Contest «What do you know about Australia?» Teacher: Katkova S.V.
Task №1«Geographical Outlook» Answer the questions:
Australia. • What ocean is Australia washed by in the west? - Australia is washed by the Indian Ocean in the west.
Australia. • What hemisphere is Australia situated? - Australia is situated in the Southern Hemisphere. • Is Australia the world’s largest island? - Yes,it is. Australia is the world's largest island.
Australia. • How many territories are there in Australia? - There are two territories in Australia. • What are the two Australian territories? - The two Australian territories are Northern Territory andAustralianCapitalTerritory.
Australia. • How big is Australia in size? - Australia is 7,686,850 sq km.
Australia. • What are the three biggest Australian deserts? - The three biggest Australian deserts are the Great Sandy Desert, the Great Victoria Desert and the Gibson Desert.
Australia. • What is Australia’s national currency? - Australian dollar is. Australian dollar is Australia’s national currency.
Australia. • What ocean is Australia washed by in the east? - Australia is washed by the Pacific Ocean in the east.
Australia. • Is Australia the smallest continent? - Yes, it is. Australia is the smallest continent. • What continent is the nearest to Australia in the north? - Asia is. Asia is the nearest continent to Australia in the north.
Australia. • How many states are there in Australia? - There are six states in Australia. • What are the six Australian states? - The six Australian states are Tasmania, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia and South Australia.
Australia. • What is Australia’s capital city? - Canberra is. Canberra is Australia’s capital city. • How many people live in Australia? - 18600000 people live in Australia.
Australia. • What is the country’s official language? - English is. English is the country’s official language.
Task №2«The Main Cities of Australia» Guess what city it is:
It is the oldest city of Australia. This city was founded in 1804.
What city is it? Hobart It is Hobart.
Its population exceeds 1 million people. It’s a very beautiful city with many parks and gardens.
It is the capital of Queensland. Queensland
What city is it? Queensland Brisbane It is Brisbane.
It’s the largest city of Australia now. Its population is about 4 million people.
New South Wales It is the capital of New South Wales.
What city is it? New South Wales Sydney It is Sydney.
This city is famous for Adelaide’s Festival of Arts held every 2 years.
South Australia It is the capital of South Australia.
What city is it? Adelaide South Australia It is Adelaide.
Victoria It is the capital of Victoria.
What city is it? Melbourne Victoria It is Melbourne.