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SPEAKING, PARTS 2, AND 4. CITY LIFE

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SPEAKING, PARTS 2, AND 4. CITY LIFE

  1. 1. TALKING ABOUT YOUR CITY
  2. 2. What’s your idea of the perfect place to live? Which of the following does it include? -Skyscrapers -Farms -Residential neighbourhoods -Bus stops -Theatres -Concert halls -Art galleries -Universities -Offices -Tennis courts -Basketball courts -Playgorunds -City squares -Train stations -Power station
  3. 3. SPEAKING: VOCABULARY. CITY LIFE WHAT ARE THESE PLACES LIKE? BEAUTIFUL, ARTISTIC CALM, PEACEFUL DIRTY EXPENSIVE, LUXURIOUS CROWDED STRESSFUL MODERN, COMFORTABLE POLLUTED/FACTORY NOISY, LIVELY FUMES BORING
  4. 4. SPEAKING: VOCABULARY. CITY LIFE USING ADJECTIVES: WHAT ARE THESE PLACES LIKE? BEAUTIFUL, ARTISTIC CALM, PEACEFUL DIRTY EXPENSIVE, LUXURIOUS CROWDED STRESSFUL MODERN, COMFORTABLE POLLUTED NOISY, LIVELY, FUNNY BORING
  5. 5. SPEAKING, PART 1. TALKING ABOUT YOUR CITY 1. Can you tell me something about your town? 2. What is the most interesting part of your town? 3. Can you describe some of the shops of your town? 4. Are transports in your town good? 5. Can you tell me about the nightlife of your town? 6. What is the difference between life in cities and life in the countryside in your country? 1. GENERAL DESCRIPTION (EXCITING/QUIET, BEAUTIFUL, COMFORTABLE, STRESSFUL) 2. SIZE (BIG, SMALL) 3. VIEWS / MONUMENTS (FANTASTIC, AMAZING, BEAUTIFUL, IMPRESSIVE) 4. PEOPLE (FRIENDLY, KIND, WELCOMING) 5. BUILDINGS AND PARKS (MODERN, SPECTACULAR, PICTURESQUE) 6. ENVIRONMENT (CLEAN, POLLUTED, NOISY, CROWDED) 7. NIGHT LIFE (EXCITING, BORING, LIVELY)
  6. 6. SPEAKING, PART 1. TALKING ABOUT YOUR CITY UNDERGROUND, TAXIS ENTERTAIMENT/ NIGHT LIFE ACCOMODATION BUS STOPS, PARTS OF THE TOWN SHOPPING STUDIES TRANSPORT CITY LIFE SEVERAL MEANS OF TRANSFORT SHOPS, DEPARTMENT STORES, MALLS/SHOPPING CENTERS THEATRES, ART GALLERIES, CONCERT HALLS, BARS AND RESTAURANTS, TERRACES HOTELS, HOSTELS, ROOMS CITY CENTRE, OUTSKIRTS,RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBOURHOODS/AREAS PARKS, UNIVERSITIES, DORMITORIES (INTERESTING, EXCITING, BORING, LIVELY) (MODERN, PICTURESQUE) (MODERN, BEAUTIFUL, HISTORICAL, COMFORTABLE, PEACEFUL) (FANTASTIC, AMAZING, BEAUTIFUL, IMPRESSIVE)
  7. 7. RECYCLE RENEWABLE ENERGY ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS AEOLIC ENERGY WASTE FLOODS SOLAR PANELS POWER PLANT FACTORY FUMES FOREST FIRES
  8. 8. SPEAKING, PART 3:VOCABULARY. REMEMBER THE STEPS OF THE TASK: 1. Who are they? Where are they? (Describe the place and people ROUGHLY: choose carefully what tou’re going to describe) 2. What are they doing?/ How are they feeling? 3. ANSWER THE QUESTION OF THE TASK
  9. 9. SPEAKING, PART 3:VOCABULARY. REMEMBER THE STEPS OF THE TASK: 1. Who are they? Where are they? (Describe the place and people ROUGHLY: choose carefully what tou’re going to describe) 2. What are they doing?/ How are they feeling? 3. ANSWER THE QUESTION OF THE TASK
  10. 10. SPEAKING, part 2: VOCABULARY. CITY LIFE What are the advantages and disadvantages of living in these two places? -LAKES, RIVERS, MOUNTAINS, HILLS, STREAMS, VALLEYS, ENJOY NATURE, FRESH/ PURE AIR -CHIMEYS, FACTORY FUMES, URBAN, ENVIRONMENT, DAMP, SKYSCRAPERS, SHOPPING CENTER, CITY LIGHTS,
  11. 11. SPEAKING, part 2: VOCABULARY. CITY LIFE What are the advantages and disadvantages of living in these two places? -LAKES, RIVERS, MOUNTAINS, HILLS, STREAMS, VALLEYS, ENJOY NATURE, FRESH/ PURE AIR -CHIMEYS, FACTORY FUMES, URBAN, ENVIRONMENT, DAMP, SKYSCRAPERS, SHOPPING CENTERS
  12. 12. SPEAKING, part 3 VOCABULARY. CITY LIFE INTERLOCUTOR: Now, I’d like you to talk about something together for about three minutes. I’d like you to imagine that your friend is moving abroad for the summer. Below are different locations your friend could possibly move to. •First, talk to each other about the advantages of living in each place. •Then, decide to which place your friend should move for the summer.
  13. 13. SPEAKING, PART 4: DISCUSSION In this part of the test you have to take part in a discussion with the other candidaterelated to the topic of the task you did in part 3. the examiner will ask you both some questions. Interlocutor: • Do you think it is more difficult living in the countryside or in a big city? Why? • Would it be easier for a foreign visitor to fit in a city or in a village? •Are there different social problems in cities and in the countriside? •Where do you think most people will live in the future? •WHAT DO YOU THINK? DO YO AGREE? AND YOU?
  14. 14. SPEAKING, PART 4: VOCABULARY. CITY LIFE STUDENT A: Try to convince your partner that the city is the best place to live. STUDENT B: try to convince your partner that the country is the best place to live. -LAKES, RIVERS, MOUNTAINS, HILLS, STREAMS, VALLEYS, ENJOY NATURE, FRESH/ PURE AIR -CHIMEYS, FACTORY FUMES, URBAN, ENVIRONMENT, DAMP, SKYSCRAPERS, SHOPPING CENTERS --SHOPPING, NIGHT-LIFE, WAY OPF LIFE, TRANSPORT, ENTERTAINMENT, EMPLOYMENT

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