Contents Facts about Russia The Russian Flag The Emblem of Russia The text to check the answers The Russian National Government Russian Crafts Russian Cuisine
Facts about Russia Listen to the text and complete the sentences. Russia is ………. Russia has 10 ………. Russia stretches from … in the West to … in the East and from … to the … of Central Asia. The longest river in Russia is …. Russian winters are …. Russian summers are …. The biggest fresh water reservoir is …. The highest peak in the country is ….
The Russian Flag Read the text and get ready to answer questions based on the text. The Russian flag first appeared in 1668.It was the symbol of Russia for more then 300 years. It reappeared as the modern flag in The flag has 3 wide stripes on it. The stripes are white, blue, and red. The upper stripe is white. The middle stripe is blue and the red stripeis at the bottom. These colours are symbolic in Russia; white means nobleness and sincerity, blue – honesty and devotion, red – love and bravery.
The emblem of Russia Look at the picture of the eagle, choose the right word and label the parts an orb St George a crown a scepter
Read the text and check your answers The Double-Headed Eagle The double-headed eagle is the emblem of Russia. Above the heads there are three crowns. The eagle carries a sceptre, the sign of state power, and an orb, the sign of unity. You can see St George on the breast of the eagle. You can also see the eagle on the back of modern Russian coins.
The Russian National Government Look at the table and describe the Russian National Government. The Russian National Government Legislative ExecutiveJudicial The Federal Assembly The Council of Ministers The Federal Council The State Duma Chairman Speaker heads of regions members The Prime Minister The Constitutional Court The Supreme Court Region Courts The President Use the prompts 1.consist of / branch 2.power / belong to 3.be formed of 4.be elected 5.bill / be signed,approved / every 4 years
Russian Crafts Match the pictures A-G to the descriptions Vologda lace 2.Palekh lacquer boxes 3.Khokhloma tableware 4.Pavlov-Posad shawls 5.Birchbark boxes 6.Gzhel porcelain 7.Zhostovo trays
Russian Cuisine Match the names of the dishes to the definitions. 1.varienye 2.pirozhki 3.okroshka 4.shchi 5.pelmeni 6.blini 7.borshch 8.vareniki a.a cabbage soup b.a soup made from beets c.pancakes d. a cold soup with fresh vegetables e. boiled dumplings with potatoes, cheese or mushrooms. f. homemade jam g. baked pastry with some filling h. boiled dumpling with meat filling
Кудряшова Юлия Викторовна учитель английского языка школа 507 г. Санкт-Петербург 2006