Большинство изучающих английский мечтают увидеть Лондон, который is the capital of Great Britain и Нью-Йорк, который never sleeps. Мини-экскурсию по последнему можно сделать, если провести интересный урок.
New York, New York
Age: Teens, Adults
Aims: Learn new vocabulary, find out about New York City
Timing: 5 mins
Interaction: whole class
Materials: sentences about New York City.
Procedure: Ss pick up cards with sentences with hints about the city. Their task is to guess which city it is.
Timing: 25 mins
Before watching: Ask Ss what they know about NYC, any facts, places of interest and what they would like to see if they come there.
While watching: Ss watch video and fill the gaps in the task.
After watching: Check the task, discuss the video and do vocabulary exercises.
Sightseeing Guessing Game
Timing: 10 mins
Materials: cards with NYC sights, their descriptions and names
Procedure: Ss work in teams. They get three stacks of cards — one with pictures of NYC sights, another one with their descriptions and last one with their names. Ss have to match all three cards.
After finishing the game, ask students which of this places they would like to see.
Song New York, New York by Frank Sinatra
Timing: 15 mins
Materials: Worksheet for the song, recording
Procedure: Ss listen to the song and do the tasks.
Timing: 5 mins
Procedure: Ask Ss to say three words (adjective, noun and verb — for example) to describe NYC.
Write a postcard describing your visit to NYC.