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[推荐]学生的美国文化学习资料           
学生的美国文化学习资料
作者:王钧文 文章来源:本站原创 点击数: 更新时间:2007-6-5 18:12:57
 

American Geography:

1.--What continent is the USA in?

  --It’s in North America.

2.--How many states are there in America?

  --There are 50 states.

3.--What is the biggest state in the USA?

  --Alaska.

4.--Which 2 states are separated from the mainland of America?

  --Hawaii and Alaska.

5.--What is the capital of America?

  --Washington DC.

6.--Name 3 states of America.

  --New York, Washington, California ( Hawaii, Maine,…).

7.--What are America’s neighboring countries?

  --Canada and Mexico.

8.--What country is north of the United States?

  --Canada.

9.--What country is south of the United States?

  --Mexico.

10.--How many time zones does the USA have?

   --Five.

11.--What 2 oceans surround the US?

   --The Atlantic & Pacific.

 

American History:

1.--When was the USA founded?

  --It was founded in 1776.

2.--What’s the original people of the USA?

  --Indians or native Americans..

3.--Who was the first American president?

  --George Washington.

4.--Who is the president of America now?

  --George Bush.

 

American Festivals:

1.--What do Americans usually do on vacations?

  --They often have sports or go traveling.

 

2.--Name 3 American traditional festivals.

  --Christmas Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day.

   ( April Fool’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day,… )

3.--What is the most important festival in America?

  --Christmas Day on December 25th.

4.--What are 3 things you know about Christmas?

  --Santa Clause, Christmas cards, Christmas tree, etc.

5.--On what day is American Thanksgiving?

  --The fourth Thursday in November.

6.--What do people do on Thanksgiving Day?

  --They often eat dinner together and watch the parades and football on TV.

7.--What do people eat on Thanksgiving?

  --Turkey and pumpkin pies.

8.--What word do we use to scare people on Halloween?

  --Boo.

9.--When is the Mother’s Day?

  --The second Sunday in May.

 

American Sports:

1.--What are the 3 big sports in America?

  --Baseball, American football, and basketball.

2.--What is the most popular in America?

  --American football. It’s played by almost every university.

3.--What does NBA stand for?

  --The National Basketball Association.

 

American Cities & Buildings:

1.--Which city is the biggest in America?

  --New York city.

2.--What is the nick name of New York City?

  --The Big Apple.

3.--Where is Coca-Cola made from?

  --From Atlanta.

4.--What tower is the tallest now in the USA?

  --It’s Sears Tower in Chicago.

5.--What bridge is popular in San Francisco?

  --Golden Gate Bridge.

6.--Name 3 famous buildings in Washington D.C..

  --The Capitol Building, the White House and the Pantagon.

7.--In what state is Los Angeles?

  --California.

8.--What’s Los Angeles famous for?

  --It has Hollywood, Disneyland and the largest China town.

9.--In what city is the Statue of Liberty?

  --In New York city.

10.--Name 3 cities of the USA.

   --San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, etc.

  

American Culture:

1.--What’s the full name of the USA?

  --The United Stated of America.

2.--How many stars are there on the American flag?

  --There are 50. They stand for 50 states.

3.--What colors is the American flag?

  --It’s red, white and blue.

4.--What do we call the American flag?

  --Stars and stripes.

5.--In America, what number is unlucky?

  --13.

 

American People:

1.--Where do the American presidents live?

  --They live in the White House.

2.--How often is the American election?

  --Every four years.

3.--Which mountain has four presidents’ head sculptures?

  --Mount Rushmore.

4.--Who are they?

  --They are Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt and Jefferson.

5.--Who invented the light bulbs?

  --Thomas Edison.

6.--Who made the first plane of America?

  --The Wright Brothers.

7.--Do you know Bill Gates?

  --Yes, he is the chairman of Microsoft.

American food:

1.--What can we have at Mc Donald’s.

  --French fries, hamburgers, coke and ice-cream.

2.--What’s a DRIVE-IN restaurant?

  --It’s the fast food restaurant.

3.--Name some of the fast food restaurants in America.

  --Mc Donald’s, Pizza Hut, Kentucky Fried Chicken, etc.

4.--What are some of the most popular fast food in the USA?

  --Hamburgers, hot dogs and Pizza.

 

American education:

1.--When do the children start school in the USA?

  --They start school when they are 5 years old.

2.--How old are the students after finishing middle school?

  --Most of them are 17 or 18 years old.

3.--Do the parents have to pay for their children’s schooling?

  --No, because tax supports the public schools.

4.--Do the parents pay for school if a child goes to a private school?

  --Yes, they do.

5.--How many students go to colleges after high school?

  --About half of them.

6.--What about a student in a poor family?

  --He has to make money for part of his college expenses.

7.--What’s the relationship between student and teacher in the US?

  --The relationship is less formal.

8.--What do the students do in class?

  --They are generally encouraged to ask questions during class.

9.--What will a student do if he wants to ask questions?

  --He should raise a hand and wait.

10.--Name 3 world famous universities in America.

   --Harvard, MIT and Yale.

 

 

 

 

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