Canada: Fun facts By Mgr. Šárka Jurajdová VY_32_INOVACE_AJ3r0204
Can you guess? Choosefromthefollowingnumbers: 41 35536811,896 1/ Canada is comprised of ____ time zones. 2/ It is more than _____ times the size of India. 3/ Canada is almost_____times the size of the UK . 4/ Canada‘s longest street – Yonge street in Ontario – measures ________ km. 5/ CN Tower in Toronto – the 3rd tallest tower in the world – is _______ m tall. 6/ As of 2013, the average life expectancy for Canadians is ____ years. 1/6, 2/3, 3/41, 4/1,896, 5/553, 6/81
Get it right! Correct the following statements: 1/ Canada is the third largest country in the world, after the USA and China. 2/ The Canadians pay with the British pound. 3/ There are two official languages spoken in Canada: English and German. 4/ Yukon is Canada‘s northernmost and newest territory. 5/ The population of Canada makes up about 1/3 of the population of the UK.
Were you right or wrong? 1/ Canada is the second largest country in the world, after Russia. 2/ The Canadians pay with the Canadian dollar. 3/ There are two official languages spoken in Canada: English and French. 4/ Nunavut is Canada‘s northernmost and newest territory. 5/ The population of Canada makes up about 1/2 of the population of the UK.
Unscramble these words: …and explain them: U E Q B C E M U T O N G A O N L L W R C A E E N S I I N T U O T T N R O O G I A AA R N
Did you find…? 1/ the largest province and the only one to have predominantly French-speaking population = . . . . . . . . . . . . 2/ the highest Canadian mountain = . . . . . . . . . . . 3/ the second longest river in Canada, which originates at the outflow of Lake Ontario = . . . . . . . . . . . 4/ The native inhabitants = .. . . . . . . . 5/ The largest city in Canada, the capital city of Ontario = . . . . . . . . . 6/ The well-known falls between Lake Erie and Ontario = . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1/ Quebec 2/ Mount Logan 3/ Lawrence 4/ Inuits 5/ Toronto 6/ Niagara
Sources: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g153339-c87379/Canada:Trivia.And.Fun.Facts.html http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/canada-facts/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Lawrence_River http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/af/Grlakes_lawrence_map.png http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niagara_Falls http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/97/Inuit_Amautiq_1995-06-15.jpg/637px-Inuit_Amautiq_1995-06-15.jpg