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How many english speaking countries are there in the world?

Approximately 375 million people speak English
around the world and there are more than 50
English speaking countries.


Top 10 English Speaking countries in The world


UNIT 8:

GETTING STARTED


I.VOCABULARY:

 awesome

is something
- awesome /'ɔ:səm/ (adj):that is wonderful Tuyệt vời
- native speaker(n): /ˈnādiv ˈspēkər/ Người nói tiếng mẹ đẻ,
người bản ngữ

a person who has spoken the language in question
from earliest childhood.
- official language (n): Ngôn ngữ chính thức
the language or one of the languages that is accepted by
a country's government, is taught in schools, used in the 
courts of law


synonyms:
pronunciation, intonation
- accent ( n): /'æksənt/ Giọng điệu, Trọng âm


I.LISTEN AND READ

Answer the questions:
T:Where are the children?
S:They are at the summer camp
T:Have you ever been summer camp?
T:What do you think they are doing?

S: I think they are talking English


Decide the statements are true or false?
1. Nick is at national summer camp.

F
T

2. Your English has improved a lot.
3. He has made many friends from English
speaking countries.
4. He can't practise English with native speakers.
5. He comes back home on July 15th.

T
F

T


1a. Find a word or an expression from the
conversation which you use when you...
1. Think something is wonderful
Awesome, just awesome
2. Agree with somebody
Any of the following :Absolutely / Right.
3. Cannot decide
It’s hard to say
4. Are not sure about something
Perhaps


? Make a dialogue using expressions below:
Awesome just awesome, absolutely/ right , perhaps,
It's hard to say
* Example:
A: Have you just returned from Hue?
B: Yes
A:How's your trip?
B: Awesome just awesome


1b. Read the conversation again and answer
the quetions:
1.Where is Phong ?
2.Where do the campers come from?
3.What has Phong done so far?

4.Why has he been able to improve his English?
5.Who are in the same team with Phong?


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1.Where is Phong ?

- He is at international summer camp ( in Singapore)




2.Where do the campers come from?


- They come from different countries/ from all
over the world


3.What has Phong done so far?

He has made new friends, visited places,(and
taken part in different activites.)


4.Why has he been able to improve
his English?

- Because he uses English every day with
people from different countries.



5.Who are in the same team with Phong?

Two boys from Australia and a girl from the USA


Answer the quetions:
1.Where is Phong ?
- He is at international summer camp ( in Singapore)
2.Where do the campers come from?

- They come from different countries/ from all over the world.
3.What has Phong done so far?


- He has made new friends, visited places,(and taken part in different
activites.)
4.Why has he been able to improve his English?
- Because he uses English every day with poeple from different countries.
5.Who are in the same team with Phong?

- Two boys from Australia and a girl from the USA
6.When can Nick see phong?

- After July 15 th


2. Complete the sentences with words/ phrases from
the box.
native speaker

the USA

official language

English speaking countries

summer camp

accents

camp
1. Last year I had a wonderfull time at asummer
.............................

in
Britain
English
speaking
countries
2. The
USA,
the United
Kingdom and New Zealand are
all ................................................
native speakers
3. Australians are............................... of English because they use
it asUSA
their mother tongue.
The
4. ................. is in the mid-north of America.
accentsparts of a country speak their
5. Usually, poeple from different
language with different...................
official language
6. English is an............................... in countries like India,
Malaysia, and Singapore.


3. Put the names of the countries under their flags
New Zealand
The USA

1................................


4.......................................

Singapore
Canada

Australia
The United Kingdom

2..........................................

5.........................................

3..................................

6..................................



What countries make up the UK?
The name refers to the union of what were once four separate
nations: England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland (though most
of Ireland is now independent. Only Northern Ireland is part
of the UK now).
The United Kingdom is made up of:
England - The capital is London.
Scotland - The capital is Edinburgh .
Wales - The capital is Cardiff.
Northern Ireland - The capital is Belfast.



A : Which country do you want to visit?
B: I’d like to visit .....................................
A: Why?
B: Because .............................................

:

Cues: 1. Singapore/ It is an international city with many tall buildings and
beautiful parks
2. Britain / It has beautiful parks
3. The USA/ It has a famous Liberty
4. The United Kingdom/want to visit Big Ben- a famous clock all
over the word
5. Canada/ It is famous for many kinds of food
6. Autralia/ Australia people are friendly


4. Game: Where are they?
New Zealand
The USA

Singapore
Canada

Australia
The United Kingdom


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