Sightseeing in Great Britain

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№27 физика-математика бағытындағы мектеп-лицей

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Танзенова Гулмира Нурлановна



9th agrade


The theme of the lesson Sightseeing in Great Britain
The aim of the lesson Introduce with the history of Great Britain. To study about sights of Great Britain .

To develop speaking and reading skills, lexical habits, to enrich pupils vocabulary. To develop critical thinking, logical speech, to improve the habits in group work.

Expecting results At the end of the lesson students know about the history of Great Britain, its sightseeing. Ask and answer the questions, make a story, improve the habits in group work.
Visual aids Books for 9th grade, cards, computer, pictures, interactive board.
Methods of the lesson training, question – answer, dialogue, individual work, pair work, group work, ICT, method “catch a question”
Procedure of the lesson
Stages of the lesson Teacher’s action Student’s action


Duty’s report

Give cards to students

Check up hometask

H/t: project job

Answer the questions

Divide into 3 groups:

1)England 2)Scotland 3)Wales



students look at your papers, pictures. What pictures are they?

Where can you see these buildings?

What is the theme of our today’s lesson?

students name the pictures and tell about their pictures, answer the questions and name the theme of the lesson.
Main part Today we have an unusual lesson. We’ll make a trip to Great Britain.

At your geography lesson you’ll also speak about this country, about the most famous sights of London you’ll learn some interesting facts about the sights. First of all, we’ll watch a film about “Great Britain”.


You should read the text individually and discuss it with your partner and work in a poster, give information about the text.

Text 1.

London is the capital of Great Britain. It’s not only the capital of the country, it is a big port, one of the greatest commercial, cultural, political, economic and financial centers in the world. London lies on both banks of the river Thames. Its population is about 8 million people. London is divided into several parts: the City, the West, the East End and Westminster. The City is the busiest part of London. The West End is the richest part of London. The best hotels, shops, restaurants and theatres are situated there. The East End is the poorest part of London. There are a lot of factories and docks there. There are famous buildings such as; Westminster Abbey, the British Museum, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, St. Paul’s Cathedral. Westminster Abbey is one of the most beautiful buildings in London. The ancient large church in London in which the coronation ceremony of almost all the English kings and queens has taken place. Many famous people are buried there. The Tower of London . It was fortress, a royal palace and late a prison. The Tower of London was founded by Julius Caesar and rebuilt by William the Conqueror. It is a museum now. There are lots of interesting collections in the Tower. St. Paul’s Cathedral – is the greatest work of England’s greatest architect, Christopher Wren. Big Ben is one of the most famous clocks in the world. The English people built the tower and the clock in 1858. The bell weights 13,5 tons. The man in charge of the building was Sir Benjamin Hall. This man was very tall and his friends called him Big Ben. So they called the clock and the Clock Tower of the Houses of Parliament Big Ben. Buckingham Palace. Buckingham Palace is the London home of the Queen. It is a place where the Queen meets important visitors such as kings, queens or presidents from other countries.Buckingham Palace is the official residence and principal work place of the British monarch. Buckingham Palace is like a small village. There is a police station, a hospital, a bar, two sports clubs, a disco, a cinema, and a swimming pool. There are 600 rooms. About seven thousand people work there. More than 50,000 people visit the Palace every year.

True, false.

1. Hundreds of years ago the Tower was a fortress. T

2. Big Ben is the smallest clock in Britain. F

3. London is the capital of Scotland.

4. William the Conqueror built St. Paul’s Cathedral. F

5. The Tower of London was a prison. T

6. The Tower of London is a museum now. T

7. The West End is the poorest part of London. F

8. Buckingham Palace is the London home of the Queen. T


Task 3. Complete the sentences.

  1. London is the capital of Great Britain.
  2. London is situated upon both banks of the river Thames
  3. Edinburgh has been the capital of Scotland since the 15th century.
  4. Wales has two national symbol

– the daffodil and the leek

  1. Scotland is associated with the names of such writers and poets as Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson and Robert Burns.
  2. Many Scottish surnames start with Mac or Mc (e. g. MacDonald, Mc Calister). «Mac» means «son of».
  3. William Shakespeare was a great playwright and a literary master of poetry.
  4. Wales is the land of rocks, mountains and valleys.
  5. Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the Queen

Game; “Guess” Match the pictures with the words.

1. Big Ben

2. Buckingham Palace.

3. The Thames

4. St. Paul’s Cathedral.

5. Westminster Abbey

6. The Tower of London

a) 5 b) 2

c) 4 d) 3

e) 1 f) 6

Game: “Playing cards”

On the banks of the river Thames it is Big Ben is
8 million people Buckingham Palace is There are
St. Paul’s Cathedral is the City is the heart of London
London is The capital of Great Britain the largest city
a clock live in London a home of Queen
a church many famous buildings in London London lies
students watch a video, read the text and discuss , work in poster.

(individual, pair work)

Conclusion Hometask Ex p


1. It has these parts: the City, the West End and the East End

a) New Yorkb) Londonc) Glasgow

2. What is the London residence of Queen Elizabeth II?

a) the Tower of London b) Windsor Castle c)Buckingham Palace

3. What is symbol of Scotland?

a) Roseb) daffodilc) thistle

4. What is the capital of Wales?

a) Cardiff b) Londonc) Glasgow

5. Who is head of Great Britain?

a) Elizabeth IIb) Duke of Edinburgh c) Barack Obama


write home task

evaluate each other