Now we proceed to the next task. You have prepared some questions about Great Britain. So ask each other questions one by one. Let's begin with Team... You'll
get 1 point for each right answer. (See Appendix 2).
IV. The Grammar task.
1) The next task will be connected with grammar. You've learnt the phrasal verb to look. So let us check up your knowledge. We'll give you a number of separate words with this verb. You must choose the right words and make two correct sentences out of them. Then read and translate the sentences.
/looks up//the new words//she//his glasses//he//is looking for/
/in the dictionary//everywhere/
1. She looks up the new words in the dictionary.
2. He is looking for his glasses everywhere.
2) And what do you know about the Complex Object? Could you write the sentences with the Complex Object in the Active and Passive Voice? We'll give you the cards with the task. You have to complete the table. So, let us start. You have three (four) minutes. Now let us check up this grammar exercise. You'll get 1 point for each right sentence. (See Appendix 3).
V. The captains' contest.
Now it is our captains' turn. What can you tell us about Scotland and Wales? Choose any card you want and show it to everybody. So the captain of Team 1 will tell us about Scotland and the captain of Team 2 has to ask him 2 questions about this country.
And now the captain of Team 2 will tell us about Wales. You'll get one point for your pronunciation, one more point-for your questions, and one more point - for your answers. For example, the questions for the captain of Team 1 are:
1. What is one of the best known monuments in Edinburgh?
2. What is the Edinburgh military tattoo?
And the questions for the captain of Team 2 are:
1. Who is the patron saint of Wales?
2. What is the national game of Wales?
VI. The symbols of the countries.
We need two artists from each team for the next contest. Do you know the symbols of England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland? Take these sheets of paper and use many-coloured pens. You must draw:
1) for Team 1-the symbols of England and Wales;
2) for Team 2-the symbols of Scotland and Ireland.
You have to write their names too.
Show us your pictures, please, and read the names of these symbols. You get 1 point for each symbol.
The symbol of England is a rose. The symbol of Ireland is a shamrock. The symbol of Wales is a daffodil. The symbol of Scotland is a thistle.
VII. The crossword puzzle.
Look at the blackboard, please. You can see the crossword there with the definitions of each word. Can you complete the puzzle? You'll get 1 point for each
right answer. The definitions:
1) the industrial centre of Scotland (Glasgow)
2) the oldest part of Edinburgh (Castle)
3) the most picturesque part of the Royal Mile (Cannongate)
4) the symbol of Scotland (thistle)
5) the capital of Scotland (Edinburgh)
6) the county called the "garden of England" (Kent)
7) one of the Celtic languages (Welsh)
8) the capital of Wales (Cardiff)
VIII. Who will be the best actor?
And now our next contest. You had to learn the dialogues by heart for today. Let us act these dialogues out and see who will be the best actor. Let's begin with Team...
1) The dialogue "A Holiday in Scotland".
2) The dialogue "A Trip to Wales" (See Appendix 4).
Thank you very much! You are real actors! Good for you. Each team has 1 point for this contest.
IX. Descriptions of the words.
Now you'll get 4 cards with the words for each team. You have to describe them and then to read these descriptions to the other team. You have to guess these words. You'll get 1 point for each right answer.
1) a waterfall, a deer, a path, a valley 2) a meadow, a cow, a forest, a river
1) A place where a river falls from a high place to a lower place (a waterfall).
2) A long narrow piece of land between hills, (a valley)
3) A field which has grass and flowers in it. (a meadow)
X.So, let us sum up the results of the contest. Team... is a winner. Our congratulations to you! I think we should clap. Team... also worked hard. Good for you. Let's applaud for this team too. Thank you for your work. That's all for today. See you next time.
Appendix 1 (Test).
How Much Do We Know about Britain?
1. The Union Jack is...
a) the flag of the UK c) the flag of Wales
b) the flag of Scotland d) the flag of England
2. The British Prime Minister lives at...
a) 12, Whitehall c) 7, Russel Street
b) 10, Downing Street d) 15, Oxford Street
3. Whitehall is...
a) a street leading from Trafalgar Square to the Houses of Parliament
b) a big hall in the centre of London
c) a white palace near Trafalgar Square
d) the palace where the Queen lives in summer
4. The Great Fire of London broke out in...
a) 1066 c) 1106
b) 1766 d)1666
5. Sir Christopher Wren built...
a) Buckingham Palace c) St Paul's Cathedral
b) Westminster Abbey d) The Tower of London
6. The National Gallery is in...
a) Piccadilly Circus c) Trafalgar Square
b) Parliament Square d) Leicester Square
7. Westminster is a......centre of London.
b) political d)industrial
8. Great Britain is separated from the continent by …
a) the Pacific Ocean c) the British Channal
b) the Irish Sea d) the English Channel
9. Britain's population is more than...... million people.
a) 56 c)560
b) 5,6 d)7
10. There are many farmlands in Britain, especially in the...... of the country.