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Lyceum Gheorghe Asachi chisinau

Theme: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Elaborated by: Cojocaru Cristina

2012

Subject: English Form: VIIth Teacher: Cojocaru Cristina Topic: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Time: 45 minutes Type: teaching-learning Key-competences: 2. The competence of speaking in a foreign language; 3. The competence of learning; 6. The digital competence, domain of informative and communicative technologies. Specific Competences: Civic competence sensibility in forming attitudes and values (Community Area); Communicative competence receiving written messages (Reading); Communicative and pragmatic competence producing oral messages and interaction (Spoken Interaction); Social competence knowing customs, traditions, historical and cultural personalities (Culture); Interdisciplinary competence knowledge of interlingua and intercultural resemblances and differences (Integrated Skill Combinations). Subcompetences: 2. Participating in simple oral communications (with the teacher or colleagues) on familiar topics (Community Area); 3.1. Selecting from a text the information necessary to solve different tasks (Reading); 2.3. Reading a text with appropriate fluency, accent, intonation, to confirm the understanding of it (Spoken Interaction); 7. Describing some geographical aspects of the English Speaking Countries (Culture); 5. Finding on the map some important cities of English Speaking Countries (Integrated Skill Combinations). Operational Objectives: O1 to recognize on the world map the USA and the UK. O2 to find the difference between Great Britain and United Kingdom.

O3 to select the information from the text to solve different tasks. O4 to hold a conversation on the topic by answering the questions given by the teacher. Strategies: direct method, communicative method, double choice method, fill-in-the-gap method, questionnaire, transcription, discussion, presentation, frontal work, group work.
Nr 1. Lesson stages Evocation Obj Teaching Activities -organizational moment. -worming up. Questions: What language do we study? (English) What countries that speak English do you know? (USA, Great Britain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand). -discussion. Is the USA and Great Britain the same Country? No. Where is situated the USA, but Great Britain? Show on the map. But what are the differences between United kingdom,Graeat Britain and England? - Topic The United Kingdom. - transcription (on the board): United Kingdom - [ju:naitid kidm], English Chanel - [igli tnl], British Isles - [briti ailz], Europe [jurp], Northern Ireland [no:n ailnd].(and listen) - vocabulary (on the board): shamrock (trifoi alb), castle (castel), thistle (ciulin), daffodil (narcisa), rose (trandafir), highland (zona muntoas), lowland (zona de cmpie), rock (roca), monarchy (monarhie), narrow (ngust). -text The United Kingdom. Annex 1. Read and translate. -slides about UK. - go to the board and show on the map the component parts of the UK. - exercise 1. Complete the sentences. Annex 2. - exercise 2. Choose the right answer. Annex 3. -crossword. Annex 4. -homework. Resources Strategies Time

Questionnaire Frontal work

Map Computer Slideshow

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Realization of the meaning

Board Chalk Transcripts Vocabulary Text Slides Projector Computer

Transcription Discussion

Frontal work

Group work Presentation Communicative method

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Reflection

Exercises Crossword

Direct method Exercising Double choice

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Fee-back

-I ask the pupils if everything was clear from them . -Revises whether all the objectives were fulfilled. -Rewards the most active pupils and those less involved in the lesson with verbal appreciation. At home you have to complete the crassword and to retail the text about the united kingdom I put the marks to those who was active at the lesson .Today the lesson is over. Good-bye! Crassward text

Pupils ask questions if anything wasnt clear. conversation

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Homework

conversation

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Evaluation

conversation

Annex 1 The United Kingdom


Great Britain consists of England, Scotland and Wales, which are situated to the north-west of Europe. Great Britain is separated from the continent by English Channel. The United Kingdom includes Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The official name of the country is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The UK is washed by the North Sea in the north-east, by Atlantic Ocean in the north-west and by English Channel and the Strait of Dover in the south. The Strait of Dover is the narrowest part of the English Channel. England is the largest part. It is famous for its Lake District. There are many rivers in England: the largest is the Severn, but the most important is the Thames, which is navigable. London is the capital of England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom. The symbol of England is the red rose. Scotland, a part of Great Britain, consists of highlands and lowlands. The highlands are the oldest mountains in the world. There are a lot of valleys and lakes in this region; the best known lake is Loch Ness. The capital of Scotland is Edinburg. The symbol of Scotland is the thistle. Wales is the land of song and poetry. Welsh and English are both official languages in Wales now. Wales is a highland country of old, hard rocks. Its capital is Cardiff. The symbol of Wales is the yellow daffodil. Wales is rich in coal mines and full of medieval ruined castles. Northern Ireland is the land of stories. Storytelling is a part of the Irish tradition. The national symbol of Northern Ireland is the shamrock. Its capital is Belfast. The national flag of the United Kingdom is called the Union Jack. The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy. The official head of the state is the king or queen.

Annex 2 1. You can see, England, ____________, __________, and Northern Ireland on the map. 2. London is the capital of ________. 3. Edinburg is the capital of ___________. 4. __________ is the capital of Wales. 5. __________ is the capital of Northern Ireland. 6. The English Channel separates the British Isles from the __________. Annex 3 1. The largest part of the United Kingdom is ___________. a) England b) Wales c) Scotland 2. The symbol of Wales is ____________. a) the shamrock b) the red rose c) the daffodil 3. Loch Ness is in ___________. a) England b) Wales c) Scotland 4. Wales is famous for its _________ castles. a) modern b) medieval c) big Annex 4 1. The abbreviation of the United States of America. 2. The largest part of the United Kingdom. 3. The flag of the United Kingdom, first part of its name. 4. England is famous for Lake __________. 5. The land of song and poetry. 6. The national symbol of Wales. 7. The masculine head of a monarchy. 8. The United Kingdom includes Great Britain and Northern _________. 9. The best known lake in Scotland is Loch _______. 10.The capital of Scotland. 11.The Great Britain is separated from the continent by the Strait of _________. 12.In the north-west the United Kingdom is washed by the Atlantic _________. 13.What kind of castles are there in the Wales. U N I T E D s a g l a n d o n s a f f o d i l

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The grat Britain Is the 9th largest island in the world; Includes: England, Scotland and Wales; The Kingdom of Great Britain resulted from the political union of the kingdoms of England and Scotland, in 1707; Is the 9th largest island in the world; Includes: England, Scotland and Wales; The Kingdom of Great Britain resulted from the political union of the kingdoms of England and Scotland, in 1707;

In 1801, under a new Act of Union, this kingdom merged with the Kingdom of Ireland to create the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; After the Irish War of Independence (1919-1921) most of Ireland seceded from the Union, which became the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

The United Kingdom A unitary state; Governed under a constitutional monarchy; Capital: London; Consists of 4 administrative divisions: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales Englands capital: London Scotlands capital: Edinburgh; Northern Irelands capital: Belfast; The capital of Wales: Cardiff;

England Is a country that is part of the United Kingdom; Capital: London