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WARMING – UP

1) Intruder /ɪnˈtrudɚ/ [noun]


A person who enters a place illegally

2) Monument /ˈmɑnjumənt/ [noun]


A building or place that is important because of when it was built or because of something in
history that happened there

3) Anonymity /ˌænəˈnɪməti/ [noun]


The quality or state of being unknown to most people

4) Doubt /ˈdaʊt/ [verb]


To believe that (something) may not be true or is unlikely

5) Parachute /ˈpærəˌʃut/ [verb]


To jump from an aircraft using a parachute

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Useful Words and Expressions

 Backpack

 Iconic

 Tourist attraction

 Firefighter

 Foreign tourist

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Question:
What is the other title given to Eiffel Tower?

Answer:

“Iron Lady”.

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EXPLANATION OF TERMS

“Iron Lady”

The landmark of Paris is one of the most recognizable land structures in the world.
Located in Champ de Mars, Paris, the Eiffel Tower (or “La Tour Eiffel” as the French
people call it), is nicknamed “La dame de fer” which means “The iron lady,”
referring to its wrought iron material.

Eiffel Tower is recorded as the tallest tower in Paris at 324 meters. The fact that
Paris is the most visited city in the world and those who go to Paris would never
miss Eiffel Tower; the landmark also claims the title as the most visited
monument in the world.

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EXPLANATION OF TERMS
(This discussion should depends on the content we learned previously)

Suggested questions

(Teachers are not required to ask questions below, you can discuss with your
students freely)

1. Did you ever dream of coming to Paris, France to see the famous “Iron
Lady”?

2. Why do you think this attraction is visited by millions of tourists every year?

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3. Do you have any tourist attractions in your country?

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