Урок английского языка «Washington D.C.» 8 класс
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Washington is the capital of the USA. It has population of about 700 thousand. Washington together with its suburbs has nearly 3 mln people. The city is rather young. It is 177 years old. Washington is well-planned because it was built as a capital. Its streets are long and straight. There are many parks, gardens and beautiful buildings. Welcome to Washington!
Quiz «What Do You Know about the USA» 1. Who discovered America? 2. Who was the first President of the USA? 3. How many stars and stripes does the American flag have? 4. When do Americans celebrate Independence Day? 5. What is the national symbol of America? 6. What is the national sport in the USA?
The Washington Monument This monument was built in honour of George Washington.It is 555 feet tall and provides a panoramic view of Washington,D.C.
The Lincoln Memorial It was built in honour of A. Lincoln. Inside the Memorial there is a huge statue of the former president.
The Capitol The Capitol is surrounded by a beautiful garden with many trees and flowers It is the tallest building in Washington,D.C.
The White House The White House is an important part of Washington D.C. It is where the President lives and works . The White House has 132 rooms.Visitors may tour some of the first-floor rooms, second floor is the home for the President and his family.
The Jefferson Monument. It was built in honour of Thomas Jefferson. Inside is a 19-foot statue of T.Jefferson standiing on 6-foot pedestal.
National Museum of Art Metro Station Tresury
The Smithsonian Castle. Information about special activities at the Washington museums is provided here.
The NASA Museum This is the National Air and Space Museum. Here you can see the history of flight from yhe first plane flown by the Wright brothers to the Shuttle spaceship.
Test Youself What is this? a)The White House; b)the Capitol; c) Lincoln Memorial
What is this? Jefferson Memorial; Lincoln Memorial; Washington Monument.
Bad! Again, please!
What is this? a) Capitol; b) White House; c) Big Ben;
Homework: Find some interesting facts about the favorite sights of Washington,D.C.
Автор работы: Учитель Ладской средней школы Лукьянова Светлана Геннадьевна