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Урока английского языка в 8 - 9 классе
“Do You Know the United States of America?”
Выполнила: Пигарёва Любовь Александровна,
Учитель английского языка,
1-ой квалификационной категории
Цели урока: повторить грамматическое правило: употребление артиклей; практиковать учащихся в чтении; развивать догадку, смекалку; проконтролировать знания учащихся о США.
1 Организационный момент.
2 Речевая зарядка.
3 Выполнение грамматического задания.
4 Выполнение задания на смекалку.
5 Выполнение задания на соответствие между словами.
6 Чтение текстов.
7 Выполнение теста.
8 Выполнение задания на распознание американского английского.
9 Итоги урока.
Оборудование: DVD для прослушивания диска Э.Пресли; тексты; тесты; карта США; стенд «Famous People of America».
1 -- Good morning! Sit down!
Who is on duty today?
What date is it today?
What day of the week is today?
What season is it now?
What is the weather like today?
Who is absent today at the English lesson?
Our lesson today is devoted to one of the largest countries in the world: the United States of America.
2 I want you to answer my humorous questions:
Who speaks English, German, French and all other languages? (an echo)
What is in the middle of the world? (letter – r --)
What is in a country, in a capital, in a city, but not in a town? (letter – c --)
Now, please, recollect the physical map of the USA.
Who are the two largest ladies in the United States? (Missouri – Miss Souri, Mississippi –Missis (Mrs.) Sippi)
3 Let’s do grammar task. Put articles a (an), the where necessary.
…1… USA is situated in …2… central part of …3… North American continent. It is washed by …4… Pacific and …5… Atlantic oceans.
…6… population of …7… United States is nearly 250 million people, most of these people live in …8… towns.
…9… official language of …10… country is …11… English. …12… USA is …13… federal republic, consisting of …14… fifty states.
Ответы: 1—the, 2—the, 3—the, 4 – the, 5 – the, 6-the, 7 –the, 8 - --- , 9 –the, 10 – the, 11 - --, 12 – the, 13 – a,
14 – --.
4 Let’s do anagrams. (Кто быстрее расшифрует анаграммы?)
You must put the letters in correct order to make up the words.
5 Find the relations between the words:
1) The United States of America a) the White House
2) Washington b) the Hudson River
3) New York City c) the Capitol
4) The US President d) the Potomac River
5) The US Congress e) Washington, D.C.
Answers: 1 – e; 2 – d; 3 – b; 4 – a; 5 – c.
Connect these two phrases in one sentence.
Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States of America.
Washington is situated on the Potomac River.
New York City is situated on the Hudson River.
The US President lives and works in the White House.
The US Congress works in the Capitol.
6 The fact is that the USA gave many famous people to the world. Among them are scientists, writers, politicians, actors, singers, sportsmen. Today we shall read 5 texts about 5 famous American people. Look here. There are six names:
One name is spare.
Read the texts and guess who this text is about.
He was a singer and trumpet player, who was a major force in shaping jazz music in America in the 1920-s. He introduced new ideas to jazz and was known as the “King of Jazz”. Ht was the first jazz soloist to receive world -wide recognition.
He was born in 1863. He was a man, who transformed the world. In 1903 he established the Motor Company and introduced the Model T Ford. He wanted to make a car that everyone would be able to afford.
He was an American artist and film producer, who was famous for his animated cartoons. He developed many new techniques in producing cartoons. His most famous characters are Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Pluto.
In the 1950-s and 1960-s he began developing the family – entertainment parks.
He was born when most of America was still a wilderness. The British had 13 colonies on the eastern coast. In 1776 war broke out between the colonies and their mother country, because the colonies wanted independence. He was a leader of the American army. After seven years of fighting the British gave up the war and colonies became an independent country with the name of the USA. He was made President and his name was given to the capital of the young nation.
He was born in 1876 in San Francisco, California. His family was very poor, so he had to leave school to make money. In 1897 he went to Alaska to find the gold. Instead, he found ideas for his stories there. His writings were very popular and he became rich and famous before the age of 30. His books are translated into many languages.
Answers: text 1- Louis Armstrong, 2 – Henry Ford, 3 – Walt Disney, 4 – George Washington, 5 – Jack London.
What is the spare name? (Elvis Presley)
What do you know about him?
Elvis Presley (1935 – 1977). He was known as “The King of rock’n’roll”. He recorded his first sing in 1954. He sold millions of records, appeared in 33 films. Elvis’s songs are still popular today. Many people dress up like Elvis and sing on the stage. Some of them actually wish they were Elvis.
Now, let’s have a rest and listen to one of his songs. (слушают песню)
7 You know many facts about the USA. Now, let’s do the test. (самостоятельно выполняют тест)
1 Who discovered America? a)Magellan b)Columbus c)Miclukho – Maklay
2 When do Americans celebrate the Independence Day? a)4 of July b)12 of August c)5 of December
3 How many stars and stripes does the American flag have? a)48 and 15 b)52 and 16 c)50 and 13
4 Did George Washington live in the White House? a)Yes b)No
5 Who was the first president of the USA? a)George Washington b)Abraham Lincoln c)Ulysses Grand
6 Which is the biggest state in the USA? a)Texas b)California c)Alaska
7 What university is the oldest in the USA? a)Harvard b)Columbia c)Yale
8 In which city is Hollywood? a)New York b)San Francisco c)Los Angeles
9 Who is the famous American author, who wrote a book about a dog? a)Mark Twain b) Jack London
10 Which is the biggest city in the USA? a)Chicago b)New York c)Detroit
11 What is the first name of New York? a)New Amsterdam b)New London c)New Britain
12 Who built the first car? a)Benjamin Franklin b)Alexander Graham c)Henry Ford
13 The Statue of Liberty was the gift from …… . a)Italy b)France c)England
14 What is the popular American food? a)barbecue ribs b)pelmeni c)fish and chips
15 What sport started in the USA in the late 19-th century? a)hockey b)football c)basketball
Give me your exercise-books with the tests. I’ll check them and give you marks.
8 You know that people in the USA speak English. They call it American English. There some differences between American and British English. Name these words, fill the table:
Answers: elevator, automobile, fall, apartment, test, grade, ice-box, candy, mail.
9 Results of the lesson.