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    • Task 1 By using a map of the USA, find the states these cities belong to and put in order, in an imaginary line, from East to West, the above cities. -Memphis Tennessee -Oklahoma Oklahoma -Lexington Kentucky -Santa Fe Nuevo México -Washington, D.C Maryland -Flagstaff Arizona -Los Angeles California -New York City New York
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    • Task 2 -You have to link this information to one of the cities in task. Here is the most popular horse race track in America. Kentucky (Lexington). It has the only coliseum, which has hosted two Olympic Games. California (Los Angeles). It's the place where the king of rock and roll lived and died. Tennessee (Memphis). Here you can get off the subway at Little Italy, China Town and Harlem. New York City (New York).
    • The place to learn about native Pueblo Indians. Nuevo Mexico (Santa Fe). There is a museum, which shows you the history of the country. Maryland (Washington, D.C) This is where the Land Run took place. Oklahoma (Oklahoma). One of the world's natural wonders is waiting for you. Arizona (Flagstaff).
    • Task 4 He entered the public library building and searched the web for information. Put in historical order, from the earliest to the most recent, the following list of presidents: 1-George Washington. 2-Thomas Jefferson. 3-Abraham Lincon. 4-Franklin D. Roosevelt. 5-John F. Kenedy. 6-Ronald Reagan 7-William J. Clinton. 8- George W Bush. 9- Barack Obama.
    • Task 5 Find the names of the states where he is stopping by in his trip across the country. The initial letter gives you some help: ARIZONA. CALIFORNIA. kENTUCKY. NUEVO MEXICO. NEW YORK. OKLAHOMA. TENNESSEE. Then, write some information about each state.
    • Arizona Arizona is a state of the United States of America located in the southwestern region of the United States. The capital and largest city is Phoenix. Arizona is noted for its desert climate, exceptionally hot summers, and mild winters, however it also features pine forests and mountain ranges in the northern high country, with cooler weather than in the lower deserts. In addition to the Grand Canyon, many other national forests, parks, and monuments.
    • California California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. California's diverse geography ranges from the Pacific Coast to the west, to the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the east, to the Mojave Desert areas in the southeast and to the Redwood–Douglas fir forests of the northwest. Earthquakes are a common occurrence due to the state's location along the Pacific Ring of Fire, with about 37 thousand recorded annually.
    • Kentucky Kentucky is a state located in the East Central United States of America. It is a land with diverse environments and abundant resources, including the world's longest cave system, Mammoth Cave National Park; the greatest length of navigable waterways and streams in the Lower 48 states; and the two largest man-made lakes east of the Mississippi River. It is also home to the highest per capita number of deer and turkey in the United States, the largest free-ranging elk herd east of Montana, and the nation's most productive coalfield.
    • Nuevo Mexico Nuevo Mexico is a state located in the southwest and western regions of the United States. The tribes in the state consist of mostly Navajo and Pueblo peoples. As a result, the demographics and culture of the state are unique for their strong Hispanic, Mexican, and Native American influences. The flag of New Mexico is represented by the red and gold colors, which represent Spain as well as the Zia symbol, an ancient Native American symbol for the sun.
    • New York New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, which is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. Located on a large natural harbor on the Atlantic coast of the Northeastern United States, New York City consists of five boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.
    • Oklahoma Oklahoma is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America. With small mountain ranges, prairie, and eastern forests, most of Oklahoma lies in the Great Plains and the U.S. Interior Highlands (a region especially prone to severe weather). Map of the Great Plains.
    • Tennessee Tennessee is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States. The Appalachian Mountains dominate the eastern part of the state, and the Mississippi River forms the state's western border. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the nation's most visited national park,is headquartered in the eastern part of the state, and a section of the Appalachian Trail roughly follows the Tennessee-North Carolina border. Appalachian Trail.
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    • Task 6 Decide whether these statements are true (T) or false (F): -Daniel Boone was an explorer of Kentucky. T -Daniel Boone was born in Kentucky. F -His first job was as a hunter. T -John Finley was one of his great friends. T
    • -He was an explorer and never got married. F -At Harrodsburg, he built his house. T -The furthest point he explored was West Virginia. F -He moved to Missouri for the last years of his life. T
    • Task 7 Love me tender, love me sweet, never let me go. you have made my life complete, and i love you so. Love me tender, love me true, all my dreams fulfilled. for my darlin' i love you, and i always will. Love me tender, love me long, take me to your heart. for it's there that i belong, and we'll never part. Ámame tiernamente, Ámame dulcemente, Nunca me dejes ir Has completado mi vida Y te amo tanto Ámame tiernamente, Ámame fielmente Cumple todos mis sueños Porque querida mía te amo, Y siempre lo haré Ámame tiernamente, Ámame por mucho tiempo, Llévame a tu corazón Porque es ahí donde pertenezco Y nunca nos separaremos
    • Love me tender, love me dear, tell me you are mine. i'll be yours through all the years, till the end of time. (when at last my dreams come true darling this i know happiness will follow you everywhere you go). Ámame tiernamente Ámame querida Dime que eres mía Yo seré tuyo a través de los años Hasta el fin de los días (Cuando por fin mis sueños se realicen Querida esto sé Que la Felicidad te seguirá Por donde tu vayas)
    • Find about the Land Run and complete the following sentences with appropriate information: During the XIXth century many Indian tribes were...Into the area known as Oklahoma Territory. No Indian tribe lived in a piece of land called...Unassigned Lands. By 1889 pioneers...began slipping over into this area without authorization. The date of the Land Run was...on May 1. Task 8
    • 50,000 people...homesteaders gathered at the boundaries. The Land Run began when...On March 2, 1889, President Benjamin Harrison signed legislation that opened up the Unassigned Lands. Oklahoma City was originally called...Oklahoma Station. By 1900...the population had doubled.
    • Task 9 Try to match the pieces in information in group A, B and C. Group:A Group:B Group:C San Miguel The oldest church in town District Chapel Agua Fria An old large hacienda Indian tribe Sena Plaza The oldest settlement in town Main road Taos Pueblo Where the Chapel of Guadalupe District Chapel Analco An outstanding modernist artist Historic site Camino Lejo Historic site Street Georgia O'Keeffe It houses important museums Museum
    • Task 10 Grand Canyon National Park is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, a designated World Heritage Site, and one of the Crown Jewels of the National Park System. Declared a national park in 1919, the mile-deep, 277-mile long gorge draws nearly five million visitors annually to the lofty rims and world-class whitewater that await the active traveler. The 1.2 million acre park is home to numerous animals (from the endangered California condor above, to cougars, rattlesnakes and Gila monsters below), over 1,500 species of plants, archaeological sites dating back thousands of years, and one of the most complete geologic cross sections visible anywhere on the planet. Sustaining these plant and animal communities, as well as carving the Canyon ever-deeper, is the powerful Colorado River, the lifeblood of the desert Southwest.
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    • Task 11 Homemade beef stew n'corn bread: Vegetables and meat stew - for lunch in the autumn and winter. Fired Apples : Fruit - for a breakfast or dinner side dish. Grilled Pork Chop : Meat – for lunch. Half pound bacon cheeseburger platter :Hamburger of bacon and cheese – for lunch. Tossed salad :Salad of vegetables – for lunch or dinner. Chocolate cobblers :Dessert of chocolate – for the snack in the afternoon. Uncle Herschel's favorite :Meat, egg - for breakfast. Maple pancakes :Pancakes with syrup – for breakfast.Tortitas
    • Task 12 Find information about High School Clubs in the USA: - History: The first high school student-based organization chartered in Sacramento High School in California, in May of 1925.The concept of instilling an organized, separate entity separate from the school itself came from Albert Olney, and Frank Vincent. They were school administrators and Kiwanis Club members who were looking to form a junior service club in the school. This organization later became known as Key Club. Key Club now stands today as the largest student-based organization in the world, though not the largest high school organization in the world.
    • Tracking down precise history of high school organizations is difficult as several thousand types of clubs exist. Prominent clubs include high school subdivisions of Red Cross, Make-A-Wish Foundation, National Honor Society, National Beta Club, Junior State of America, Interact, Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, among many other organizations. Each club has their own timeline, with hallmark internal achievements only known by members of each respective club.
    • - Why students join these clubs : Students join clubs for various reasons, leading to a diverse pool to choose from in most schools. Most active club members generally consist of freshman and sophomores, looking to find their respective niche in school dynamics. Student-based high school organizations offer teenagers a special element in that every person within the club share a common desire, ability, and/or personality. This type of connection leads to the existence of clubs in the vast majority of high schools. There are no extraordinary physical and mental requirements to join a club. This special aspect distinguishes club organizations apart from Sports (requiring intense athletic prowess) and Drama (requiring physiological control and memorization).
    • Most clubs only require a minimal membership fee (varying anywhere from $3–$30) depending on the organization. This openness allows greater opportunity for creating a tight knit community within the club. This idealist vision appeals to many of the underclassmen.
    • - Types of clubs: There are four main club categories: fundraising, community service, career interest, and interpersonal dynamics. Many clubs offer a combination of each element. -Fundraising. Many people polarize toward fundraising for a major organization or movement. Fundraising appeals to people as high school students make a direct impact on international affairs, such as funding cancer research or environmental preservation.
    • -Community service. Many schools require that students perform a certain community service quota. To obtain such a threshold, many people turn to community service organizations such as Key club, Interact, Lion's Club, Red Cross, and local clubs. In doing so, many teenagers experience more camaraderie while performing community service. Other individuals just enjoy helping the local community around them.
    • -Career interest. Many teenagers join clubs that revolve around their career interest. Many clubs, such as Junior State of America[2] and Future Scientist and Engineers of America focus on specific career fields and help students understand them better. Many competitions, awards, and conventions are held to give club members advantages in these fields by exposing them to new opportunities. In addition, members of career interest clubs network with other students who will enter similar fields.
    • -Interpersonal dynamics. Many teenagers join clubs that offer no academic, organizational, or community benefit. These clubs tend to focus around culture, social dynamics, and self-interest. These clubs look to satisfy the needs and demands of teenagers in each school, based on environment, tradition, and culture.
    • Evaluation
        • 1) ROUND UP WITH A CIRCLE THE ODD ONE OUT.
        • Memphis - Toronto - Lexington - Santa Fe
        • Arizona - California - New York - Ontario
        • White House - Statue of Liberty - the Capitol - Lincoln Memorial
        • motel - road atlas - visitor's centre - library
        • Kennedy - Lincoln - Spears - Washington
        • Pineapple juice - beef stew - pork chop - cheeseburger
    • 2) WHAT CATEGORY DOES EACH ONE OF THE ABOVE SETS OF WORDS BELONG TO? States:Arizona, California and New York. Food: Pineapple juice, beef stew, pork chop, cheeseburger. Monuments: Statue of Liberty, White House, the Capitol, Lincoln Memorial. Cities: Memphis, Lexington, Santa Fe, Toronto, New York. Tourism: motel,visitor's centre,road atlas . Presidents: Kennedy, Lincoln, Washington.
    • 3) ARE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES TRUE (T) OR FALSE (F)? Long Beach is the capital city of Arizona.False Los Angeles has hosted two Olympic Games.True Ellis Island is one of the attractions for New York visitors.True The Lincoln Memorial is in Lexington.False
    • Daniel Boone was the second President of the United States.False Graceland was Elvis Presley's residence.True Flagstaff is one of the nearest towns to the Grand Canyon.False The Land Run took place in Santa Fe at the end of the XIXth century. True
    • 4) WRITE A TICK (√) AFTER THE SENTENCES THAT ARE GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT. Where is the Statue of Liberty?√ Washington D.C. is one place of the most popular in the USA.√ Where Daniel Boone borned? X Horseracing is one the biggest attractions in Lexington.X
    • Elvis Presley singed and recorded many songs.X Oklahoma City is surrounded by rolling hills and prairies.√ Pueblos is the name given to the Indian communities in New Mexico.√ JuanFran y samuel .