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Amazing Australia. Australia is a fascinating country. It is full of strange and wonderful place, unusual animals and amazing culture. Facts about Australia. Area: 7.7 million square km Population: 20 million people Capital: Canberra A federation of 6 states and 2 territories

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Amazing australia

Amazing Australia

Australia is a fascinating country. It is full of strange and wonderful place, unusual animals and amazing culture.


Facts about australia

Facts about Australia

  • Area: 7.7 million square km

  • Population: 20 million people

  • Capital: Canberra

  • A federation of 6 states and 2 territories

  • Until 1901 – a British colony

  • Now – an independent country

  • National holiday: Australia Day – 26th January

  • Currency: Australian Dollar


The flag of australia

The flag of Australia

The flag was chosen in

1901. It has three

symbols: the Union Jack,

the Commonwealth Star,

the Southern Cross.


1 fill in the proper article where it is necessary

1) Fill in the proper article where it is necessary

1.--- Australia is 2.--- island, 3.--- continent and 4.---country. It’s 5.--- world’s largest island and its 6.--- smallest continent. And it’s 7.--- only country that has 8.--- whole continent to itself. However, 9.--- lot of it is empty. There are only 20 million people, and most of them live in 10.--- eight large cities.


1 fill in the proper article where it is necessary1

1) Fill in the proper article where it is necessary

1.- Australia is 2. an island, 3. a continent and 4. a country. It’s 5. the world’s largest island and its 6. - smallest continent. And it’s 7. the only country that has 8. a whole continent to itself. However, 9. a lot of it is empty. There are only 20 million people, and most of them live in 10. the eight large cities.


The largest australian cities

The largest Australian cities

Sydney – about 4,350,000

The Sydney harbour bridge The Sydney Opera House


2 form new words using the words given

2) Form new words using the words given

1--- in 1788, Sydney is FOUND

Australia's 2--- city. Its first LARGE

3--- were British prisoners, SETTLE

women and men, who has 4--- BE

sent to this wild land as a 5--- PUNISH

One of the most 6--- landmarks, FAME

The Sydney Opera House is

7--- there. SITUATION


2 form new words using the words given1

2) Form new words using the words given

1 Founded in 1788, Sydney is Australia's

2 largest city. Its first 3 settlers were

British prisoners, women and men, who

has 4 been sent to this wild land as a

5 punishment. One of the most 6 famous

landmarks, The Sydney Opera House is

7 situated there.


The largest australian cities1

The largest Australian cities

Melbourne – about 3, 800, 000


The largest australian cities2

The largest Australian cities

Brisbane – 1, 860,000


The largest australian cities3

The largest Australian cities

Perth – 1, 555,000


The largest australian cities4

The largest Australian cities

Adelaide – 1, 160, 000


The largest australian cities5

The largest Australian cities

Gold Coast – 583, 650


The largest australian cities6

The largest Australian cities

NewCastle – 523, 670


The largest australian cities7

The largest Australian cities

Canberra – about 340, 000


Amazing australia

3) Read each line. If there is a word which shouldn’t be there, write it down. If the line is correct, put a tick.

1) Canberra, which the capital of Australia,

2) is the newest city of all. It was been

3) designed by Walter Burley Griffin, an

4) American architect, in the 1912, and

5) has became the capital in 1927. Unlike

6) other capitals, it’s very most quiet. There

7) are lots of trees and a big lake in the

8) centre. Canberra is an Aboriginal most word,

9) meaning “meeting of place”.


Amazing australia

3) Read each line. If there is a word which shouldn’t be there, write it down. If the line is correct, put a tick.

1) Canberra, which the capital of Australia,

2) is the newest city of all. It was been

3) designed by Walter Burley Griffin, an

4) American architect, in the 1912, and

5) has became the capital in 1927. Unlike

6) other capitals, it’s very most quiet. There

7) are lots of trees and a big lake in the

8) centre. Canberra is an Aboriginal most word,

9) meaning “meeting of place”.


The great barrier reef

The Great Barrier Reef


4 think of a word which best fits the gap put one word in each gap

4) Think of a word which best fits the gap. Put one word in each gap

The Great Barrier Reef 1--- the largest coral 2--- in the world and 3--- only living thing 4--- our planet that 5--- be seen 6--- space! There are 7--- than 1, 500 kinds of fish and 400 8--- of coral in the Great Barrier Reef. No 9--- on land has a greater variety of 10--- life.


4 think of a word which best fits the gap put one word in each gap1

4) Think of a word which best fits the gap. Put one word in each gap

The Great Barrier Reef 1 is the largest coral 2 reef in the world and 3 the only living thing 4 on our planet that 5 can be seen 6 from space! There are 7 more than 1, 500 kinds of fish and 400 8 types of coral in the Great Barrier Reef. No 9 place on land has a greater variety of 10 sea-life.


Uluru

Uluru


5 read the words put them back in the text there are 2 extra words

5) Read the words, put them back in the text. There are 2 extra words.

biggest old huge hear then believe long colour under

Uluru is a 1--- rock. It is 348 metres high

and 348 km 2---. But what you can see of

Uluru is a tip of the iceberg. There are another 2,100 metres 3--- the ground. Uluru is 600 million years 4---. During the day its 5--- changes from yellow to gold, red and 6--- purple. The Aborigines 7--- that it is full of spirits that created the world.


5 read the words put them back in the text there are 2 extra words1

5) Read the words, put them back in the text. There are 2 extra words.

Uluru is a 1 huge rock. It is 348 metres high

and 348 km 2 long. But what you can see of

Uluru is a tip of the iceberg. There are another 2,100 metres 3 under the ground. Uluru is 600 million years 4 old. During the day its 5 colour changes from yellow to gold, red and 6 then purple. The Aborigines 7 believe that it is full of spirits that created the world.


6 open the brackets and put the verbs in the proper forms

6) Open the brackets and put the verbs in the proper forms.

There 1 (be) lots of strange and unusual

animals in Australia. Many of them 2 (find)

nowhere else in the world. Probably the most

famous of them 3 (be) the kangaroo. There

4 (be) 60 kinds of kangaroo in Australia. The

biggest one 5 (be) the red kangaroo. It

6 (can, be) more than 2 metres tall and

7 (weigh) 90 kg.


6 open the brackets and put the verbs in the proper forms1

6) Open the brackets and put the verbs in the proper forms.

There 1 are lots of strange and unusual

animals in Australia. Many of them 2 are found

nowhere else in the world. Probably the most

famous of them 3 is the kangaroo. There

4 are 60 kinds of kangaroo in Australia. The

biggest one 5 is the red kangaroo. It

6 can be more than 2 metres tall and

7 weigh 90 kg.


Echidna

echidna


Koala

koala


Amazing australia

emu


Platypus

platypus


Dingo

dingo


Kookaburra

kookaburra


Anteater

anteater


Wombat

wombat


Australian aborigines

Australian Aborigines


Famous australians

Famous Australians

Nicole Kidman


Famous australians1

Famous Australians

Kylie Minogue


Famous australians2

Famous Australians

Mel Gibson


Amazing australia

Автор презентации:

учитель английского языка МОУ «Лицей №

40» Невара Ирина Валерьевна

Использованные литература:

  • Speak Out № 5/ 2006

  • Speak Out № 4/ 2007

  • en.wikipedia.org


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