Elizabeths Life In Pennsylvania

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  • Elizabeths Life In Pennsylvania

    1. 1. Elizabeth Therese Gaughan English Language Assistant IES La Arboleda
    2. 2. Hallstead <ul><li>PA is the 2 nd state. </li></ul><ul><li>Harrisburg is the capital. </li></ul><ul><li>Philadelphia is the biggest city. </li></ul><ul><li>I live in Hallstead . </li></ul>
    3. 3. Joe Cindy Danny Me Connor
    4. 4. Mitzi Spooky Ernie Pookie
    5. 5. <ul><li>Under construction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My dad is building the house. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Big back yard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Swimming pool, gardens, and playground </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Population: 1,200 people (as of 2001) </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by William Hallstead, a railroad official </li></ul><ul><li>No schools in Hallstead </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One school for several towns </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Most people work in another town or city </li></ul><ul><li>No shopping centers, cinemas, or other entertainment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must drive to another city </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>715 km long </li></ul><ul><li>16 th longest river in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Flows through New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland </li></ul><ul><li>Susquehanna means “winding current” in Algonquin. </li></ul><ul><li>Important to the Mormon religion </li></ul><ul><li>Terrible flood in 2006 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over $100 million in damage in Hallstead and surrounding towns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We were trapped in our house. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My dad’s business was destroyed. </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Nature walks </li></ul><ul><li>Sporting events </li></ul><ul><li>Fairs and festivals </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Gorge with three waterfalls </li></ul><ul><li>Virgin forest </li></ul><ul><li>Hiking trails </li></ul><ul><li>Nice place for picnics </li></ul><ul><li>About 20 minutes from my house </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>One campus for all ages (3—18) </li></ul><ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiz bowl </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Honor society </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Small, private university </li></ul><ul><li>2,000 students </li></ul><ul><li>Over 100 students organizations </li></ul><ul><li>23 sports </li></ul><ul><li>Over 50 areas of study </li></ul><ul><li>$40,000/year ( € 31,500) </li></ul><ul><li>Only undergraduate degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Live and eat on campus </li></ul><ul><li>Community environment </li></ul>
    12. 13. Central Park Times Square <ul><li>Closest big city to Hallstead </li></ul><ul><li>About 3 hours by car </li></ul>

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