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

  2. 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

  3. The flag of Australia The flag was chosen in 1901. It has three symbols: the Union Jack, the Commonwealth Star, the Southern Cross.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. The largest Australian cities Sydney – about 4,350,000 The Sydney harbour bridge The Sydney Opera House

  7. 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

  8. 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.

  9. The largest Australian cities Melbourne – about 3, 800, 000

  10. The largest Australian cities Brisbane – 1, 860,000

  11. The largest Australian cities Perth – 1, 555,000

  12. The largest Australian cities Adelaide – 1, 160, 000

  13. The largest Australian cities Gold Coast – 583, 650

  14. The largest Australian cities NewCastle – 523, 670

  15. The largest Australian cities Canberra – about 340, 000

  16. 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”.

  17. 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”.

  18. The Great Barrier Reef

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. Uluru

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

  26. echidna

  27. koala

  28. emu

  29. platypus

  30. dingo

  31. kookaburra

  32. anteater

  33. wombat

  34. Australian Aborigines

  35. Famous Australians Nicole Kidman

  36. Famous Australians Kylie Minogue

  37. Famous Australians Mel Gibson

  38. Автор презентации: учитель английского языка МОУ «Лицей № 40» Невара Ирина Валерьевна Использованные литература: • Speak Out № 5/ 2006 • Speak Out № 4/ 2007 • en.wikipedia.org