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

Ход занятия.

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.

Содержание игры.

I. General Information

  1. What is the official name of Britain? (The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
  2. Where is the UK situated? (On the British Isles)
  3. What parts does the UK consist of? (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)
  4. What is the capital of Britain? (London)
  5. What river is the British capital situated on? (On the Thames)
  6. What is the capital of Scotland? (Edinburgh)
  7. What is the capital of Wales? (Cardiff)
  8. What is the capital of Northern Ireland? (Belfast)
  9. What is the symbol of England? (the red rose)
  10. What is the symbol of Scotland? (the thistle)
  11. What is the symbol of Wales? (the daffodil)
  12. What is the symbol of Northern Ireland? (the shamrock)
  13. What is the national costume of Scotland? (the kilt)
  14. What is the national instrument of Scots? (the bagpipe)
  15. When do British people celebrate Christmas? (on the 25th of December)

II. Places of Interest

  1. Where did most of the English monarchs have their coronation ceremonies? (in Westminster Abbey)
  2. What is the London home of the Queen? (Buckingham Palace)
  3. Where does the Prime Minister of Great Britain live? (at 10, Downing Street)
  4. What was the Tower of London in the past? (a fortress, a palace, a prison)
  5. What is the Tower of London now? (a museum)
  6. What is Hyde Park for? (Speaker’s Corner)
  7. What is there in the centre of Trafalgar Square? (Nelson’s Column)
  8. What is Big Ben? (the bell of the clock)
  9. What is Madame Tussaud’s famous for? (its wax figures of famous people)
  10. What park is London Zoo in? (Regent’s Park)
  11. What is the home town of W. Shakespeare? (Stratford-upon-Avon)
  12. What is the town of Oxford famous for? (for its university)
  13. How many colleges does Cambridge University consist of? (more than 30 colleges)
  14. What is the name of the famous stadium in London? (Wembley)
  15. What is Wimbledon associated with? (with lawn tennis)


III. Famous People

  1. Who printed the first English book? (William Caxton)
  2. Who wrote the book called “Gulliver’s Travels”? (Jonathan Swift)
  3. Which famous English writer’s name is Charles? (Charles Dickens)
  4. Who wrote “Treasure Island”? (Robert Louis Stevenson)
  5. Who is the author of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”? (Shakespeare)
  6. Who is known as the author of “Robinson Crusoe”? (Daniel Defoe)
  7. Who is the creator of the characters of Doctor Watson and Sherlock Holmes? (Arthur Conan Doyle)
  8. Who wrote adventure stories about James Bond? (Ian Fleming)
  9. How many detective stories did Agatha Christie write? (75)
  10. Who was the father of the historical novel in the world literature? (W. Scott)
  11. Where was Ch. Chaplin born? (in London)
  12. Who played the role of Scarlett in the film of “Gone with the Wind”? (Vivien Leigh)
  13. Who defeated the French at the Battle of Trafalgar? (Admiral Nelson)
  14. Who was the architect of St. Paul’s Cathedral? (Christopher Wren)
  15. Who discovered the penicillin? (Alexander Fleming)


IV. Political System

  1. What kind of state is GB? (a parliament monarchy)
  2. Who is the head of the state of GB? (the Queen)
  3. When did Princess Elizabeth come to the throne? (1952)
  4. Where did the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II take place? (Westminster Abbey)
  5. What are the Houses of the British Parliament? (the House of Lords and the House of Commons)
  6. How many members are there in the House of Lords? (more than 1000 members)
  7. How many members are there in the House of Commons? (650)
  8. Which House of the British parliament is elected by the people? (the House of Commons)
  9. What period are the members of the House of Commons elected for? (for 5 years)
  10. Who is the chairperson of the House of Lords? (the Lord Chancellor)
  11. Why does the Lord Chancellor sit on a special seat called the Woolsack? (wool made England rich)
  12. When do members of each House meet in session? (at the end of October)
  13. What are the two main political parties in GB? (The Conservative Party and the Labour Party)
  14. Who heads the government of GB? (the Prime Minister)
  15. Who is the chairperson of the House of Commons? (the Speaker)

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Опубликовано: 06.02.2023