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1 Číslo projektu: Číslo šablony: Název materiálu: Ročník: Identifikace materiálu: Jméno autora: Předmět: Tematický celek: Anotace: Gymnázium a Střední odborná škola, Rokycany, Mládežníků 1115 CZ.1.07/1.5.00/ II/2 Canada 3. a 4. ročník SIL_22_Canada Mgr. Alena Silbernáglová Anglický jazyk Maturitní témata SOŠ Datum: Materiál obsahuje prezentaci pro 3. část maturitní zkoušky SOŠ. Prezentace se skládá z osnovy k danému tématu, výkladové části a konverzačních otázek.

2 CANADA

3 Canada T1: Basic facts General information History Inuit Political system Sport Other T2: Places of interest Quebec Ontario Montreal

4 T1-General information origin of the name Canada - from an Indian word canata meaning a village 2nd largest country in the world capital: Ottawa consists of 10 provinces and 3 territories largest cities: Toronto, Montreal, Calgary official languages: English and French national symbols: maple leaf and beaver largest mountains: Rocky Mountains(Mount Logan ) longest river: Mackenzie largest lake: Great Bear Lake climate: extreme cold (north), warmer temperatures along the west coast

5 T1-History 1000 A.D. Vikingscame to America from Asia (using a land bridge between Siberia and Alaska) 15th cent. John Cabot (an Italian in English service) rediscovered Canada 1534 Jacques Cartier explored the Gulf of St. Lawrence (a part of todays Quebec) since 16th century Frenchoccupied large territories (gradually lost them in frequent wars with England) 1763 Canada became an English colony 1867 Canada became a British dominion 1999 large part region ofnorthwest Territories officially became the separate territory of Nunavut (a majority of Inuit population lives there)

6 T1-Inuit native people of Canada (used to be called Eskimos) - originally nomads, hunters Inuit= people population about Nunavut their territory (north western part of Canada mostly tundra) with a lot of islands Iqaluit capital (home to one of the largest Inuit communities) people live in wooden house (originally in igloos) fishingand huntingare still popular (especially in the countryside) kayak invented by Inuit for hunting on the water

7 T1-Political system a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations Form of government: Constitutional monarchy in practice a parliamentary democracy with federal system (each province has its own parliament) Head of state: the Queen (or King) of the UK Elizabeth II (currently) in practice Governor General performs her duties Head of government: Prime Minister Parliament: consist of 2 houses: House of Commons and Senate

8 T1-Sport Canada great sporting nation popular sports: ice-hockey, American (Canadian) football, basketball, lacrosse, curling Winter Olympic Games: Calgary(1988), Vancouver(2010) ice hockey outdoor ice rinks (seasonal ice cover) or indoor artificial ice rinks famous Canadian ice-hockey players: Mario Lemieux, Wayne Gretzky, Sidney Crosby curling team sport played on an ice-rink players try to sweep a curling stone with broomsticks to a mark

9 T2 Places of interest QUEBEC Canada s only French speaking province the largest province and one of the four original ones Quebec City -the capital the oldest city in Canada situated beside the St. Lawrence River a lot of old stone houses, churches and streets in historic French-style architecture (17th cent.) Montreal major metropolitan area in Quebec and the whole Canada famous for the biggest jazz festival in the world

10 ONTARIO the most urbanized Canadian province Canada s leader in agriculture: crops, corn, potatoes, beans, tobacco and fruit (apples...) Ottawa the capitalof Canada the seat of the federal government Toronto the capital city of province Ontario one of the most multicultural cities in the world Toronto s attraction: CN Tower the world s tallest tower Niagara Falls on the boarder with America between lakes Ontario and Erie nickname: Horseshoe

11 ALBERTA Canada s largest producer of petroleum and natural gas named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta a daughter of Queen Victoria Edmonton capital city of province Alberta founded in 1795 as a fur-trading post Alberta famous for West Edmonton Mall the world s largest mall (featured in Guinness Book of Records) Calgary largest city in the province centre of manufacturing and transportation famous for a large rodeofestival and exhibition Calgary Stampede

12 QUESTIONS 1. What do you imagine when somebody says: Canada? 2. Would you like to go to Canada? What places would you like to visit? 3. What are some typical Canadian sports and pastime? 4. Why is Quebec province different from other provinces? 5. How do you imagine the life of Inuit in the past? 6. How do you think they live now? 7. How does the flag of Canada look like? 8. Why do you think Canada is still a part of British Commonwealth? 9. What do you know about Canadian wildlife? 10. Do you know any famous Canadians?

13 Zdroje Obrazový materiál Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 klipart Publikace TAYLOR, Gerald. Canada: It's Big. Praha: Nakladatelství Bridge, SMITH-DLUHÁ, Gabrielle. Angličtina: otázky a odpovědi nejen k maturitě. 1. vyd. Dubicko: INFOA, 2007, 231 s. Zrcadlový text. ISBN Vytvořený materiál pochází z vlastních zdrojů autora, není-li uvedeno jinak.

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