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lunes, 27 de mayo de 2013

2ºESO BILINGUAL: CHECK YOUR ANSWERS POINT 2 AND 3 UNIT 14

UNIT 14: RURAL AND URBAN HABITATS
                                                                                             
2.- How are towns and cities built?

·        Where are towns and cities built?
THEY ARE BUILT IN LOCATIONS WHICH ARE GOOD FOR ECONOMIC ACTIVITY AND COMMUNICATION.


·        Where may these locations be?

THEY MAY BE ON THE COAST, ON LARGE RIVERS, IN FERTILE VALLEYS OR WHERE ROADS MEET.

·        What is the layout of a city?

IT IS THE WAY ITS STREETS AND BUILDINGS ARE DISTRIBUTED.

·        Explain what an irregular layout of a city is.

IT IS THE SHAPE OF THE LAYOUT WHEN URBAN GROWTH HAS NOT BEEN PLANNED.

·        Explain what a regular layout of a city is.

IT IS THE SHAPE OF THE LAYOUT WHEN URBAN GROWTH HAS BEEN PLANNED.

·        What does the irregular part of a city show?

IT SHOWS THAT THE CITY INITIALLY GREW WITHOUT ANY PLANNING.

·        What does the regular part of a city show?

IT SHOWS THAT THE CITY WAS LATER EXTENDED FOLLWOING AN URBAN DEVELOPMENT PLAN.

·        Where in the city are modern skyscrapers found?
THEY ARE FOUND IN THE NEWER DISTRICTS.


·        Where in the city may older buildings be found?

THEY MAY BE FOUND IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE.


- Label the pictures and match the following sentences with the correct layout.

CHECK YOUR ANSWERS IN PAGE 138


3.- How are cities structured?

  • How do most towns and cities serve today?
THEY SERVE AS PLACES OF RESIDENCE, PROVIDE SERVICES, AND HAVE INDUSTRIES.

  • What are the areas which occupy most space in a city?
RESIDENCIAL AREAS.

  • In which kind of residential areas do wealthier inhabitants live?
THEY LIVE IN THE MOST ELEGANT PARTS OF THE CITY, IN RENOVATED BUILDINGS IN THE CITY CENTRE, OR IN EXPENSIVE HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS ON THE OUTSKIRTS.

  • In which kind of residential areas do poorer people live?
POORER PEOPLE LIVE IN LESS ATTRACTIVE DISTRICTS, IN OLD BUILDINGS IN THE CITY CENTREY, OR IN CHEAP HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SUBURBS.

  • In which part of the city are most of services found?
SERVICE AREAS ARE FOUND IN THE CITY CENTRE.

  • What is the main function of all capital cities?
POLITICS IS THE MAIN FUNCTION OF ALL CAPITAL CITIES.

  • Why is London an important t financial centre?
BECAUSE LONDON HAS THE LARGEST STOCK EXCHANGE IN EUROPE.

  • Why is Rotterdam´s main function trade?
BECAUSE ROTTERDAM HAS THE LARGEST PORT IN EUROPE.

  • Why do Oxford and Salamanca have a cultural function?
BECAUSE OF THEIR UNIVERSITIES.

  • Why do Rome, Jerusalem and Mecca have a religious function?
BECAUSE THEY ARE DESTINATIONS FOR PILGRIMS FROM ALL ROUND THE WORLD.

  • Where were the industrial areas placed in the 19th century?

THEY WERE STARTED IN THE CITIES.

  • Where are the industrial areas placed today?

MOST INDUSTRIES ARE LOCATED ON THE OUTSKIRTS.
 

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