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Learning activity 4 / Actividad de aprendizaje 4

Evidence: describing cities and places / Evidencia: Describiendo

ciudades y lugares

You are going to see images of five cities and their landmarks. Write a
paragraph describing each city and country it belongs and the landmark shown.
Use the vocabulary from the box for the descriptions. The first one is done for
you as an example. / A continuación verá imágenes de cinco ciudades y sus
lugares representativos. Escriba un párrafo describiendo cada ciudad, el país al
que pertenece y el lugar mostrado. Use el vocabulario dentro del recuadro para
las descripciones. La primera ha sido hecha como ejemplo.

Note: We recommend to do some research on the places to be described

before writing the paragraphs. / Nota: recomendamos hacer una pequeña
investigación sobre los lugares antes de escribir los párrafos.

a statue / a cathedral / a bridge / a river / modern buildings / boats / a

harbour / mountains / a fountain / a canal / desert / a hill / a castle /
traditional buildings / an obelisk / a square / a shopping mall / a monument /
a tower.

New York is a big city in the

United States (North
America). It takes thousand of
visitors every year. The city
has a population of around 8
million people. There is a lot
to see and do in New York.
You can visit the Central Park,
the Metropolian museum and
Time’s Square. In the picture
you can see the Statue of
Liberty, a monumet built
between 1875 and 1986. It is
93 meters tall. The statue is
New York (USA) – The Statue of Liberty
located on Liberty Island in
the Hudson River.
Piazza San Pietro is located in the
vatican within the city and Italian
capital Rome, in this ancient city we
find beautiful statues great buildings
and a beautiful temple called the
basilica of san Pietro, it is also on
the banks of the river Tiber and in
The curve of this river in which
arises a land promontory known as
the Tiber Island. Also has great
mountains and a population of
about three million inhabitants.

Rome (Italy) – Saint Peter’s Square

Sydney is the largest and most
populous city in Australia and
Oceania, with a population in its
metropolitan area close to four
million thirty-five thousand
inhabitants. It was founded in 1788
on the cove of Sydney by Arthur
Phillip, Admiral of Britain's First
Fleet, and is the oldest city in the
country. Has many harbors, large
rivers and colossal buildings and
statues among which this The
Sydney Opera House is one of the
most famous and distinctive
Sydney (Australia) – The Sydney Opera buildings of the twentieth century.
House Declared a World Heritage Site in
2007, it was designed by the
Danish architect Jørn Utzon in 1957
and inaugurated on October 20,
Located on the east coast of
Scotland, on the banks of the River
Forth Fjord and in the local unitary
authority of the City of Edinburgh, it
has been the capital of Scotland
since 1437 and the seat of the
Scottish government. It boasts well-
known shopping centers and
statues such as The Kelpies,
breathtaking sculptures along the
Forth and Clyde canal, as well as
its traditional buildings such as the
Edinburgh Castle which is an
ancient fort built in the 12th century,
there are also excellent squares
Edinburgh (Scotland) – Edinburgh Castle and the best Hotels.
Is one of the seven emirates that
make up the United Arab
Emirates, whose capital is the
city of the same name. It is
located on the Arabian Gulf
coast, and is bordered to the
south by the Emirate of Abu
Dhabi. For this reason it has
large sea ports and huge ships,
such as the Go Fishing Tours
and the Xclusive Yachts
Charterlos which are Very
sophisticated, its modern
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – The Burj buildings leave anyone with
Khalifa open mouth and its beautiful
marketplaces delinquent to its
inhabitants that amount to
approximately two thousand
seven hundred million, its parks
have beautiful statues and
monuments, the Burj Khalifa is
the central part of a development
More complex known in English
as Downtown Dubaiun complex
2 km located next to Sheikh
Zayed Avenue, which crosses
across the city of Dubai.

Fuente de imágenes: Fotolia (s.f.)

When you finish your work, send the file to your instructor through the platform
as follows:

1. Click on the title of this evidence.

2. Click on Examinar mi equipo and look for the file in your computer. Make
sure the file is attached.
3. Leave a comment for the instructor (optional).
4. Click Enviar.

Una vez finalice la evidencia envíe al instructor el archivo a través de la

plataforma, así:

1. Dé clic en el título de esta evidencia.

2. Dé clic en el enlace Examinar mi equipo y busque el archivo en su
computador. Asegúrese de adjuntar el archivo.
3. Escriba algún comentario si lo considera pertinente.
4. Dé clic en Enviar.

Note: This evidence is an individual activity. Remember to check the learning

guide in order to know if you have done all the assigned activities, know how to
develop them and deliver them correctly.

Nota: esta evidencia es de carácter individual. Recuerde revisar la guía de

aprendizaje con el fin de verificar que ha realizado todas las actividades
propuestas, saber cómo desarrollarlas y entregarlas correctamente.

Criterio de evaluación
Describe lugares, ciudades y países teniendo en cuenta el vocabulario y
contexto requerido.