The theme: Sightseeing in America
Aims of the lesson:
Education: To enrich pupils’ knowledge about the USA and its sights. Talking about sights of America
Developing: To develop pupils’ ability in writing, reading, speaking and listening
Educational : The formation of cognitive interest in the subject , promote respect for foreign cultures .
The type of the lesson: Assimilation of the new material
The methods of the lesson: pair work, group work, work with cards, pictures, questions – answers, listening.
The visual aids of the lesson: multimedia equipment (an interactive board), slides, pictures, placards
Good morning dear pupils. I’m glad to see you
Sit down, please. Let’s begin our lesson.
Is anybody absent today?
What date is it today? What day of the week is it today?
What is the weather like today?
II. Phonetic drill
1. "The school" –
The schoolThe school has doors that open wideAnd friendly teachers wait insideHurry, hurry lets go inFor soon the lessons will beginBooks and pencils I will needWhen I start to write and readLots to learn and lots to doI like to go to school, don’t you?
III. Checking hometask2. Questions for the previous lesson
Now pupils, look at the flag of the USA. You see there are some stars on the flag. And you choose one of the stars and there are questions about the USA. You should answer the questions
How many population in the USA?
After which country is the USA?
What languages do people speak in the USA?
Name the largest cities of the USA
Name the colors of the flag
Who is the Head of the State?
How many states consists of?
Which countries borders … and washes …
ІV. Introducing new theme
1. Сөздікпен жұмыс
monument - ['mɒnjumənt] монумент
impressive [im'presiv] - впечатляющий
sightseeing ['saitsi:iŋ] - достопремечательность
situated ['sitjueitid] расположенный
construction [kən'str˄kʃn] строительство
rise [raiz] рост
official [ə'fiʃəl] официальный
residence ['rezidəns] резиденция
building [bildiŋ] здание
statue ['stætju:] статуя
hold [həuld] держать
inscription [in'skripʃn] надпись
independence [indi'pendəns] независимость
Work with texts. Divide the class into three groups. Мәтінмен жұмыс (сыныпты үш топқа бөлу)
2. Read and write
Text №1. The Washington Monument is one of the most impressive sights in the city. It is situated in Potonic Park. It was built to the memory of the first president of the USA in 1888. It is called “the Pencil” because it is one of the tallest stone constructions in the world. It rises 160 metres .Text №2. The White House is the official residence of the President of the United States . All American presidents have lived in the White House. It was built in 1799.
There are more than hundred rooms in the White House. The largest room in this building is the East Room.
The Capitol is the seat of the American Congress. It is the largest and the tallest building. There are no skyscrapers because no other building must be taller than the Capitol.
Text №3. Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty is the symbol of American democracy. It stands in New York. The people of France gave the Statue to the people of the United States one hundred and seventeen years ago. The sculptor was Frederic Bartholdi. Liberty carries the torch of freedom in her right hand. In her left hand she is holding a tablet with the inscription "July 4, 1776" — American Independence Day.
3. Complete the sentences
1. The Washington Monument is situated in ____________
2. The Washington Monument was built to the memory of ________________
3. The Washington Monument was built in _____
4. The Washington Monument is called _________
5.The Washington Monument raises _______metres
1.The White House is _________
2. The White House was built in___________
3. The largest room in this building is __________
5. All American presidents ______________
1. The Statue of Liberty is the symbol of ________________
2. It stands in _______.
3. It is the gift of________.
4. It gave the Statue to the people of the United States __________years ago.
5. The sculptor was __________.
4. Practise your grammar
Write from the text words in comparative and superlative adjectives.
from the first text: tallest
from the second text: the largest, tallest, taller
V. Conclusion of the lesson
“The USA Quiz”
(Answer these questions about the United States of America. Put a + next to the correct answer.)
1.Where does the President of the United States live and work?
In The White House
In The Pentagon
2. Which is the biggest state in the USA?
3. How many States are there in the USA?
4. Who was the first president of the USA?
5. In which city is Hollywood?
6. What is the nickname of New York?
7. By whom was the first American car made?
By Ivanov8.Who is the head of state in the USA?
The British Monarch
The prime Minister
VI. To mark
VII. Giving home task
Your homework is to learn by heart the new words and retell the one of the text