Arbeitsblatt: England - info and exercises

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general information and worksheet about England
Englisch
Gemischte Themen
9. Schuljahr
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06.02.2014

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Vocabulary exercise Look at the following word list and match it with the correct answer (individual work). We will discuss the answers and the specific words in plenum. capital city famous farmer temple national parks population countryside Prime Minister Head of State island bank notes coins stamps cathedral narrow Channel hill clock bicycles universities working population tourist 1 land surrounded by water is the highest member of government so many people live in country it tells you what time it is is the highest member of country the main city of country where the government is located with this you can pay things you buy that is what you need to send letter an old historic building, holy building small, not wide well-known this is where you go to school for further education not flat area, but also not mountains protected land this is where the head of government lives anyone who works the sea between England and France he travels to different places and countries it has two wheels and you can drive it smaller than bank notes like church but more important and bigger he works in the fields and on farm Task 1 (Pre-listening/watching) You are going to watch short film about England as short introduction to this country and its culture. Before watching the film, answer the following questions. a) What do you see on this picture? Discuss in pairs of two. b) What is typical about the things you see in this picture? Name two things. Task 2) (Pre-listening/watching) Below are several flags. Which country do they belong to? Write down the names below the flags. Task 3) (Pre-listening/watching) Choose another partner. Guess what the population of Great Britain could be. Tick the box with the population you think is correct. The population of Great Britain is: 75 million people 45 million people 58 million people 30 million people Wales million Northern Ireland million WATCH THE FILM (5.40 minutes) Task 4) (while-listening) Listen and watch the film. Answer question a) What is the population of: Great Britain million Scotland million Listen and watch the film again. Answer questions to g. b) What is the capital of Great Britain? c) Who lives at 10 Downing Street? d) Where does the Queen of England live and what is her role? e) Describe what Oxford and Cambridge are famous for. f) Can you describe geographical feature of Great Britain? g) What do you know about the languages in Great Britain? Task 5) (post-listening) Tick the box true or false in the following sentences: There is about 90% farmland in Great Britain Stonehenge is in Scotland near Edinburgh 2 of the population work as farmers The Lake District is in the Northwest of England The queens photo can be seen on stamps, coins and bank notes Stratford-upon-Avon is the home of the Beatles William Shakespeare is famous playwright from the 16th/17th century True False Task 6) (post-listening) Summarise in 10 sentences what you have learnt about Great Britain today. Work in groups of 4 and discuss what you want to write down in summary. Write the summary on A3 paper. You can add some photos and pictures you find. We will hang up the posters in the classroom. Task 7) (post-listening) Supplementary task** Look at the activity book (copies) and practice at home to strengthen to newly gained skills. Task 7) (post-listening) Listen to the song Hey Jude from the Beatles. Colour or underline all verbs that you can find. Beatles Hey Jude Lyrics Songwriters: LENNON, JOHN WINSTON MCCARTNEY, PAUL JAMES Hey Jude, dont make it bad. Take sad song and make it better. Remember to let her into your heart, Then you can start to make it better. Hey Jude, dont be afraid. You were made to go out and get her. The minute you let her under your skin, Then you begin to make it better. And anytime you feel the pain, hey Jude, refrain, Dont carry the world upon your shoulders. For well you know that it fool who plays it cool By making his world little colder. Hey Jude, dont let me down. You have found her, now go and get her. Remember to let her into your heart, Then you can start to make it better. So let it out and let it in, hey Jude, begin, Youre waiting for someone to perform with. And dont you know that it just you, hey Jude, youll do, The movement you need is on your shoulder. Hey Jude, dont make it bad. Take sad song and make it better. Remember to let her under your skin, Then youll begin to make it Better better better better better better, oh. Na na na na na ,na na na, hey Jude. Vocabulary list capital city famous England Scotland Wales Northern Ireland population Prime Minister Head of State Buckingham Palace bank notes coins stamps cathedral narrow streets Straton-upon-Avon William Shakespeare Liverpool bicycles universities countryside working population farmer national parks hill lake tourist Stonehenge temple clock calendar island Welsh Waterloo station France Belgium Channel Hauptstadt berühmt, bekannt England Schottland Wales Nordirland Bevölkerungszahl, Einwohnerzahl Premierminister Staatsoberhaupt Schloss der Königin in London Banknoten Münzen Briefmarken Kathedrale eng Strassen Ort im nördlichen England Schauspieler Schriftsteller aus dem 16. Jahrhundert Nördliche Hafenstadt in Nordengland Fahrräder Universitäten ländliche Gegend, Landschaft arbeitende Bevölkerung Bauer, Landwirt Nationalpark, geschützte Landschaft Hügel See Tourist, Reisender Monument im Süden Englands Tempel Uhr Kalender Insel Sprache im Landesteil Wales Bahnhof in London – international Frankreich Belgien Meereskanal zwischen Frankreich und England Beatles Hey Jude Lyrics (with all verbs highlighted) Songwriters: LENNON, JOHN WINSTON MCCARTNEY, PAUL JAMES Hey Jude, dont make it bad. Take sad song and make it better. Remember to let her into your heart, Then you can start to make it better. Hey Jude, dont be afraid. You were made to go out and get her. The minute you let her under your skin, Then you begin to make it better. And anytime you feel the pain, hey Jude, refrain, Dont carry the world upon your shoulders. For well you know that it fool who plays it cool By making his world little colder. Hey Jude, dont let me down. You have found her, now go and get her. Remember to let her into your heart, Then you can start to make it better. So let it out and let it in, hey Jude, begin, Youre waiting for someone to perform with. And dont you know that it just you, hey Jude, youll do, The movement you need is on your shoulder. Hey Jude, dont make it bad. Take sad song and make it better. Remember to let her under your skin, Then youll begin to make it Better better better better better better, oh. Na na na na na ,na na na, hey Jude.