I can talk about Ukraine
Ukraine is the enormous Eastern European state washed from its South with the Black and Azov seas. But Ukraine is inland. Length from West to East - 1316 km, from North to South - 893 km, of borders - 6500 kilometers long. Ukraine borders on Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation, Belarus. The longest river is the Dnipro - 1121 km. The mountain peak Hoverla is in the Ukrainian Carpathians and 2061 meters high. The capital city is Kyiv. The major cities are Lviv, Kharkiv, Odessa. Lviv is very popular with tourists and Odessa has some famous beaches.
1.Study the map of Ukraine for a minute and
complete the sentences.
•The town in the north is Chernigiv.
1.The town in the south is_________.
2.The capital is ____________.
3.The longest river is _______________.
4.The highest mountain is ___________.
5.In the south, it has a border with _________.
6.In the north, it has a border with _________.
7.A popular city with tourists is ____________.
8. Odessa is famous for ____________.
2. What can you say about these places?
•Kyiv –It’s the capital of Ukraine.
1.Ukraine 4. Hoverla
2.Lviv 5. Dnipro
enormous very big
kilometres long kms from one end to the other
metres high 3,000 m from top to bottom (A mountain is high not tall.)
capital a city where a country has its government
inland not near the sea
major large and important
famous If something is famous, many people know about it. (Rio is famous for Carnival.)
beach area of sand next to the sea,
popular If something is popular, many people like it.
3. Write your answers .
1. What's the capital, and where is it?
2. What are some of the other major cities?
3. Does it have borders with any other countries? If so, what are they?
4. Which places are popular in summer?
5. What are the famous places in your capital city?