Lesson 1. DIFFERENT LANDSCAPES – DIFFERENT COUNTRIES
A desert A plain A hill A forest An island An ocean A wood A mountain range A prairie A canyon A coast
WHAT LANDSCAPES ARE TYPICAL OF THESE COUNTRIES? is are typical of the UK. the USA. Australia. I think In my opinion To my mind I guess I’m sure I’m not sure but perhaps I believe
WHAT LANDSCAPES ARE TYPICAL OF RUSSIA? ?
Place names with and without the We do not use “ the” with names of people. The same way, we do not usually use it with names of places : Continents Africa Europe South America Islands Cyprus Majorca Rhode Island Countries Russia Germany Switzerland States, regions Alaska Siberia Central Africa The Netherland s, the USA, the Philippine s ( plurals ), Republic (the Irish Republic), kingdom (the United Kingdom), federation (the Russian Federation), emirate s (the Arab Emirates ), the Ukraine The West, the Rivera, the Far East, the Midlands, the South of France Plural islands with “the” : the Bermuda Island s, the Canary Island s
Place names with and without the We do not use “the” with names of people. The same way, we do not usually use it with names of places : Lakes Lake Michigan Coniston Water Seas, oceans, rivers, canals have “the” (the Atlantic Ocean, the Thames, the Suez,the Gulf of California, the Strait of Dover, the Great Lake s, the Great Salt Lake) Hill ranges and mountain ranges have “the”: the Alp s, the Rocki es Mountains, hills Everest Etna North Hill The Hague, the Bronx, the West End of London Cities, towns, suburbs, villages Moscow Helsinki Los Angeles Deserts are usually used with “the”: the Great Sandy Desert, the Sahara Plains are used with “the”: the European Plain, the West Siberian Plain
Coral Sea Great Dividing Range Great Victoria Desert Mississippi Canada Cordilleras Gulf of Mexico Highlands Snowdon Pacific Ocean Orkney Islands Great Lakes USE “THE” WHERE NECESSARY
The Coral Sea The Great Dividing Range The Great Victoria Desert The Mississippi - Canada The Cordilleras The Gulf of Mexico The Highlands - Snowdon The Pacific Ocean The Orkney Islands The Great Lakes USE “THE” WHERE NECESSARY
AB ex. 1, p. 3-7 These are geographic-relief maps of English-speaking countries. Usually the geographical names are written without articles on maps. Country Oceans, rivers, lakes, straits Islands, groups of islands Mountains, mountain ranges Regions Deserts a) b) c) Listen to the geographical positions of the countries and write out the geographical names that are pronounced with article “the”.
AB ex. 1, p. 3 Listen and write out the geographical names you hear
AB ex. 1, p. 4 Listen and write out the geographical names you hear
AB ex. 1, p. 5 Listen and write out the geographical names you hear