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What do you think makes living in a town special?
What do you think makes living in the countryside special?Get the transcript
- What is it about your local area that you really like, and why?
- What aspects of your local area do you like the least, and why?
- Do you think it is better for children to grow up in the city or the country, and why?
- If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be, and why?
Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?
Town (or city): towns are built-up urban areas where many people live that are larger than villages, and cities are larger still than towns.
Countryside: the land and scenery of a rural area away from large towns and cities.
Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!
Growing up in the country is quiet different. theres lots of outdoor space to enjoy family walks fun in the garden and easy access to wildlife and and nature.
Write a short letter to ask someone what it is like to live in the country (if you live in the city), or vice versa.
Create a pretend online profile of yourself living the opposite area to where you live now. How might your life be better, worse or just different?
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