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2 CANADA – location and borders, climate, geography, people and languages Autor: Autor: Ing. Vladimír Havlík Autor je výhradním tvůrcem materiálu. Datum vytvoření: Datum vytvoření: Klíčová slova Klíčová slova: CANADA – location and borders, geography, people and languages Anotace: Anotace: prezentace je určena na získání základních znalostí o geografii, klimatu, poloze a obyvatelstvu Kanady. Ve zpracovaném materiálu jsou také cvičení k procvičení.

3 Způsob využití: Způsob využití: určeno pro výklad a procvičení základních znalostí o geografii, klimatu, poloze a obyvatelstvu Kanady. Tyto znalosti je možno využít u maturity z anglického jazyka na středních školách. Číslo šablony Číslo šablony: VY_32_INOVACE_ANJ_13

4 CANADA – location and borders, climate, geography, people and languages CANADA – location and borders, climate, geography, people and languages LOCATION AND BORDERS the USAsouth the Pacific Ocean and Alaskawesthe Arctic Ocean northAtlantic Ocean east.  Canada is surrounded by(or borders on) the USA in the south, the Pacific Ocean and Alaska (USA) in the west, the Arctic Ocean (Severní ledový oceán) in the north and Atlantic Ocean in the east.CLIMATE mostly continentalwarm summers and cold winters Conditions in the north are arctic.  In Canada the climate is mostly continental with warm summers and cold winters, but in the north temperatures can fall to minus 50°C. Conditions in the north are arctic.

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6 CANADA – location and borders, climate, geography, people and languages GEOGRAPHY  Canada occupies the whole of the northern part of North American continent – except for Alaska. the 2nd largest country in the world km from the east to the west4 600 km from the north to the south.  It is the 2nd largest country in the world (after Russia). It has over km from the east to the west and over km from the north to the south.  There are many big islands which belong to Canada - e.g. Newfoundland, Vancouver, Prince Edward Island etc.

7 CANADA – location and borders, climate, geography, people and languages CANADA – location and borders, climate, geography, people and languages GEOGRAPHY 1. MOUNTAIN AREAS  Canada has large mountain areas - the Rocky Mountains, the Mackenzie Mountains and the Melville Hills. The highest mountain is Mt. Logan (6 050 m) in the Alaska Region. 2. RIVERS  The longest riverthe Mackenzie Yukonthe ColumbiaRiver St. Lawrence  The longest river is the Mackenzie flows from the Rocky Mountains to the Arctic Ocean, other big rivers are Yukon, the Columbia (flow to the Pacific Ocean) and the River St. Lawrence (into the Atlantic).

8 CANADA – location and borders, climate, geography, people and languages GEOGRAPHY GEOGRAPHY 3. LAKES  The Great Lake RegionLake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake MichiganLake Superior  The Great Lake Region - Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior (all of them are well navigable = splavné). the largest area of fresh water in the world  The Great Lake Region is the largest area of fresh water in the world. Niagara Falls  There are famous Niagara Falls between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. Great Bear Lake Great Slave Lake, Lake Winnipeg  We can find also other big and beautiful lakes e. g. Great Bear Lake, Great Slave Lake, Lake Winnipeg etc.

9 CANADA – location and borders, climate, geography, people and languages PEOPLE, LANGUAGES  Now the population of Canada34 million people  Now the population of Canada is about 34 million people.  The density of population2 to 3 inhabitants within one square kilometre  The density of population is very low. It's only from 2 to 3 inhabitants within one square kilometre.  The most of Canadians – 45 % are of British origin, less of French origin – 29 % and 23 % have their origins in other European countries. large urban (městských) centres located 200 miles of the southern border.  Most people of Canada live in large urban (městských) centres located 200 miles of the southern border. 85 % is uninhabitable  Most of the country – 85 % is uninhabitable because of coldness and bad living conditions.

10 CANADA – location and borders, climate, geography, people and languages PEOPLE, LANGUAGES native Canadians - Indians and Eskimos  There are also native Canadians - Indians and Eskimos. There are only of them ( Indians and Eskimos). The name Canada probably came from Indians: one of the tribes used the word “kanata” for settlement (osadu).  Most of the inhabitants live near the border with the USA  Most of the inhabitants live near the border with the USA by the St. Lawrence River, where the first French colonists settled.  Canada is a bilingual country English (70 %),less French (20 %)  Canada is a bilingual country, but a majority of people speaks English (70 %), less French (20 %) and the rest are bilingual. Most of the French-speaking population lives in the province of Quebec.

11 CANADA – location and borders, climate, geography, people and languages CVIČENÍ Choose the correct answer(s): 1.Canada is surrounded by ……… in the east. a)The Atlantic Ocean b)The Pacific Ocean c)The Indian Ocean d)The Arctic Ocean 2. In Canada the climate is mostly continental with……….. and ………. a)cold summers b)warm winters c)cold winters d)warm summers

12 CANADA – location and borders, climate, geography, people and languages CVIČENÍ You will not use all information there. Fill in the gaps with information from the ellipse below the text to get correct statements. You will not use all information there. a)The highest mountain of Canada is ……... b)The longest river of Canada is ………. c)The density of population of Canada is about ………..inhabitants. d)Most people of Canada live in large urban(městských) centres located ………. miles of the southern border. Mackenzie St.Lawrence Mt. McKinley Mt.Whitney 1 to Mt.Logan 2 to

13 Zpracoval: Ing. Vladimír Havlík Bibliografie:  Obrázky: 


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