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Руководитель: Веселова Наталья Владимировна учитель английского языка Автор: ученица 8 «Б» класса Симакина Полина МОУ «Гимназия № 17»
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The programme of learning of English language for Russian secondary school does not touch upon this subject in greater detail
Examination of names and nicknames of places and things in the aspect of culture-oriented linguistics will have a positive influence on the knowledge of the progress of language, contemporary speech, literature and culture of English-speaking countries
American names and nicknames To examine American names and nicknames of places and things
To analyse educational and scientific literature on the research problem; To determine the main term of the word “nickname”; To examine the place of nicknames in everyday life of society; To study subdivisions of nicknames; To view the examples that prove the importance of nicknames; To analyze Linguistic and Cultural Guide and the dictionary of names and nicknames; To conclude the results of an interview; To systematize findings.
The method of study of documents (educational and scientific literature, dictionaries); The usage of Internet; Taking an interview.
Nickname – a familiar, invented given name for a person or thing; - a kind of byname that describes a person by a characteristic of that person.
Friendly Hostile Neutral Individual Generic
Is it possible to learn about American names and nicknames at school?
Task 1 Match two parts of the sentences:
Task 2 Choose the appropriate answer 1. What is The City of Firsts? a) A nickname of Kokomo, Indiana; b) A nickname of Greece; c) A nickname of Brooklyn. 2. What is The City of the Seven Hills? a) A nickname of Syracuse; b) A nickname for Rome; c) A nickname of Broadway. 3. What is Dog Star? a) A nickname of area in London; b) A name for the star Sirius; c) A nickname for the steam engines. 4. What is Black Diamond? a) A nickname of petroleum; b) Jewel; c) A nickname for coal.
Big Apple NEW YORK
Red Planet MARS
The City of Masts LONDON
Black Diamond COAL
Great White Way BROADWAY
The City of Palaces The East Village Egypt Elephant and Castle Seven Hills Ford Knox The first state El Dorado Forest Hills The Black Country The City of Kind Hearts Eddystone Light Blackbird