Цілі: вдосконалювати лексичні й граматичні навички; вдосконалювати навички читання, письма й усного мовлення; розвивати логічне мислення й пізнавальний інтерес до вивчення англійської мови; виховувати зацікавленість у розширенні своїх знань і повагу до культури інших народів.
What do you know about Australia?
1. What is the capital of Australia?
2. When did Europeans settle in Australia?
3. Which is / are a popular Australian animal(s)?
D) All of the above
4. Who are the Australian natives?
5. Who discovered Australia?
A) Christopher Columbus
B) Captain Cook
C) Lewis and Clark
6. Australia is NOT a(an):
7. What is the official language in Australia?
8. In which season do Australians celebrate Christmas?
Key: 1 c; 2 b; 3 d; 4 b; 5 b; 6 c; 7 c; 8 b.
Choose the items, which you can meet only in Australia, and fill in the chart.
Montreal, the Aborigines, the koala, the panda, Canberra, Niagara Falls, The Great Barrier Reef, the Pacific Ocean, the kiwi, the Indians, Ayers Rock, the Rocky Mountains, states, a boomerang, a beach, white people, English, the emu, Melbourne, rainforests, desert, the dingo, the kangaroo, scuba divers, Eskimos.
What countries are the
other words from? Sort them out.
– The USA
Make up sentences.
I want to…
I’d like to…
I’m going to…
Go scuba diving
Go hiking around Ayers Rock
Do underwater photos in the Great Barrier Reef area
Meet with the Aborigines and live in a tent in the bush
Sail along the coastline
Get a sunburn on the beach
Go camping to take photos of amazing animals
Enjoy swimming and surfing in the ocean
Work in pairs
Make up short dialogues about holidays in Great Britain and in Australia.
– What interesting places did you visit last summer?
– I was in London and visited/saw / took photos…
– And what are you going to do this summer?
– I’d like to go camping to take photos of amazing animals in Australia.
4. Grammar practice
Do ex. 1, p. 165.
Do ex. 2, p. 165.
6. Grammar practice
Do ex. 3, p. 166.
Write the following letter in full sentences. Use the present forms.
I /write /you /London. (I’m writing to you from London.)
I/be/ here/a week/and/I/enjoy myself/very much. (I’ve been here for a week and I’m enjoying myself very much.)
So far/I see/most of/important historic places. (So far I have seen most of the important…)
I usually / spend / several hours every day/in museums and galleries. (I usually spend several hours a day in…)
The hotel/I stay/be lovely/but it/be very expensive. (The hotel where I’m staying is lovely but it is very expensive.)
So I / plan / move / cheaper one/rest/my stay. (So I’m planning to move to a cheaper one for the rest of my stay.)
Tomorrow/I take/trip through Kent/which I/look forward to. (Tomorrow I’m taking a trip through Kent which I’m looking forward to.)
I hope / you be / OK. (I hope you are OK.)
See you soon, Denis
Answer the guestion.
1. What country would you like to visit? Why?
2. What attracts you there?
Do ex. 4, p. 166.