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  • 1. New York A description of a Place
  • 2. k I live in one of the most exciting cities in the world – New York City.
  • 3. New York also known as the Big Apple, is a city that never stops.
  • 4. The Island of Manhattan, the heart of New York city, offers an amazing variety of entertainment - - from visiting world-famous sites, museums and trendy clubs, to attending concerts or spending hours walking and window-shopping along the crowded streets .
  • 5. Going sightseeing in New York Museums Trafalgar Square The Empire state building The Statue of Liberty
  • 6. Going to trendy clubs
  • 7. Attending concerts and going to musicals and theatre plays
  • 8. Going shopping
  • 9. After a tiring but fun day, you can eat in a local café, a superb restaurant.. Or noisy fast - food place
  • 10. You can eat fast food You can eat fast food
  • 11. People that prefer peace and quiet can visit Central Park in the centre of Manhattan
  • 12. It’s possible to go ice-skating on its large pond in the winter, boating on its blue lakes in the summer or just have a picnic in the park’s wide –open spaces.
  • 13. But, like every big city, New York is polluted. In fact, pollution has reached dangerous levels. As a result, there are plans to improve public transport city and to actively encourage its use. To discourage people from taking their car into Manhattan, the mayor is thinking of making motorists pay to drive into the city, just as in London.
  • 14. About 44 million tourists come to enjoy New York every year. Despite the pollution, they think New York is fantastic- and I agree with them.
  • 15. Text taken from “A description of a Place” Bridges 1 page 50 Images taken from teteg14.