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Дана розробка має мету розширити знання учнів про столицю Великої Британії; навчити використовувати отриману інформацію у мовленні учнів; практикувати учнів у вживанні структур the Present Simple Tense; розвивати логічне мислення, лексичну здогадку, уважність. Виховувати інтерес до країни, мову якої вони вивчають.
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London

Objectives:

  • to expand students’ vocabulary
  • to involve students into reading, writing, communicative activities.
  • to develop students’ thinking

Procedure

I. Greeting

Good morning, children! I’m glad to see you!

 

II. Aim

My dear friends, today I invite you to London, the capital of Great Britain. You know millions of people from different countries visit London every year because it is really very beautiful city.

 

II. Warming-up

I received a letter yesterday. This letter is from London. It was written by the girl. Her name is Betty.

 

1) But before reading of the letter we must read and learn these words. 

London, City, the West End, the East End, Westminster

Tower, wealth, government, heart, church, raven, admiral

 

2) London is the capital of Great Britain. Let’s check your knowledge about this country. Answer the questions about the United Kingdom. Choose the correct answer.

1. The official name of Great Britain is…

a) the United Kingdom of Great Britain

b) the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

c) Great Britain

2. The flag of the United Kingdom is known as…

a) the Union Jack

b) the Jack Union

c) the flag of crosses

3. In everyday speech “Great Britain” is used to mean…

a) England

b) England and Wales

c) ) the United Kingdom

4. Westminster Abbey was…

a) a church

b) a tower

c) a monastery

 

 

III. Reading

 

1) Pre-reading activities.

Read the letter from London.

 

Dear Tetiana Petrivna!

I am having a great time here in England. At the moment I am in London on the river Nile. It is the capital of  England. More than six million live here. I have been to St Paul’s Cathedral. St Paul’s Cathedral is the correct name for the Houses of Parliament. Tomorrow I’m going to see the West End that is the heart of business and financial life of London.

 

2) While-reading activities.

Check the information with the text and find four facts that are wrong.

 

London is the capital of Great Britain, its political, economic and cultural centre. It’s one of the largest cities in the world. Its population is more than 9 million people. London is situated on the river Thames. It was founded more than two thousand years ago.

London is an ancient city. It appeared at the place where the Roman invaders decided to build a bridge over the Thames. There are four parts in London: West End, East End, the City and Westminster.

The City is the oldest part of London, its financial and business centre. There are many offices, companies and banks in this part of the capital. The heart of the City is the Stock Exchange. The Tower of London and St Paul’s Cathedral are situated in the City.

Westminster is also important part of the capital. It’s the administrative centre of London. The Houses of Parliament, the seat of the British Government, are there. Opposite the Houses of Parliament is Westminster Abbey where kings and queens have been crowned and many famous people were buried. Many great English scientists lie buried there, among them Newton, Darwin. In the Poet’s Corner some of the famous English poets and writers are buried. The Houses of Parliament are often referred to as the Palace of Westminster.

The Towers of the Houses of Parliament stand high above the city. On the highest tower there is the largest clock in the country, Big Ben. Big Ben strikes every quarter of an hour.

To the west of Westminster is West End, the richest part of London. It is full of luxury hotels, super-markets, cinemas and concert-halls. In the centre of the West End the Trafalgar Square is situated with the famous statue of Lord Nelson.

To the east of Westminster is East End, an industrial district of the capital. Most of plants and factories are situated there.

The official London residence of the Queen is Buckingham Palace. The palace was built in 1703 by the Duke Buckingham. The daily ceremony of the Changing of the Guard takes place in its courtyard.

There are many museums in London. For example, the British Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum. The British Museum is the biggest museum in London. The museum is famous for its library — one of the richest in the world.

There are many beautiful parks in London. St James’s Park, Green Park, Hyde Park, and Kensington Gardens are linked together and form above 300 hectares of parkland in the heart of London.

3) Post-reading activities.

Work in groups. One group asks question to another one. Use the questions of exercise.

1. What is the capital of Great Britain?

2. What is the population of London?

3. Where is it situated?

4. What kind of city is London?

5. What are the most important parts of London?

6. What is the City of London?

7. What is the West End?

8. Who lives in the East End?

9. What is Westminster Abbey?

 

IV. Speaking

You’ve learned the names of famous places in London. Here it is the Mind map to refresh your knowledge.

 

 

Buckingham Palace

Big Ben

The Houses of Parliament

Hyde Park

Sights of London

Tower of London

Trafalgar Square

Piccadilly Circus

Westminster Abbey

 

At our today lesson we have some groups. They have worked separately and prepared much interesting material about sights of London with the help of Internet.

 

V. Listening

  • The Buckingham Palace is a Royal residence. It is the official home of Queen Elizabeth and Duke of Buckingham.
  • London is a green city with a lot of parks. Hyde Parks is one of the most popular parks. It is the largest parks in London.
  • The centre of London is Trafalgar Square. Some people say it is the most beautiful place in London. In the middle of the square there stands a tall column. It is a monument to Admiral Nelson.
  • Big Ben is the name of the clock and the bell in the clock tower, one of the towers of the Houses of Parliament. The clock and the bell got their names after Sir Benjamin Hall.
  • Piccadilly Circus is the center of night life in the West End. It is also a West End shopping centre. There are many shops there. Groups of people like to sit around the statue of Eros, the god of life.
  • On the left bank of the Thames there is Westminster Palace, Known as the Houses of Parliament. It is the seat of British parliament.
  • The Tower is one of the most ancient buildings of London. The walls are white, tall, strong and thick. It has been a palace, a fortress, a prison, a zoo and now it is a museum.
  • This church is more than 900 years old. It is the church where nearly all the kings and queens have been crowned and where many of them are buried.

1. Listen and say.

  • Main river in London (the Thames)
  • Westminster Abbey (a famous church)
  • A very famous clock (Big Ben)
  • Parts of London (4- City, the West End, the East End, Westminster)
  • “Hands” of London (the East End)
  • Capital of Great Britain (London)
  • A famous London’s park (Hyde Park)

2. Match the pair.


 

bridge

across the river

tower

ravens

a beautiful church

capital

business centre

sovereign

a famous park

Queen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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прекрасна церква

діловий центр

відомий парк

монарх

міст

королева

ворони

башта

через річку

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

VI. Writing

Write the test.

1. London is situated on the river…

a) Severn

b) Thames

c) Clyde

2. The commercial centre of London is…

a) the Westminster

b) the West End

c) the City

3. The symbols of the Tower are…

a) ravens

b) wolves

c) storks

4. Westminster Abbey was founded as a…

a) monument

b) fortress

c) monastery

5. The official London residence of the Queen and her family is…

a) Buckingham Palace

b) the Houses of Parliament

c) Westminster Abbey

6. The Palace of Westminster is usually known as…

a) Westminster

b) St Paul’s Cathedral

c) the Houses of Parliament

7. How many towers are the Palace of Westminster?

a) two

b) four

c) three

8. The Reading Room of the British Museum is in the form of a…

a) circle

b) square

c) triangle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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(London Zoo, Westminster, Hyde Park, Tower, Thames, East End, Big Ben, City)

 

VIII. Summarizing

 

Today we’ve talked a lot of about London and its places of interest. You were active and got good marks. But we have to do the conclusion. Begin your sentence with “London is…”

 


1. London is the capital of England.

2. London stands on the river Thames.


3. London is the political centre.

4. London is the centre for business and tourism.

5. London is the business city in Britain.

6. London is one of the most important cities in the world.

7. London is in fact four cities the City, the West End, the East End, Westminster.

8. London has got more than 9 million people.

9. London is famous for a lot of historical places.

10. London is famous for its history.

 

IX. Homework

 

Your home task for the next lesson is to make up dialogues about London.

 

The lesson is over. Thank you very much. Good bye, dear children.

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