Презентация "The United States of America. America today"


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  • The United States
  • of America
  • America today
  • Учитель английского языка
  • МБОУ СОШ № 76, п. Гигант
  • Сироштанова Елена Александровна

Цель

  • Формирование лексических навыков, развитие умений трансактивной речи на основе предложенного текста.

Задачи

  • Развивающая: развитие языковых, познавательных способностей учащихся, развитие готовности к коммуникации на основе предложенного речевого материала.
  • Образовательная: расширение лингвистического и общего кругозора, развитие способности анализировать, выделять главное.
  • Воспитательная: создание условий для формирования у учащихся толерантного отношения к традициям и обычаям других народов.

Rich country

  • At present the USA is a highly developed industrial and agricultural country. It is rich in coal, oil, iron and natural gas. America exports a lot of raw materials, industrial and agricultural products.

Wonders of nature

  • People enjoy the wonders of nature practically in every state.

Nature

  • The Appalachians and the Rocky Mountains, forests, plains, prairies, deserts, wonderful lakes, waterfalls and rivers cover the American territory that equals about 9.4 million square kilometers.

The most famous sights

  • Among the most famous sights of interest are the Great Lakes, Niagara falls, the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco and others.

Beautiful places

  • There are many beautiful National parks and protected areas in America.

Population

  • The population of the USA is about 250 million people of many nationalities.

The biggest cities

  • The biggest cities are New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco and others.

Skyscrapers

  • There are many very tall buildings in them that really scrape the sky, that’s why they are called skyscrapers.

Washington D.C.

  • The capital of the country is Washington D.C. (the District of Columbia).

Federal republic

  • The USA is a federal republic. The American parliament (called Congress) has two chambers: the House of Representatives and the Senate.

The flag of the USA

  • The flag of the USA has 13 red and white stripes representing the original 13 states and 50 stars – for each of the 50 states of the country.

Motto and symbol

  • Each state has its national motto, bird and flower as its symbol. For instance, California’s motto is “I found it! (Eureka).” Its state bird is Valley Quail and flower – Golden Poppy.

Сustoms, traditions and holidays

  • America as any other country has its own customs, traditions and holidays.

Independence Day

  • For instance, on the 4th of July they celebrated Independence Day that gave birth to the American nation.

Thanksgiving Day

  • At the end of November America has Thanksgiving Day which was celebrated for the first time in 1621 when the first colonists from England got their first good harvest.

Halloween and St. Valentine’s Day

  • Young people enjoy two other holidays –
  • Halloween (on October 31) and St. Valentine’s Day (on February 14).

The national anthem of America

  • America the Beautiful
  • O beautiful for spacious skies,
  • For amber waves of grain,
  • For purple mountain majesties
  • Above the fruited plain!
  • America, America!
  • God shed His grace on thee
  • And crown thy good with
  • Brotherhood
  • From see to shining sea!

The national anthem of America

  • O beautiful for pilgrim feet.
  • Whose stern, impassioned stress
  • A thoroughfare for freedom beat
  • Across the wilderness!
  • America! America!
  • God mend thine every flaw,
  • Confirm thy soul in self – control,
  • Thy liberty in law!

The national anthem of America

  • O beautiful for heroes proved
  • in liberating strife,
  • Who more than self their
  • country loved,
  • And mercy more than life!
  • America! America!
  • May God thy gold refine
  • Till all success be nobleness
  • And every gain divine!

The national anthem of America

  • O beautiful for patriot dream
  • That sees beyond the years
  • Thine alabaster cities gleam
  • Undimmed by human tears!
  • America! America!
  • God shed his grace on thee
  • And crown thy good with
  • Brotherhood
  • From sea to shining sea!

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  • США: http://img11.nnm.me/8/b/b/6/7/18e2f079dd125b485eccadc7918.jpg
  • Природа Америки: http://img2.goodfon.ru/original/1680x1050/0/e4/nebo-gory-reka-vodopad.jpg
  • Ниагарский водопад: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-dXIRldjMzx0/U4dcnkOFbqI/AAAAAAAAG6U/w-eV-qdpHzI/s1600/niagara.jpg
  • Парк:http://www.qiqru.xyz/media/npict/1205/original/nacional_nye_parki_severnoy_ameriki_obrazy_velikolepiya_north_american_national_parks_visions_of_majesty_2006_bdrip_1080p_1431537.png
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  • Небоскребы: http://im7.asset.yvimg.kz/userimages/timagoofy/SaeZ0qC15rz4GRqRh4HE7VEr8SOd2P.jpg
  • Здание Капитолия: http://1news.az/uploads/images/2015/dekabr/2015dek25/thumb_20151225120745980.jpg
  • Парламент: http://www.agregator.pro/foto/senat_frantsii_razreshil_odnopolyie_braki.1575513.2013_04_10.jpg
  • Флаг Америки: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-1vB718VW3Us/UfJMqoXjbwI/AAAAAAAADws/oJ8GIHgAms4/s1600/Old-American-Flag-Wallpaper-Widescreen.jpg
  • Птица перепел: http://www.xurma.ru/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Ptica-perepel1.jpg
  • Золотой мак: http://content-18.foto.my.mail.ru/community/inache/_groupsphoto/h-7307.jpg
  • Америка, традиции: http://green-dom.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/67523502_2f631b8235a3t.jpg
  • День Независимости: http://www.backgroundwallpapershd.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/167065.jpg
  • День Благодарения: http://amorez.com/uploads/posts/2012-12/1356092538_079a58a25914.jpg
  • Тыква, Хэллоуин: http://xn--mac-f17e771n.com/img/2560x1440/mac_wallpaper_2560x1440_00175.jpg
  • День Святого Валентина: http://dpwallpaper.com/wp-content/uploads/ktz/Happy-Valentines-Day-2015-I-Love-You-White-2yjww1ofh7uc0sa8f8z3ey.jpg
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