1.en.05 My town, my neighbourhood, my home

Have a look at the photos. Can you identify these places?

santa-catalina     plaza-madrid     jaume-iii

Let’s start by talking about your street & neighbourhood.

  1. What street do you live in? What is it like? Is it a long or a short street? Narrow or wide?
  2. What businesses, facilities, buildings, … are there?
  3. What neighboourhood is it in?
  4. Is there any place near your home you like specially?

Look at this map of Palma, could you say what neighbourhood you live in?

palma-neighborhoods

 

In this page from Marc Chagall school, you will find a set of exercises that will help you talk about your house, your neighbourhood and your city.

Do the activities and write down new words in your notebook.

Click on the images to go to the interactive books:

         My house                                                                           My town

My house Marc Chagall

My town Marc Chagall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can also try the vocabulary exercises below:

                                                            In town

Shops & Places in town 2Shops & Places in town 1

           In the house                                                          In the bedroom

In the house   In the bedroom

Common Shops & Places in Town                        Rooms in a House

Rooms in a house

Common Places & Shops in town

                                  Reading: A letter from Newquay

Click on the postcard below and read what Alex Howarth wants to tell you about his home town Newquay.

Postcard Newquay

Window on Britain: London

Have you ever visited London? let’s watch a video to learn a bit more about the capital city of the UK

Now, you can try to write a similar letter about your town or neighbourhood.

Design a neighbourhood or a city

With the help of two interactive tool you will be able to design a your own neighbourhood or city.

Just click on one of the two images below and start developing your plan:

When you have completed your plan:

  • Save it in your computer or USB and print it.
  • Stick it on your notebook and write a short description.
  • Add some extra information: town name, location, population, type, …

Now, with the help of the image and your description present it to the class.

Design a city

Would you like to create your own city? With the help of the “City Creater” webtool you can create the city of your dreams. There a choice of Medieville, Snoland or Blankton. Choose the design that suits you best and add elements in the blank board: buildings, roofs, people/vehicles & roads/walkways. You can also choose the background among several possibilities.

Once you have finished your city, either save the screen, so you can show your design to the teachers or register as a member and save it to your computer.

To get to City Creator, click on the link below:

 

 

Visit Liverpool

Have a look at the flyer about activities to do in Liverpool. Then, click on the image and answer the questions:

Liverpool flyer

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