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Title: Unit5 Canada -- "The True North"


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Unit5 Canada -- "The True North"
Reading
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  • Canada is the second largest country in the
    world.

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9.98million km2
5,500km
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Canada
National Emblem
Beaver
National Flag
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Ottawa
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Ottawa is the capital of Canada. It is the centre
of technology and culture in Canada. In Ottawa it
is very cold and the Winter lasts for a long
time. So it is well-known as City of Ice Ball.
The Parliament Buildings are beauty scenery
there.
Centre Block, Parliament Buildings
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Toronto
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Toronto is the most wealthy and biggest city in
Canada. It is also the business centre and an
important educational centre of Canada.

downtown Toronto
The CN Tower is a must to see Toronto
attractions. And the same is true of the
Niagara Falls.
CN Tower
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Vancouver
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Vancouver is the third biggest and the most
beautiful city in Canada. It is surrounded by
mountains on the north and east and the Pacific
Ocean on the west.
The Stanley Park
Vancouver is famous for the Western Paradise
in Canada.People like to live there for its
comfortable weather.They can ski in the Rocky
Mountains and sail in the harbour. Stanley Park
is Vancouver's first park.
West End Vancouver
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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is the second largest falls on
the globe next to Victoria Falls in southern
Africa.
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Rocky Mountains
The Rocky Mountains make up an enormous chain
of mountains
in western North America. It extends 3,000 miles
from Canada through the United States to Mexico.
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The Great Lakes are the largest fresh surface
water system on Earth. The total size of it is
about 245 thousand square kms. It supplies about
one-fifth of the world's fresh surface water and
nine-tenths of the U.S. water.
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Use three to five sentences to describe what you
have known about Canada.
Suggestted answer Canada is a multicultural
country. It has two official languages French
and English. The capital of Canada is Ottawa, and
its national animal is beaver. The leader in
this country is called Prime Minister. And four
Great Lakes belong to Canada.
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Knowledge about Canada True or False.
T
1. Canadians speak English and French.
2. Toronto is the capital of Canada.
Ottawa
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3. Canada lies in the north of South America.
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North America
second
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4. Canada is the largest country in the world.
5. Canada is on the north of USA.
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beaver
6. The national animal of Canada is polar bear.
F
7. Canada is a member of the British
Commonwealth.
T
8. The Head of the Canadian Government is the
Prime Minister.
T
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Reading I
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Fast reading
What is The True North?
  • The True North is the train that goes across
    Canada / the cross-Canada train.

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Draw the route of the two girls traveling across
Canada.
Scanning
Vancouver
Rocky Mountains
Calgary
Thunder Bay
Lake Superior
Toronto
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Rocky Mts.
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  • 1. Why were the cousins not flying direct to
    Atlantic coast?
  • 2. What is the continent they were crossing?
  • 3. Which is the warmest part in Canada?
  • 4. How did they sleep that night?

Because they wanted to take the train from west
To east across Canada.
The North American continent.
Vancouver is the warmest part of Canada.
They slept as the train rushed through the night
across the top of Lake Superior, through the
great forest and southward towards Toronto,
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  • 5. Which of the following is described as the
    most beautiful city in Canada?
  • A. Vancouver B. Calgary C. Toronto D. Montreal
  • 6. What does the word slightly in the text
    mean?
  • A. a bit B. a lot C. greatly D. lightly
  • 7. Why did they begin to realize two days later
    that Canada is quite empty?
  • A. Because they found nobody on their way.
  • B. Because there are only thirty million people
    living on such a huge land and most of them live
    within the areas of the USA border.
  • C. There are too many lakes in Canada.
  • D. Because Canada is surrounded by Oceans on
    three sides.

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  • 8. Which of the following statements is true
    according to the text?
  • A. Li Daiyu and Liu Qian went to Canada to see
    their cousins in Montreal.
  • B. Thunder Bay is a port city in the south of
    Canada near Toronto.
  • C. The girls looked out of the windows and saw
    Native Indians and cowboys.
  • D. Li Daiyu and Liu Qian went to see their
    relatives on the Atlantic coast.

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  • 9.Why do many people want to live in Vancouver?
  • 10.What happens at the Calgary Stampede?
  • 11.Where does wheat grow in Canada?
  • 12.Why would ships be able to reach the center of
    Canada?

Because it is very beautiful. They can ski in the
Rocky Mountains and sail in harbor.
Cowboys compete in riding wild horses, and some
of them can win thousands of dollars
In the center of Canada.
Ships are able to reach the center of Canada
because they can follow the St. Lawrence River
and the Great Lakes to go there.
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Fill in the blanks
  • Li Daiyu and Liu Qian took the train in Canada
    from____
  • to ___.Their cousins friend, Danny Lin, took
    them to the
  • train station to catch _________ .Canada is
    the______
  • biggest country in the world. It is 5,500
    kilometers from
  • _____ to____. As they go_______, they saw
    beautiful
  • scenery as well as cities. Vancouver is ________
    by
  • mountains on the north and east. When the cousins
  • ____ _____ in the seats, they looked out of the
    window.
  • They saw mountain goats and even a____ bear.
    Calgary
  • is famous for its competition. Many of the
    cowboys from
  • all over North America __ _ __ __working with
    animals.
  • Then they ____ ____ a wheat-growing
    province.Thunder
  • Bay is a busy port. It is____ __ the center of
    the country.

west
east
second
The True North
coast
coast
eastward
surrounded
settled down
grizzly
have a gift for
went through
close to
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Language points
  • lie vi ?? ,???????????????
  • lie to ????,????????????????
  • e.g. Japan lies to the east of China.
  • lie in ?? ??????
  • e.g. Beijing lies in the north of China.
  • lie off ????/????
  • e.g. There is an island lie off the coast of
    France.
  • lie on ?????, ???
  • e.g. Wuhan lies on the Yangtze River.

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  • 1.rather than ??? ?? ?? ?? (?????????????)
  • I would rather go out than stay in the
    classroom.
  • 2.population ????,????????, ????,??????????.
  • The population of China is increasing very
    fast.
  • ??????? ??????large?small ???.????what
  • what is the population of Lianzhou?
  • 3.settle down ???????
  • Its terrible -I cant settle down to
    anything.???-???????????.
  • 4. have a gift for ???
  • The student has a gift for study.??????????.

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