Слушатель курсов группы № 2: Барсукова
Наталия Юрьевна, учитель английского языка , МАОУ СОШ № 11.
Complete the text with the correct words
from the box.
TheUK 1__________offourinterestingcountriesincludingEngland, Scotland, Nothern IrelandandWales. It's a European country which plays an 2________role in politics and economy of the world.It has a large 3___________of 209 331square kilometres.The 4__________ of the country is about 60.5 million peopleof four main nationalities based on the countries included.Everybody knows the 5 ___________ of the UK, while not so many pupils remember Edinburgh inScotland, Cardiff in Wales and Belfast in Northern Ireland.The UK is 6 __________for its beautiful nature with the most popular
7__________the Thames, thehighest mountains Ben Nevis and
Snowdon and one of the largest 8___________Loch Ness.
the text and mark the following statements T (True) or F (False).
In the most northern states of the USA, you'll see every type
of modern transport. But during the winter months, the state of Alaska becomes
one of the coldest parts of the world. Temperatures fall as low as –50˚C.
Car engines can freeze, and even if your car starts, the snow and ice on the
road can make travelling impossible. When the weather is like this, the best
way to travel is with a team of huskies pulling you. That's according to people
like Geoff Roland who prefer travelling by dog sledge.
Huskies are not as fast as a modern snowmobile, but they are
better for the environment. The journey is also much quieter than by snowmobile.
1,600-kilometre route follows the old roads which the original Indians once
years passed, aeroplanes and snowmobiles became more common and people started
to forget about the old trails. But in 1973, a group of people started the race
in order to maintain Alaska's history and its traditional form of transport.
1.Alaska is the most northern part of the USA
2.Winters in Alaska are one of the coldest in the world.
3.Huskies are faster than snowmobiles.
became not so popular as years passed.