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Learning activity 4 / Actividad de aprendizaje 4

Evidence: describing cities and places / Evidencia: Describiendo

ciudades y lugares
You are going to see images of five cities and their landmarks. Write a
paragraph describing each city and country it belongs and the landmark shown.
Use the vocabulary from the box for the descriptions. The first one is done for
you as an example. / A continuacin ver imgenes de cinco ciudades y sus
lugares representativos. Escriba un prrafo describiendo cada ciudad, el pas al
que pertenece y el lugar mostrado. Use el vocabulario dentro del recuadro para
las descripciones. La primera ha sido hecha como ejemplo.
Note: We recommend to do some research on the places to be described
before writing the paragraphs. / Nota: recomendamos hacer una pequea
investigacin sobre los lugares antes de escribir los prrafos.

a statue / a cathedral / a bridge / a river / modern buildings / boats / a

harbour / mountains / a fountain / a canal / desert / a hill / a castle /
traditional buildings / an obelisk / a square / a shopping mall / a monument /
a tower.

New York (USA) The Statue of Liberty

New York is a big city in the

United States (North
America). It takes thousand of
visitors every year. The city
has a population of around 8
million people. There is a lot
to see and do in New York.
You can visit the Central Park,
the Metropolian museum and
Times Square. In the picture
you can see the Statue of
Liberty, a monumet built
between 1875 and 1986. It is
93 meters tall. The statue is
located on Liberty Island in
the Hudson River.

Rome is the capital of Italy. The city

has a population of around 2.9 million
residents. In Italy, you can find The
grand canal of venice where you can
ride boats. Rome has a lot of
traditional buildings. In the picture,
you can see Saint Peters Square, a
plaza in front of the cathedral a.k.a.
St. Peters Basilica. At the center of
the square is an Egyptian obelisk.

Rome (Italy) Saint Peters Square

Sydney is the most populous city in
Australia. Its located on Australias
east coast. In the picture you can see
The Sidney Opera House. The
building occupy the whole of
Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbour.
This bulding was opened in 1973 and
It became a UNESCO World Heritage
site in 2007. More than eight million
people visit the site each year.

Sydney (Australia) The Sydney Opera

Edinburgh is the capital city of
Scotland, and It is the second most
populous city in Scotland. The city
has long been known as a centre of
education, particularly in the fields of
medicine. Scotland has a lot of
mountains and hills to people who
likes to go hiking. In the picture you
can see the Edinburgh Castle. It is a
historic fortress which dominates the
skyline of the city of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh (Scotland) Edinburgh Castle

Dubai is the most populous city in

UAE. The city has a lot of modern
buildings. Dubai is located in the
Arabian Dessert. In the picture you
can see The Burj Khalifa a.k.a Khalifa
Tower. It is the tallest skyscraper
around the world. Outside was
designed a fountain system. Burj
Khalifa was desgined by Adrian Smith
and the building has received many

Dubai (United Arab Emirates) The Burj

Fuente de imgenes: Fotolia (s.f.)

When you finish your work, send the file to your instructor through the platform
as follows:
1. Click on the title of this evidence.
2. Click on Examinar mi equipo and look for the file in your computer. Make
sure the file is attached.
3. Leave a comment for the instructor (optional).
4. Click Enviar.
Una vez finalice la evidencia enve al instructor el archivo a travs de la
plataforma, as:
1. D clic en el ttulo de esta evidencia.
2. D clic en el enlace Examinar mi equipo y busque el archivo en su
computador. Asegrese de adjuntar el archivo.
3. Escriba algn comentario si lo considera pertinente.
4. D clic en Enviar.
Note: This evidence is an individual activity. Remember to check the learning
guide in order to know if you have done all the assigned activities, know how to
develop them and deliver them correctly.
Nota: esta evidencia es de carcter individual. Recuerde revisar la gua de
aprendizaje con el fin de verificar que ha realizado todas las actividades
propuestas, saber cmo desarrollarlas y entregarlas correctamente.

Criterio de evaluacin
Describe lugares, ciudades y pases teniendo en cuenta el vocabulario y
contexto requerido.