Great Britain and Kazakhstan
Theme: Great Britain and Kazakhstan
- Educational: To consolidate and generalize knowledge of students on the Unit “Geography”; to enrich students knowledge in all spheres of country study; to widen their vocabulary through doing different tasks; to help to analyze the differences between two countries and their capitals.
- Developmental: To develop student’s skills in oral speech; to and develop student’s writing, reading and speaking abilities through giving several tasks; to improve their mental and critical thinking.
- Cultural: To bring up patriots of their Motherland; to chance their respect for people of different nationalities; to improve their pride of their native, country; to bring up students to respect and love foreign language.
Type: revision of the previous materials; combination lesson
Method: logical meaning model, game “Bingo”, “Who is the
faster?”, Bloom taxonomy, Venn diagram
Visual aids: a text, maps, flags, symbols, cards, different tasks on
the sheets, pictures of sightseeing of GB, words, booklets
Intersubject connection: Kazakh, Russian, Geography, History
The procedure of the lesson:
- Organization moment:
— Good afternoon, dear children!
— How are you?
- Who is on duty today?
- Who is absent today?
- What is the date today?
- What day is it today?
- What was your home task?
- Thank you. Sit down.
- Presentation of the aims of the lesson:
- Today we will revise all the materials based on the Unit
“Geography” and all the geographical theme based on
country study of studying language and other countries of
the world, their capitals, situation, national and state
symbols, local sights of GB
- PHONETIC DRILL:
- Let’s begin our lesson with a phonetic drill. Listen to a poem attentively, then you must repeat reading and translate it:
“The beauty of the world”
I used to see stars at night.
I used to see hear the birds.
I used to see feel the warmth of the sun.
I used to see smell the springtime flowers.
And sing so happily.
I used to see sing a song about
The beauty of the world.
- CHECKING UP THE HOMETASK:
- To revise all the words, word combinations and the structures in studying countries, planets.
- In order to check the student’s knowledge in general position I’ll give them a chance to play the game “Bingo”. They should drop the cube out on the Bingo sheet and answer the questions below:
- What is the name of the planet we live on?
- What will you be able to see if you look at the Earth from the space?
- How many oceans are there on our planet?
- What separate the continents from each other?
- How many continents on the Earth?
- What continent China in?
- How many and how does it called the main cities in each country?
- Name the capitals of the UK of GB.
- How many countries can you name from the South America?
- How many countries in the world?
- The largest lake in the Eurasian Continent.
- The main lake in Congo Republic, Africa.
- How many large rivers do you know in Central Asia?
- The largest river in the world.
- Can you name the European Seas?
- Name the colored seas in the world.
- What is the largest country in the world?
- Name the smallest country in the world.
- WARM UP:
“Find the country”
— Students should find the countries:
Rebritigatn – Great Britain
Mearcai – America
Nadaca – Canada
Donlon – London
Acifra – Africa
Lyatl – Italy
Auaisatrl – Australia
Anihc — China
- REVISE THE UNIT “GEOGRAPHY”HOMETASK:
Students should think which words describe the country (a flag, a symbol, a head and a map).
Countries: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Area: 244.000 sq. km.
Cities: London, Manchester, Liverpool, Bristol
Population: 58 mln people
Nationalities: English, Welsh
Languages: English, Welsh, Gaelic
Currency: ₤ Pound
Flag: It combines 3 crosses stand for the patron saints
of old England, Scotland and Ireland.
It symbolizes the union of these countries and
is called the Union Jack.
Anthem: “God save the Queen!”
Political system: Parliamentary monarchy
Cities: Almaty, Chimkent, Karaganda
Languages: Kazakh, Russian
Population: about 16 mln people
Nationalities: more than 100
Flag: an eagle under the sun in the blue sky
Anthem: “My Kazakhstan”
task №2 “Research”
- Students should read about the capitals in the texts they are given.
- They should translate them.
task №3 “Imagine”
- What is the seat of the British Government?
(Houses of Parliament)
- It is one of the most famous clocks in the world.
- It was a fortress and a royal palace. Later it was a prison, and now it is a museum.
(Tower of London)
- Building was rebuilt by Christopher Wren. It has a famous Whispering Gallery.
(St. Paul’s Cathedral)
- It is a place which has a monument to Admiral Nelson.
- It is a royal church. English kings and queens usually get married here.
- It is a place where all the masterpieces are kept together.
- An old university.
task №4 “Use”
- Complete the sentences:
Students should complete the sentences using the text, then play the game.
- Write down the word-combinations:
The Houses of London
St. Paul’s Cathedral
task №5 “Compare”
Students should compare the both capitals using Venn diagram.
LONDON Both ASTANA
Students should evaluate themselves and each other on the sheets of evaluate.