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CountryvsCitylife

Geography 8th Year

SWOOSH

Cidália Sousa Cláudia Regina Abreu Vanessa Reis Esteves

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Country life vs City life

Geography – 8th Year

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Country life vs City life

Geography – 8th Year

- To understand the meaning of rural and urban.

  • When we say Urbanwe mean the city and its surrounding town areas.

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  • When we say Ruralwe mean the countryside.

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Country life vs City life

Geography – 8th Year

- To recognise and appreciate the similarities and differences between urban and rural.

Can you think of any words to describe what urbanPortugal or Britainare like?

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Country life vs City life

Geography – 8th Year

- To recognise and appreciate the similarities and differences between urban and rural.

Can you think of any words to describe what ruralPortugal or Britainare like?

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Country life vs City life

Geography – 8th Year

Words to describe RURAL Portugal or Britain

Words to describe URBAN Portugal or Britain

  • big and grey
  • noisy / dirty
  • stressful
  • tall buildings
  • lots of houses
  • tons of shops
  • heavy traffic
  • busy roads
  • green
  • quiet / clean
  • calm and relaxing
  • fields
  • farm houses
  • lots of animals
  • quiet roads
  • tractors

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Country life vs City life

Geography – 8th Year

Words to describe RURAL Portugal or Britain

Words to describe URBAN Portugal or Britain

Stop and think! Are all urban and rural areas like this?

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Country life vs City life

Geography – 8th Year

- Comparing the similarities and differences between urban and rural.

  • Look carefully at the photos on the next slide.
  • In pairs, discuss the aspects of urban and rural areas that are similar to or different from each other.
  • Why do these similarities exist?
  • Does living in a rural or urban area make people different?
  • Where would you rather live and why?

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Geography – 8th Year

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living in a big city or in the country

Country life vs City life

Geography – 8th Year

Living in a big city orin the country

Advantages and disadvantages

advantages

Living in a big city

Geography – 8th Year

  • Everything is close to home: shops, supermarkets, schools, hospitals and other facilities.
  • Life in thecityis more convenient.
  • Wider and better quality of education.

Advantages:

advantages1

Living in a big city

Geography – 8th Year

  • There are more opportunities to find a good, well-paid job and have a successful career.
  • It is easier to open a company.

Advantages:

advantages2

Living in a big city

Geography – 8th Year

  • In addition, cities have better and more convenient infrastructures.

Advantages:

advantages3

Living in a big city

Geography – 8th Year

  • Moreover, there is a wide selection of entertainment, such as cinemas, theatres, discos, water parks, museums, galleries and sport facilities.

Advantages:

disadvantages

Living in a big city

Geography – 8th Year

  • On the other hand, living in the city has also its disadvantages.
  • The air in the cities is more polluted with carbon dioxide generated by exhaust fumes and factories.

Disadvantages:

disadvantages1

Living in a big city

Geography – 8th Year

  • There is a lot of heavy traffic and it is difficult to find a parking space, especially downtown.

Disadvantages:

disadvantages2

Living in a big city

Geography – 8th Year

  • Another point is that the cities tend to be overpopulated. Shops, streets and public transport are usually overcrowded.

Disadvantages:

disadvantages3

Living in a big city

Geography – 8th Year

  • The houses or apartments are very expensive.

Disadvantages:

disadvantages4

Living in a big city

Geography – 8th Year

  • People feelstressedanddepressed.

Disadvantages:

advantages4

Living in the country

Geography – 8th Year

  • There is much less traffic.
  • It\'s a lot more peaceful.

Advantages:

advantages5

Living in the country

Geography – 8th Year

  • People go for walks in the forest and see beautiful landscapes and views everyday.
  • The air is also much purer and healthier.

Advantages:

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Living in the country

Geography – 8th Year

  • People have more freedom.

Advantages:

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Living in the country

Geography – 8th Year

  • Life in the country is safer and not as expensive as the life in the city.
  • The food is healthier and almost everything is natural and produced in the local fields.

Advantages:

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Living in the country

Geography – 8th Year

  • It’s much easier to find a cheap place to live.
  • If we want to look after our health and have more quality family time, living in the country is a good option!

Advantages:

disadvantages5

Living in the country

Geography – 8th Year

  • First of all, there isn’t enough entertainment.
  • In addition, it is sometimes difficult to get to school, hospital or shops.

Disadvantages:

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Living in the country

Geography – 8th Year

  • In the country, it is difficult to find a good job and public transport is rather limited.
  • People need to have their own cars if they want to get somewhere quickly.

Disadvantages:

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Country life vs City life

Geography – 8th Year

  • Where do you live?
  • How long have you lived there?
  • What facilities/services are there?
  • Do you like your neighbourhood?
  • Where would you like to live?

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Country life vs City life

Geography – 8th Year

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Country life vs City life

Geography – 8th Year

It’s all a matter of opinion…

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