* What do you remember about Canada? * Name some Canadian symbols. * Can you name the Canadian capital and some other Canadian cities? * What can you say about Montreal? * Which NHL team has its seat in the Canadian capital?
1. What is the origin of the capital´s name? 2. Name the three rivers that make their confluence in Ottawa. 3. When did the first Europeans step on the teritorry? 4. When did the city experienced its largest boom? 5. What is the best way to travel in Ottawa? 6. What festivals are held here? 7. What sports can you do here?
* Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English: The Living Dictionary. Editor Stephen Bullon. Essex: Pearson Education Limited, 2003, 1949 s. ISBN 0582776465. * Ottawa. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, 2001- [cit. 2013-03-04]. Dostupné z: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ottawa
Pre-reading Qs: 1. Students´own answers. 2. beaver; maple leaf; Canadian flag; ice hockey; lacrosse 3. Ottawa; Montreal, Toronto, Calgary 4. Students´own answers. 5. Ottawa Senators Post-reading Qs: 1. Algonquian ADAWE meaning „to trade“; 2. the Ottawa River, the Gatineau River, the Rideau River; 3. in the early 17th cent; 4. in the 20th cent.; 5. by bike and boat on the Canal; 6. Winterlude, Canadian Tulip Festival, Ottawa International Jazz Festival; 7. ice hockey, skating, skiing, golfing, curling, hurling etc.