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Урок по английскому языку на тему "Romanticism in America. " (11 класс)


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Урок  по английскому языку для 11 класса "Romanticism in America. "


    1. Read & translate the following international words. Mind the pronunciation:

Romanticism, literature, triumph, real, ideal, poet, emotions, method, patriot, period, romance, role.


    1. Read & translate the derivatives. Mind the suffixes:

Romantic – romanticism – romanticist

Literary – literature

Triumph – triumphal – triumphant

Real – realism – reality

Ideal – idealist – idealism

Poet – poetic – poetry

Emotion – emotional

Method – methodical

Patriot – patriotic – patriotism

Period – periodic – periodical


    1. Active vocabulary:

To depict - отображать

Vice & virtue – порок и добродетель

To defeat - побеждать

A gap - пропасть

An approach - подход

Impetus - импульс

To recognize - признавать

Outstanding - выдающийся

To comprise - включать

To admire – восхищаться


    1. Read & translate the text:


Romanticism


Romanticism in America gives us three great names: Wash­ington Irving, Fenimore Cooper and Edgar Poe.

Romanticism appeared in American literature when great disappointment after the Revolution of 1775-1783 took hold of the people. The writers of Romanticism depicted life as a strug­gle between vice and virtue, and insisted that virtue should de­feat evil. But when they looked for the triumph of virtue in real life, they could not find it. So the most characteristic feature of Romanticism is the great gap between reality and the ideal — the dream of the poet, artist or writer. The approach of the writ­ers to life was almost exclusively through the emotions. They wanted to show reality but their creative method, peculiar to them alone, resulted in works that depicted life so strange and unusual.

Romanticism gave a powerful impetus to literature develop­ment, and produced great poets and writers who were true patriots, loved their country and recognized the importance of developing national literature and national history.



Exercises:


  1. Give Russian equivalents of the following:

Great disappointment, to take hold of the people, to depict life, struggle between vice & virtue, characteristic feature, a gap between the reality & the ideal, exclusively through the emotions, creative method, powerful impetus.


  1. Suggest the English for:

Творческий подход, борьба между добром и злом, добро побеждает зло, пропасть между реальностью и идеалом, подход писателей к жизни, сильный толчок, характерная черта, исключительно посредством эмоций, истинный патриот.


  1. Express agreement or disagreement with the following saying:


Model: Yes, you are right (it is correct)

No, you are not right (you are wrong)

  1. Romanticism appeared in American literature after the Revolution of 1775 – 1783.

  2. Romanticists depicted life as a struggle between vice & virtue.

  3. The characteristic feature of romanticism is the coincidence of reality & the ideal.

4. The approach of the writers to life was through the emotions.

5. Their works depicted an ordinary way of living.

6. The great writers of romanticism are Washington Irving, James F. Cooper, Henry Longfellow & Walt Whitman.

7. Romanticism stopped the development of literature for many centuries.

8. This period produced many poets and writers who were true patriots and loved their country.


  1. Choose the correct answer:

  1. Romanticism in America gives us the following names:

  1. Washington Irving

  2. Washington Irving & F. Cooper

  3. Washington Irving, F. Cooper & Edgar Poe

  1. The writers of Romanticism depicted life as:

  1. a difficult thing

  2. a triumph of evil upon virtue

  3. a struggle between vice & virtue

  1. The approach of the writers to life was almost exclusively through:

  1. mathematical calculations

  2. emotions

  3. experience

  1. The most characteristic feature of Romanticism is :

  1. the great gap between reality & the ideal

  2. the coincidence between reality & the ideal

  3. the creative method of depicting life


  1. Answer the following questions:

  1. When did romanticism appear in American literature?

  2. How did the writers depict life?

  3. What is the most characteristic feature of romanticism?

  4. What was the approach of the writers to life?

  5. How did romanticism influence the literature development?

  6. What great poets & writers did romanticism give us?


  1. Speak on the trend of romanticism in America:

The words you may need:

To appear, great disappointment, to depict life as a struggle between the vice & the virtue, the most characteristic feature, the great gap between reality & the ideal, approach, exclusively through emotions, a powerful impetus


  1. Translate into Russian:

The most interesting examples of folk poetry were the ballads. Ballads were either for singing or for reciting. They were often accompanied by musical instruments & dancing. The ballads became the most popular form of amusement in towns & villages because it was something intermediate between a performance & a game.




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Упражнения:

1. Read & translate the following international words. Mind the pronunciation.

2. Read & translate the derivatives. Mind the suffixes.

3. Read & translate the text.

4. Give Russian equivalents of the following.

5. Express agreement or disagreement with the following saying.

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