X. So, let us sum up the results of the contest. Team ... is a winner. Our congratulations to you! I think we should clap. Team ... also worked hard. Good for you. Let's applaud for this team too. Thank you for your work. That's all for today. See you next time.
Appendix 1 (Test).
How Much Do We Know about Britain?
1. The Union Jack is ...
a) the flag of the UK c) the flag of Wales
b) the flag of Scotland d) the flag of England
2. The British Prime Minister lives at...
a) 12, Whitehall c) 7, Russel Street
b) 10, Downing Street d) 15, Oxford Street
3. Whitehall is...
a) a street leading from Trafalgar Square to the Houses of Parliament
b) a big hall in the centre of London
c) a white palace near Trafalgar Square
d) the palace where the Queen lives in summer
4. The Great Fire of London broke out in ...
a) 1066 c) 1106
b) 1766 d)1666
5. Sir Christopher Wren built...
a) Buckingham Palace c) St Paul's Cathedral
b) Westminster Abbey d) The Tower of London
6. The National Gallery is in ...
a) Piccadilly Circus c) Trafalgar Square
b) Parliament Square d) Leicester Square
7. Westminster is a ......centre of London.
a) cultural c)business
b) political d)industrial
8. Great Britain is separated from the continent by …
a) the Pacific Ocean c) the British Channal
b) the Irish Sea d) the English Channel
9. Britain's population is more than ...... million people.
a) 56 c)560
b) 5,6 d)7
10. There are many farmlands in Britain, especially in the ...... of the country.
a) north c)west
b) south d)east
11. The head of State in Britain is .....
a) the Prime Minister c) the Queen
b) the President d) the Speaker
Key: l.a; 2.b; 3.a; 4.d; 5.c; 6.c; 7.b; 8.d; 9.a; l0.b; 11.a.
1 . What is the official name of Great Britain now?
2 . What parts does Great Britain consist of?
3 . What famous theatre is situated in the vegetable market in London?
4. What was the ancient name of London?
5 . Where did the Great Fire of London start? What caused it?
6 . Into what parts is Scotland divided geographically?
7 . What big cities in Scotland can you name?
8 . What languages do the Welsh speak?
9 . What mountain in Wales is the second highest mountain in Britain?
The Grammar Task
Complete the table.
1) The professor made us set to work.
2) They did not let the children take part in the procession.
3) They made him solve the problem immediately.
4) My friend's mother didn't let him buy a collection of beautiful stones.
5) Our chemistry teacher doesn't let us mix these two gases. Passive
1) We were made to set to work.
2) The children were not al-lowed to take part in the procession.
3) He was made to solve the problem immediately.
4) My friend wasn't al-lowed to buy a collection of beautiful stones.
5) We aren't allowed to mix these two gases.
1) The doctor made the nurse test the patient's blood pressure again.
2) They made the most of European governments stop nuclear tests.
3) Sam's mother didn't let Sam smoke.
4) I won 't let you give sugar
to the dog. 5} They made me act on the
stage, though I do not
like performing. Passive
1) The nurse was made to test the patient's blood pressure again.
2) Most of European governments were made to stop nuclear tests.
3) Sam was never allowed to smoke.
4) He will not be allowed, to give sugar to the dog.
5) I was made to act on the stage, though I do not like performing.
Dialogue 1 A Trip to Wales
Teacher (T): Hi, everybody! I've got great news for you. You are the winners of "English Learners' Contest" and you are going to Wales!
A: It's fantastic! I can't believe it! It's too good to be true...
B: Wow! 1 knew it! 1 knew it!
T: Please be quiet. I'm here to tell you all you want to know.
A: When are we leaving? How long are we going to stay in Wales?
T: We are starting next week and we'll spend 5 days there.
B: What places are we going to visit?
T: First of all we'll visit 3 national parks in Wales. You know, these parks are
protected by law because of their natural beauty, but people live and work there.
B: I have always wanted to see the highest mountain peak in Wales. Youknow... this
mountain .... I can't remember its name. A: Mount Snowdon! The second highest
mountain in Britain! It is 1085 metres high!
T: Yes, of course, we'll see it and other high mountains too. We'll have a special tour
in the mountains.
A: I think we have to visit Cardiff, the capital of Wales and the main port.
T: Certainly, we'll see the castle, the cathedral and the university in Cardiff.
B: What about other big cities- Swansea and Newport?
T: Sorry, not this time. But if you win another contest... who knows ... we may have a
chance. . .
Dialogue 2 A Holiday in Scotland.
Father (F): Well, kids, I've got wonderful news for you!
A: What is it , Daddy? Are we going to the circus?
B: I know, we are going to the zoo!
F: No, kids. It's much better. You've been so good this school year that I decided to
take you on holiday.
A: Wow!Where are we going? Is Mummy coming too?
F: Of course she is. We're going to the Highlands of Scotland, my birthplace.
A: Great! Dennis was there last summer with his parents and he loved it.
B: I think that's very interesting, Dad! You know, Miss Hunter, our Geography
teacher, told us yesterday that the Highlands of Scotland are famous for their
scenery and people from all over the world come there and admire it.
F: Miss Hunter is quite right. There is nothing like the high mountains, deep valleys
and grassy plains of my bonny Scotlands. "My heart's in the Highlands" Robert
Burns wrote. You know, when I speak of Scotland I become something of a poet
B: Oh yes, we know that. When are we going? Where are we going to stay? In a
hotel? How are we going to get there?
A: Shall I take my skis? Is there any snow? Is it cold in Scotland in summer?
B: Oh, Dad, it's so exciting!