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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 continuación verá imágenes de cinco ciudades y sus
lugares representativos. Escriba un párrafo describiendo cada ciudad, el país 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 pequeña
investigación sobre los lugares antes de escribir los párrafos.

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 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
Time’s 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
New York (USA) – The Statue of Liberty
located on Liberty Island in
the Hudson River.
Rome is the capital of Italy and
of the Lazio region. The Saint
Peter´s Square is one of the
most beautiful and largests
squares. It is located at the
Vatica at the foot of the Basilica
of Saint Peter. The dimensions
of the square are impressive:
335 meters long and 250 meters
width. It was projected nothing
more and nothing less than by
Gian Lorenzo Bernini between
1656 and 1667 under the
command of Pope Alexander VII.
Rome (Italy) – Saint Peter’s Square

Is the state capital of New South

Wales and the most populous
city in Australia and Oceania.
Located on Australia's east
coast, the metropolis surrounds
the world's largest natural
harbour, and sprawls towards
the Blue Mountains to the west.
The Sydney Opera House,
considered one of the wonders
of the modern world, is a
magnificent building, which
Sydney (Australia) – The Sydney Opera stands as an icon of Australia in
House one of the most beautiful bays in
the country. If you contemplate
carefully you will see in their
architectural lines a ship
sailingat full power.
Is the capital city of Scotland.
Located in Lothian on the Firth of
Forth's southern shore, it is
Scotland's second most
populous city and the seventh
most populous in the United
Kingdom. Edinburgh Castle is a
military fortification of the Middle
Ages and is located in the city
center of Edinburgh. It was the
residence of the Prince of
Scotland David I who, having
been imprisoned in England, he
returned to Scotland and he
Edinburgh (Scotland) – Edinburgh Castle rebuilt the walls of Edinburgh
Castle that had been damaged
inthe wars of Scottish

Is the most populous city in the

United Arab Emirates. It is
located on the southeast coast
of the Persian Gulf and is the
capital of the Emirate of Dubai,
one of the seven emirates that
make up the country. Abu Dhabi
and Dubai are the only two
emirates to have veto power
over critical matters of national
importance in the country's
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – The Burj The Burj Khalifa (Khalifa Tower)
Khalifa is the tallest building in the world
with a height of 828 meters. In
the building involving more than
20.000 people from 30 countries.
He was previously known as
Burj Dubai (Dubai Tower).

Fuente de imágenes: 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 envíe al instructor el archivo a través de la

plataforma, así:

1. Dé clic en el título de esta evidencia.

2. Dé clic en el enlace Examinar mi equipo y busque el archivo en su
computador. Asegúrese de adjuntar el archivo.
3. Escriba algún comentario si lo considera pertinente.
4. Dé 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 carácter individual. Recuerde revisar la guía de

aprendizaje con el fin de verificar que ha realizado todas las actividades
propuestas, saber cómo desarrollarlas y entregarlas correctamente.

Criterio de evaluación
Describe lugares, ciudades y países teniendo en cuenta el vocabulario y
contexto requerido.