Слайд 2: Today we will
Learn new words Read about the Statue of Liberty Watch a beautiful video about it Answer the questions
Слайд 3: Before we start
Do you like sightseeing? Why? Have you ever seen any monuments abroad? Which ones? What monuments in Tver do you know?
Слайд 4: Monuments of Tver
“The City of Military Glory” stele – стела Город Воинской Славы
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The Victory Obelisk, Eternal Flame – Обелиск Победы, Вечный Огонь
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The Monument to a Family – памятник Семье
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The Pushkin Monument – памятник Пушкину
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The Monument to Afanasii Nikitin – памятник Афанасию Никитину
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The Monument to Mikhail of Tver – памятник Михаилу Тверскому
Слайд 11: Useful Words
1.Statue – статуя 2. Harbor – гавань, бухта 3. Located – расположен 4. Landmark - достопримечательность 5. Attraction - достопримечательность 6. Sight - достопримечательность 7. Monument - памятник 8. Raise money – собрать деньги 9. Sculptor - скульптор 10. Sculpture - скульптура 11. Complete – закончить, выполнить 12. The statue was dedicated – статуя была открыта 13. Event – событие, мероприятие 14. Liberty - свобода 15. Freedom - свобода 16. Depict – изображать 17. Robe - мантия 18. Represent – представлять, означать 19. A crown with 7 points – корона с 7 зубцами 20. Stone tablet – каменная табличка 21. The signing of the Declaration of Independence – подписание Декларации о Независимости 22. Flaming torch – горящий факел 23. Copper - медь 24. Weigh - весить 25. World Heritage Site – объект всемирного наследия
Слайд 12: Lady Liberty
Located in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. But what is it doing there? And where did it come from?
Слайд 13: Lady Liberty
Officially it is called “Liberty Enlightening the World.” Lady Liberty was a gift to America from the French in 1886. In 1865 Frenchman Edouard de Labolaye proposed that France should create a monument for the United States. But it was difficult to raise money for it. Ten years later the sculptor Auguste Bartholdi began to design the statue. The statue was completed in France in 1884. The pedestal was finished two years later, in April of 1886. The statue was transported in 350 individual pieces. On October 28, 1886, President Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty, an event celebrated by bands, parades, speeches and fireworks.
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The Statue of Liberty quickly became a famous landmark. For many immigrants who came to the United States through New York, it was their first sight of their new country. For others, it symbolized the idea of freedom that America was built on.
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The statue depicts a woman in a robe, representing Libertas, the Roman goddess of liberty. She has a crown on her head with seven points. They represent the seven seas or the seven continents of the Earth. She is holding a stone tablet in one hand. In the tablet you can see the words ” July 4, 1776.” That is the date of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. In her other hand, she is holding a flaming torch covered in gold. The Statue of Liberty itself is covered in copper. Originally, the statue was bright copper color, but after less than 20 year of standing in the sun and the rain the copper began to oxidize. Now she is green. The statue weighs 450,000 lbs or 225 tons, and stands over 151 feet or 46 meters high, not including the pedestal she stands on. With the pedestal, the Statue of Liberty is as tall as a 22 story building!
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About 4 million people visit the Statue of Liberty every year. Now the Statue of Liberty is about 130 years old and it is a symbol of hope to people looking for a new life in America, as well as a symbol of the friendship between France and the United States. It is also a World Heritage Site, as it is so special and important that it should be protected and preserved for people all around the world.
Слайд 18: Decide whether these sentences are true, false or not stated. If they are wrong, explain, why
Officially the statue is called ‘Liberty Watching the World’ It was a gift to America from Russia. The statue was brought to America by ships. Seven points on the crown on her head represent seven seas. The statue is of green color ‘cause it was painted green. Lady Liberty is as tall as a 10 storey building. It is 200 years old.
Слайд 19: Finish the Sentences in English
Located in the center of the town, этот памятник является его главной достопримечательностью. Our new bridge is подарок Санкт Петербурга нашему городу. The monument to Mikhail of Tver был закончен в 2008 году. Памятник был открыт on May 23, 2008. Он представляет Grand Duke, riding a horse. The bronze shield символизирует защиту Твери и земли Русской. Each of the Kazan Cathedral column весит 114 тонн.
Слайд 20: Phrases, useful for your excursion
Located in…, the monument is … Officially it is called … It was a gift from … to … The monument was completed in … The monument was dedicated on … It is a famous (renowned) landmark (attraction, sight) It symbolizes …. The statue (monument) depicts …. She (He) is holding a … in her (his) hand. The monument is covered in … Originally, the statue was … The monument weighs ….. tons, it stands over … meters. About … people visit the monument every year.