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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.
Rome is the capital of the Lacio
region and of Italy. It is the most
populated city in Italy with 2.9
million people.
Rome has traditional buildings,
one of the oldest and most
important buildings in Roma is
Saint Peter´s Square, it is an
space that is located in the
Vatican City.
Another of the importante cities
of Italy is Venice which is the
most beautiful city in Italy. An
importante place of Venice is the
Gran Canal where you can go in
Rome (Italy) – Saint Peter’s Square

Sydney is the largest and most

populated city in Australia, It is a
city with modern buildings and is
surrounded by the Blue Mountains
and the Hawkesbury river. The
places most important of Sidney
The Sydney Opera House, it has a
candle shaped structure, It was
built in 1973. Other places you
can visit are the Bondi Beach and
Sydney (Australia) – The Sydney Opera Sydney Harbor Beach.
Scotland is a country that is part
of the island of Great Britain,
your capital is Edimburgh and the
largest city is Glasgow.
Edimburgh has been known as an
education center, particulary in
medical fields.
Scotland is surrouded by many
mountains and hills suitable for
people who like to explore.
The Edimburgh Castle is an
ancient fortress built on a rock
Edinburgh (Scotland) – Edinburgh Castle and is located in center of

Dubai is a city of United Arab

Emirates, It is bigest city and
the main of the harbor
Emirates, it was a poor city
and isolated from the world.
Dubai has become the most
famous city in the country, It
has modern and elegant
This city has the tallest
Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – The Burj building in the world The Burk
Khalifa Khalifa with 827 meters high.

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.