Тема: "Canada ”
Aims and Objectives:
to teach students to do the
geographical outlook of the country;
to teach them to get information
using different sources;
to practice skimming the text;
to practice using the Present Perfect
Tense in Passive Voice;
to incorporate group work;
to widen students’ knowledge on
pupils. Today we begin to speak about the new subject. It is rather interesting
and there are many things to discuss about it. But the first thing for you to
know is the subject itself. I want you to guess it, OK?
You can see the flag of the
one of English-speaking countries. Can you guess what country we are going to
Expected answer: About
Right you are. At this lesson
we’ll try to make a report in geography of Canada. This lesson is unusual
because you’ll get knowledge yourselves using different sources of information.
Let it be the motto of our
We’ll start with revising our
knowledge in geography. What plan do we use to do the geographical outlook of
Students express ideas in Ukrainian
geographical outlook of the country.
Lakes and rivers.
I’d recommend you to review
some geographical terms and word-combinations.
be edshwa by
Key: to border on,
to be washed by, an area, a lowland, a mountain range, a climatic zone, arctic,
Introducing new vocabulary
Let’s work with some proper
names. Listen and repeat.
North America Nelson
Pacific ocean Yukon
Atlantic ocean Rocky
Arctic ocean Great
Ottawa Great Bear Lake
Toronto Niagara Falls
you are ready to get information about Canada. Split into 2 groups. You task is
to complete the chart "Some Facts about Canada” and to draw a map of Canada.
Facts about Canada
Lakes and rivers
The biggest cities
first group will search for information about geographical position and the
surface, another one will work with points "Climate” and "Lakes and rivers”.
Then you’ll share the results of your research. The only available source of
information for each group is a map of Canada.
your maps ready?
Expected answer: Yes, they
your chart completed? Then let’s work with another source of information.
Look at the text and say what
information you are going to find in it.
Possible answer: We
are going to learn more about population, language, cities and economy of
the text and find necessary information to complete your chart.
is the largest country on the American continent and the second largest country
in the world. It has a population of 27 million on an area of 9,976,185 square kilometers!
Most of the population is descended from European immigrants. Only 1.5% of
today's population is descended from the original Eskimo and Indian
and France fought over Canada
for nearly two hundred years. Finally in 1763 Britain took control. Canada
is now an independent country with its own prime minister, but the head of
state is still the British Queen.
is a bilingual country. The majority of the population
speaks English. Most French speakers live in the province of Quebec.
Canada's largest city is Toronto. It has a
population of 3,800,000. But Toronto
is not the capital city. The capital is Ottawa
in the province
The national emblem of Canada is the maple leaf and the
currency is the Canadian dollar. Canada is a huge country. Its
longest river, the Mackenzie, flows for 1,600 km into the Arctic Ocean. It is also a very rich country. It has
many' industries (cars, electrical goods, etc.). It produces almost every
mineral (gold, silver, iron, copper, uranium, oil, coal, etc.). Canada
is the world's biggest producer of nickel, the second biggest producer of zinc
and the third biggest producer of lead. Canada is also one of the world's
biggest producers of wood and paper (44% of the land is forest). Agriculture
(mostly wheat and cattle) is important, too.
Tell what you know about Canada. Use your
chart and a map.
lot of things have been done at this lesson. Do you agree? Let’s speak about
them using the Present Perfect Passive. Make up sentences with these
text/ to read.
map of Canada/
chart/ to complete.
geographical position of Canada/
sources of information/ to use.
Key: 1. The text
has been read.
2. The map of Canada has been studied.
3. The chart has been completed.
4. The geographical position
has been described.
5. Different sources of
information have been used.
are real experts in geography of
Canada. Besides you know how to get information using different sources of it.
Your classmate got a task to make a report about
geographical position of the USA.
He needs information. Give him advice how to find it. Use the following models:
You should …
Why don’t you …?
What about …?
Let’s make a conclusion. What have you learnt to do at the
Now I Can …
listen about the geography in English.
information in different sources.
geographical outlook of Canada
using a map and a chart.
Present Perfect Tense in Passive Voice
Your Geography teacher would like you to help her in preparing for the
lesson on the topic "Canada”. So your home task will be to make a geographic
quiz "What Do You Know about Canada?”
Your marks are … Thanks a lot. The lesson is over.
Good bye. Have a nice day