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Описание презентации The Best People of My Homeland Выполнили ученики по слайдам
The Best People of My Homeland Выполнили ученики 7 в класса МБОУ «Шахунская гимназия имени А. С. Пушкина»
Мы считаем, что недостаточно знать своих национальных героев. Нужно обязательно рассказывать о них людям всего мира. Мы уверены, что с помощью английского языка наша миссия выполнима! Пусть все люди планеты узнают тех, чьими именами гордится не одно поколение россиян.
Knowing English gives us a chance to exchange information about Russia with people from other countries. We, teenagers living in Russia, are proud of Motherland. We would like other nations to understand love our country and its best people.
Alexander Nevsky (1221 -1263) He was the Prince of Novgorod, Grand Prince of Kiev and Grand Prince of Vladimir during some of the most difficult times in Kievan Rus’ history. Alexander Nevsky rose to legendary status after his military victories over German and Swedish invaders. He was canonized as a saint of the Russian Orthodox Church in 1547. Alexander Nevsky was named the greatest Russian hero in history in the national poll “The Name of Russia” in 2008.
Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky Kuzma Minin was a Russian merchant from Nizhny Novgorod, who, together with Prince Dmitry Pozharsky, became a national hero for his role in defending the country against the Polish invasion in November 1612. The monument to Minin and Pozharsky is in the heart of Moscow, in Red Square. The smaller copy of this monument is in Nizhny Novgorod.
Peter the Great (1672 -1725) Peter the Great was the tsar of Russia for 43 years. He was the first Russian ruler to travel to Europe as he wanted to give Russia “a window into Europe”. Peter the Great built a powerful fleet of ships. He also made the rich people in Russia go to school and work for their country. Our country improved a lot and began to trade with foreign states. In 1703 Peter the Great founded Saint Petersburg on the banks of the Neva river. The new capital in the northwest of Russia grew and became very important.
Mikhail Lomonosov (1711 -1765) His father was a fisherman and Mikhail began to help him sea fishing at the age of ten. The boy was very gifted: he began to read, studied grammar and arithmetic independently. He walked to Moscow as he was eager to get education. He gained admission to the Slavonic-Greek-Latin Academy. Lomonosov’s ability and diligence attracted the attention of the professors and as one of the best students he was sent to Europe. On his return to Russia in 1745 he was made a professor and became a member of the Academy of Science. Lomonosov was a chemist, an astronomer, a geographer, a physicist, a historian, a painter and a poet. The State Moscow University is named after Mikhail Vasilievitch Lomonosov.
Catherine the Great (1729 -1796) She was the longest-ruling female leader of Russia, reigning from 1762 until her death in 1796. Catherine II was also called “The Gatherer of Russian Lands” as she added 200, 000 square miles to Russia’s territory. In two wars against Turkey, Russia gained the Crimea and the coast around the Black Sea. In fact, Catherine gave Russia the right to trade there. It was a huge achievement after Peter the g. Geat’s “Window to Europe”.
Alexander Pushkin (1799 -1837) Alexander Pushkin, the greatest Russian poet, received his early education at home and wrote his first poem at the age of eight. Then he studied at the Lyceum in Tsarskoye Selo. Pushkin published his poem “Ruslan and Lyudmila” in 1820 and became famous. In 1830 he wrote “Boldino Autumn”. His best-known work is “Eugene Onegin” (1823 -1831). Alexander Pushkin died of wounds from the duel. The poet was buried in Svyatogorsk monastery near his family estate Mikhailovskoye.
Yury Gagarin (1934 -1968) Than man can be called the hero of the XX century as he was the first man on the planet to fly into space. Yurry Gagarin was born in a village and spent his childhood in a big family. In 1951 he finished a vocational school, then a school of aviation and Airforce Academy of Moscow. On the 12 th of April 1961 Gagarin made a space flight on board the spaceship “Vostok”. He made a tour around the Earth that lasted 1 hour and 48 minutes.
• We are so proud when we hear these Russian names. • We are full of patriotic feelings. • All of us, living in the XXI century, want to become better and do something important for Motherland.