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    THE USA

    1. Map of the USA2. Come to the football game

    3. Geography of the USA

    4. History : The crossing of the Mayflower

    => The American dream

    => KT Hello, New York !

    5. US Quiz : How well do you know the States ?

    6. Entertainment A. Film and TV - Viewing : Hollywood

    => KT This is Hollywood

    => Listening : Movies

    - Viewing : Film trailers

    Harry Potter and the philosophers

    stone

    - Reading : Movie and television awards

    - Test : Are you a telly addict ?

    B. Theme Parks - Viewing : Florida

    => KT At the theme Park

    => Project : Designing your own theme park

    7. Famous Americans (a) American presidents

    (b) Reading : Other great Americans

    (c) Internet search : Famous Americans

    8. The story of the flag and the pledge of allegiance

    9. Reading : Happy birthday USA

    10. Independence day quiz

    11. British and American English

    12. Food : The history of MC Donalds

    13. Famous places

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    1. Map of the USA

    2. Come to the football game

    New Years Day is a holiday and lots of people watch football games on TV.

    Look at the map of the US. Then look at the famous US football teams. Look at an atlas (or the

    map on the previous page) to find the state where each team plays. Then write the letter you

    can see in that state in the box next to the name of the team.

    The letters spell the name of the place where, on New Years Eve, thousands of people gather in

    the center of New York to watch a giant ball drop slowly down from the top of a big building at

    midnight. People wait for midnight on New Years Eve in .

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    3. Geography of the USA

    1. What is the capital city of the USA ? ..........................................................................................................

    2. What country borders the USA on the north ? ........................................................................................

    3. What country borders the USA on the south ? ........................................................................................

    4. What ocean borders the USA on the west ? ..............................................................................................

    5. What ocean borders the USA on the east ? ..............................................................................................

    6. What large body of water borders the USA on the southeast ? ..........................................................

    7. What are the huge lakes in the northeastern USA called ? ...................................................................

    8. What is the name of the large mountain range in the western USA that runs from Canada to

    Texas ? .................................................................................................................................................................

    9. What is the name of the large mountain range in the eastern USA ? .................................................

    10. What is the name of the large river that flows north-south through the USA ?

    ................................................................................................................................................................................

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    4. History : The crossing of the Mayflower

    1. From which city and country did the Pilgrims leave for the New World ?

    .................................................................................................................................................................................

    2. From which continent did they leave ? .........................................................................................................

    3. When did the Pilgrims set sail ? .....................................................................................................................

    4. Which is the name of the ship in which they sailed ? ..............................................................................

    5. In which direction did the Pilgrims sail ? ....................................................................................................

    6. Which ocean did they cross ? .........................................................................................................................

    7. To which continent did they sail ? .................................................................................................................

    8. When did the Pilgrims land on this continent ? ..........................................................................................

    9. How long did their voyage take ? 5 days - 30 days - 66 days - 94 days

    10. The Pilgrims landed on Cape Cod (now Massachusetts) and then sailed to a nearby area.

    What is the name of the stoney landmark where they eventually landed ?

    ..............................................................................................................................................................................

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    Name : ..........................................

    Date : ........................ 7BSO .

    V. Demarrez/

    KT Hello, New York !

    Read the diary and answer the questions

    1. How many immigrants came through Ellis Island into the USA ?

    .

    2. How long did the immigrants stay on Ellis Island ?

    .

    3. Where was Helen Meinwald from ? .

    4. Who did she travel to America with ? ..

    .

    5. Did she have a good journey ? Explain.

    .

    .

    6. How long did she stay on Ellis Island for ? .

    7. Was she happy to be in America ?

    8. Did she miss Poland ? .

    .

    5. US Quiz : How well do you know the states ?

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    c they hope to be discovered.

    Name : ..........................................

    Date : ........................ 7BSO .

    V. Demarrez

    /

    Listening Movies(All Aboard II, unit 2, ex 28, track 13 )

    A. Listen and check

    Youre going to hear extracts from 3 movies.

    Write the number of the extract next to the correct genre.

    Adventure movie .. Police story ..

    Comedy .. Love story ..

    Documentary .. War film ..

    Horror movie .. Western ..

    B. Are the statements true or false ?

    Extract 1

    1. Nancy and John meet for the first time. 1. TRUE / FALSE

    2. Nancy arrived by plane. 2. TRUE / FALSE

    3. John doesnt want Nancy to stay. 3. TRUE / FALSE

    Extract 2

    4. Ruth warns Pete for an animal. 4. TRUE / FALSE

    5. Pete is more worried than Ruth. 5. TRUE / FALSE

    6. Ruth thinks there is something behind the trees. 6. TRUE / FALSE

    Extract 3

    7. A walk from 5th Avenue to High Street takes less than 30min. 7. TRUE / FALSE

    8. It is a cold night. 8. TRUE / FALSE

    9. The policeman is going to ask the same questions again. 9. TRUE / FALSE

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    Name : ..........................................

    Date : ...................... 7 BSO

    V. Demarrez

    /

    VIEWING: FILM TRAILERS (All Aboard 2, unit 2)

    Watch the film trailers and decide which genre(s) the film belongs to. Tick the boxes.You can tick maximum 2 genres per trailer.

    Trailer

    Action/Adventure

    Animation

    Comedy

    Documentary

    Drama

    Familyfilm

    Horrormovie

    Lovestory

    Sciencefictionfi

    lm

    Thriller

    1

    2

    3

    4

    5

    6

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    Name : ..........................................

    Date : ........................ 7BSO .

    V. Demarrez

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    VIEWING: HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHERS STONE(All Aboard 2, Unit 2)

    Extract 1: Buying a magic wand

    1 The shopkeeper a knows Harry and his parents.

    b knows Harry, but doesnt know Harrys parents.

    c knows Harrys parents, but doesnt know Harry.

    2 The shopkeeper gives Harry his first wand and says: Give it a wave!

    Here it means: a Tover er iets mee!

    b Wuif eens!

    c Zwaai er eens mee!

    3 When the shopkeeper takes the third wand, he says: I wonder.

    Here it means: a Ik ben benieuwd.

    b Ik ben verwonderd

    c Ik vind het wonderlijk.

    4 After the shopkeeper has given the wand to Harry, he says: Curious!

    Here it means: a Benieuwd!

    b Leergierig!

    c Vreemd!

    5 Harry has tried a 2 magic wands.

    b 3

    c 4

    Extract 2: At the railway station

    6 Harrys train a is late.

    b will leave soon.

    c wont leave from this station.

    7 Harry has a a group ticket.

    b a one way ticket.

    c a return ticket.

    8 The twins names are a Fred and George.

    b George and Percy.

    c Percy and Fred.

    9 The number on the Hogwarts Express is a 9 3/4.

    b 5972.

    c 9527.

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    Extract 3: The mirror of Erised

    10 When Harry looks in the mirror, he thinks it shows a the past.

    b the present.

    c the future.

    11 When Ron looks in the mirror, he thinks it shows a the past.

    b the present.

    c the future.

    12 Professor Dumbledore explains that the mirror shows you

    a anything you want to see.

    b what you know to be true.