Конспект урока «The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland» по английскому языку для 8 класса
English 8 form
Theme: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
to develop pupils knowledge of the U.K.
To make interest of getting information of other countries
Materials of the lesson: a map, a flag, cards
Good morning! Glad to see you.
What date is it today?
What is the weather like today?
Let’s remember countries and continents.
1.What country do you live in?
.What is the capital of your country?
Is your country in America?
Is it in Asia, isn’t it?
Where is Spain?
What continent is China in?
Where is Russia?
What continent is Great Britain in?
Today we’ll speak about the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Let’s use the map and show the geographical place of the U.K.
Each country has its national flag, anthem and its own traditions and customs.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is situated in the north-west coast of Europe between the Atlantic Ocean in the north and north-west and the North Sea on the east.
The UK consists of four parts. They are: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The UK lies on the British Isles. There are some 5 500 islands. The two of them are the main islands. They are: Great Britain and Ireland.
The UK is one of the smallest countries in the world. It is twice smaller than France or Spain. The area of the UK is some 244 100 square kilometres. The population of Great Britain is over 58 million. The population lives mostly in towns and cities and suburbs.
Great Britain is not rich in natural resources. Coal and oil are the most of them. The UK is one of the most industrialized countries. Agriculture takes also an important sector in the economy of the country. British people grow wheat, fruit, vegetables, oats.
There are some words on the blackboard:
situated- находиться island - остров population - население
grow- выращивать wheat - пшеница oats- овес
agriculture -сельское хозяйство suburb - пригород
There are many rivers and lakes in Great Britain. The Severn is the largest river, the Thames is the most important one.
The climate is mild. The Gulf Stream influences the English climate greately.
It is not too hot in summer and too cold in winter. It often rains in England. Rains falls in summer and in winter, in autumn and in spring.
We can see the table with the temperature in London during the year.(a table)
Now look at the map of Great Britain, find and name the parts of it.
Answer the questions:
What is the official name of Great Britain?
Where is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland situated?
How many parts does the UK consist of?
What are they?
Where does the UK lie?
What are the main islands?
What washes the country?
What can you say about the size of the UK?
Put the correct numbers into the gaps in the sentences.
There are some __________________islands on which the UK is situated.
The area of the UK is some ______________________ square kilometres.
The population of Great Britain is over ____________________.
Agree or disagree with the following statements.
The population of Great Britain doesn’t live mostly in towns and cities and the suburbs.
Great Britain is rich in natural resources.
Coal and oil are the most natural resources of Great Britain.
The UK is one of the most industrialized countries in the world.
Agriculture doesn’t take an important sector in the economy of the country.
The British people grow wheat, fruit, vegetables, oats.
Try to draw the map of Great Britain. Write the names of the main parts and the ocean and seas washing the coasts of Great Britain.
Put the words in the right order;
Four Kingdom of the consists parts United.
Oil are most the coal of resources and natural.
Read the text again for yourself as quickly as you can trying to remember the main facts.
7. Marks for the lesson.
You worked well. Thank you . The lesson is over. Good-bye!
Kingdom of consists
the Coal of resources
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