развивать интеллектуальную сферу личности учащихся;
расширять кругозор и общую культуру учащихся.
воспитывать чувство уважения к англоязычной культуре.
Оснащение урока: компьютер, мультимедийный проектор, аудиозаписи; раздаточный материал (карточки с заданиями).
Орг.момент, приветствие, сообщение целей урока.
Видео о Великобритании. Teacher: Hello, friends! It’s great to see you again at our English lesson today. How are you? Are you all right? I hope everybody is OK. Do you like the weather today? What is the weather like today? Do you like it when it’s frosty? Today we’ll do a lot of work at our lesson not. We’ll talk about Great Britain and as for grammar we’ll practice how to use articles with proper names.
Teacher: I’m sure you are full of energy now and it’s high time to get down to work. 1. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the UK)
England the British Isles
Scotland the Atlantic Ocean
Wales the North Sea
Northern Ireland the English Channel
London the Thames
Edinburgh the Welsh
Cardiff the Scottish
Belfast the English
read the proper names after me
read the words in a chain
translate them into Russian
2. - Работа с картой.
Come to the blackboard and show us some geographical places on the map. 3. – Now let’s do some grammar practice.
Read the words which are used with the article.
Find and read the words without articles.
Why are the words Edinburgh, London, Cardiff, Belfast used without articles?
Teacher: - Don’t forget that the names of cities, towns and countries are used without articles, but the nationality words like the Welsh, the English are used with the article. Also we use definite article with the names of oceans, seas, rivers. Don’t forget not to use the article with the language people speak.
4. – And now we’ll do a short test. Your task is to fill in the articles where necessary. 1. . . . British Isles are a group of islands where . . . UK is situated.
2. . . . English Channel separates . . . Britain from the continent.
3. . . . Irish Republic is an independent country.
4. People who live in . . . Wales are called Welsh.
5. The capital of . . . Northern Ireland is . . . Belfast.
6. The flag of . . . Great Britain is known as . . . Union Jack.
7. About 60 million people live in . . . Britain mostly in big industrial cities like
. . . London.
8. . . . Thames is the most famous river in . . . United Kingdom.
9. … UK is separated from the continent by … English Channel.
10. … UK is washed by … Atlantic Ocean in the east.
Let’s check it up.
Guess the word. Don’t forget to use articles where necessary.
A country which is ruled by a king or a queen. (a kingdom)
It is the largest part of the United Kingdom. (England)
It consists of three parts: England, Scotland and Wales. (Great Britain)
The country which is situated in the north of Great Britain. (Scotland)
London stands on this river. (The Thames)
The language which is spoken in the United Kingdom. (English)
This plant has three leaves and it’s a symbol of Northern Ireland. (a shamrock)
It separates the British Isles from the continent. (the English Channel)
– The next task is to complete the sentences. (Учебная презентация.)
– Answer the questions.
What is the official name of England?
Where is the UK situated?
How many parts does the UK consists of? What are they? Show them on the map, please.
What is the UK washed by?
Is England the largest part of the UK?
What is the capital of England?
What is the national symbol of England?
Where is Scotland situated?
What is its capital?
Who is the patron saint of Scotland?
What is the National costume in Scotland?
What is the highest mountain in Scotland?
Are there a lot of beautiful lakes in Scotland?
What is the smallest country in the UK?
What is the capital of Wales?
What mountains in Wales can you name?
What is the national symbol of Wales?
What is the capital of Northern Ireland?
Northern Ireland is a land of lakes and rivers, isn’t it?
What is the capital of Northern Ireland?
Would you like to visit Great Britain?
Teacher: – When people think of a foreign country they picture in their minds different things. What do you think of when you think of a country? What are your associations with Great Britain? (Possible answers)
Big Ben and so on Teacher: - The teenage magazine “Current” asked its readers to give their opinions of Britain. Here are some of the replies. Before listening look at the blackboard and read some unknown words after me. Landscape, bagpipers, entertainment, violence.
Listen to the replies of people from different countries. Tick (*) which of the following things they mentioned (упоминали):
food people traditions
traffic gardens places of interest
shopping weather sports and festivals
Do they mention any of the things you mentioned? What things are alike?
- Now listen for the second time and say what the people feel about the things they mentioned in their replies. Match the speakers and their ideas.
3. Dan Kerman
a) that people out of London are kinder and more helpful. b) that the Scots are warm and friendly people. c) that the weather in England is always bad. d) that there are no big cities in England except London. e) there are many places of interest in the country. f) that the Highland games and other musical festivals are popular with the Scottish people. g) that most people in small towns are stay-at-homes. h) that the UK is closely connected with the Queen and the Royal family.
– Do you believe this is true? Express your ideas.
I think this is right because …
I don’t think it’s true because … V. Совершенствование навыков диалогической речи.
Teacher: The climate in England is mild and warm. And the weather is very changeable. Every day everybody in England takes its own umbrella and go out. And as you know people in Britain often speak about weather. Now let’s listen to your dialogues about the weather. It was your home task for today. Are you ready to start? (Примерные диалоги)
I. – Hello.
- Hello! Lovely day, isn't it?
- Absolutely wonderful, nice and warm. What's the weather forecast for tomorrow? Do you know? - Yes, it says it will be bright and sunny.
- How nice. Nice weather for outing. - Right you are.
II. A: It’s a fine day today, isn’t it? B: Yes, it’s nice and bright this morning. A: Yes, much better than yesterday. It’s good to see the sun again. B: Let’s hope it will keep fine for the weekend.
VI. Музыкальная пауза.
Teacher: -Every part of the United Kingdom has its own music, too. Listen to the records and tell me, what music it is?
Ученики слушают мелодию и определяют музыку страны.
Ireland – harp
Scotland – bagpipes
Wales – violin
VII. Совершенствование навыков монологической речи.
Some lessons ago I asked you to work at your projects about the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Your task was to find out some interesting information about the UK. What country should we start with? I think we’ll start with England, it’s the heart of England.
Монологические высказывания детей с представлением презентаций.
VIII. Совершенствование навыков чтения.
Teacher: - You know that different languages are spoken in the United Kingdom. What are they?
Will you read the factfile to get some new information about the languages spoken in the country?
We’ll divide into some groups. The task for the first group will be to complete the table.
Complete the table.
How many people speak it
Teacher: - And now the task for the other group. Choose the right sentences from the given below and read them aloud. Correct the wrong ones.
In Wales 19 % of the population speak Welsh as their second language.
Pupils in many schools must study Welsh.
Half of the TV programmes in Wales are in Welsh.
You can see public signs only in English.
The Scotts speak only Scottish and English.
People who came from other countries speak only their native language.
In the UK there are many different accents.
Foreigners study all the accents of the English language.