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Урок "Мандрівка до природного парку"

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Урок-подорож до національних парків України, Великобританії та США. Урок спрямований на розвиток усного мовлення, аудіювання та письма.
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A trip  to  national parks


- to develop students’ speaking, reading and listening skills;

- to practise skills to work in group;

- to practise students’ grammar skills in using Present Passive;

- to develop students’ communicative skills using active vocabulary on the topic;

- to widen students’ knowledge on the topic;

- to develop students’ logical thinking, creative abilities, imagination.

Type of lesson:   developing communicative skills

Equipment: a text-book “English 11” by O.Karpiuk , CD-recorder, the smart board,  special cards for pair work, copies of texts for reading, listening, cards for matching and making up the sentences, pictures of landscapes


T.   Nice to meet you!

I’m happy to see you, to work with you, our topic is very interesting and exciting, because we are going to make a cyber trip to the most beautiful  parks of Great Britain, the USA and of course of our country.

I see you are in a good mood today  and  I hope you’ll get bright impressions of our meeting.

The topic of our lesson is  “A trip to national parks”

Tell me please, what are you expecting of today’s lesson?

(learn new words, get good marks, enrich our vocabulary, widen our knowledge, work in pairs, develop our communicative skills)

So, we’ll have a long trip.  Look at the plan of our lesson.                     (на дошці план)



By the end of the lesson you will:

  •    develop communicative skills using the active vocabulary on the topic;
  •    improve your skills for reading, listening and writing;
  •    participate in common conversational exchange ;
  •    understand the gist and details of the video;
  •    visit some National Parks by means of modern technology;
  •    develop your imagination.



Please,  read  the motto of the lesson:

“Study nature,  love nature,  stay close to nature. It will never fail you.”



Warming up

Look at our screen and  try to read these  scrambled words

  • a w k l n g i (walking)                  *r e w t a    t s r p o s (water sports)
  • l y c n c g i n  (cycling)                *s e r o h    d i r i g n (horse riding)
  • c p i g m n a  (camping)               *r i a   r i t p  (air trip)
  • s i h f n i g   (fishing)                 *o b l a n l o g i n (ballooning)
  • l i d w i f l e    g c a w n i t h  (wildlife watching)
  • f r a n i g m    d a n   n r g n d e a i g (farming and gardening)
  • m g i b i c n l  (climbing)
  • i l o n t u r e g v n e  (volunteering)


Where can we have all these kinds of activities? (at National Parks)

2. Answer my questions:

What is a national park?

(protected areas of natural beauty, where  nature is not disturbed)



What are national parks for?

(to protect  the countryside and to allow people to enjoy the countryside)


How many  national parks are there in the  UK ? in the USA?

(There are 15 members in the UK national park family:10 in England,  2 in Scotland and 3 in Wales.  And more than 60 national  parks in the USA)


What are the famous of these parks?

(the Broads, the lake District, the New Forest, the Great Smoky Mountains, the Great Canyon, the Yellowstone, Snowdonia …)

Why do we have national parks?

(They provide a safe home for native plants and animals. They keep the air and water clean. They help us to learn about the environment.)



3. Match the parts of the sentences.

  1.      Most national parks provide                   a. inspiring landscape and countryside
  2.    The Peak District National Park             b. was the world’s third official N.P.
  3.    There are 6,555                                     c. 23 different lakes, the biggest of  

                                                         which is Lake Svitiaz, the biggest in Ukraine.

  1.    Australia’s Royal National Park,              d. national parks around the world.

       established in 1879

  1.    The Shatsky National Park has              e. outdoor creation and camping


6.      Britain has the world’s                        f. occupies the territory between two

                                                                        cities Manchester and  Sheffield.



  1. Most national parks provide  (e)  outdoor creation and camping opportunities.


  1. The Peak District National Park  (f)  occupies the territory between two  cities Manchester and  Sheffield.


  1. There are 6,555   (d)   national parks around the world.


  1. Australia’s Royal National Park, established in 1879, (b)   was the world’s third   official  national park.


  1. The Shatskyi National Park has  (c)   23 different lakes, the biggest of….


  1. Britain has the world’s (a) inspiring landscape and countryside. 


Look through this list, please and find out …


Photo: Windmill and prairie grass covered in frostU.K. National  Parks    

Photo: Rolling green pastures and lake

Brecon Beacons                   The Broads

Photo: Man jumping between rocksPhoto: Hikers crossing snowy mountain peaks

    Cairngorms                       Dartmoor

Photo: Aerial view of the Lake DistrictPhoto of pony grazing in field of heather

      Exmoor                        Lake District

Photo: Mist-shrouded treesPhoto: View across tree-lined bay

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs           New Forest

Photo of rooftops of Staithes villagePhoto of a boy standing atop Hadrian's Wall

Northumberland                              North York Moors

Photo: Rocky coastal outcrops Photo: Wildflowers and grass

   Peak District                               Pembrokeshire Coast

Photo of lighthouse along white cliffPhoto: Hikers walking above abandoned quarry

Snowdonia                                         South Downs

Photo: Stone walls enclosing field pensYorkshire Dales



- the oldest park among them? (The Peak District N.P.)


- the largest National Park in the UK? (The Cairngorms in Scotland)

- the newest one? (The South  Downs)


4. Method “Microphone”


Tell me, please


What famous National Park would you like to visit and why?



  1. Decode the phrase.


1. 9.  6.  11.  6.  10.  5

12.  8.  14.  7.  11.  9.  15.  10.  6.  2.  3.

6.  10.

13.  9.  3.  4.  11.


(British  countryside  is  great)


What synonyms for the word countryside do you know?

(landscape, scenery, setting, environment, surroundings)


  6.Watching video and Speaking

Now I want you to make a cyber trip to the Lake District, to the heart of this park -  lake Windermere, one of the largest natural lakes of England.

Pre-watching activities.

Tell me, please what do you know about the Lake District?

(It is known as the Lakes or Lakeland.

It is a mountainous region in the North West of England.

It is the most visited national park.

It is the second largest park in the UK.)




Unknown words:

Slate – шифер                     appealing - charming

Timber -  лісоматеріали


While watching activities.

Which is the best title for the video?

  1. The best of Britain’s national parks.
  2. A look at the Lake Windermere and its surroundings.
  3. A visit to some varied British landscapes.  +


Group work


 What do these numbers refer to in the video?

  1. 1.35
  2. 3
  3. 6
  4. 15
  5. 66
  1. The number of national parks in Britain. – 15
  2. The depth of Lake Windermere – in metres. – 66
  3. The number of people who lo on cruises on Lake Windermere – in millions. -  1,35
  4. The number of people who visit the Snowdonia National Park every year – in millions. – 6
  5. The length of the bay on the north coast of Wales – in kilometers.-3


Post-watching activities.

Reorder the words to make sentences from the video.


  1. This area is said to be one of the most beautiful in Great Britain.
  2. How many people choose to see the lakes like this every year?
  3. We carry on average 1.35 million people on our boats.
  4. Why do think so many people find this are appealing?
  5. All you have to do is to look around you.


In what order do you hear about these things in the video?


  1. park Snowdonia  - 7
  2. peace and tranquility of the nature - 5
  3. boats transported slate, timber and wool across the lake - 3
  4. rolling hills and majestic mountains  - 2
  5. incredibly varied landscapes  -  1
  6. a private tour of the lake  - 4
  7. a sheltered harbor to visitors  - 8
  8. tourist attractions in the north-west6




7.Now, students, tell me please, what famous Ukrainian National Parks

and reserves do you know?

(Shatskyi  National Park, Poliskyi Reserve, Yavorivskyi National Park,   The Carpathian Natural Nature Park,)


Have you ever been to one of them?


Project Work

  1. Your home assignment was to prepare the information about  one of the national pars of Ukraine. Let’s check up.


Group 1. “Sofiyivka”

Group 2. “The Carpathians”


Well done. Thank you.







  1. Complete the dialogue with the phrases from the box.

Two phrases are extra.



III.  Summarizing


People say “Getting to know endlessness takes a long time”.


The Great Nature doesn’t stop to astonish us with its wonders.


Now  relax, please. 




Our lesson is coming to the end. I’m pleased with your work at the lesson.

How did you like our trip?

Both groups were  active and smart.

I think this you’ve got only positive impressions.


Your home assignment will be: to write an e-mail letter to your friend and share with him\her your pleasant memories about our trip.


See you soon. Bye.

















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Англійська мова (10-й рік навчання, рівень стандарту) 11 клас (Карпюк О.Д.)
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