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2. describing cities and places. ENGLISH DOT WORKS 2. SENA. semana 4 acitivdad 2.

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Evidence: describing cities and places.ENGLISH DOT WORKS 2. SENA. ENGLISH DOT WORKS 2.
semana 4 acitivdad 2.ENGLISH DOT WORKS 2.
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2. describing cities and places. ENGLISH DOT WORKS 2. SENA. semana 4 acitivdad 2.

  1. 1. Learning activity 4 / Actividad de aprendizaje 4 Evidence: describing cities and places / Evidencia: Describiendo ciudades y lugares You are going to see images of five cities and their landmarks. Write a paragraph describing each city and country it belongs and the landmark shown. Use the vocabulary from the box for the descriptions. The first one is done for you as an example. / A continuación verá imágenes de cinco ciudades y sus lugares representativos. Escriba un párrafo describiendo cada ciudad, el país al que pertenece y el lugar mostrado. Use el vocabulario dentro del recuadro para las descripciones. La primera ha sido hecha como ejemplo. Note: We recommend to do some research on the places to be described before writing the paragraphs. / Nota: recomendamos hacer una pequeña investigación sobre los lugares antes de escribir los párrafos. New York is a big city in the United States (North America). It takes thousand of visitors every year. The city has a population of around 8 million people. There is a lot to see and do in New York. You can visit the Central Park, the Metropolian museum and Time’s Square. In the picture you can see the Statue of Liberty, a monumet built between 1875 and 1986. It is 93 meters tall. The statue is located on Liberty Island in the Hudson River. New York (USA) – The Statue of Liberty a statue / a cathedral / a bridge / a river / modern buildings / boats / a harbour / mountains / a fountain / a canal / desert / a hill / a castle / traditional buildings / an obelisk / a square / a shopping mall / a monument / a tower.
  2. 2. St. Peter's Square is a large plaza located directly in front of St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City, the papal enclave inside Rome, directly west of the neighbourhood or rione of Borgo. At the centre of the square is an Egyptian obelisk, erected at the current site in 1586. Gian Lorenzo Bernini designed the square almost 100 years later, including the massive Tuscan colonnades, four columns deep, which embrace visitors in "the maternal arms of Mother Church". A granite fountain constructed by Bernini in 1675 matches another fountain designed by Carlo Maderno in 1613.Rome (Italy) – Saint Peter’s Square The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, Australia, identified as one of the 20th century's most distinctive buildings. Designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the building was formally opened on 20 October 1973 after a gestation beginning with Utzon's 1957 selection as winner of an international design competition. The government of New South Wales, led by the premier, Joseph Cahill, authorised work to begin in 1958 with Utzon directing construction. The government's decision to build Utzon's design is often overshadowed by circumstances that followed, including cost and scheduling overruns as well as the architect's ultimate resignation. The building and its surrounds occupy the whole of Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbour, between Sydney Cove and Farm Cove, adjacent to the Sydney central business district and the Royal Botanic Gardens, and close by the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Sydney (Australia) – The Sydney Opera House
  3. 3. Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, from its position on the Castle Rock. Archaeologists have established human occupation of the rock since at least the Iron Age (2nd century AD), although the nature of the early settlement is unclear. There has been a royal castle on the rock since at least the reign of David I in the 12th century, and the site continued to be a royal residence until 1633. From the 15th century the castle's residential role declined, and by the 17th century it was principally used as military barracks with a large garrison. Its importance as a part of Scotland's national heritage was recognised increasingly from the early 19th century onwards, and various restoration programmes have been carried out over the past century and a half. As one of the most important strongholds in the Kingdom of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle was involved in many historical conflicts from the Wars of Scottish Independence in the 14th century to the Jacobite Rising of 1745. Edinburgh (Scotland) – Edinburgh Castle Burj Khalifa known as Burj Dubai before its inauguration, is a megatall skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the tallest structure in the world, standing at 829.8 m (2,722 ft).[4][9] Construction of the Burj Khalifa began in 2004, with the exterior completed in 2009. The primary structure is reinforced concrete. The building was opened in 2010 as part of a new development called Downtown Dubai. It is designed to be the centerpiece of large-scale, mixed-use development. The decision to build the building is reportedly based on the government's decision to diversify from an oil- based economy, and for Dubai to gain international recognition. The building was named in honor of the ruler of Abu Dhabi and president of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – The Burj Khalifa
  4. 4. Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Abu Dhabi and the UAE government lent Dubai money to pay its debts. The building broke numerous height records. Fuente de imágenes: Fotolia (s.f.) When you finish your work, send the file to your instructor through the platform as follows: 1. Click on the title of this evidence. 2. Click on Examinar mi equipo and look for the file in your computer. Make sure the file is attached. 3. Leave a comment for the instructor (optional). 4. Click Enviar. Una vez finalice la evidencia envíe al instructor el archivo a través de la plataforma, así: 1. Dé clic en el título de esta evidencia. 2. Dé clic en el enlace Examinar mi equipo y busque el archivo en su computador. Asegúrese de adjuntar el archivo. 3. Escriba algún comentario si lo considera pertinente. 4. Dé clic en Enviar. Note: This evidence is an individual activity. Remember to check the learning guide in order to know if you have done all the assigned activities, know how to develop them and deliver them correctly. Nota: esta evidencia es de carácter individual. Recuerde revisar la guía de aprendizaje con el fin de verificar que ha realizado todas las actividades propuestas, saber cómo desarrollarlas y entregarlas correctamente. Criterio de evaluación Describe lugares, ciudades y países teniendo en cuenta el vocabulario y contexto requerido.