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Inside Out
New York City
WORKSHEETA
Exercise 1
Below are ten pieces of information about the city of New York that have been split
into three parts and mixed up. Can you put them back together again?
1

New York is the largest
city in the United States,
with a population of
more than 8 million.

function 24 hours a day,
New York is
where this name comes
from.
2

The city has lots of
famous buildings,
including very tall

a dangerous city with a lot
of crime. However, it has
now become

35% of the city\u2019s people
were born outside the
United States.

3
Because so many of its
businesses and services
transport, and the city is
the only one in the
the total population is
about 19 million.
4
New York is also known
as \u2018The Big Apple\u2019,

skyscrapers such as the
Empire State Building.
Many of the skyscrapers

functions 24 hours a
day.
5

Around 40 million
American and foreign
tourists

so do many multinational
companies. The city also
contains

are in the district of
Manhattan.
6

New York is one of the
most cosmopolitan cities
in the world.

though no one is sure

United States where
fewer than half of all
households own a car.

7

The United Nations has its headquarters in New York, and

If you include the areas
around the city,

one of the safest cities in
the United States, with
much less crime than in
the 1980s and early
1990s.

8

Some films and TV
programmes suggest that
New York is

has more than 450
stations, and

attractions include the
Statue of Liberty, Times
Square and Central
Park.

9
Most New Yorkers
travel around by public

visit New York every
year. The most popular
tourist

important universities,
museums and theatres.
10

New York\u2019s subway
(underground train)
system

Around 170 different
languages are spoken in
New York, and more than

sometimes called \u2018The
City that Never Sleeps\u2019.
This page has been downloaded fromwww.insideo ut.net.
It is photocopiable, but all copies must be complete pages. Copyright \u00a9 Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008.
Inside Out
New York City
WORKSHEETB
Exercise 2
The pieces of information have been put back together again, but now each one
contains three mistakes. Find the mistakes and correct them.

1. New York is the largest city in the United States, with a population of more than 8
millions. If you include the areas about the city, the total populated is about 19
million.

2. The city has lots of famous buildings, include very tall skyscrapers such the Empire
State Building. Many of the skyscrapers are on the district of Manhattan.
3. Because so many of it\u2019s businesses and services function 24 hours day, New York
is sometimes called \u2018The City that Never Sleep\u2019.
4. New York is also known at \u2018The Big Apple\u2019, though no one are sure where this
name comes.

5. Around 40 million American and foreigner tourists visit New York every years. The most popular tourist attracts include the Statue of Liberty, Times Square and Central Park.

6. New York is one of the most cosmopolitan citys in the world. Around 170 different
languages are spoken in New York, and more than 35% of city\u2019s people were born
outside United States.

7. The United Nations has its headquarts in New York, and so do many multination
companies. The city also contain important universities, museums and theatres.

8. Some films and TV programmes suggest that New York is a dangerous city with a
lot crime. However, it has now became one of the safest cities in the United States,
with much less crime than in 1980s and early 1990s.

9. Most New Yorkers travel around by public transports, and the city is the only one
in the United States where few than halve of all households own a car.
10. New Yorks subway (undertheground train) system have more than 450 stations,
and functions 24 hours a day.
This page has been downloaded fromwww.insideo ut.net.
It is photocopiable, but all copies must be complete pages. Copyright \u00a9 Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008.

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