miércoles, 20 de marzo de 2013

TRAVELLING choosing a place to visit

AN INTRODUCTION TO BRITAIN



LONDON



TASK: CHOOSING WHERE TO GO

Visit the following websites and scan the information to answer as many of the following questions as you can.

1.    TRAFALGAR SQUARE, LONDON www.london.gov.uk/trafalgarsquare
a)    How old is Trafalgar Square?
b)    There is a café in the square. When is it open?
c)    Who is the person in the main statue?
d)    Are there any special events in Trafalgar Square at Christmas?

2.    THE RIVER THAMES, ENGLAND www.riverthames.co.uk
a)    Accommodation: How many hotels, guest houses, etc., are there along the river?
b)    Eating and Drinking: What kind of places offer food and drinks in the area?
c)    Events: Are there any events scheduled this month that interest you?
d)    About the Thames: Approximately how many bridges are there over the river Thames?

3.    CENTRAL PARK, NEW YORK www.centralpark.com/pages/walking-tours.html
a)    Are there any family tours in Central Park?
b)    What are the most popular attractions in the park?
c)    Which famous statues are there?

4.    GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE, SAN FRANCISCO www.goldengatebridge.org/visitors/
a)    What to do: What activities can you do when visiting the Golden Gate Bridge?
b)    Weather: What are the best months to visit the bridge?
c)    Photo Library: Take a look at the photographs and the virtual bridge walk. Do you like the idea of visiting the bridge? Why/why not?

IN GROUPS DECIDE WHICH OF THE FOUR DESTINATIONS YOU PREFER AND WHY. TELL THE CLASS.

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