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Урок по английскому языку на тему: "New Zealand" (11 класс)

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Тема «New Zealand»

Цель урока: подготовка к ЕНТ на основе домашнего чтения по страноведению.

Учебная цель: основная – провести практикум аудирования, чтения, письма; сопутствующая цель – повторение видовременных форм.

Развивающая цель: развитие памяти, языкового мышления, логики на основе изучаемого материала; развивать навыки и умения в чтении, письме, аудировании.

Воспитательная цель: воспитание толерантности, интереса к культуре других стран, расширение кругозора, стимулирование познавательного интереса.

Материально – дидактическое оснащение: компьютер, проектор, доска, карточки.





I. Организационный момент:

1) приветствие;

2) сообщение темы и целей урока

II. Речевая и фонетическая зарядка. Вопросо – ответная работа (фронтально).

Answer the questions:

1. Where is New Zealand situated?

2. What islands does it consist of?

3. What is the national emblem of New Zealand?

4. What is the capital?

5. What are the main cities?

6. What is the nickname of New Zealand?

7. What is the highest mountainous range?

8. What is the climate?

9. What is the population of New Zealand?

10. Who are the Maoris?

11. What are they famous for?

12. What houses does the Parliament consist of?

13. Who represents the Queen of England?

Ш. Аудирование. While listening, fil in the gaps and retell the letter (note-taking).

Выполняет группа сильных учащихся; перечислить вопросы, о которых пишет Эмили – слабые учащиеся.

Hello! My name is Emily and I live in the capital of (1) …, Wellington. I am 11 years old. First of all, New Zealand is an (2) … in the Southwest (3) … . New Zealand is part of a (4) … called (5) … .

Our country is made up of (6) … called the North and the (7) … Island.

There are also (8) … smaller islands. (9) … is a mild and moist country, and (10) … falls throughout most of the year, but (11) … in the (12) … . If you come to (13), you will (14) … that New Zealand is a (15) … (16) ….

We have snow-capped (17) … , (18) … lowlands, beaches, and lots of (19) … and waterfalls. You will also find out that we speak (20) … (with a British accent).

But are two official languages in our country (English and Maori). Popular sports here are (21) … (like footbal), cricket (like (22) …), and soccer.

Many people love to (23) … (including my dad). In the mountains, you can (24) … and (25) … . In the water you can (26) … , (27), scuba dive, or surf. I love to tramp ((28) … to Americans). Steve loves to (29) … (30) … .

The Dutch were the (31) … (32) … to sport New Zealand. Then the (33) … came. New (34) … soon became an important whaling, sealing, and trading base. More Europeans came because of the (35) … (36) … and the (37) … (38) … here.

New Zealand became a (39) … (40) … after many Maori (the native people of New Zealand) chiefs and repersenitives of the British Crown. Then the Maori lost a lot of their land. Then, in 1858, the (41) … made one of their chiefs, Potatau Te Wherouwhero, (42) … .

One of my favorite foods is (43) …with extra dead horse ((44) … sauce to Americans).

I also enjoy (45) … without the dead horse (46) … is the meat staple here, though Steve refuses to eat it.

He lives off mainly candy.

I hope you enjoyed hearing about my (47) … (48) … and that someday you will come and visit New (49) … . Well, Good-bye!

IV. Divide the text into logical parts. Put down the key words.

«The Long White Cloud»

What is the name of the country which has volcanoes and rivers of ice?

It is New Zealand, called the Land of the Long White Clouds by the aborigines. New Zealand is an island country. Most of its people live in North Island, and that is where you find the big volcanoes and geysers.

South Island is larger than North Island and has the highest mountains. South Island is very beautiful with its mountains, and lakes, and fiords.

So you can see there is a lot to look at in New Zealand. There is a lot of things to do for a rich tourist, because New Zealand is also famous for its fishing, snow sports and hiking.

The climate is pleasant in all seasons, without much difference between winter and summer.

What do the people do? They farm, mostly. The main exports are dairy produce, meat and wool. There are many factories there too.

North Island is where you find the Maoris, the fine people who lived on these islands hundreds of years before the white man came.

V. Read the text and use the necessary tense.

«The Maori Wars»

The Maoris, the aboriginal Polynesian inhabitants of New Zealand, have struggled long and hard to preserve their land and their culture. This struggle (1 to begin) after they had lost sovereignty to Britain in 1840 in exchange for guarantees that they (2 to allow) to have their own land. As it happened in other colonies, they (3 to deceive). So the Maoris began to fight against the British.

The Maori Wars (1843-1872), as they are called in history books, showed the fighting skill and heroism of the Maoris. But they (4 to defeat) by superior British forces. Thousands of Maoris died by the hands of the Redcoats, as the British soldiers (5 to call). In the end, however, the colonizers had to recognize some of the Maoris` economic and political rights. They (6 to give) lands in the centre of North Island, of course not the best lands, and only one fourth of what Maoris had a hundred years ago.


VI. Релаксационная пауза: Answer the teacher`s questions using the sound «kee - wee».

Kiwi Time

How do people call a small brown bird in New Zealand who cannot fly?

How do people call the New Zealand dollar?

How do people call fruit (green inside, brown outside)?

How do people call international symbol of New Zealand?

How do people call New Zealanders?


VII. Find the picture which describes the kiwi best, prove that.

The New Zealand Kiwi

In New Zealand there are quite a number of birds which are native only to that country. One of the most interesting is the kiwi. It lives in wet parts of the thick New Zealand bush and comes out only at night to find food.

Kiwis are among the smallest of the flightless birds. They are not common, and they are rarely exhibited at zoos. The female kiwi usually lays one very large egg about ten centimeters long. Then her husband sits on it for about eighty days. He also feeds the chick until it is big enough to find its own food.

In the past, kiwis were hunted for food, and they soon became very few in number. That`s why the New Zealand government stopped the hunting of kiwis, even for a zoo.

The kiwi is now the symbol of the New Zealand people. Small children are often called Kiwis. In elementary schools you may see posters on the walls of the corridor with the words: «Be a tidy Kiwi».



Which picture does the text describe better? Why do you think so? Prove your answer.


1) рефлексия;

2) анализ работы учащихся, объявление оценок;

3) домашнее задание: написать ответное письмо Эмили, рассказав о своих впечатлениях о Новой Зеландии – группе сильных учащихся; разгадать кроссворд – группе слабых учащихся.

Краткое описание документа:

Новая Зеландия — государство в юго-западной части Тихого океана, расположенное на двух крупных островах (Остров Северный и Остров Южный) и большом количестве (приблизительно 700) прилегающих более мелких островов.

Королевство Новой Зеландии включает в себя независимые в государственном управлении, но свободно ассоциированные с Новой Зеландией островные государства Острова Кука, Ниуэ, а также несамоуправляющуюся территорию Токелау и антарктическую Территорию Росса.

Рельеф Новой Зеландии представляет в основном возвышенности и горы. Более 75% территории страны лежит на высоте более 200 м над уровнем моря. Большинство гор Северного острова не превышают высотой 1800м, 19 пиков Южного острова выше 3000 м. Прибрежные зоны Северного острова представлены просторными долинами. На западном побережье Южного острова расположены фиорды.

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