Do You Know English speaking Countries?

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Цель: развитие коммуникативной культуры и социально-культурной образованности учащихся, позволяющей поддержать беседу по теме “Do You Know English-speaking Countries?”.


  • Учебные: формирование лексической базы по теме “Англо-говорящие страны”, систематизация и актуализация знаний учащихся страноведческого материала;
  • Развивающие: развитие познавательного интереса учащихся, повышение мотивации к изучению иностранного языка через развитие эмоциональной сферы учащихся в процессе использования различных методических приемов; развитие навыков устной речи в форме дискуссии;
  • Воспитательные: обеспечить стимулирование речемыслительной и социальной активности учащихся; развитие творческих способностей учащихся, умения работать в коллективе, воспитание уважительного отношения к культуре стран изучаемого языка.

Тип урока: урок-викторина.

Оснащение урока:

  • мультимедийное оборудование;
  • компьютер;
  • плакаты;
  • буклет с раздаточным материалом.

Ход мероприятия

I. Организационный момент

– Good morning, boys and girls! I’m glad to see you. I hope you are OK.

II. Объявление цели урока

– Today is a special day. We will revise everything that we learned on the topic “DO YOU KNOW ENGLISH-SPAEKING COUNTRIES?”

III. Объяснение правил игры

You will have a chance to take part in an interesting game, which is called “Auction”. We will have 3 rounds, the first and the second will have 5 topics, the final – one topic, each topic consists of 5 questions. Each question has its price. Your task is to get as many points as you can.

Данная игра является аналогом телевизионной передачи на телеканале НТВ “Своя игра”. В викторине принимают участие 10-15 учащихся. Игра состоит из двух раундов и финального тура. Участники отвечают на предложенные вопросы и получают очки, которыми оценивается данный вопрос. В первом раунде принимают участие все учащиеся. Во второй раунд проходят 5-7 человек, в финальном туре участвует только 1 ученик, набравший наибольшее количество баллов, где ему придется ответить на один вопрос, ценность которого определят выбывшие участники. Каждый раунд содержит специальную категорию “Кот в мешке” и “Аукцион”.



  1. What is the capital of the UK? (London)
  2. What river does London stand on? (the Thames)
  3. What ocean is Great Britain washed by in the Northwest, North and Southwest? (the Atlantic Ocean)
  4. What weather is the most common in the UK? (rainy)
  5. What is the largest park in London? (Hyde Park)


  1. What is the capital of the USA? (Washington)
  2. How many states were there by the 18th century? (13)
  3. Washington is situated between these two rivers. (the Potomac, the Anacostia)
  4. What building is the symbol of the USA? (the Statue of Liberty)
  5. Who founded the first colony in the North America in 1607? (the British)


  1. What is the capital of Canada? (Ottawa)
  2. What are the official languages in Canada? (English and French)
  3. Canada’s laws are made by elected officials in the offices of what? (Parliament and Prime Minister)
  4. What stretches across central Canada? (wide, fertile, plains)
  5. Which settlers were the first to arrive in Canada? (French)


  1. What is the capital of Australia? (Canberra)
  2. Who are the Australian natives? (Aborigines)
  3. When did the Europeans settle in Australia? (in 1788)
  4. It is the least populated and the least developed part of Australia. Crocodiles still live in some of the swamps along the coast. (Northern Territory)
  5. It is the second largest state of Australia. It has long beautiful beaches. It’s a popular place for holidaymakers. (Queensland)


  1. What is the capital city of New Zealand? (Wellington)
  2. How many volcanoes does this country have? (50)
  3. New Zealand was first settled by ... who came from other Polynesian islands about 1,000 years ago. (the Maori people)
  4. What is the tallest mountain in New Zealand? (Aoraki/Mount Cook)
  5. What are the most popular sports in New Zealand? (rugby, cricket, netball)



  1. How many sonnets did Shakespeare write? (154)
  2. What genre of literature did Scott use most often and successfully? (historical novels)
  3. What is the name of the first main hero of Christie’s novels? (Hercule Poirot)
  4. What is the title of Mark Twain’s most popular book for children and when was it written? (The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, 1876)
  5. What was Jack London’s real name? (John Griffith Chaney)


  1. What are the Christmas celebrations dedicated to? (to the birth of Jesus Christ)
  2. What are the traditional symbols of Christmas? (Santa Claus, Snowmen, a holly, a Christmas tree)
  3. When is Thanksgiving Day celebrated? (on the last Thursday in November)
  4. Why is Halloween a religious holiday among some Christians? (because it is the eve of All Saints’ Day)
  5. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? (by the American colonists in on the 4th of July in 1776)


  1. Who is the head of state in Great Britain? (a monarch)
  2. Who is the present monarch in Great Britain? (Queen Elizabeth II)
  3. Who is the present Prime Minister of Great Britain? (David Cameron)
  4. The real governing body of Great Britain is ... . (the House of Commons)
  5. A political party which hasn’t ever been established in Great Britain (Republican Party)


  1. In what century did the Romans come to Great Britain? (55 BC)
  2. From what countries did Anglo-Saxons come to Britain? (Germany and Scandinavia)
  3. From what century did Vikings begin to raid Britain? (800 AD)
  4. Who dissolved the Parliament and became the Lord Protector of England? (Oliver Cromwell)
  5. At first the House of Lords consisted only of ... . (barons)


  1. He was an American artist and film producer, who was famous for his animated cartoons. (Walt Disney)
  2. What American actor is known as “Terminator”? (Arnold Schvarzenegger)
  3. This American actor was born on the 6th of April in 1889. He made his film “Making a Living” in 1914. (Charlie Chaplin)
  4. He is regarded as the most successful director in Hollywood today. He is well-known for his imaginative movie making. He helped to create a new generation of filmmakers. (Steven Spielberg)
  5. She is an American singer and actress. Her participation in the musical “Funny Girl” in 1964 made her a major star. (Barbara Streisand)



  1. In what state is Hollywood situated? (in California)
  2. What building is the central point of Washington from which the city’s streets are numbered? (the Capitol)
  3. What building is considered to be the centre of London? (Trafalgar Square)
  4. This beautiful theater opened in 1973. It was designed by John Utzon to look like nesting shells. (Sydney Opera House)
  5. This sculpture honors four American presidents. Name them. (George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln)

IV. Подведение итогов

- Our time is over. So, the final score is . ... Let’s congratulate the winner.

- Thank you for your work. I hope our lesson will be useful for you. Good-bye, boys and girls!

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