The Sea Trip To Great Britain
-to learn new vocabulary concerning the topic;
-to develop student’s ability to read effectively;
-to develop speaking skills;
-to enrich student’s knowledge on the topic;
Supplies: sheets of paper with a new vocabulary , cards, maps, hand out
”Match the Pairs”, Hidden Words”, “Odd One Out”, “Key-facts”
Type of the lesson: presentation of a new vocabulary
I. The beginning of the lesson
Good afternoon! How are you getting on?
The topic of our today’s lesson is “ The Geografical position of the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland”.
By the end of the lesson you should be able to recognize and understand
new words and word combinations in the text, to read and understand
the gist and details despite the natural difficulties.
Would you like to check your knowledge of geography and answer the
Use the World map if you want.
Which island is the largest in the world?
Which river is the longest in the world?
Which ocean is the biggest?
What lake is the deepest in the world?
What is the resemblance between Kyiv, Ottawa and London?
Black, Red, White, Yellow — what word (not “colour”) can be added to
each of these to put them all in the same group?
Is the UK an European country?
(Yes, it is. It lies in the northwest of Europe).
to be situated
to be washed
c). Some words are hidden among the letters. Find them and then read
d). Odd one out
Warm, mild, hot, cosy
To be proud, to be washed, to be situated, to be separated
A river, a lake, a pool, a strait
e). Match the following words with their meanings.
climate continent island
territory population inhabitant
-the official line that separates two countries;
-one of the people who live in a particular place;
- a large mass of land surrounded by sea;
- the typical weather conditions in a particular area;
-a narrow passage of water between two areas of
land, usually connecting two seas ;
-a particular part of a country, town etc;
-the number of people living in a particular area,
- a piece of land completely surrounded by water;
- the land of a particular type or the land that is
owned or controlled by a particular state;
a) Read and pronounce the geographical names correctly:
Ben Nevis— a name of the mountain in Scotland
Loch Lomond— a name of the lake in Scotland
the Gulf Stream— a warm current which flows from
the Gulf of Mexico towards Europe
Wales — one of the countries of Great Britain
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