Конспект урока "The Theme :Travelling. Cities of Europe"

учитель английского языка
Попова Е.Н.
г. Дзержинск
2014 учебный год
The Theme :Travelling. Cities of Europe.
Основные задачи:
практиковать навык учащихся в аудировании связного текста
практиковать навыки устной речи учащихся
активизация лексики по теме «Лондон», «Город»
Сопутствующие задачи:
практиковать навык отбора необходимой информации
расширение словарного запаса
Воспитательно-развивающие задачи:
развивать интерес к изучению иностранного языка
развивать способности к догадке
увеличить поле зрительного восприятия и объёма оперативной памяти.
развивать внимание и воображение
воспитывать культуру общения и поведения.
развивать активность учащихся.
Лингвострановедческие задачи:
1. Формировать у учащихся интерес к культуре и народу страны изучаемого
2. Познакомить учащихся с достопримечательностями столицы
3. Приобщать учащихся к культурному и историческому наследию народа
страны изучаемого языка.
Форма: Визуальная экскурсия по Лондону.
Оборудование :
Microsoft Power Point презентации
Карта города Лондона
Lesson Procedure.
T. Good morning, girls and boys!
How are you?
P. I am fine, thank you.
T. It’s a nice day today, isn’t it?
P. Yes it is.
T. Let’s travel and go somewhere.
P. With great pleasure.
T. What are you doing this weekend?
P. I am going away.
T. Where are you going?
P. I am going to London.
T. How long?
P. Just for two days.
T. Have a nice weekend!
P. Thanks to you.
T. Do you like to travel?
P. Yes, I do.
T. What does travelling mean?
P1. Travelling means to visit new cities.
P2. Travelling means to meet new people.
P3.Travelling means to learn something new.
P4. Travelling means to get new impressions.
P5. Travelling means to have a rest.
II. The main part
T. Today we are going to speak about travelling and visiting cities and their places
of interests. We’ll repeat the words, use the active vocabulary in dialogues and
monologue speech, we’ll train the skills of listening, reading and get the information
from the texts, revise grammar material and use speech patterns in your speech.I invite
you to make a short trip as there is so much to see in the world and I believe you’ll get
new impressions.
We’ ll get on “A FLYING CARPET”, which take us to new lands.
Repeat after me. Phonetic Drills
If I had a flying carpet
Carrying me through the air
I would make a lovely trip
Getting everywhere
What countries would I visit?
What cities would I see?
To learn new things in other lands
How exciting that would be!
T. I hope that you’ll have a chance to do it.Every city is a lovely place, there are a lot of
attractions and what to see.
Vocabulary Practice:
What places can we visit? Let’s repeat the words which you’ll use in your speech.
1. T. Repeat all together.
Airport, bridge, bookshop, castle, museum, restaurant, post office, theatre,
university, hotel, tower, square, harbour, restaurant, shopping centre
2. T. Complete the puzzle and find the missing word
3. T. Guess what is it the place? Read the statement and call the place.
- You go there after you leave school. You can learn about something that interests you.
You read, study there. _____________(university)
- You go there to buy stamps and send letters. You can buy newspapers and envelopes
there ______________ (post office)
- You go here to watch actors, actresses, musicians and dancers perform in plays, shows
and concerts. __________________ (theatre)
- You stay here when you are on holiday. This place has many rooms for guests to sleep
in. _________________ (hotel)
- This is an old building that was a home for kings and queens in the past. Lots of tourists
visit them. ___________ (castle)
- This is a place where you can buy books and brochures, where people can read.
_____________ (bookshop)
4. T.Every city is really cool if you want to know it, come to the city and enjoy it.
Let’s sing the song.
My town is a lovely place, my town is really cool.
There is a big hospital and there is a modern school
If you want to see my town, let’s meet up in the square
I can show you the market and the fun fair.
Towns have cinemas, towns have theatres.
Towns have swimming pools and sport centers.
Towns have pet shops and some towns have a zoo.
Visit my town and see that it’s true.
My town is a lovely place, my town is really cool.
There is a bus station opposite the school
If you want to see my town let’s meet up in the park
I can show you the lake near the car park
Towns have cinemas, towns have theatres.
Towns have swimming pools and sport centers.
Towns have pet shops and some towns have a zoo.
Visit my town and see that it’s true.
5. Discussion
T. What city would you like to visit?
P1. I would like to visit Berlin.
T. What city would you like to visit?
P2. I would like to visit Paris.
T. Why do you want to see Paris?
P2. (Presentation)
P3. I would like to visit London.
T. What do you know about London?
P1 (Monologue) Presentation
T. London is really a great city. There are a lot of thing to see and to do.
If you want to go somewhere and it is difficult for you to choose the place and the
transport you can go to the travel agency. The travel agent will help you.
Imagine that you are at the travel agency make up the dialogue.
Customer: Good morning. I’d like to go to London, please.
Travel Agent: OK. When would you like to go?
Customer: At the weekend, on Saturday.
Travel Agent: What time do you want to leave?
Customer: At about ten o’clock. What times are the trains?
Travel Agent:Theres one at half past ten. And there’s one at ten thirty.
Customer: Right. And what about the flights?
Travel Agent: There are two flights. There’s one at quarter to nine and one at quarter
to twelve
Customer: Mmm, OK. And how much are the tickets?
Travel Agent: A single is seventy five pounds and a return is ninety pounds.
Customer: Can you give me a return ticket for the quarter to nine flight, please.
Travel Agent: Certainly.
Customer: Thank you.
6. T. Let’s sing a song about your travel to London.
We are flying in the air and across the sea
We are going to a really nice place to have a cup of tea
When we see the flag in the air
Then we know where we are
Oh, boy, We can get there
People are so very nice and full of cheer
Oh, boy. The Queen we can meet there.
And we’ll have so much fun
When we are in London.
Double Decker then the Queen When we in London
A taxi cabsy, Ringle star When we in London
Buckingham Palace is great, it’s worth to visit
Oh, boy, I’m sure it’s amazing.
The Tower of London is big,you can’t miss it
Oh, boy. It’s bigger than an elephant.
We will have, we will have
So much fun
When we are, when we are in London
Double Decker and the Queen When we in London
A taxi and a Ringle star When we in London
7. Listening Comprehension:
7. T. So, let’s take a double decker bus and make a tour around London.
Listen to the speaker very attentively and number the famous places in London in the
correct order
1. The Tower of London
2. Tate Modern Gallery
3. The London Eye
4. Big Ben, The houses of Parliament
5. St. Paul’s Cathedral
8. T. Now we’ll read the text and draw the line of the route of the trip
P1, P2 Read the text
I went on a sightseeing tour around London on a double decker bus when I was in
England. It was great. We started at the Tower of London and we went across Southwark
Bridge. We went along SouthwarkStreet , past Tate Modern. That is an art gallery.
Then we went along Stamford Street, past Waterloo Bridge and stopped at the London
Eye. That is a Big Wheel and we went on it. You could see all of London from the top.
Then we went across Westminster Bridge. I could see Big Ben and the Houses of
Parliament. We went along Whitehall, the Strand, Aldwych and Fleet Street and past St.
Paul’s Cathedral. Then we went along Cannon Street and we finished the tour at the
Tower of London again.
T. Describe your trip around the city.
P. Retells the text.
T. Read the statements and say if they are true or false.
1.The tour was by double decker bus. (True)
2. The tour started and finished at the same place. (True)
3. He walked around the art gallery. (False)
4. He went across Waterloo Bridge. (False)
5. He went on the London Eye. (True)
T.There are many other places of interest in London. What are they?
Read and choose the best title for each paragraph.
Centuries of Learning, A World of Art, Over a Hundred Years of History, The rock
of Kings and Queens.
1. It took eight years to build Tower Bridge in London. It was finished in 1894.
Tower Bridge was built because lots of people lived in the East End of London and
there was no bridge in the east of the city at that time for them to use. Today,
visitors to London can learn all about the history of the bridge at the Tower Bridge
2. The Museum of Modern Art opened in 1929. It has a collection of over 150,000
works of art. These include paintings, photographs and drawings. The museum
also has a very big collection of books and films. The museum has some very
famous paintings by Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet.
3. University of London is in the north of London. It is one of the oldest universities
in the world. The university was founded in 1088! The famous people studied
4. Edinburgh is in the south of Scotland. The city’s famous castle sits on an extinct
volcano called Castle Rock. Archeologists believe that people were living on the
rock as long as 900 BC. In the Middle Ages, Edinburgh Castle was home to the
Scottish kings and queens. The castle has been an army base for hundreds of years
and is a very popular attraction for visitors to Scotland’s capital city.
T. Answer the questions.
1. How many years did it take to built Tower Bridge in London?
2. When was Tower Bridge finished?
3. Where is the Museum of Modern Art?
4. How many works of art does the Museum of Modern Art have?
5. Who lived in Edinburgh Castle in the Middle Ages?
T. How did you spend your holidays in London Discuss your impressions with your
friend. Make up the dialogue.
Beth: Hi Ann!
Ann: Hi Beth. Are you having a good time?
Beth: Yes, thanks. This holiday isn’t long enough!
Ann: What did you do yesterday?
Beth: We were in London. I saw the river Thames and I went to a souvenir shop. I
wanted to buy a bag, but it was too expensive!
Ann: Did you visit any famous places?
Beth: Yes, we visited the Natural History Museum. It’s the best museum in London!
Ann: What did you see?
Beth: A diplodocus. It was the tallest dinosaur in the world it was bigger than the
Ann: Did you have fun?
Beth: Yes, I did and Ben did too!
T. You are on holiday, you are writing a letter to your friend. You see the words and ask
the questions to get the information:
Dear friend,
I am on holiday. I am having a good time. How are you?
________________________? To Britain.
________________________? By plane.
________________________? For one week.
________________________? Yes he did. Very much.
________________________? The Tower of London.
________________________? Yes he did. Lots.
________________________? Nice presents.
T. Your friend answers your letter. What does your friend write to you.
P. Last year I went to Venice. I travelled by plane. I stayed in Venice for one week. I
liked it very much. I saw the carnival. I took lots of photographs and I bought nice
presents for my friends.
T. I see the holiday souvenirs. Where are they from? Ask your friends where they went,
when and what they bought. Make up dialogues.
P1. Where did you go?
P2. I went to London.
P1. When did you go there?
P2. I went there last year.
P1. What did you see there?
P2. I saw there The Tower of London, Big Ben.
P1. What did you buy there?
P2. I bought there the Teddy bear, the Double Decker.
(Souvenirs: Mask is from Venice, Cup is from Budapest, Plate is from Prague)
T. I want you to play the game “Witty answers”. You will answer the questions and earn
the points for the correct answers.
Home task. Write the answers to the questions.
Results of the lesson. Marks.