Thursday, April 20, 2017

Unit 13 - The Importance of Infrastructure

Cities Discussion Questions (link) Pair work from ESL

Speaking Task 2: Describe an interesting city you know and like
(link) to IELTS Exam Preparation course - Ielts
Where is it?
How did you go there?
What did you do there?
Explain why you found it so interesting.
Say something about the tourism development in your country, facility, services and the effect on environment.
What is the importance of travel and tourism industry?
What do you think the function of tourist guides?

Reading: City Vs. Country (link)

Reinventing Infrastructure: How Hard Is It?

Reinventing Infrastructure: How Hard Is It? Lesson Worksheet (link)

Breakingnews English Lessons
*Bicycles outsell cars in most EU countries (link)
*China opens world's longest high-speed railway (link)
*City living makes it harder to concentrate (link)
*London Subway Passengers Stressed Out (link)

TED Talks

Watch Catalyst Episode: Meditation (link)

Writing Task 1 (Academic): Describing a Pie Chart (link to IELTS Advantage)

IELTS Writing Task 2 Sample 33 - Compare the advantages and disadvantages of living in the city to living in the country side
Check out essays written by others at: (link)

IELTS Advantage (link to Advantage / Disadvantage essay)

Mexico City: Mega City (6min 13s)

Online IELTS, Vocabulary Test Practice Exercise - Mind & Memory (link)

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