Брейн-ринг «Соединенное Королевство Великобритании и Северной Ирландии»
Автор: Грачева Юлия Александровна
Организация: МБОУ «Центр образования №46»
Населенный пункт: Тульская область, рп Ленинский
Тема: Соединенное Королевство Великобритании и Северной Ирландии.
Цель: развитие познавательных навыков.
Задачи: 1.совершенствовать речевые умения и навыки
2. продолжать обогащение новой информацией о стране изучаемого языка
3. способствовать поддержанию интереса у школьников к предмету
I. Организационный момент.
- Good morning, children. I’m glad to see you. Today we’ll play a game. The topic of it is “The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland”. There are 2 teams in our game: “Blues” and “Reds”. I offer you 4 sections:
1. General Information.
2. Places of Interest.
3. Famous People.
4. Political System.
In each section there are 15 questions. You should choose a section and a question. I read it for you and give 30 seconds for preparing the answer. Each of you should answer the question. If the team gives the right answer it gets a point.
II. Ход игры.
III. Просмотр презентации по теме, во время которого подсчитываются очки.
IV. Подведение итогов и награждение участников.
I. General Information
- What is the official name of Britain? (The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
- Where is the UK situated? (On the British Isles)
- What parts does the UK consist of? (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)
- What is the capital of Britain? (London)
- What river is the British capital situated on? (On the Thames)
- What is the capital of Scotland? (Edinburgh)
- What is the capital of Wales? (Cardiff)
- What is the capital of Northern Ireland? (Belfast)
- What is the symbol of England? (the red rose)
- What is the symbol of Scotland? (the thistle)
- What is the symbol of Wales? (the daffodil)
- What is the symbol of Northern Ireland? (the shamrock)
- What is the national costume of Scotland? (the kilt)
- What is the national instrument of Scots? (the bagpipe)
- When do British people celebrate Christmas? (on the 25th of December)
II. Places of Interest
- Where did most of the English monarchs have their coronation ceremonies? (in Westminster Abbey)
- What is the London home of the Queen? (Buckingham Palace)
- Where does the Prime Minister of Great Britain live? (at 10, Downing Street)
- What was the Tower of London in the past? (a fortress, a palace, a prison)
- What is the Tower of London now? (a museum)
- What is Hyde Park for? (Speaker’s Corner)
- What is there in the centre of Trafalgar Square? (Nelson’s Column)
- What is Big Ben? (the bell of the clock)
- What is Madame Tussaud’s famous for? (its wax figures of famous people)
- What park is London Zoo in? (Regent’s Park)
- What is the home town of W. Shakespeare? (Stratford-upon-Avon)
- What is the town of Oxford famous for? (for its university)
- How many colleges does Cambridge University consist of? (more than 30 colleges)
- What is the name of the famous stadium in London? (Wembley)
- What is Wimbledon associated with? (with lawn tennis)
III. Famous People
- Who printed the first English book? (William Caxton)
- Who wrote the book called “Gulliver’s Travels”? (Jonathan Swift)
- Which famous English writer’s name is Charles? (Charles Dickens)
- Who wrote “Treasure Island”? (Robert Louis Stevenson)
- Who is the author of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”? (Shakespeare)
- Who is known as the author of “Robinson Crusoe”? (Daniel Defoe)
- Who is the creator of the characters of Doctor Watson and Sherlock Holmes? (Arthur Conan Doyle)
- Who wrote adventure stories about James Bond? (Ian Fleming)
- How many detective stories did Agatha Christie write? (75)
- Who was the father of the historical novel in the world literature? (W. Scott)
- Where was Ch. Chaplin born? (in London)
- Who played the role of Scarlett in the film of “Gone with the Wind”? (Vivien Leigh)
- Who defeated the French at the Battle of Trafalgar? (Admiral Nelson)
- Who was the architect of St. Paul’s Cathedral? (Christopher Wren)
- Who discovered the penicillin? (Alexander Fleming)
IV. Political System
- What kind of state is GB? (a parliament monarchy)
- Who is the head of the state of GB? (the Queen)
- When did Princess Elizabeth come to the throne? (1952)
- Where did the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II take place? (Westminster Abbey)
- What are the Houses of the British Parliament? (the House of Lords and the House of Commons)
- How many members are there in the House of Lords? (more than 1000 members)
- How many members are there in the House of Commons? (650)
- Which House of the British parliament is elected by the people? (the House of Commons)
- What period are the members of the House of Commons elected for? (for 5 years)
- Who is the chairperson of the House of Lords? (the Lord Chancellor)
- Why does the Lord Chancellor sit on a special seat called the Woolsack? (wool made England rich)
- When do members of each House meet in session? (at the end of October)
- What are the two main political parties in GB? (The Conservative Party and the Labour Party)
- Who heads the government of GB? (the Prime Minister)
- Who is the chairperson of the House of Commons? (the Speaker)