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City life. VY_32_INOVACE_AJ3r0109 Vocabulary presentation by Jaroslava Dlabajová . To begin with , living in the city offers plenty of job opportunities . There is also a great variety of schools , colleges and universities .

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    1. City life VY_32_INOVACE_AJ3r0109 Vocabularypresentation by Jaroslava Dlabajová

    2. To beginwith, living in the city offers plenty ofjobopportunities.

    3. Thereisalsoagreat variety ofschools, colleges and universities.

    4. Whatis more, thereiseasyaccess to health care facilities. • It´s so convenient.

    5. FOOTBALL PITCH There are sport facilities…….. GOLF COURSE TENNIS COURT SKATING RINK

    6. Living in the city centre The pros and cons

    7. On one hand,ifyou live in the city centre youhaveamenitieslikerestaurants, cinemas and theatreson yourdoorstep.

    8. Foreachoftheamenitiesgive a serviceorentertainmentitprovides: • cinemas • theatres • museums • libraries • restaurants

    9. Checkyouranswers:

    10. Also, thereis a widerangeofshops • fromcornershopsselling food and housholdgoodsto specializedshops, designer boutiques, department stores and large shopping centres

    11. On theother hand, in the city centre everythingis a bit more expensive. Rents and propertypricesare extremelyhigh.

    12. On the plus side, city centre dwellerscanenjoyactivenightlifewithpubs, bars and clubs open until 2 a.m.

    13. On thedownside, thebustling city centre isnoisierbecauseofthetraffic and nightlife.

    14. Nowcontrastthe pros and consofliving in thesuburbs: On the plus side… On thedownside…. • suburbanlivingislessstressful • suburbanhomes are oftenlarger and lessexpensive • there are more green areas • itis more suitableenvironmentforkids to grow up • itrequirescommutingto work • itofferslesscultural and shopping opportunities

    15. Completethe text withdifferentmeansof transport: Citiesprovidepublic transport, so youcanget fast whereveryouwant by b- -, t- - - - - - - - -,t - - - or underground oryoucanhail a t- - - .

    16. Citiesprovidepublic transport, so youcanget fast whereveryouwant by bus, trolleybus,tramor underground oryoucanhail a taxi.

    17. Otherservicesprovided by citiesinclude: • littercollection • bottlebanks • street lighting

    18. Urban architecture high-risebuildings /skyscrapers

    19. housingestate

    20. residential area

    21. What are someoftheproblemsoflargecities? POLLUTION VANDALISM

    22. CONGESTIONS OVERCROWDING

    23. BEGGARS HOMELESSNESS

    24. DERELICT BUILDINGS HIGH CRIME RATE

    25. All in all, itsobviousthatliving in the city has itsadvantages and disadvantages. Urban lifebrings a lot ofopportunities, but italsoinvolveshectic pace oflifeand highcostofliving.Chosingwhere to live usuallydepends on yourlifestyle and preferences.

    26. Revise: What are theadvantages and disadvantagesofliving in a city?

    27. Sources: • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Crime.svg • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Congestion_sanfer.jpg • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Panserraikos_FC_football_pitch.JPG • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Skating_rink_Cours_Saint-Pierre_Nantes_(2).jpg • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Arad_tennis_courts.jpg • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nottingham_London_Road_railway_station_MMB_02.jpg • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Praha_6_-_Dejvice,_Hanspaulka.jpg • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:S%C3%ADdli%C5%A1t%C4%9B_Skvr%C5%88any.JPG • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Street_Lighting,_Horncastle_-_geograph.org.uk_-_563386.jpg • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Praha,_Malostransk%C3%A9_n%C3%A1m%C4%9Bst%C3%AD_-_svoz_odpadu_655.jpg • www.microsoft-office.com