British and Russian traditions

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British and Russian traditions

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_____ is celebrated on the____.
Russian and british holidays
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At the lesson we are going to:
Revise the words and word combinations;
Read the text and discuss it;
Revise the word-formation in the English language and English parts of speech;
Compare Maslenitsa and Guy Fawkes’ Day;
Have fun!
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Read and translate the words, define their part of speech
be proud of
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Translate from Russian into English, using the words on the blackboard
Важный обычай –
Гордиться традициями –

Старинная легенда –
6 воронов –
Сжигать чучело –

An important custom
To be proud of the traditions
An old legend
Six ravens
To burn a scarecrow

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Translate from Russian into English, using the words on the blackboard
5) Консервативные люди –

6) Быть под защитой –

7) Особый праздник–
8) Известные достопримечательности –

Conservative people
To be under protection
A special holiday
Famous sights

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Read the text “More about British and Russian Traditions”
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Answer the questions:
1) Are the British conservative?
2) What are they proud of?
3) What English holidays do you know?
4) How long have the ravens lived in the Tower of London?
5) What will happen if they leave the Tower?
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Answer the questions:
6) Who ordered that six ravens should always live in the tower of London?
7) Who looks after the ravens?
8) Why do the keepers cut the birds’ wings a bit?
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Find the continuation of the sentences in the text
Another old English custom is…

2) They stand in the streets and squares …

3) Then with the money they have collected they…

Guy Fawkes’ Day.
asking for “a Penny for the Guy”.
buy fireworks and burn the guy on their bonfire.

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Find the continuation of the sentences in the text
4) People in Russia have…

5) In old times people usually cooked…

6)Though different countries have different traditions and holidays…

their own special traditions
Pancakes, had fires, burnt straw figure of winter, they sang songs and danced.
People all over the world know some of them.

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Find these sentences in the text
1) Говорят, британцы очень консервативны.
1) They say British people are very conservative.
2) Вороны – одна из самых известных достопримечательностей в Тауэре Лондона.
2) The ravens are one of the most famous sights at the Tower of London.

3) У каждого ворона есть своё имя и смотрители тщательно ухаживают за ними.
3) Each raven has got its name and the keepers carefully look after them.
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Find these sentences in the text
4) Люди отмечают его (этот праздник) в конце февраля или в начале марта.
5) Сейчас на масленицу люди всегда пекут блины.
5)Now during “Maslenitsa week” people always cook pancakes.
6) Это – Пасха, Рождество и Новый Год.
6) They are – Easter, Christmas and New Year.

4) People celebrate it at the end of February or at the beginning of March.
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Let’s have a short break!
Two little ravens sitting on a hill
One named Jack, the other named Jill
Fly away, Jack, fly away, Jill
Come back Jack, come back Jill!
Two little ravens sitting on a wall
One named Peter, the other named Paul
Fly away, Peter, fly away, Paul
Come back Peter, come back Paul!
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“True”, “False” or “Don’t Know”
Don’t know
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Fill in the gaps with the words formed from the given ones, translate them and name their part of speech:
carefully, adv.
traditional, adj.
beginning, n.
protection, n.
keeper, n.
Londoner, n.
children ,n., pl.
fireworks, n.,pl.
bonfire, n.
nearest, adj.
dearest, adj.
different, adj.
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Guy Fawkes’ Day
To last for a week
To last for a week
An old English custom
An old English custom
To say goodbye to winter
To say goodbye to winter
To ask for “a Penny for the Guy”
To ask for “a Penny for the Guy”
To cook pancakes
To cook pancakes
To collect money
To collect money
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Thank you for your work!