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Slideshow to talk about York in the English class at Doctor Francisco Marín high school in Siles

Slideshow to talk about York in the English class at Doctor Francisco Marín high school in Siles

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  • 1. York The city of:
  • 2. York Coat of arms of York
    • York is a historic fortress town of North Yorkshire (England). In this city there are two rivers, the Ouse and Foss.
    • The city was founded as Eboracum in 71 d. C. by the Romans and became one of the two capitals of Roman Britain.
    • Since 1996, York has become a great city which covers rural areas. The urban area has a population of 137,505 inhabitants. Its total population is 184,900 people.
    • The old part of this town is tourist destination, attracting visitors from around the world.
  • 3. York
    • York is in the Vale of York, an area of farmland. - Around the city are the mountains Pennines, the North York Moors and the
    • Wolds. - York's economy is based on the service industry. - This industry includes the public sector, health, education, finance, and
    • tourism.
  • 4. York Attractions York Minster, the second largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe, stands at the city's centre. York's centre is enclosed by the city's medieval walls, which are a popular walk.
  • 5. York Attractions - Clifford's Tower is part of the Norman castle of York. - It was built on an artificial hill on the city and between the two rivers of York. - It was built in the time of the Battle of Hastings. - It is circular and is in ruins.
  • 6. York Attractions A feature of central York is the Snickelways,that are narrow pedestrian routes (estrechas vias peatonales).
  • 7. York Attractions - The city has many museums, including the Castle Museum, Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens and JORVIK Viking Centre. - The Theatre Royal was established in 1744. - York is noted for its numerous churches and pubs. Most of the remaining churches in York are from the medieval period.
  • 8. York Attractions