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T he King and the Qu een qu arreled qu ickly How many o c eans is A s ia wa sh ed by?. Tongue-twister. Scotland Russian Federation New York Black Sea Europe Arctic Ocean Volga North America France Alps. Articles with geographical names.

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The King and the Queen quarreled quickly

How many oceans is Asia washed by?

Tongue-twister


  • Scotland

  • Russian Federation

  • New York

  • Black Sea

  • Europe

  • Arctic Ocean

  • Volga

  • North America

  • France

  • Alps

Articles with geographical names


- To revise lexical and grammar material on the theme “Countries”

To get information about geographical particularities of Australia, its history, cities, structure

To develop skills of working with text

To develop skills of speaking and listening comprehension

Answer the question: “Whyis Australia called an upside down world?”

Australia – an Upside Down World


  • Australia

  • Commonwealth

  • Tasmania

  • Queensland

  • Adelaide

  • Brisbane

  • Perth

  • Melbourne

  • Sydney

Geographical Names


  • Official name is Commonwealth of Australia

  • It is the sixth large country and the smallest continent

  • Its area is about 8,000,000 square km

  • The population is about 20 mln

  • The name of the country comes from Latin word «australis» which means “southern”

  • The official language is English.

Australia


The Commonwealth of Australia is situated in the southern hemisphere, occupying the continent of Australia and a great number of islands of which Tasmania is the most important. Australia is a continent-island washed by the Indian and the Pacific Oceans.

Geographical Position


The Commonwealth of Australia is a federation of states. Australia has six states — New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia. Each state has its government. Australia has two territories — the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory

States and Territories


Australia is a constitutional monarchy like Great Britain. The British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, is also queen of Australia and country's head of state. Until 1901 Australia was a British colony. Now Australia is an independent federal state.


Brisbane

Melbourne

Adelaide

Sydney

Perth

Capital and Big Cities


Canberra was specially planned as a capital. It is a quiet city. All the government buildings are situated there. There are no industrial plants in the city. About 300,000 people live in Canberra.


The population of the country is more than 20 million people. ItismainlyofBritishorigin.Most of them live in large cities.Thereareabout200.000 aborigines(native inhabitants) inAustralia.


English-Speaking Countries


Platypus

Dingo

Wallaby

Kangaroo

Koala

Animal World

Tasmanian Devil

Bilby


1. Australia is the largest continent.

2. Australia consists of 7 states and 1 territory.

3. The name of the country came from Latin word which means “northern”.

4. The capital of Australia is Sydney.

5. The official language in Australia is English.

6. The country’s head is President.

7.There is a British flag and white stars on Australian flag.

8. Animal world of Australia is unique.

9.The hottest month in Australia is July.

True or False


The History of Australia


Key:

1) Aborigines;

2) Chinese, Dutch and British sailors;

3) Union Jack

4) convicts;

5) Port Jackson;

6) gold;

7) one country;

8) new roads, railways and growing cities;

9) Italy, Germany, Greece and Holland.


1. This animal lives in Australia, it jumps fast.

(Kangaroo)

2. The name of one of the oceans, Australia washed by

(Indian)

3. It is a wild dog.

(Dingo)

4. One of the biggest cities in Australia.

(Melbourne)

5. Native inhabitants of Australia.

(Aborigines)

6. The name of one of the territories in Australia.

(Northern)

Quiz


HometaskEnglish 10-11,В.П. Кузовлевp. 36 ex. 5


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