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What I know about Ukraine.

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Вдосконалювати навички монологічного та діалогічного мовлення учнів з використанням вивченої лексики, вчити працювати в групах, збагачувати знання учнів про Україну та її історію.

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Lesson Plan

Topic: What I know about Ukraine

Aim: to teach the pupils to speak on the given topic using lexical units which were learnt;

To improve pupils’ skills in making up monologues/dialogues/ working in pairs (groups);

To enrich pupils’ knowledge about Ukraine and its history and bring up honorable attitude to our Motherland.

Equipment: a map of Ukraine, pictures of Ukrainian state symbols, handouts (1-6), coloured cards.


  1. Introduction

T: Hello, children!

Nice to meet you! – Ps - ….!

You look wonderful today! – Ps- ….!

That’s a nice colour on you! – Ps - …..!

It’s a nice day today, isn’t it? – Ps - …..!

Announcing the topic and the aim of the lesson:

T: You know quite a lot about our country from your Geography and History lessons. But at the English lesson today you’ll revise how to speak about Ukraine in English. We’ll do a lot of different assignments and I hope by the end of the lesson you’ll be able to talk, to ask and answer questions about all things connected with Ukraine.

Warming – up

“Find your partner”

         The group is subdivided into two subgroups: Pupils are given cards in some of which there are questions and in others – answers/countries and the capitals. Pupils stand up and walk round the room looking for their partners. If they think they have found them, they say togrther.

Are you from Germany?

Is the capital of your country Berlin?




Are you from France?

Is the capital of your country Paris?



Are you from Italy?

Is the capital of your country Rome?



Are you from Canada?

Is the capital of your country Ottawa?




  1. The main Part

Activity 1.

Vocabulary Review.

Each pupil is given a card with words and word- combinations on the given topic in English.

Task: translate them into your native tongue orally and make up two sentences with any of them in written form.


To be located; a square kilometer; many representatives; a long history; Slavic people; to fight for independence; to be washed by.


Declaration; to pass the declaration of State Sovereignty; a national holiday; to proclaim; a nation – wide referendum; territory; the biggest river.


Independent; the history of Ukraine; in the centre; the country’s population; the capture a city;  Kyiv Rus; a leader; to border on.


Pre – Christian epoch; a democratic state; a president; the uprising; ethnic groups; geographic centre; to elect;

Activity 2.

“Match the parts of the sentences.”

 Group work.

    The group is divided into 4 subgroups according to the colours of their cards given by the teacher before. Each subgroup is given a set of stripes with parts of the sentences written on them. The pupils should put the parts correctly to get the full sentence. That subgroup which will be the first is awarded the badges which read: “I am the best”

Match the parts of the sentences

  1. Ukraine is the state

Located in the centre of Europe.

  1. Ukraine has a long history

Which began in Kyiv Rus.

  1. August 24 in

Independence Day of Ukraine.

  1. The Declaration of state Sovereignty of Ukraine

Was passed in July 1990.

  1. Bohdan Khmelnytskyi led

The uprising of the Ukrainian people.

  1. The fighting for independence

Was successful.

  1. Ukraine’s state system

Dates  back to the pre- Christians epoch.

Activity 3

“Choose the right variant”

The sentences with blanks are written on the black board and there is a box with words above them. The task is to fill in the blanks with the correct words from the box. The pupils translate the whole sentence.

Fill in the blanks with the correct words from the box:

  1. Independent
  2. Territory
  3. Situated
  4. State
  5. Nationalities
  6. Construction
  7. Capital


  1. Where is Ukraine……?
  2. More than 100………. Live in Ukraine today.
  3. We live in ……… Ukraine.
  4. What was the result  of  …….
  5. Ukraine is a …… situated in Europe.
  6. What is the …….. of Ukraine?
  7. The ……. Of Ukraine is Kyiv.

Activity 4.


“True and False Statements”

Task: agree or disagree with teacher’s statements using the phrases of agreement/disagreement from the tables.

True and False Statements

  1. Ukraine is a state located in the north of Europe(-)
  2. Ukraine is one of the largest countries in Europe. (+)
  3. The population of Ukraine is more than 60 million people. (-)
  4. Kyiv Rus was formed on the basis of Slavic peoples in the pre – Christian epoch. (+)
  5. The capital of our Motherland is Kharkiv.(-)
  6. The history of Ukraine was the history of the fighting for independence.(+)
  7. The Trident, the flag and the the anthem are Ukrainian national symbols.(+)
  8. The 23d of August is the Day of Independence. (-)

Activity 5.


Imagine that all of us are the participants of the International Students Conference which takes place in London. For this reason the pupils are divided into two groups: #1- members of  Ukrainian delegation, #2 – representatives from other countries. Pupils from group #2 ask different questions to get more information about Ukraine, pupils from group #1 have to give full answer. The teacher acts as an organizer of the conference .

  1. Conclusion


Review the vocabulary of the topic we’ve learnt and be ready to write your test papers.


Game “Snowball” with the book closed using the “Mind - map” only which is on the blackboard, for example:

P: Ukraine is my native country.

P: Ukraine is my country. It’s beautiful.

P: Ukraine is my country. It’s beautiful. It’s one of the largest countries in Europe.

До підручника
Англійська мова (7-й рік навчання) 7 клас (Несвіт А.М.)
29 жовтня 2018
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