Welcome to Canada

Разделы: Иностранные языки

Цели и задачи показа презентации:

  • расширение страноведческих знаний о Канаде;
  • формирование уважения и интереса к другой культуре;
  • развитие языковых способностей учащихся, закрепление изученного материала.

Оборудование: компьютер, видеопроектор, презентация в PowerPoint 2003 по теме “Канада”.

Учебный материал:

  • Сайты Интернета:
  • http://www. http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki
  • http://www.google.ru

Ход занятия


1. Приветствие.

Good morning, dear teachers and students! Welcome, our dear guests from school №1740. Glad to see you. Do you like to travel? Let’s all together make a short journey to one of English-speaking countries. Let’s watch a video about this beautiful country. Welcome to Canada! (Слайд № 1. Презентация)

Слайд № 2 - видео о Канаде (просмотр видео).

Teacher: Would you like to visit this country? Why? Would you like to learn more about it? OK. I hope it’ll be interesting for you to get around Canada and learn something about this country.

Слайд № 3 – contents.

1. Short information about Canada.

2. Geographical position of Canada.

3. The capital and the main cities of Canada.

4. Canadian industries.

5. Nature of Canada.

Слайды № 4, 5, 6, 7 - Short information about Сanada.

Слайд № 5 - The word Canada comes from one of the Red Indian languages – “Kannata”, meaning “a number of huts”. Canada is often called the “Land of the Maple Leaf”.

The story of Canada goes back over 400 years.

The French were the first settlers to this country.

In 1759 Canada became part of the British Empire.

In 1931 -Independence from Britain.

Слайд № 6 - Ottawa the capital of Canada.

National symbol - the maple leaf.

Official languages of Canada are English and French.

Nearly 60 percent of the population speak English and 27 percent speak French.

The rest speaks other languages, such as Eskimo, Indian, German, Ukrainian and Italian.

Слайд №7

Area is almost 10 million km2.

Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories.

Population 34 million.

Canada is an independent federative state.

It is one of the most developed countries.

It is a member of the Commonwealth, headed by the Queen of Great Britain.

Слайд № 8

Geographical position of Canada.

Canada occupies the northern part of the North American continent and some islands. It borders on the USA.

The country is washed by the Pacific Ocean in the west, by the Atlantic Ocean in the east and by the Arctic Ocean and its seas in the north. The Canadian north remains one of the least settled and least exploited parts of the world. About 2 percent of the Canadian territory is covered by glacier ice.

Слайд № 9 - relief.

The eastern parts of the country are mainly valleys and plains.

The western territories are occupied by the Cordilleras. They stretch from the American border to the Arctic Ocean.

Слайд № 10

The main Canadian islands are Newfoundland, Victorian Island, Baffin Island and others.

There are a lot of rivers and lakes in Canada. Among them there are the Great Bear Lake, the Great Slave Lake and the Great Lakes District. The largest rivers are the Nelson, the Ottawa, the Mackenzie and the Yukon.

Слайд № 11

The capital of Canada.

Ottawa, which is situated on the bank of the Ottawa River. It is famous for its beautiful parks. It is also known as the city of bridges.

Слайд № 12, 13 - изображения столицы и главных городов страны.

Слайд № 14

Canadian industries produce cars, airliners, locomotives, sea vessels, snow-removal machines, and agricultural equipment. The most developed industries are timber, mining, chemical, meat and milk and food industries. Canada grows wheat, barley (ячмень), flax (лён), potatoes, vegetables and fruit. Fishing is also one of the prosperous industries.

Слайд № 15 – nature of Canada.

Слайд № 16

Canada is very rich in forest, minerals and fur-bearing animals (пушные звери). It holds the first place in the world in the amount of forests. It is rich in the following natural resources: non-ferrous metals (цветные металлы), uranium (уран), oil, natural gas, coal.

Слайды № 17, 18 – animals of Canada - black bear - lynx-.

Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel – Goose - Polar Bears - wood bison.

Слайд № 19 - all kinds of weather conditions and scenery are found in Canada (изображения).

Cлайд № 20

There are more lakes and inland waters in Canada than in any other country.

Cлайд № 21 - Niagara Falls Canada (изображения).

Cлайд № 22 -

The Niagara Falls are waterfalls on the Niagara River, straddling the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S.state of New York.

1. Horseshoe Falls – подкова,  Canadian Falls – Канадский водопад.

2.  American Falls - Американский водопад.

3.  Bridal Veil Falls - Фата.

The Horseshoe Falls drop about 173 feet (53 m).

The larger Horseshoe Falls are about 2,600 feet (790 m) wide.

Слайд № 23 - карта Канады (Ниагарский водопад)

Слайд № 24 - Canadian Falls (изображение)

Слайд № 25

This natural beauty formed by large waterfalls in Niagara.

Слайд № 26, Great Lakes (изображения озёр, снимок из космоса).

Слайд № 27. Great Lakes (на карте).

1. Superior – Верхнее

2. Michigan – Мичиган

3. Huron – Гурон

4. Erie – Эри

5. Ontario – Онтарио

Слайд № 28 – изображения озёр.

Слайд № 29 – вопросы для закрепления просмотренного материала.

Видео-приложение находится у автора (большой объем)