Today you are going to have a competition on this topic. You
will check your knowledge in different genres of books, famous authors and
their works. You will also have some fun reciting tongue twisters and do a lot
of other interesting things. We asked you to form 2 teams. The teams will play quiz
game taking part in 8 rounds. We hope, you will enjoy this lesson!
In the first round you are to answer the questions which are
written on your card. Your task is to give a full and grammatically correct
answer. You have only three seconds to do it. Every player will get one point
for her answer. Every team can get 9 points for this round. Good Luck!!!
much time do you spend on reading?
kind of reading do you prefer?
kind of books, newspapers and magazines do you read?
and where do you usually read?
languages do you usually read?
important do you think reading in a foreign language?
were you when you began reading?
many books do you have at home?
kind of libraries do you use?
you think about books? Are they important?
can books teach us?
can we learn from books?
have a big library at home?
much time do you read every day?
English and American writers do you know?
genres of books do you know?
your favourite book?
your favourite author?
Round 2 PRESENTATION OF THE TEAMS
So, you are to tell the world about yourselves! You were to
name your team, to make an emblem of it and show something interesting
presenting your team. Let’s fling a coin to learn who will be the first! … You
Round 3 TONGUE – TWISTER BATTLE
It’s high time to check your reading skills! Each team will be
given a tongue – twister. You are to choose a person who will read it to the public.
You have 3 minutes to get ready. Other members of the team are to help their
competitor. Only one person can present the tongue twister while reading it she
is not to make mistakes, read it with correct intonation and rhythm. So, good
bought some butter,
But, she said, the butter’s bitter.
If I put it in my batter,
It will make my batter bitter.
So she bought
some better butter -
Better than her bitter butter,
And she put it in her batter
And the batter was not bitter.
So ’twas good
that Betty Botter
Bought some better
‘Cause a bit of better butter
Made her bitter batter better.
In this round you are to guess the author of the given book.
You should do it by raising your hand and waiting for the host to let you
answer. Please look at the board.
Who Wrote This…
Fang” was written by
the Moon” was written by
with the Wind” was written by
Lady with the Dog” was written by
Jungle Book” was written by
Count of Monte Cristo” was written by
Lord of the Rings” was written by
Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Little Niggers” was written by
Little Matchgirl” was written by
Island of Dr. Moreau” was written by
b)Herbert George Wells
/ 1 point for the correct answer)
5 GUESS THE CELEBRITY
this round each team will watch three short videos. You will do it in turns. We
asked the students of our boarding school to help us. You are not only to guess
the celebrities according to the life facts which will be mentioned in the
videos but also to add something to the given life facts. Only this way you
will get a point. Good luck!
points /1 – name + 1- fact/* 3 videos)
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6 WHO IS THIS?
this round each team will be given a photo of a famous writer. You are to make
a short biography using thegiven entries. You will get 2 points for every
entry: 1 for the correct answer, the other – for your grammar. You have 5 minutes
to complete the task. Write his or her biography on a sheet of paper.
this round the chosen leader of your team will complete a word-square in two minutes.
You know the names of English and American writers. In this word square you can
find 6 names of the book writers. What are they? If your leader succeeds; your
team will get 6 points.
1)He wrote about the girl and her
adventures in Wonderland.
2)He wrote about the man and his
adventures in strange lands.
3)He wrote about the boy and his
adventures at school and at home.
4)She wrote about a strict and kind
woman who was fond of children and can make them happy.
5)He wrote about a brave boy and his
life in the jungle.
6)He wrote about a funny Teddy-Bear.
points /1 for each name)
Round 8 THE
In the final
round you are all to fill the cards in with the name, the genre and the name of
the book. You will be given 5 minutes. You will get 1 point for every correct
answer. Good luck!
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Lost World
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
The Time Machine
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Valley of Fear
War and Peace
(14 points / 1
for each correct answer)
Let our judges count your points and define the winner. Did
you like the quiz? Which round did you like best of all?
As you see, reading has played an important role in this quiz. And the
winning team is ___________________________. This is your STAR HOUR! Let us
present you with some trifles. We want
to finish our quiz with the words of Charles Kingsley “Except a living man,
there is nothing more wonderful than a book”.