THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
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THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Урок-подорож в 10 класі Підготувала: учитель англійської мови Рейнгольд Марина Рудольфівна Місце роботи: ЗОШ І-ІІІ ступенів № 16 М.Сміла
The land area of the contiguous United States is approximately 1.9 billion acres (770 million hectares) The United States, with its large size and geographic variety, includes most climate types. . There are fifty-eight national parks and hundreds of other federally managed parks, forests, and wilderness areas. The United States, with its large size and geographic variety, includes most climate types
IT IS INTERESTING TO KNOW The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district. The country is situated mostly in central North America The first people reached North America in the period of Ice Age. By the 18-th century 13 colonies were established and developed. The USA is a democratic state and its government is a government of people.
AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE On June 14, 1775, the Continental Congress, convening in Philadelphia, established a Continental Army under the command of George Washington The Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. After the British defeat by American forces assisted by the French, Great Britain recognized the independence of the United States The United States Constitution was ratified in 1788
The United States has operated under a two-party system for most of its history The United States is a federal union of fifty states The United States is the world's oldest surviving federation. The United States exercises global economic, political, and military influence The president is not elected by direct vote The Supreme Court has nine members
How many states does the USA consist of? What river is Washington situated on? What places of interest in Washington are connected with the names of three Presidents? In what state is Hollywood situated? Who are the natives of the USA? Who of the US Presidents was called "Honest Abe"? Where does the biggest Christmas Tree of America usually stand? Where from are the American spaceships launched ito orbit? Which holiday is called "the birthday of a nation"? What is the name of the King of rock-n-roll?
MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST ON THE USA Who of the presidents fought for the abolition of slavery in the USA? a) Lincoln. b) Jefferson.. c) Washington. 2. What river is New York situated on? a) The Mississippi. b) The Potomac. c) The Hudson. 3. What is the world's tallest stone structure situated in Washington? a) Washington Monument. b)Lincoln Memorial, c) Palace of Justice. 4. Which kind of sport is a typical American invention? a) Tennis. b) Baseball. c) Golf. 5. Which holiday is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November? a) Halloween. b) Independence day. c) Thanksgiving Day: 6. Who of the musicians played the trumpet in jazz? a) Wellington. b) Armstrong. c) Presley. 7. Who of the American scientists invented the telephone? a) Alexander Bell. b) Henry Ford. c) Martin King. 8. Who of the American writers wrote books under the name of Mark Twain? a) Jack London. b) Samuel Clemens, c) John Grisham. 9. Which street in New York is called the home of theatres? a) The 5th Avenue. b) Broadway. c) Fleet Street. 10. What is the traditional meal on Thanksgiving Day? a) Fish. b) Pudding. c) Turkey.