Открытый урок "The best tour guide" 9 класс

Открытый урок в 9 классе
Тема: ролевая игра “The best tour guide”
Практическая: систематизировать ранее полученные знания учащихся;
Образовательная: расширить представления учащихся об Америке о
правилах приема на работу;
Развивающая: развитие навыков диалогической и монологической речи;
Воспитательная: воспитывать культуру речи при устройстве на работу;
Оборудование и материалы: видеопроектор, географическая карта США
Ход урока:
«Wanted: Tour guide. Enthusiastic young person required to show tourists the
USA. Applicants must speak fluent English. Knowledge of country a must.»
1 employer: Good morning. We have invited you for this interview to find the best
tour guide. We need a guide who speaks English perfectly and knows the map of
the USA as he have to work in America and travel a lot.
2 employer: first of all, I ask you to fill in a job application form.
(Учащиеся заполняют анкету)
3 employer: usually tourists have a lot of questions as they know nothing of the
USA. That’s why you must know information about American symbols and many
different facts from history.
Answer my questions :
(в скобках даны примерные ответы учащихся)
1. What is the design of the USA National flag and what do its components
(The design of the USA National flag is white stars, red and white stripes.
The 13stripes typify the original 13 state, the 50 stars represent the 50 states. )
2. What was the first flag to represent the American colonies?
(The first flag to represent the American colonies was the Continental color,
also called the Cambridge)
3. What dramatic events in the history of the united colonies brought to life the
necessity to change their flag?
(After the war for Independence the Continental congress decided to change
4. What were the further changes in the general design caused by?
(The design of a flag the arrangement of the stars was changing with the
number of states coming into the Union)
5. In what places is the national flag of the country usually displayed?
(The national flag of the country can be seen in White house, in the Capitol,
in different official buildings and even in schools)
6. What is the meaning of the word “Yankee”?
( The word Yankee” has several meanings. To people in other countries, a
yankee is a person from the USA. In the southern United States word
“Yankee” means a Northerner)
7. What is the expression “uncle Sam” used to denote?
(“Uncle Sam” is the nickname for the American Government)
1 employer: Now, we want to check your knowledge in American sightseeing.
What is this?
(работа по слайд шоу)
1 слайд The Golden Gate bridge
(This is The Golden Gate bridge. It is a symbol of san Francisco and California. It
is one of the longest bridges in the United States)
2 слайд the Chrysler building
(This is the Chrysler building. It is a classic example of modern architecture and
considered by many contemporary architects to be one of the finest buildings in
New York City)
3 слайд Palace of Fine Art
(It is Palace of Fine Art in San Francisco. It is building originally constructed for
the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition. The Palace of Fine Art has been a favorite
wedding location for couples throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. )
4 слайд The United State Capitol
(It is The United State Capitol in Washington. The United States Capitol is the
meeting place of the U.S. Congress, the legislature of the U.S. federal government)
5 слайд The statue of Liberty
(It is The statue of Liberty in New York. It is a gift to the United States from the
people of France. The statue is of a robed female figure representing Libertas, the
Roman goddess of freedom.)
6 слайд The Supreme Court Building
(It is The Supreme Court Building in Washington. The Supreme Court Building is
the seat of the Supreme Court of the United States.)
7 слайд The White House
(It is The White House in Washington. The White House is the official residence
and principal workplace of the President of the United States. It has been the
residence of every U.S. president.)
8 слайд Charles River
(it is Charles River. The river travels through 23 cities and towns until reaching the
Atlantic Ocean at Boston. It is also sometimes called the River Charles or simply
the Charles.)
9 слайд The Lincoln Memorial
(It is The Lincoln Memorial in Washington. The Lincoln Memorial is an American
national monument built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham
Lincoln. It is located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.)
10 слайд Alcatraz
(It is Alcatraz in San Francisco. Alcatraz Island is located in the San Francisco
Bay. Earlier it was a prison. In 1972, Alcatraz became a national recreation area.
Alcatraz has been featured in many films, TV shows, cartoons, books, comics and
2 employer: As it was said earlier you must know geography of the country very
good, let’s see it.
(Один из учеников рассказывает по карте о географическом положении
Примерный ответ ученика:
The USA is one of the largest countries in the world. It is situated in the central
part of the North American continent. The area of the USA is over nine million
square kilometers. It is washed by the Pacific Ocean and by the Atlantic Ocean.
The population of the United States is nearly 250 million people, most of the
people live in towns.
The official language of the country is English. The capital of the country is
Washington. It was named in honor of the first President, George Washington.
There are many mountains in the USA. For example, the highest peak of the
Cordilleras in the USA is 4,418 meters.
The main river of the country is the Mississippi. But there are many other great
rivers in the USA: the Colorado in the south and the Columbia in the north-west.
There are 5 Great Lakes between the USA and Canada.
3 employer: For the same reason you must Know the towns and cities of this
country. Please, …, show us your knowledge.
Примерный ответ ученика:
There are many big cities in the country. They are Washington (the capital of the
country), New York (The city of contrast, financial and business centre of the
USA), Boston (there are three universities in it), Chicago (one of the biggest
industrial cities in the USA), San Francisco, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Detroit
(one of the biggest centres of the automobile industry), Hollywood (the centre of
the US film business).
There are a lot of sights in Washington. It is difficult to find a park or a square
without a monument or a memorial. The Lincoln Memorial and Washington
Monument are the most famous and nice ones.
Washington is a city almost without industry.
2 employer: You had a home task. You had to offer your tour program or to
prepare a retelling about famous American sightseeing. This task will show us your
ability as a tour guide.
(учащиеся представляют свои проекты)
Примерные проекты учащихся:
On our tour we will cross the country from East to West and from North to South
by bus, plane and by car; and I must say this tour is one of the most exiting
experiences you ever had. The USA is a country of beautiful nature and big cities.
We will begin our tour with new York. This city will get us in the proper mood for
our American tour. We will visit the Empire State Building and the World Trade
Centre in Manhattan Downtown.
Next city is Los Angeles. We will see Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Mann’s
Chinese Theatre, Santa Monica, Venice Beach.
Then we will go to Las Vegas and from where we will go by bus for a round-trip
though the canyons in Arizona and Utah. Our trip will finish in Texas, where you
will see a real rodeo!
We offer you the opportunity of a life time to visit 5 of the greatest US cities,
crossing nine states in our 15 day tour.
In New York you can see the statue of Liberty, visit museums or go Carnegie Hall,
one of the best Concert Halls in the world.
In Washington D.C. you will tour the White House. For History lovers,
Washington has more than 300 memorials and statues.
Our next stop is beautiful Chicago. You will see the tallest building in the world,
the Sears Tower. During the tow day you can sample great theatre, music and
Visit Las Vegas! The Strip” – a collection of luxury hotels and casinos for
fantastic entertainment. The last stop of our tour is one of the countries
cosmopolitan cities San-Francisco, which is full of amazing sights. You will also
eat out in colorful Chinatown.
3 employer: Thank you for you projects, they are very interesting. Thank you for
your coming, we will call you and let you know the best guide.
Now our meeting is over. Good bye.