Презентация к уроку английского языка "Man – Made Wonders" 10 класс УMK Биболетовой М. З.

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Stonehenge The Panama Canal The English Channel Hoover Dam The wonders Trans-Siberian Railway

Презентация к уроку английского языка “Man – Made Wonders” для 10 класса. УMK Биболетовой М. З. Учитель английского языка МБОУ гимназии №19 имени Н.З.Поповичевой г. Липецка Жаглина Татьяна Владимировна.

Man – Made and Natural Wonders

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Stonehenge The Panama Canal The English Channel Hoover Dam The Empire State Building The Asian Pacific Coast The Eiffel Tower The Isthmus of Panama The Petronas Twin Towers Trans-Siberian Railway

From 1889 to 1930, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, was known as the world’s tallest building. It was designed by Gustav Eiffel and was built to commemorate the French Revolution. It is made of iron and was built in only a few months by a small group of workers. It is hard to believe that something that was so easy to build is now one of the world’s most famous landmarks and is visited by millions of tourists every year.

The Chrysler Building in New York City, USA, was opened in 1930 and was the tallest building in the world until 1931. It was designed by William Van Alen and was built for Walter P Chrysler, the owner of one of the largest American motor companies. The Chrysler building is located in Manhattan, where it is admired by everyone who sees it.

In 1931, the Empire State Building was completed in New York City. USA. It was the highest skyscraper ever built and was the world’s tallest building until 1954. The Empire State Building is located on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and is 102 storeys high. Inside, there are two observatories which offer spectacular views to the building’s many visitors.

The Sears Tower in Chicago was opened in 1973, but it was not completed until 1974. It was designed by Fazlur Khan am was the world’s tallest building at that time. The tower has 110 floors and is 443m high. The outside of the building is covered in black aluminium and glass. Inside, there are offices, shops and over 100 lifts.

The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, were completed in 1988. They are 452m tall and have 88 storeys each. They are made of concrete, steel and glass and are linked by a skybridge at the 41 st storey. Inside the towers are offices, a concert hall and a reference library. The Petronas Twin Towers were built as a symbol of unity and strength for the Malaysian people.

1. What you can do at the place 2. Name and location of the place 3. General remarks, recommendation 4. Historical details.

Read the article and match the paragraphs A-D to the headings 1-4





1. Everyone can have a wonderful time there. Niagara Falls is a place to visit again and again. 2. You will be glad when it is time to leave. It is a very boring place to visit. 3. Niagara Falls is certainly worth a visit. It is a truly unique experience. 4. A visit there is a must. You will want to go back. 5. I would definitely not recommend the place. It is the worst trip anyone could ever make.

Which of the following recommendations are positive?

Which are negative?

THE GRAND CANYON -ARIZONA, USA American’s most beautiful natural landmark 16 km wide - 450 km long made of red rock Walls of canyon: 250 million years old formed by water cutting through the rocks rocks at bottom: 2 billion years old 1540: first time Europeans saw the canyon - Activities: go on hiking trips, go camping, guided tours, go skiing on one of the northern sections of the canyon, see animals (deer, squirrels, wild turkeys, bears, mountain lions) PLAN YOUR TRIP NOW - YOU WON’T REGRET IT

1. One of the most spectacular natural landmarks in the world is the Grand Canyon. 2. The canyon is ancient. 3. You’ll never be bored there. 4. It’s a wonderful place to visit.

Write appropriate supporting sentences for the topic sentences 1 to 4.

When we write an article about a place, we can write four paragraphs. In the introduction, we write the name and location of the place. In the second paragraph, we write the history of the place. In the third paragraph, we write what one can see or do there. In the conclusion, we recommend the place. We normally use present tenses in such pieces of writing. We use past tenses to write about the history of the place.

Writing Tip

Plan Introduction (Paragraph 1) name & location of the place Main Body (Paragraph 2) historical details (Paragraph 3) what you can do there Conclusion (Paragraph 4) general comments, recommendation

Write an article (120-150 words) about the Grand Canyon. Use your answers, the writing tip and the plan. You can use the article about Niagara Falls as a model.


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Использованные материалы: I. Интернет ресурсы: 1.http://www.colors.life/upload/blogs/bb/0f/bb0fd44dabb4287be1f6ab68613d3324_RSZ_690.jpeg – изображение Эйфелевой башни 2.http://buylovely.com/files/funzug/imgs/arch/highest_buildings_sky_06.jpg – изображение The Chrysler Building 3.http://all-new-york.ru/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Empire-State-Building.jpg – изображение the Empire State Building 4.http://s51.radikal.ru/i133/0907/02/2e95d534b97f.jpg – изображение The Sears Tower 5.http://alicja.qipru.users.photofile.ru/photo/alicja.qipru/151087497/xlarge/170424794.jpg – изображение The Petronas Twin Towers 6. http://a1209.hizliresim.com/11/b/cuzuj.jpg – изображение Ниагарского водопада 7.http://40.media.tumblr.com/336cfda415c9cae28e593e4d5d2b403e/tumblr_nfr55fJkaZ1rwtzqno1_500.png – изображение Гранд каньона 8. http://img7.arrivo.ru/cfcd/5c/1490/1/usa-unesco-flickr.com-benontherun.com.jpg - изображение Гранд каньона 9. http://www.tuaregviatges.es/asia/viajes_a_rusia/fotografia/viajar_a_rusia_5224-De_Moscu_al_Lago_Baikal_en_el_Ferrocarril_TraNsiberiano-12.jpg – изображение Trans-Siberian Railway 10. http://www.krasfun.ru/images/2011/10/9af2b_0_6fa1e_b25a4db4_XXL.jpg - изображение Hoover Dam 11. http://www.29feb.ru/picture/panama-kanal-1.jpg – изображение Панамского канала 12. http://esoteric4u.com/images/7_nauka_kak_metod/stounhendj.JPG – изображение Stonehenge 13. http://kolyan.net/uploads/posts/2013-04/thumbs/1365324151_best-full-hd-wallpapers-vol.-86-30.jpg - изображение Гранд каньона 14. http://australianism.ru/u/rkj/sydney_opera_(8)_800_600.jpg изображение Оперного театра в Сиднее 15. http://img1.liveinternet.ru/images/attach/b/3/26/913/26913579_pic144.jpg изображение моста – радуги в штате Юта, США II. Virginia Evans, Neil O’Sullivan. Click On 2. Workbook. - Newbury: Express Publishing, 2001. III. Virginia Evans, Neil O’Sullivan. Click On 2. Teacher’s Book. - Newbury: Express Publishing, 2001.