2Do the quiz. What is the official name of the country? Australia b) The Commonwealth of AustraliaWhat is the capital of Australia?Melbourne b) CanberraWho discovered Australia?James Cook b)Christopher ColumbusWhat is the official currency?a) Pound b) Australian dollar
3Do the quiz. In which city is the Opera House located? Brisbane b) SydneyWhat is the most popular tree?eucalyptus b)palm treeWhat is the world’s largest rock mass?Uluru b) TwynamWhat is Australia's national flower?a) The golden rose b)The golden wattle
4AustraliaSydneyThe Botanic GardensSydney Harbour BridgeSydney Opera HouseAboriginal rock drawingsUluruAyers RockCentral AustraliaMelbourneVictoria
5Read the texts and match the columns Read the texts and match the columns. Which place gives a good opportunity:to enjoy the beauty of natureSydneyNational Parkto see the art of native AustraliansThe Harbourbridgeto enjoy good musicBotanicGardensto visit a museumMelbourneto do sportsto do something on rainy daysSydneyOpera House
6Replace the underlined adjectives with the words in the list. picturesque, impressive, spectacular, magnificentthe magnificent Botanic GardensUluru is always impressivea picturesque place
7Replace the underlined phrases with the words or phrases in bold. A full range of, attractions, make a reservation, package tour, accommodationThe Great Barrier Reef is one of the mainplaces that many tourists visit.Sydney offers all sorts of places to stay: hotels,motels, hostels and apartments.Book a completely planned holiday arrangedby a company at a fixed price, which includes travel, hotels, meals.Being the Olympic capital, Sydney offers to do all kinds of sport.We advise all travellers to make an arrangement for a seaton a plane, bus or train to be kept for you as early as possible.
8Comparisons of short adjectives largelargerI’ve got a large balcony in my flat.The balcony in my flat is larger than the balcony of my neighbour.largestI’ve got the largest balcony of all.
9Comparisons of long adjectives famousmore famousThe world- famous Opera House is in Sydney.Sydney is more famous than Canberra.the most famousUluru is the most famous rock mass.
10Translate into Russian. Sydney is Australia’s oldest and largest city. Sydney is the oldest and largest city in Australia. The world’s largest rock mass, Uluru, is impressive. Uluru is the largest rock mass in the world.Australia’s cityThe world’s rock mass
11In pairs translate the sentences into English. Сидней- самый красивый город в Австралии.Сидней- самый солнечный город Австралии.Улуру- самая большая скала в мире.Мельбурн- второй по величине город в Австралии.Улуру- самое зрелищное место для туристов.Ботанические сады- самые впечатляющие.Мельбурн- самый живописный город Австралии.
12In groups rewrite the texts using your own ideas. Start like this… Sydney is one of the most impressive cities in the world! It has…Uluru is one of the main tourists’ attractionsand the most famous rock mass.Melbourne is one of the largest cities in Australia.It has so much to offer: music, sport, museums…