The national flag of
As the saying goes , “If you have never seen Canada in the fall, you have never known the
meaning of brightly colored.”
The University of Toronto
The CN Tower is the World?s Tallest Tower.
Canada is the second _______largest country in the world.
Canada —— “The True North”
How much do you know about Canada ? Let’s have a quiz.
1. What language (s) do Canadians
A. English B. English and German C. English and French D. English and Spanish
2. What is the capital of Canada? A. B.
the capital city of Canada
3. What is the national animal of Canada?
4. What is the Canadian leader called?
A. President B. Prime Minister C. Governor D. King
5. How many “Great Lakes” are there in Canada? A. 4 Lake B. 3 Superior C. 5 Lake Huron D. 6 Lake Lake
Listening & Reading :
A TRIP ON “THE TRUE NORTH”
Skim the passage and find the answers of the following questions. What is “The True North”?
“The True North” is the cross-Canada train/ the train that goes across Canada. 幻灯片 38
Draw the route of the travel in Canada and make marks on the map on page 33. 1 point for each correct answer.
1 China by
Vancouver by air train 2 3 A wheat-growing Calgary (Stampede) province
Lake towards Superior Toronto …
Read the text quickly and quietly to fill in the blanks and match the main idea of the 3 parts What they really saw and Part 1 1 Para___ Part 2 2 Para___ Part 3
felt after boarding the train
brief introduction of their trip Their chat on their way to the station
Para 2 Key points about Vancouver
1.Canada’s _____________ part. warmest
most beautiful 2.Canada’s______________city, surrounded by_____________________________ mountains and the Pacific Ocean.
3.One of Canada’s most ___________cities to live in. popular
rapidly 4.Its population is increasing _____.
forests 5.Some of the oldest and most beautiful ________ in the world.
Much of the country is covered by forests;
Para 3 The next stop--Calgary
Cowboys from all over the world come to 1._________ compete in _________ __ the Stampede. have __ a ____ gift ___ for riding 2. Many of them _____ wild horses and they can win thousands of prizes dollars in ______.
Para. 4 (Thunder Bay) busy port Thunder Bay is a ____________city. Where is Thunder Bay? It is at the top of the Great Lakes.
one-third of Canada has _______________the world’s total fresh water; And much of it is in the Great Lakes.
The last stop ---- Toronto
Ask and answer. 1 point for each correct answer. Q1: Which continent are the cousins crossing? They are crossing North America.
Q2: Why are they not flying directly to the Atlantic coast? Because they want to take the train from west to east across Canada.
Q3: Why is the population of Vancouver growing so rapidly?
Because it is Canada's warmest part and the most beautiful city, surrounded by mountains and ocean, and people can ski in the mountains and sail in the harbour.
Q4: What happens at the Calgary Stampede? Cowboys compete in riding wild horses for thousands of dollars.
Q5: How are ocean ships able to reach the centre of Canada? They can follow the St Lawrence River and the Great Lakes.
Q6: What are some of Canada’s greatest natural resources? Water from its lakes and rivers, and wood from its forests.
Round 4. Fill in the blanks. 1
point for each correct answer. Li Daiyu and Liu Qian took the train in Canada fromwest ___ to ___ east . Their cousins’ friend, Danny Lin, took them to the train station to catch “ ___ ____ _____ ”. Canada is the The True North second biggest country in the world. It is 5,500 ______ kilometers from coast ____ to coast ____. As they go eastward ______,
they saw beautiful scenery as well as cities.
Vancouver is __________ surrounded by mountains on the
north and east.
When the cousins settled _____ down ____ in the seats,
they looked out of the window. They saw
mountain goats and even a ______ grizzly bear. Calgary
is famous for its competition. Many of the
cowboys from all over North America ____ have _ a went ___ for ___ working with animals. Then they ____ gift _______ a wheat-growing province. Thunder Bay through is a busy port. It is close ____ __ to the center of the country.
Post reading I (True or False)
____ F 1. They will take the train across Canada eastward westward. ____ less than five days. F 2. You can cross Canada in more
____ coldest part in Canada. F 3. Vancouver is the warmest
T 4. It is so wet in Vancouver that the trees are ____ tall. T 5. Canada is a large country with a small ____ population. F 6. The ocean ships cannot can go to Thunder Bay. ____
Canada lies in North _____ America . Canada is the second largest country in the world. Canada has _______ scenery and we can see mountains and beautiful ________, Ottawa its thousands of lakes and ______. forests _______is Vancouver capital. The warmest city of Canada is __________. Besides, Canada is rich in natural resources like one-third fresh _____, water which takes up________ forests and _____ of the world’s total fresh water.
1. Read the passage again and find out some useful words and expressions. 2. Write a short passage to introduce your favorite city of Canada.
Canadian National Anthem (国歌)
Our home and native land!
True patriot love in all thy sons command.
With glowing hearts we see thee rise,
The True North strong and free!
From far and wide,
O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.
God keep our land glorious and free! O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.
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