Bài giảng môn Tiếng Anh - Unit 9: Desert writing

Where is the Sahara desert located?

 Sahara Desert is located in northern Africa. It extends from the Atlantic Ocean eastward past the Red Sea to Iraq. It lies mostly in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Mauritania, Mali, Niger and Sudan.

2. How wide is it? How long is it?

 The desert has a total area of more than 9,065,000 square km with 1,610 km wide and about 5,150 km long from the east to the west.

3. What is the weather like in the Sahara desert?

 The most special natural features are arid land and dry climate, so it is totally impossible to find moisture in the Sahara Desert. It’s very hot in summer and very cold in winter.

4. Are there any animals or plants in the Sahara desert?

 There are only few forms of animal and vegetable life. The main trees you can find are cactus, the date palm, and a form of acacia. Besides, the main animals you are likely to see are gazelle, antelope, fox, jackal, camel.

 

 

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WELCOME TO OUR LESSON !The Sahara desertUNIT 9: DESERTWRITINGThursday, January 14th, 2010VocabularyArid ['ærid](adj):*Dune [dju:n](n):*Tableland ['teibllænd] (n): *Elevation [,eli'vei∫n] (n):*Acacia [ə'kei∫ə ] (n):*Cactus ['kæktəs] (n):*Gazelle [gə'zel] (n):*Antelope ['æntiloup] (n):sơn dươngkhô cằncồn cát, đụn cátvùng cao nguyênđộ cao(so với mặt biển)cây keocây xương rồnglinh dương GazelGENERAL INFORMATIONLocationLargest desert in the world In northern Africa Extends from the Atlantic Ocean eastward past to Red Sea to Iraq Lies largely in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Mauritania, Mali, Niger and SudanAreaTotal area: more than 9,065,000 sq km1,610 km wide and about 5,150 km long from east to westNaturalfeaturesArid land, dry climate (moisture is almost totally absent), very hot in summer and very cold in winterFew oases exist Sandy and large dunes of sand Tableland with an average elevation from 400 to 500 mTrees andanimalsFew forms of animal and vegetable life Main trees: cactus, the date palm, and a form of acacia main animals: gazelle, antelope, fox, jackal, camelWhere is the Sahara desert located? Sahara Desert is located in northern Africa. It extends from the Atlantic Ocean eastward past the Red Sea to Iraq. It lies mostly in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Mauritania, Mali, Niger and Sudan. 2.	 How wide is it? How long is it?	The desert has a total area of more than 9,065,000 square km with 1,610 km wide and about 5,150 km long from the east to the west.3.	What is the weather like in the Sahara desert? 	The most special natural features are arid land and dry climate, so it is totally impossible to find moisture in the Sahara Desert. It’s very hot in summer and very cold in winter. 4.	Are there any animals or plants in the Sahara desert?	There are only few forms of animal and vegetable life. The main trees you can find are cactus, the date palm, and a form of acacia. Besides, the main animals you are likely to see are gazelle, antelope, fox, jackal, camel.Basing on the information in your book, answer the following questions:- To be situated/ located inSahara Desert is situated/located in northern Africa- To have the total area of The total area isSahara has the total area of more than 9,065,000 sq km2. – To have the width of. - To have the length of - S + to be + + wide/longIt has the width of 1,610km and the length of 5,150km.Sahara Desert is 1,610km in width and 5,150km in lengthIt is 1,610 km wide and 5,150 km long 3. To lie inSahara Desert lies in Morocco, Algeria4. There are/ There isThere are some main animals in SaharaSome main animals are camel, fox5. To extend frompasttoIt extends from the Atlantic Ocean eastward past the Red Sea to IraqSTRUCTURES	Outline	I. Introduction	The Sahara Desert is the largest in the world because of its location, area, natural features and trees/animals.	II. Body	Firstly, location.	Secondly, area	Thirdly, natural features	Finally, trees/ animals	III. Conclusion	The Sahara Desert still remains a lot of things we haven’t known and discovered yet.Sample composition Sahara Desert, the largest desert in the world, is located in northern Africa. It extends from the Atlantic Ocean eastward past the Red Sea to Iraq. It lies largely in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Mauritania, Mali, Niger and Sudan. The desert has a total area of more than 9,065,000 square km with 1,610 km wide and about 5,150 km long from the east to the west. The most special natural features are arid land and dry climate, so it is totally unlikely to find moisture in the Sahara Desert. It’s very hot in summer and very cold in winter. If you are in the desert, you can see few oases existing there and all that spreads in front of you is sandy land and large dunes of sand. In addition, Its tableland has an average elevation from 400 to 500 m. On the other hand, there are few forms of animals and vegetable life. The main trees you can find are cactus, the date palm, and a form of acacia. Besides, the main animals you are likely to see are gazelle, antelope, fox, jackal, camel. With its mysterious features, Sahara Desert attracts thousands of tourists every year and becomes one of the most interesting destinations of the world.HOMEWORKComplete the composition of Sahara Desert Write a composition about another desert that you know Thank You!

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