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Este trabajo lo hice en Google Docs originalmente para una minicharla en un curso de inglés en Norwich (UK). Es muy simple. La fuente original en Google Docs es:
http://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dgqbrhjc_50g7k545ct&invite=CN7wj-IC

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  • 1 inch is like a thumb 1 mile is like walking for 15 min
  • Units

    1. 1. Measure, crisis and prices
    2. 2. The Imperial Measurement Units Measure, crisis and prices
    3. 3. Length and Area
    4. 4. <ul><li>Lenght </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 inch = 25.4 mm </li></ul><ul><li>   ( in or &quot; ) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 foot = 12 inch = 304.8 mm </li></ul><ul><li>   ( ft ) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 yard = 3 feet = 0.91 m </li></ul><ul><li>   ( yr ) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 mile = 1760 yds = 1.61 km </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul>Length and Area
    5. 5. Length and Area <ul><li>Lenght </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 inch = 25.4 mm </li></ul><ul><li>   ( in or &quot; ) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 foot = 12 inch = 304.8 mm </li></ul><ul><li>   ( ft ) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 yard = 3 feet = 0.91 m </li></ul><ul><li>   ( yr ) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 mile = 1760 yds = 1.61 km </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>Area </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 square foot = 144   m2 </li></ul><ul><li>   ( sq. ft. ) </li></ul><ul><li>   It's like a paper napkin </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>1 sq. yard = 9 sq. ft. = 0.84  m2 </li></ul><ul><li>   It's like a card table </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>1 acre = 4840 sq.yds. = 4047  m2 </li></ul><ul><li>   It's like a football pitch </li></ul>
    6. 6. Capacity and Volume
    7. 7. Capacity and Volume <ul><li>Capacity </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 pint = 568.26 ml </li></ul><ul><li>   ( pt )   A english beer </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 gallon = 8 pints = 4.55 l </li></ul><ul><li>   ( gal ) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul>
    8. 8. Capacity and Volume <ul><li>Capacity </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 pint = 568.26 ml </li></ul><ul><li>   ( pt )   A english beer </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 gallon = 8 pints = 4.55 l </li></ul><ul><li>   ( gal ) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul>   Note:        1 US pint = 473.17 ml        1 US gallon = 3.79 l     
    9. 9. Capacity and Volume <ul><li>Capacity </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 pint = 568.26 ml </li></ul><ul><li>   ( pt )   A english beer </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 gallon = 8 pints = 4.55 l </li></ul><ul><li>   ( gal ) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>  Volume </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 cubic foot = 0.03  m³ </li></ul><ul><li>   ( cu. ft. ) </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>1 cubic yard = 0.76  m³ </li></ul><ul><li>    ( cu. yd. )   </li></ul>   Note:        1 US pint = 473.17 ml        1 US gallon = 3.79 l     
    10. 10. Mass and Weight
    11. 11. Mass and Weight <ul><li>Mass </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 ounce = 28.34 g </li></ul><ul><li>   ( oz ) </li></ul><ul><li>   It's like a tablespoon of sugar </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 pound = 16 ozs. = 453.59 g </li></ul><ul><li>   ( lb ) </li></ul><ul><li>   The whole bag of sugar </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul>
    12. 12. Mass and Weight <ul><li>Mass </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 ounce = 28.34 g </li></ul><ul><li>   ( oz ) </li></ul><ul><li>   It's like a tablespoon of sugar </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 pound = 16 ozs. = 453.59 g </li></ul><ul><li>   ( lb ) </li></ul><ul><li>   The whole bag of sugar </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>Note:    There is also fluid ounce ( 1 fl. oz. = 28.41 ml ) but that is for capacity and, of course, it is different from the US fluid ounce ( 1 US fl. oz. = 29.57 ml ). </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    13. 13. Mass and Weight <ul><li>Mass </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 ounce = 28.34 g </li></ul><ul><li>   ( oz ) </li></ul><ul><li>   It's like a tablespoon of sugar </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 pound = 16 ozs. = 453.59 g </li></ul><ul><li>   ( lb ) </li></ul><ul><li>   The whole bag of sugar </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>Specific for body </li></ul><ul><li>Weight </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>1 stone = 14 lbs. = 6.35 kg </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>Note:    There is also fluid ounce ( 1 fl. oz. = 28.41 ml ) but that is for capacity and, of course, it is different from the US fluid ounce ( 1 US fl. oz. = 29.57 ml ).  
    14. 14. Examples of prices <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3.49   £ / lb </li></ul><ul><li>3.30   £ / lb </li></ul><ul><li>14.50   £ / kg </li></ul>
    15. 15. Examples of prices <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3.49   £ / lb   =   7.76   £ / kg </li></ul><ul><li>3.30   £ / lb   =   7.33   £ / kg </li></ul><ul><li>14.50   £ / kg </li></ul>
    16. 16. Examples of prices <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3.49   £ / lb   =   7.76   £ / kg   =   8.92   € / kg </li></ul><ul><li>3.30   £ / lb   =   7.33   £ / kg   =   8.43   € / kg </li></ul><ul><li>14.50   £ / kg   =   16.68   € / kg </li></ul>
    17. 17. Examples of prices <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3.49   £ / lb   =   7.76   £ / kg   =   8.92   € / kg </li></ul><ul><li>In Madrid, a similar product costs 5.45 € / kg </li></ul><ul><li>3.30   £ / lb   =   7.33   £ / kg   =   8.43   € / kg </li></ul><ul><li>In Madrid, a similar product costs 8.60 € / kg </li></ul><ul><li>14.50   £ / kg   =   16.68   € / kg </li></ul><ul><li>In Madrid, a similar product costs 14.90 € / kg </li></ul>

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