Разминка: обеим командам задается по 3 вопроса о Соединенном Королевстве.
Dear boys and girls! I am very glad to see you at our lesson today because we have an unusual lesson – a competition. There are two teams at the lesson: the firs team and the second team. They will show us their knowledge of the United Kingdom because our lesson is devoted to this country. We’ll speak about the sights, the capital of the country, some poets and writers and interesting facts. We’ll have several tasks at the lesson. I hope our competition will be fun. I have lots of red and blue stars here. For an excellent answer you will get a red star. For a good answer you’ll get a blue star. At the end of the competition you’ll count all the stars you’ve received. The winner will be the team with the biggest number of the red star.
The first task is the following: answer the questions about the United Kingdom. You will get a red star for right answer.
Questions for the first team.
Where is the United Kingdom situated?(The UK is situated on the islands in the north west of Europe)
Which island is the largest one? (Great Britain is the largest island)
What separates Great Britain from the Continent? (The English Channel separates Great Britain From the Continent)
Questions for the second team.
How many countries does the UK consist of?( The UK consist of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland)
What is the population of the United Kingdom? (The population of the United Kingdom is about 60 million people)
Which city is the capital of the country? (London is the capital of the country)
III The second task is “Spot the mistake”. You will listen to the text about London. You know a lot of facts about this wonderful city. Now try to spot the mistake made in the facts about London correct them. Be attentive!
1. London is the capital of The United Kingdom and England.
2. In 1665 The Great Plague broke out.
3. London is two thousand years old.
4. The Great Fire broke out in the summer of 1666.
5. More than 8 million people live in London.
6. London is situated on the Thames River.
7. London is divided into four parts
8. Westminster is the political center.
9. The City is the center of business and commercial life.
IV You read about the sights of London at your lessons, now I want you to tell us a story about one of the sights of London. If you had an opportunity to go to London what would you like to see there and why?
And now I want to add something about sights of London. You know that we’ll celebrate 60 years of Victory.
The last of the XVI and the beginning of the XVII centuries are known as the Golden Age of English literature. It was the time of the English Renaissance, and sometimes it is even called “The Age of Shakespeare”
V Britain is also famous for its writers and poets. Can you name any British writers and poets?
The following task for you is “Guess who it was!”. You should put the passages of the story in the right order, read them aloud and tell me what British writer the story is about.
The Stratford School was a difficult place at that time. School days were long, and only on the holidays could he have real rest.
At the age of eighteen he married Anne Hathaway and they had three children. When he was twenty-one he went to London. There he became an actor and began to write plays. He wrote plays for the famous Globe Theatre. Later he was one of the owners of the Globe Theatre.
He achieved great recognition during his life-time he wrote three types of plays: histories, comedies and tragedies. He is acknowledged as one of the greatest writers of all time, and has remained popular with readers around the world.
VI The teams have prepared their favorite poems by some British poets both in English and in Russian. Let’s listen to them.
VII I see that you know the names of many famous British writers and poets. Britain is also rich in different customs, tradition and has a lot of interesting facts in its history. The following task for each pupil in the team is to do the Britain Quiz. The Britain Quiz has ten questions. There are three answers to each question but only one of them is correct. You should write the number of the correct answer. I’ll give you 3 minutes to do it.
Подведение итогов викторины и урока, выставление оценок.