has beautiful valleys and plains, is called the Lowlands.

The rivers of Great Britain are not long. The longest rivers are the Thames and the Severn.

The capital of the United Kingdom, London, stands on the bank of the Thames.

The surface of the British Isles varies very much. The north of Scotland is mountainous and is called the Highlands, while the south, which has beautiful valleys and plains, is called the Lowlands.

The mountains, the Atlantic Ocean and the warm waters if Gulf Stream influence the climate of the British Isles. The weather in GB is very changeable. A fine morning can change into a wet afternoon and evening and the wrong side out. The English people say: "Other countries have a climate; in England we have weather.

"The English also say that they have three variants of weather: when it rains in the morning, when it rains in the afternoon or when it rains all day long.

The weather is the favorite conversational topic in GB. After they greet each other they start talking the weather.

The United Kingdom consists of four parts: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. England, the central part, occupies the most of the island of Great Britain. To the north lies Scotland and to the west the third part of the country, Wales, is situated. The fourth part is called Northern Ireland and is located on the second island. Each part has its capital. The capital of England is London, Wales has Cardiff, Scotland has Edinburgh and the main city of Northern Ireland is Belfast.



Look, listen and then give answers to the questions:

1. Where do the British Isles lie?

2. What islands form a group of the British Isles?

3. What parts does Great Britain consist of?

4. Where are they situated and what are their capitals?

5. What channel separates the UK from Europe?

6. What ocean and what seas is Great Britain washed by?

7. Compare the geographical position of Great Britain with Ukraine's one.

(Both Ukraine and Great Britain lie in Europe, but you country is situated on the European continent and Great Britain is separated from the continent by the English Channel. In fact Britain is a sea country and Ukraine is a landlocked one.)

8. What countries make the United Kingdom?

9. What is the longest river of Great Britain?

10. What is the capital of Great Britain?

11. What kind of climate has Great Britain?

12. And what can you say about the climate of Ukraine? Give a comparative characteristic of the climate of both countries.

(The climate of you country is temperately continental being subtropical only in the South. The weather is not so changeable as English one. The climate of Great Britain is moderated because of ocean breezes. It is damp and mild. Rainfalls are very often throughout the year .)

Tell, please, about geographical position of Great Britain at the map.

And now let's speak about the state system of Great Britain and Ukraine. Let's discuss a table and compare the state system of both countries.



1. project. Give a comparative characteristic of the state system of you country and Great Britain using the table.

1. What is our country by the form of government?

2. What kind of country is the United Kingdom?

3. What is the meaning of "parliamentary monarchy"?

4. Who is at the head of you country and Great Britain?

5. The Queen power is not absolute, is it? What does it mean?

6. What is the highest legislative body of you country?

7. Whom does the legislative power in the UK belong to?

8. What is the highest executive body you country and Great Britain?

9. What is the main function of the Government?

10. Whom does judicial power belong to in our state and in Great Britain?

11. What is the Fundamental Law of you country?

12. Does Great Britain have the Constitution?

2. project. Listen to the advertising of tourist agencies about Wales and

Northern Ireland Wales - the Land of Songs

Wales is one of the most beautiful countries in the United Kingdom. The country is full of little towns, castles and seaside villages. Cardiff is the capital of Wales. It is a university town with an impressive castle, wonderful museums, galleries and lovely buildings.

English is the official language, but Welsh, one of the oldest languages ​​in Europe, is still spoken in some parts of country. In fact, a special committee was established in 1988 to protect the language and today Welsh schoolchildren learn both languages. Welsh has beautiful song-like quality, which is perhaps one reason why sinning is such a favorite pastime. Playing music is another popular hobby.

Wales 'beauty attracts travelers from around the world. Snowdonia, Britain's second largest park is located in the north of Wales. With its amazing forests, lakes, waterfalls and rivers the park is a popular tourist attraction. In the north of the country stands Caernarfon Castle built in 1283 for the Prince of Wales. In the west is St David's, a quaint village by the sea that has the largest cathedral in Wales.

Wales has many wonderful traditions. The Welsh are proud of their culture. One of the oldest cultural competitions, The Royal National Eisteddfod, takes place every year at the beginning of August. It is an eight-day festival of music and poetry to celebrate Welsh language, art and culture. It is the largest and most popular festival in Wales and attracts thousands of visitors.

Find synonyms to these words

1 seaside A national

2 official B maybe

3 oldest C old-fashioned

4 in fact D constructed

5 today E actually

6 perhaps F lovely

7 travelers G happens

8 stands H coastal

9 built I is located

10 quaint J nowadays

11 takes place K tourists



Say if the following statements are true or false. Correct the false statements.

1. Wales is one of the countries that is part of Great Britain.

2. The capital city of Wales is Cardiff.

3. Welsh is not spoken in the country.

4. A special committee was established in тысяча девятьсот восемьдесят восемь to protect Welsh.

5. Schoolchildren in Wales learn only English.

6. The Welsh are not very fond of singing.

7. Snowdonia is a great wonderful gallery.

8. St. David's has the largest cathedral in Britain.

9. The Royal National Eisteddfod takes place every summer.

10. The Eisteddfod is a flower festival.

Retell the text according to the plan:

1. The geographical position of Wales.

2. Welsh - the oldest language in Europe.

3. A favourite pastime of the Welsh.

4. Wales 'popular tourist attractions.

(Snowdonia, Caernarfon Castle, St David's village)

5. The Royal National Eisteddfod - a festival of music and poetry.

IV project. Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is one of the most beautiful countries in the United Kingdom. The country is full of little towns, castles and seaside villages. Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland. It is a university town with an impressive castle, wonderful museums, galleries and lovely buildings.

English is the official language, but Irish, one of the oldest languages ​​in Europe, is still spoken in some parts of country. In fact, a special committee was established to protect the language and today Irish schoolchildren learn both languages. Irish has beautiful song-like quality, which is perhaps one reason why sinning is such a favorite pastime.

Irish's beauty attracts travelers from around the world. Belfast's Britain's third largest park is located in the south of Northern Ireland. With its amazing forests, lakes, waterfalls and rivers the parks is popular tourist attraction. In the north of the country stands Castle built in 1483. In the west is St Nicola's, a quaint village by the sea that has the largest cathedral in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland has many wonderful traditions. The Irish are proud of their culture. One of the oldest cultural competitions takes place every year at the beginning of June. It is a seventh-day festival of music and poetry to celebrate Irish language, art and culture. It is the largest and most popular festival in Northern Ireland and attracts thousands of visitors.

Listen to the text "Northern Ireland" and say if the following statements are true or false. Correct the false statements.

1. Northern Ireland is one of the countries that is part of Great Britain.

2. The capital city of Wales is Belfast.

3. Irish is not spoken in the country.

4. A special committee was established to protect Welsh.

5. Schoolchildren in Northern Ireland learn only English.

6. The Irish are not very fond of singing.

7. Belfast's Britain's park is situated in the east of Northern Ireland.

8. St. Nicola's has the largest cathedral in Britain.

9. A seven-day festival takes place every summer.

10. The flower festival is the most popular in Northern Ireland.

Retell the text according the plan:

1. The geographical position of Northern Ireland.

2. Irish - the oldest language in Europe.

3. A favourite pastime of the Irish.

4. The popular tourist attractions.

5. The festival of music and poetry.



3. Итоги урока.

Was it difficult for you to give a comparative characteristic of the state system of our country and Great Britain?

Were the projects of our students about Great Britain interesting? Did you like them?

4. Домашнее задание.

Составить вопросы к проектам оппонентов «Что? Где? Когда? ».

 

Литература

Волканова В.В. словарь методиста: Методическое пособие. / Составитель Волканова В.В. - М.: 2008. - (Серия «Словари»).

Кучерова М. Ягодникова В.В. Интерактивные упражнения и игры. - Харьков: Вид.група «Основа», 2011. - (Серия «Администратору школы»).

Шарко В.Д. Современный урок /В.Д.Шарко. - М., 2 006.

http://metodportal.com



Appendix 5



Possible answers:

1 Very often money spoils people, makes them greedy, mean, cruel, heartless.

2 Some people commit different crimes because of money: they steal, rob, kill each other.

3 Money makes people crazy.



1. The majority of relations in the modern world are based on money.

2. Money means everything: a good education, superb living conditions, etc.

4 Nothing is possible without money. We have to pay for everything.

 

Appendix 6, 7, 8



What do sensible people do with their money?

-They Invest money in business.

-They Start their own business.

-Donate Money for charity. - Spent it wisely.



What do foolish people do with money?

-They Waste money gambling.

-Buy A lot of unimportant things.

- They fritter away their money, etc.



Are you sensible or foolish with your money?

-I Do not earn money myself yet, so the only money I have the pocket money that my parents give me. Thus I can not waste it. When I want to buy something I really need I have to save.



Appendix 9

Situations.

1) You have won in a lottery 1 min dollars. Discuss with your close friend how to spend it.

Use phrases: buy a car of the latest model, build a cottage, travel to China, give some money to charity ...



2) You are short of pocket money. Tell your parents that you need more money.

Use phrases: go out with friends, buy new books (CDs | clothes | present for a close friend).



3) You are going to buy a new car (house). Discuss with your friend the ways of getting money.

Use phrases: borrow from relatives (friends), take a bank credit, visit casino and try luck ...



4) Your friends are going to a very fashionable disco-club. You are shot of money but still want to go .Speak about it to your friends (parents).

Use phrases: will you lent me ..., I do not like to make debts but ..., 1 can return my debt in a week (month).



5) You see a sleeping beggar in the street and want to help him somehow.

Use phrases: I can give you some money, I can give you some food, I can show you a special hostel, How can I help you?



6) You are visiting a bank manager in order to ask him to be a sponsor of your school arts festival.

Use phrases: help children, very grateful, an article in the newspaper, to show in TV-news.



7) a younger pupil is crying for losing money at dinnertime. You have extra money enough to buy something to eat for you and for him (her).

Use phrases: do not cry, what do you want to eat, watch your money next time, it's not a big deal ...

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