lunes, 3 de junio de 2013

2º ESO BILINGUAL: CHECK POINTS 4 AND 5. UNIT 14


4.- How have cities and towns grown?

1.- Define the following concepts:

       Urban population REFERS TO THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN CITIES.


       Town HAS LESS OF 50.000 INHABITANTS.


       Medium-sized city HAS LESS OF 500.000 INHABITANTS.


       Megacity HAS MORE THAN 10 MILLION INHABITANTS.


       Metropolitan area REFERS TO A LARGE CITY OR METROPOLIS AND ITS SURROUNDING URBAN AREAS. THIS INCLUDES OUTLYING TOWNS AND SUBURBS THAT DEPEND ON THE CITY FOR WORK AND SERVICES.


       Conurbation IS FORMED WHEN THE METROPOLITAN AREAS OF TWO OR MORE CITIES MEET EACH OTHER.


       Megalopolis IS FORMED WHEN SEVERAL CONURBATIONS MEET. THESE ARE HUNDREDS OF KILOMETRES LONG.



2.- Give examples for the following types of cities:
       Two metropolitan areas in Europe: PARIS AND VIENA.

       Two metropolitan areas in Spain: MADRID AND BARCELONA.

       Two conurbations in Europe AMSTERDAM, ROTTERDAM AND THE HAGUE IN HOLLAND.

       Two conurbations in Spain: CONURBATION SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE-LA LAGUNA

       Three megalopolis in the world: NEW YORK, TOKIO AND LONDON

       The largest city in the world: TOKIO


5.- What is the world´s urban network?

1.- Find the correct concept for the following sentences:

        CITIES are the political, economic, cultural, communications and transport centres for large areas.
        Cities are related to other cities and form an URBAN NETWORK.
        Life on the planet is organised through this NETWORK.
        Not all cities have the same influence, so they have a HIERARCHY  or order of importance.
        New York, Tokyo and London are WORLD METROPOLISES.
        WORLD METROPOLISES  have global influence.
        Important international institutions, the main stock exchanges and large multinational companies are based in WORLD METROPOLISES.
        NATIONAL MEROPOLISES are capital cities and cities which have influence in a particular country.
        Government bodies and large companies are based in NATIONAL METROPOLISES
        Every country generally has one or two NATIONAL METROPOLISES.
        REGIONAL METROPOLISES are cities with influence on a particular region of the country.
        Then there are SMALLER CITIES, which have influence on a smaller area.


2.- Give examples for the following types of cities:

       Three world metropolises: NEW YORK, TOKIO AND LONDON

       Two national metropolises in Spain: MADRID AND BARCELONA

       Five regional metropolises in Spain: ZARAGOZA, BILBAO, VALENCIA, MÁLAGA AND SEVILLA.

       Four smaller cities in Spain: VALLADOLID, LEÓN, TOLEDO, BADAJOZ.

3.- Do exercise 1 on page 140. (DON´T STUDY)

4.- Do exercise 3 on page 146

CONTINENT
CITY
POPULATION
AMERICA
AMERICA
AMERICA
AMERICA
AMERICA
AMERICA
EUROPE
AFRICA
AFRICA
ASIA
ASIA
ASIA
ASIA
ASIA
ASIA
ASIA
ASIA
ASIA
ASIA
ASIA
NEW YORK
LOS ÁNGELES
MEXICO CITY
RIO DE JANEIRO
SAO PAULO
BUENOS AIRES
MOSCÚ
CAIRO
LAGOS
KARACHI
MUNBAI
DELHI
CALCUTTA
DHAKA
BEIJING
SHANGHAI
MANILA
OSAKA-KOBE
TOKYO
JAKARTA
18.300.000
12.000.000
18.700.000
11.200.000
17.900.000
13.000.000
10.500.000
10.800.000
10.100.000
11.100.000
17.400.000
14.100.000
13.800.000
11.600.000
10.800.000
12.800.000
10.400.000
11.200.000
35.000.000
12.300.000


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