To check the pupils’ skills of listening and understanding the English
to develop pupils’ memory;
- to teach pupils to work in pairs, groups:
To teach pupils to collect information and make the conclusions.
Supplies: cards, map, pictures
Type of the lesson: listening lesson
I. The beginning of the lesson
- How do you do!
- How do you do!
The topic of our today’s lesson is “British Cities”.
By the end of the lesson you should be able to give your own points of
view on the topic, to talk about the British cities.
What words do you associate with topic of our lesson? Do you remember
the names of main cities features?
Let’s make up “Mind Map” according to our topic.
Large squares Galleries
Make up as many sentences as you can to describe a modern town or city.
II. The main part of the lesson
Listening “ Britain and the British”
a) Before listening learn to read and pronounce the names of some
British cities. Find them on the map.
b) Listen to the lecture about the population of Great Britain and try
to remember the nationalities of the inhabitants who live in parts of
Listen to the text and fill in the table.
Country Capital People Language
Great Britain London The British English
Northern Ireland Belfast
Post – Listening Activities.
Listen about the population of Great Britain again and complete the
sentences choosing right answers.
More than _______ million people live in Britain.
a) 65 b) 46 c) 56
2. ... are the biggest industrial cities in the centre of England
a) Manchester and Leeds
b) Liverpool and Manchester
c) Leeds and Birmingham
3) Many sailors and fishermen live in Liverpool, ....
a) Plymouth and Portsmouth
b) Sheffield and Portsmouth
c) Portsmouth and London
4. ... is the birthplace of famous Shakespeare.
In some parts of... and Wales people speak other languages besides
a) England b) Scotland c) Britain
Everyone in the UK speaks English ....
b) in the same way
Use the table you have copied and name the capitals of:
-England -Northern Ireland -Scotland -Great Britain -Wales
What country has the same capital as Great Britain on the whole?
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