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Презентация подготовлена учителем английского языка МОУ СОШ с. Балтай Балтайского района Саратовской области Морозовой Светланой Николаевной
The east coast of Australia was discovered by Captain Cook in At this time England was having many social problems. Unemployment was high. Crime was one of the greatest problems. Englands solution to crowded prisons was to send prisoners to the far colonies. They could work off their prison sentences as labourers in the new colonies and eventually earn their freedom. In 1788 Captain Arthur Phillip commanded eleven ships to Australia. About 750 of the 1000 people on the ships were convicts. Great Britain claimed all of Australia in Captain James Cook
In 1851 gold was discovered about 300 km west of Sydney. People rushed to the gold fields to find their fortunes. This attracted robbers called bushrangers. Ned Kelly was a famous bushranger. He was a very clever outlaw. Ned Kelly
Australia is the flattest of all the continents. It is mostly a great plain with mountains in the east and south-east. The centre of the continent is occupied by the deserts. The larges of them are: - the Great Sandy Desert - the Victoria Desert. There are few rivers and lakes in Australia. Its greatest are: - the Murray (2,600 km) - the Darling (2,740 km) The Darling RiverThe Murray
Australian national flag consists of five white stars of the so-called Southern Cross and the white Commonwealth star on a blue background with a Union Jack in canton. Australian endemic flora and fauna are reflected in the countrys coat of arms by the symbols of Australias animals and plants: kangaroo and emu and a twig of wattle. The Australia national anthem was adopted in the 1970s. It is called Advance Australia Fair.
Adelaide Melbourne Perth Brisbane Sydney The Population of Australia
Canberra is the capital of Australia. It is not the largest city. Sydney and Melbourne are much larger. Canberra is a relatively young, planned capital city located in the Australian Capital Territory. Population of Canberra is approximately 325,000. Canberra is 281 kilometers from Sydney and 660 kilometers from Melbourne. The capital of Australia The name Canberra comes from the Aboriginal word Kamberra meaning meeting place.
Australia is an upside-down world for us. It is located in the southern hemisphere. That is why it has summer when we have winter and it has winter when we have summer. Australia has several different climatic regions including subtropical and tropical. Australians say that they can sleep out of doors all the year round. Most of the continent is sunny most of the year. Australian climate is suitable for sheep-farming. There are a lot of sheep-farms (called sheep stations) in many parts of the country where wool is produced for export. The Climate of Australia
the koala the kangaroo the dingo or wild dog the echidna the platypus the kookaburra the emu Flora and Fauna of Australia
What do you know about Australia? What is the official name of Australia? 2. Where is Australia situated? 3. What is the population of Australia? 4. Australia is the flattest of all the continents, isnt it? 5. What is the capital of Australia? 6. What does the name of the capital mean? 7. Which is/are popular Australian animal(s)? 8. Which two animals can you see on the Australian coat of arms? 9. What are the main rivers of Australia? 10. What are the largest cities of Australia? 11. Who are the Australian natives? 12. Who discovered Australia? 13. What is an island-state? 14. Approximately how many nationalities live in Australia? 15. What is the official language in Australia? 16. In which season do Australians celebrate Christmas? 17. What is Australian climate suitable for?
Тобольская С.И. English-speaking countries. Страноведческий справочник: Учебное пособие.- Саратов: Лицей, с.-(Серия «English»). Клементьева Т.Б., Shannon J.A. Счастливый английский. Кн. 3 для кл. общеобраз. шк. – Обнинск: Титул, – 352 с,: ил.