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Travelling around the world

  1. 1. – by Inma Gc A aro und tra the vel lin wor g ld
  2. 2. 2 UNIT OBJECTIVES In this lesson you are going to… – by Inma Gc A … describe places … compare pictures … study future tenses
  3. 3. 3 FROM YOUR – by Inma Gc A 1st – Identify and locate 2nd – It is very known because of…
  4. 4. 4 FROM YOUR VIEWPOINT 1 - SPEAKING Which of the following places can you identify? Where is each one located? – by Inma Gc A p.1 p.4 p.3 p.5
  5. 5. 5 FROM YOUR VIEWPOINT 2 - SPEAKING This place is very known because of its… – by Inma Gc A p.2 Use Age History Design Size p.1
  6. 6. – by Inma Gc A PARK GÜELL (Barcelona, Spain) 6
  7. 7. – by Inma Gc A 1st - LISTENING … and take notes 7
  8. 8. 8 1st - LISTENING PARK GÜELL (Barcelona, Spain) A little bit of history… The Park Güell was formed with the joining of two areas "Can Muntaner de Dalt" and "Can Coll i Pujol", in the "Muntanya Pelada" (today muntanya del Carmel), purchased – by Inma Gc A Count Güell the year 1899. Gaudi conceived as a religious sense at the same time as organic and urban, and using the 60 meters of gap which has the mountain (the height ranges between 150 and 210 meters respect the sea) to project a path of spiritual elevation, placing in its top a chapel, but it was never built, in place that currently holds the monument to Calvary (or Turó de les tres creus). With Gaudi worked some of his more common colleagues, Josep Maria Jujol, Francesc Berenguer, Joan Rubió and Llorenç Matamala. The works were made by contractor Josep Casanovas i Pardo. Text retrieved from
  9. 9. 9 1st - LISTENING PARK GÜELL (Barcelona, Spain) Nowadays… The park covers an area of 17.18 hectares (0.1718 square kilometers). The design clearly demonstrates the architects hand, and the peculiar style of Gaudi – by Inma Gc A evident in any element. There are corrugated ways, like rivers of lava, and walkways covered with columns that have forms of trees, stalactites and geometric shapes. Many of the surfaces are covered with pieces of pottery or glass as a mosaic of colors, which is called Trencadís brittle). Thanks to its location outside the movement of the city and a high altitude, this park is a haven of peace that contrasts with the noise and frenzy of the Catalan capital. Text retrieved from
  10. 10. 10 1st - LISTENING PARK GÜELL (Barcelona, Spain) The staircase and the dragon… This is the most famous part of the park, has become – by Inma Gc A symbol of Barcelona as the "Sagrada Familia", and other more modern constructions (Agbar Tower ...). Above the main entrance is a grand staircase leading to the hipostyle room divided by a number of water sources. Here is the famous lizard, which is normally confused with a dragon. Text retrieved from
  11. 11. 11 2nd - SPEAKING PARK GÜELL (Barcelona, Spain) What does it say about this famous park? It is in Barcelona but… where is it located? – by Inma Gc A Have you ever been in Barcelona? Have you visited this place? Do you know who was Antoni Gaudí? Could you enumerate his most famous works? What kind of art is this?
  12. 12. 12 3rd - READING PARK GÜELL (Barcelona, Spain) Now, read the text and find words or phrases that mean… – by Inma Gc A Seat - Form Pay for - Delicate Limits - Badge Stream - Mix up
  13. 13. 13 GRAMMAR - FUTURE – by Inma Gc A 1st - Simple future 2nd - Immediate future
  14. 14. 14 GRAMMAR 1st - SIMPLE FUTURE USES A spontaneous – by Inma Gc A I am too tired to walk. I will take a bus A prediction Soon, Dubai will be the tourist capital of the Middle East A planned schedule The tour of London will begin at 8.00 a.m.
  15. 15. 15 GRAMMAR 2nd - IMMEDIATE FUTURE USES A planned action for the – by Inma Gc A We are going to spend our next holiday in Norway An action that is about to happen Be careful! You are going to fall!
  16. 16. 16 GRAMMAR REVIEW Read the following sentences… 1. We´re going to spend our next holiday in Ireland. Which sentence 2. The tour of Rome will describes… begin at 9.00 – by Inma Gc A 3. Have you seen the a. … events in a timetable? plans for Cuatro b. … a prediction? Torres Business Area? It´s going to be c. … a future event based amazing! on present evidence? 4. Soon, Anne will be a d. … spontaneous decision? doctor. e. … future plans? 5. - “Where is La Vaguada Mall?” - “Come with me. I´ll show you.”
  17. 17. 17 FINALLY… 1st – – by Inma Gc A Discuss with your teacher and classmates. 2nd – WRITING Write a composition at home.
  18. 18. 18 1st - SPEAKING Think of places that you have visited. Decide on a place that is interesting for you Think about the following – by Inma Gc A Where is the place? When was it built? What does it look like? What is special or interesting about it? What can you do there? Would you recommend visiting?
  19. 19. 19 2nd - WRITING - Vocabulary Follow these guidelines and describe a famous place that you know. You can use the following ADJECTIVES… towering spacious ancient – by Inma Gc A modern breathtaking colorful lively picturesque noisy grand unusual narrow lovely majestic crowded spectacular elegant luxurious * (More than 300 words).
  20. 20. 20 LET´S REVIEW… Future simple Spontaneous decision Prediction Planned – by Inma Gc A Future immediate Future plan A future event based on present evidence Using two or more adjectives opinion – size – age – shape – color – origin – material Description. Organize your ideas opening – body – closing
  21. 21. 21 Pictures used in this PPT presentation… Slide 4. P.1 – Alhambra Palace (Granada, Spain) P.2 – The Great Wall of – by Inma Gc A P.3 – Sydney Opera House (Sydney, Australia) P.4 – Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco Bay) P.5 – Petronas Towers (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) Slide 5. P.1 – Cuatro Torres Business Area (Madrid, Spain) P.2 – Theatre of Epidaurus (Greece)