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Learn about NYC and english speaking countries culture

Learn about NYC and english speaking countries culture

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  • By Lucy Holcomb CRA Moncalvillo March 2009
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    • 1. New York City
    • 2. Facts <ul><li>8,274,527 people live in NYC, more people than in any other city in the US. </li></ul><ul><li>Almost 170 different languages are spoken in NYC, and 36% of the population wasn’t born in the U.S. </li></ul>
    • 3. United States New York City is on the Atlantic coast in the northeast United States.
    • 4. New York State
    • 5. New York City
    • 6. The 5 Boroughs <ul><li>The city is divided into 5 boroughs: The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island. </li></ul>
    • 7. Statue of Liberty <ul><li>The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France in 1886. </li></ul><ul><li>She welcomes immigrants, visitors, and Americans returning to the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Today, she is a symbol of freedom and liberty. </li></ul>
    • 8. The Empire State Building <ul><li>102 stories </li></ul><ul><li>It was the tallest building from 1931 to 1972. </li></ul><ul><li>It only took 441 days to build. </li></ul>
    • 9. The view from the Empire State Building.
    • 10. Central Park <ul><li>Central park has 2 ice-skating rinks, a zoo, and several lakes and ponds. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 25,000,000 people visit Central Park each year. </li></ul>
    • 11. Broadway <ul><li>Broadway is one of the best theatre districts in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>The theatres on Broadway sell about $1 billion in tickets each year. </li></ul>
    • 12. Wall Street <ul><li>Wall Street is home to the New York Stock Exchange. </li></ul><ul><li>Here, people buy and trade stocks on the stock market. </li></ul>
    • 13. Times Square <ul><li>Times Square is the busiest intersection in Manhattan. </li></ul><ul><li>There are hundreds of advertisements and bright lights. </li></ul>
    • 14. New Years Eve <ul><li>Over 1,000,000 people gather in Times Square on December 31st each year. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone watches a ball drop to show the start of the new year. </li></ul>
    • 15. Brooklyn Bridge <ul><li>The Brooklyn Bridge connects Brooklyn to Manhattan. It is 1,825 meters long. </li></ul>
    • 16. The Guggenheim <ul><li>The Guggenheim is an art museum built in 1959. </li></ul><ul><li>It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a very famous American architect. </li></ul>
    • 17. Taxis <ul><li>The taxis in New York City are bright yellow. </li></ul>

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