martes, 12 de marzo de 2013

2º ESO BILINGUAL: ASIA


UNIT 6
THE CONTINENTS

3.- What are Asia´s relief and climate like?

 Look at the map of Asia and do exercise 1 on page 64.


 Answer the following questions about ASIA.

·         What are the highest mountain range in the world?
·         THE HIMALAYAS
·         How high is the Mount Everest?
·         8,848 m
·         What are the islands in the south and east of Asia formed by?
·         BY THE PEAKS OF SUBMERGED MOUNTAIN RANGES
·         Where can we find plateaus in Asia?
·         THROUGHOUT ASIA
·         What Asian plateau is the highest in the world?
·         TIBET
·         What can we find in the main Asian depressions?
·         WE CAN FIND INLAND SEAS
·         What are the three inland seas in Asia?
·         THE CASPIAN SEA, THE ARAL SEA AND THE DEAD SEA
·         What archipelagos are there off the coasts of East Asia?
·         JAPAN, PHILIPPINES AND INDONESIA
·         What happens to Asian rivers when snow melts or when it rains during the summer monsoons?
·         THEIR FLOWS INCREASE
·         In which part of Asia can we find rivers that freeze in winter?
·         ON THE ARTIC SIDE
·         Name two important lakes in Asia.
·         LAKE BAIKAL AND THE CASPIAN SEA
·         What is the deepest lake in the world, which is located in Asia?
·         LAKE BAIKAL
·         What is the largest lake?
·         CASPIAN SEA

 Study the map of Asian climates on page 65 and answer these questions.
·         Which parts of Asia have cold climates?
·         IN THE NORTH OF ASIA
·         What landscapes do you associate with this type of climate?
·         TUNDRA
·         Where is the equatorial climate mainly located?
·         IN PHILIPPINES AND SOUTH OF ASIA
·         Which climate is similar to that of East China?
MEDITERRANEAN CLIMATE

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