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Hello dear children! Today we will speak with you about English speaking counties!
I hope, you will hear a lot of interesting material about these countries, we will watch different videos that’s why you should be very attentive! At the end of every story I will ask you some questions!
Our task is to improve our knowledge, to learn new words and expressions, to listen to
some new and interesting information about English-Speaking countries and to do some tests.
Представлення кожної країни готують учні (по класам чи групам)
«Імперія, в котрій ніколи не заходить Сонце»
The representative of the UK: The United Kingdom is situated on the northwest coast of
Europe between the Atlantic Ocean on the north and northwest and the North Sea on the east. It
is separated from the Continent by the English Channel. The United Kingdom includes Great
Britain and Northern Ireland, the Isles of Man and Channel Islands. Great Britain, the largest
island in Europe, contains England, Scotland and Wales.
The United Kingdom has an area of 94,249 square miles. The population of the United
Kingdom is 56,6 million people. The capital of the country is London. English is the official
language. The climate of Great Britain is temperate and mild. It is never hot in summer or too
cold in winter. It often rains in England. The surface of England and Ireland is flat, but Scotland
and Wales are mountainous.
The main rivers are the Thames, the Severn, the Clyde, the Trent and the Mersey. The
longest river is the Severn. The largest cities of the country are London, Birmingham,
Manchester, Cardiff, Glasgow. The important ports are London, Cardiff, Glasgow. There are
many universities, colleges, libraries, museums and theatres in the country. The most famous
universities are Cambridge University, Oxford University, Glasgow University.
So, let’s watch the video about the Great Britain!
You have listened and watched the information about the UK. Now let’s do a test.
The UK. Choose the right item:
1. The United Kingdom is situated on …
a. the southeast coast b. northwest coast c. southwest coast
2. It is washed by …
a. the Atlantic ocean and the Pacific Ocean b. the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean c. the
Arctic Ocean and the North Sea.
3. The UK is separated from the Continent by …
a. English Channel b. the North Sea c. the Black Sea
4. The largest island of the UK contains …
a. England and Scotland b. Ireland, England and Scotland c. Scotland, England and Wales
5. The climate of Great Britain is …
a. very cold b. warm and temperate c. mild and temperate
6. The surface of England and Ireland is …
a. flat b. mountainous c. a vast plain
7. The longest river in Great Britain is …
a. the Thames b. the Severn c. the Trent
8. The United Kingdom includes …
a. Northern Ireland and the Isles of Man b. England and Scotland c. Great Britain and
9. It is never too … in summer or too … in winter
a. warm … cool b. hot … cold c. rainy … windy
10. The important … are London, Cardiff, Glasgow.
a. ports b. cities c. districts
11. The full name of the country is …
a. Great Britain b. England c. the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
12. It often … in England
a. snows b. rains c. Cool
The representative of the USA: The United States is located on the continent of North America
and is the 4th-largest country in the world. It has an area of 540,939 square miles. It is bordered
on the north by Canada, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Gulf of Mexico
and Mexico, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. The population of the USA is 238,7 million
The capital of the country is Washington, D.C. (District Columbia). It was named in
honour of the first President whose name was George Washington. People of different
nationalities live in the USA. There are many scientific institutions, museums, libraries, theatres
and other places of interest there. The USA is a federal republic.
Congress is the American parliament, which consists of two Chambers, the House of
Representatives and the Senate. The President is the head of State and Government.
So, let’s watch the video about America!
You have listened and watched the information about the USA. Now let’s do a test.
Test. The USA
1. The USA is located on the continent of …
a. South America b. Central America c. North America
2. The USA is the … country in the world.
a. fourth-largest b. fifth-largest c. third-largest
3. The USA is bordered on the north by …
a. the Atlantic Ocean b. the Gulf of Mexico c. Canada
4. It is washed by …
a. the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico b. the Pacific Ocean and the
Gulf of Mexico c. the Atlantic Ocean and the
5. Washington was named I honour of the … whose name was George Washington
a. fifth President b. first President c. last President
6. The official language of the United States is …
a. American b. English c. German
7. Congress consists of two Chambers …
a. the House of Lords and the House of Commons b. the House of Commons and the Senate c.
the House of Representatives and the Senate
8. … is the head of State and Government
a. The Prime Minister b. The President c. The Queen
9. The USA is …
a. a federal republic b. a parliamentary monarchy c. self-governing state
10. People of … live in the United States.
a. one nationality b. different nationalities c. different origin
11. The capital of the USA is …
a. New York b. Washington c. London
12. The full name of the country is …
a. America b. the United States c. the United States of America
The representative of Canada: Canada covers all of the North American continent north of the
US except Alaska and the small French Islands. Its total area of 3,851,809 square miles, makes it
the second largest country in the world. Canada is bordered by three oceans, the Atlantic, the
Arctic and the Pacific. The population of Canada is 25,7 million people. The capital of the
country is Ottawa. Canada is a nation composed of two linguistic and cultural groups: French
and English. That’s why the two official languages of Canada are English and French. In the
north of the country there are 330,000 Indians and 25,000 Eskimos who are the original peoples
of the North, Central and South America.
The Great Lakes which include lakes Superior, Huron, Erie and Ontario Canada shares
with the United States. Besides the Great Lakes there are also Great Bear Lake, Great Slave
Lake, Lake Winnipeg and many smaller ones. The most admirable sight which attracts tourists
from all over the world is the Niagara Falls. They are on the Niagara River between Lake Erie
and Lake Ontario. All parts of the country have cold weather in winter.
So, let’s watch the video about Canada!
You have listened and watched the information about Canada. Now let’s do a test.
1. Canada covers all of the … American continent.
a. South b. Central c. North
2. Canada is located on … of the US except Alaska.
a. north b. south c. east
3. Canada is washed by …
a. the Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic Ocean b. the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean and the
c. the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean
4. The capital of Canada is …
a. Ottawa b. Toronto c. Montreal
5. The official languages of Canada are …
a. English and German b. English and Indian c. French and English
6. … are the original people of the North, Central and South America.
a. English and French b. Indians and Eskimos c. Canadians
7. Canada is a self-governing ….
a. federal state b. independent state c. federal republic
8. Formally the head of the stare is … of England.
a. the President b. the Prime Minister c. the Queen
9. The Canadian Parliament is made up of …
a. the House of Commons and the House of Lords b. the House of Commons and the Senate c.
the House of Representatives and the Senate
10. The most admirable sight which attracts tourists from all over the world is ….
a. the Niagara River b. the Great Lakes c. the Niagara Falls
11. All parts of the country have … in winter.
a. cold weather b. warm weather c. hot weather
12. The Niagara Falls are on the Niagara Falls between …
a. Lake Erie and Lake Huron b. Lake Ontario and Lake Erie c. Lake Huron and Lake Ontario
The representative of Australia: Australia is a self-governing federal state. It is situated in the
southwest of the Pacific Ocean, occupying the continent of Australia and a number of islands, of
which Tasmania is the most important. Australia is a continent-island washed on its western
shoreline by the Indian Ocean and on its east coast by the Pacific Ocean. Australia has an area of
2,965,00square miles, includes six states and two territories. 16 million people now live in
Australia. The federal capital of the country is Canberra. The official language is English.
Australia’s climate is warm and dry. As Australia is situated in the south hemisphere, it has
winter when we have summer in the northern hemisphere, and summer when we have winter.
Summer is from December to February; autumn (fall) Mach to May; winter – June to August;
and spring – September to November.
There are many unusual animals in Australia. The best known are the kangaroo,
duckbilled platypus, the wallaby, the koala bear, the dingo or wild dog and the possum. The emu
is the large Australian bird which cannot fly but runs well. The emu and the kangaroo are
represented on the national emblem of Australia. Australia is the flattest of the continents.
So, let’s watch the video about Australia!
You have listened and watched the information about Australia. Now let’s do a test.
1. Australia is situated in the southwest of the …
a. Atlantic Ocean b. Pacific Ocean c. Indian Ocean
2. It is washed by …
a. the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean b. the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean c. the
Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean
3. The federal capital of the country is …
a. Sydney b. Canberra c. Melbourne
4. The official language of the country is ….
a. French b. Australian c. English
5. Australia’s climate is relatively …
a. warm and wet b. dry and warm c. dry and cool
6. Australia is situated in the … hemisphere.
a. south b northern c. western
7. Winter in Australia is from … to ….
a. December … February b. March … May c. June … August
8. Spring in Australia is from … to …
a. June … August b. September … November c.. March … May
9. … are represented on the national emblem of Australia.
a. The emu and the kangaroo b. The koala bear and the emu c. The possum and the dingo
10. Australia has winter when we have …
a. autumn b. spring c. summer
11. The emu is a large bird which …
a. can fly and runs well b. cannot fly but runs well c. cannot run well but flies well
12. Australia includes …
a. 5 states and 2 territories
b. 6 states and 2 territories
c. 6 states and 3 territories
The representative of the New Zealand: New Zealand is an independent state. It is situated on the
southeast of Australia. It consists of North Island, South Island, Stewart Island, the Chatham
Island, and several island groups. New Zealand has a total area of 103,736 square miles. Over
3,3 million people now live in the country. The capital of the country is Wellington. English is
the universal language, although Maori is still spoken among the Maori population and is taught
in the Maori schools. New Zealand has a temperate wet ocean climate. The chief rivers are the
Waikato, the Wairu, the Rangitata, the Clutha, etc.
There few native animals in the country. Among the non-flying birds the most
interesting is the kiwi, it is found only in New Zealand, and it has become the national emblem.
New Zealand has close links with Britain and formally the head of the state is King or Queen of
Great Britain. The Parliament consists of one House only, the House of Representatives. The
Prime Minister is the head of the government.
So, let’s watch the video about the New Zealand!
You have listened and watched the information about the New Zealand. Now let’s do a test.
Test. New Zealand
1. New Zealand is …
a. an independent state b. a parliamentary monarchy c. a federal republic
2. It is situated … of Australia.
a. northeast b. southeast c. southwest
3. New Zealand consists of … and several island groups
a. 4 large islands b. 5 large islands c. 3 large islands
4. The capital of New Zealand is …
a. Auckland b. Christchurch c. Wellington
5. The Maori population still speaks …
a. English b. Maori c. French
6. New Zealand has a … climate.
a. temperate wet ocean b. warm and dry c. warm and wet
7. There are … native animals in the country.
a. many b. a lot of c. few
8. Among the non-flying birds the most interesting is …
a. the emu b. the kiwi c. penguin
9. Formally the head of the state is … of England.
a. the President b. the Prime Minister c. the Queen
10. The Parliament consists of … only.
a. one House b. two Houses c. three Houses
11. …. is the head of the government.
a. The President b. The Prime Minister c. The Queen
12. English is the … language in New Zealand
a. official b. state c. universal
Our travelling has finished ! Thank you very much for you attention! I hope that you
get to know a lot of interesting information!