UNIT 6. AROUND THE WORLD
BROWN OR THE BROWS
Цілі: вдосконалювати навички вживання артиклів з географічними назвами, навички читання й аудіювання; розвивати пам’ять і пізнавальні інтереси учнів; виховувати інтерес до іноземної мови, подорожування.
Pupils draw a picture containing simple visual information from a description which you dictate.
Draw an island in the sea. There are some mountains in the middle of the island. There are some rocks to the north from the mountains. In the west next to the mountains is a palm-tree. There is a house in the east at the bottom of the mountains. There is a small lake to the south from the house. A narrow road connects the lake and the house. And
a lonely elephant is going along the road to the house.
Listen to the texts and complete the information.
The second tallest hotel in the world is the Burj Al-Arab (Tower of the Arabs) in Dubai (United Arab Emirates in Asia). It’s 320 metres tall. The hotel is situated on a man-made island 280 metres out of the beach and is designed in the shape of a sail. It is one of the most expensive hotels in the world.
Several years ago a Dutch architect Jan Sonkie built a very unusual house in Africa. It’s shaped like a football! “I’m crazy about football”, he says. He built his house in Malawi because he just likes Africa and would like to stay on the continent forever. Standing on a three-metre – tall brick wall, his home has become a popular tourist attraction.
Shape of the building
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Shape of the building
United arab emirates
Very tall, situated on an island
3. Grammar practice
Explain the rule and practice the definite article with geographical names.
Do Ex. 1, 2, p. 94.
Work in groups.
Brainstorm geographical names in the following groups.
P2, P3, P4. The Rocky Mountains, the Carpathians, the Alps.
P1, P3, P4. Goverla, Everest, Elbrus
Read the sentences and put a tick (v) if they are right, and correct them if they are wrong.
1) Dick lives in Coronation Street.
2) Have you ever been to National Theatre?
3) Milan is a large city in north of Italy.
4) Brussels is the capital of Belgium.
5) Manila is the capital of Philippines.
6) Rocky Mountains are in North America.
7) In London Houses of Parliament are beside River Thames.
8) Last night we saw a play at Royal Theatre.
9) Panama Canal joins Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean.
10) Ukraine is a big country in the east of Europe.
11) If you sail from Britain to Denmark, you cross North Sea.
12) Mary comes from a small village in west of Ireland.
13) Have you ever been to USA?
14) Have you seen the Bondarchuks today?
15) Where do Chinese live?
6. Grammar practice
Do Ex. 3, p. 95.
Name different geographical names and ask pupils to repeat them with articles or without articles according to the rule.
– Dnipro – the Dnipro
– Kyiv – Kyiv
Imagine that last year you had a journey round the world. Describe it using different geographical names.