1 Wichterlovo gymnázium, Ostrava-Poruba, příspěvková organizace Maturitní otázky z předmětu ANGLICKÝ JAZYK
2 1. Course of Life birth upbringing love wedding family divorce death your biography, your characteristics characterize the members of your family, mention their jobs, life in your family, how the duties are shared generation gap different assessments of everyday life your friends their qualities, spending time with them, parties, visits, celebrations choosing a future career how your ideas have changed since your childhood 2. Social Issues drug abuse terrorism theft and other crimes, punishment bullying at schools domestic violence homelessness, poverty, starvation animal rights gay rights 3. Holidays, Traditions, Feastdays personal anniversaries St. Valentine s Day Guy Fawkes Day the days on which the war veterans and the dead are honoured Thanksgiving Day describe Easter traditions in GB, the USA and in this country Christmas traditions, buying and getting presents, meals holidays and feasts observed in this country notable days 4. Transport, Travelling reasons for travelling means of transport, advantages and disadvantages of each of them describe a railway station, kinds of trains, carriages of a train describe your trip by bus/train/plane or your journey abroad hitch-hiking as a way of travelling types of accommodation 5. Medical Care, Health and Diseases care provided to people during their lives children s illnesses, vaccination going to the doctor s and other specialists choose an illness and describe its symptoms Maturitní otázky z předmětu anglický jazyk strana 2
3 describe the human body kinds of medicine, at the pharmacy the first aid the most dangerous diseases in the past and at present, civilization diseases a healthy way of life 6. Sports and Games sports and games in general their importance in our lives my attitude to sports and my favourite sportsmen, reasons why you like them indoor and outdoor sports and games the Olympic Games British, American, Czech national sports, famous sportsmen physical training at school, school gymnasiums sports facilities in Ostrava 7. Shopping and Services, Fashion when and where to do shopping kinds of shops, specialized shops, articles you can buy there, how to pay Christmas shopping/presents fashion in dressing, hairstyles, make up clothes for various occasions types of materials, patterns, colours, cuts 8. Food, Meals, Restaurants eating habits, how to eat (and live) healthily meals during the day, compare English and Czech breakfast eating habits of the Americans typical Czech specialities your favourite dish, who does cooking in your family dish you can prepare spices, trimmings fast food facilities 9. Nature, Weather, Seasons of the Year, Environmental Protection natural beauties of this country describe a trip/hike describe your garden (someone else s garden) describe a place in the country you like best (in all seasons) domestic and wild animals climate in this country, in GB and in the USA the main air, water and soil pollutants, how to reduce the pollution your personal contribution to environmental protection Maturitní otázky z předmětu anglický jazyk strana 3
4 10.Arts: Fine Arts, Music, Theatre, Cinema my cultural activities, cultural facilities in my town fine arts, architectural styles, going to an exhibitio, kinds of music, which of them you like listening to music (radio, going to concerts) theatre-going versus cinema-going kinds of film, how a film is made, review a film you have seen recently an Oscar theatres in Ostrava, describe one of them, atmosphere in a theatre people on the stage and behind it 11.Education stages of education, the school year describe your school, classroom, a lesson of your favourite subject my study until now, school-leaving examination, future career studying foreign languages its importance your methods of learning what would you change in the Czech system if you could some interesting facts about British and American school systems (home schooling) 12.Ostrava, Town and Region geographical location history, places of interests transport, shopping industry, agriculture cultural and sports facilities, schools showing guests round the Northern Moravian and Silesian region 13.My Country: Geography, History, Prague geographical data important cities, natural beauties industry, agriculture some historical events Prague - the capital of the Czech Republic, geographical location historical importance sights: religious buildings, museums, art galleries, government buildings the Prague Castle, famous streets describe your trip to Prague 14.Political Systems in the Czech Republic, Great Britain, the USA the Czech system of government three branches of power the Chamber of Deputies, the Senate, the Government, courts Maturitní otázky z předmětu anglický jazyk strana 4
5 duties and rights of the President political parties political system of GB the House of Lords, the House of Commons, the Cabinet, the Head of State the presidential system in the USA presidential elections 15.Mass Media kinds of media press, radio, TV, Internet describe the layout of the newspaper you usually read press in the Czech Republic and in GB (tabloids and quality papers) press in the USA television in the Czech Republic, GB radio in our country and in GB my preferences 16.Home and Housing describe your flat/house describe one your room an ideal house, a house of your dreams the advantages and disadvantage of: living in a flat vs. in a house living in the country vs. in a city living in a housing estate typical English house kinds of houses in our country, GB, the USA explain the proverb My house, my castle. 17.The United Kingdom, Geography 18.London the main parts and islands national flags, symbols the relief mountains, rivers, lakes climate, weather industry, ports places of interests Dover, Stratford, Oxford, Cambridge, Canterbury, Hastings, Stonehenge, Coventry, Edinburgh etc. historical data the oldest part, other parts the Tower o London, the Tower Bridge St. Paul s Cathedral, the Monument the Houses of Parliament, Whitehall the Westminster Abbey, the Buckingham Palace Trafalgar Square, Piccadily Circus Maturitní otázky z předmětu anglický jazyk strana 5
6 transport, shopping centres, parks, entertainment 19.English-Speaking Countries the Commonwealth Canada, Australia, New Zealand geographical data, natural beauties natural riches, animals, plants the system of government, history, language important cities Ireland 20.English Literature, Books and Reading your attitude to reading fiction and non-fiction various literary genres fiction you are interested in a book by an English author you have read some other English authors according to your choice your opinion on film adaptations 21.American Literature, Books and Reading your attitude to reading fiction and non-fiction various literary genres fiction you are interested in a book by an American author you have read some other American authors according to your choice your opinion on film adaptations 22.The USA, Geography geographical data natural beauties mountains, rivers, lakes climate, weather important cities Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, New Orleans, Philadelphia places of interests Miami, Florida, national parks, the Niagara Falls, Disneyland, Disneyworld, Hollywood etc. 23.New York, Washington, D.C. New York history, boroughs, skyscrapers (Manhattan Skyline), bridges sights: the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Madison Square, Times Square, the United Nations Headquarters, Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick Maturitní otázky z předmětu anglický jazyk strana 6
7 Cathedral, the 5th Avenue, Central Park culture: Broadway, Carnegie Hall, Metropolitan Opera House, the Guggenheim Museum schools: Columbia University, N.Y. University Washington, D.C. history, the Height Buildings Act, center of international organizations sights: the Capitol, the Washington Monument, the Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials, The Arlington National Cemetery, the Pentagon, the White House centers of culture and entertainment 24.Milestones in history of Great Britain the first inhabitants (the Iberians, Celts, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings) Alfred the Great William the Conqueror Magna Charta, the Hundred Years War, the War of the Roses Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, Oliver Cromwell the Industrial Revolution the Victorian period World Wars I, II modern history 25.Milestones in history of the USA the first inhabitants, Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci Pilgrim Fathers, Thanksgiving Day the Boston Tea Party the Declaration of Independence, Independence Day the Civil War the Emancipation Proclamation the Constitution World Wars I, II M. L. King some American presidents according to your choice modern history Maturitní otázky z předmětu anglický jazyk strana 7
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