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|Subject: My Home City Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:20 pm|| |
My Home City
This is a text we are going to use in ELD workshops
to teach the students to write about their cities.
city is called ………… It is one of the biggest cities in my country. It
has a very rich history. It is a very noisy city because there is a lot
of traffic and people are always around in the streets. Most shops and
restaurants are open 24 hours a day. My city has a lot of big streets
and a lot of green parks.
city is located in the north of the country. It is surrounded by
beautiful mountains and it has a lot of beautiful parks. There is a big
river that runs through my city. It is called XXX river. People don’t
normally go fishing in the river. In the evening, a lot of couples like
to walk along the river banks.
How many people live there
are nearly 2 million people who live in my city. They live in blocks of
flats. Some rich people live in beautiful houses that have big gardens
near the centre of the city. Most of the people who live in my city are
bilingual. They speak French and Chinese. A lot of visitors come to my
city because it has different historical buildings, exhibitions and
weather in my city is moderate. In the summer the average temperature
is 21 degrees. Sometimes it is humid. In winter it is normally around - 2
degrees. In winter a lot of people like to visit my city because there
is a lot of snow. They like to go skiing and skating. The best time to
visit my city is the spring because people can see a lot of flowers all
over the city. The temperature in the spring is about 15 degrees.
main means of transport in my city is the subway. Nearly one million
people use the subway service every day. There are more than 120 bus
lines in my city. Some people prefer to take the bus in my city because
they connect it with other cities. The train service is a very fast
means of transport. It beats the traffic jams during rush hours. The
city also has a ferry system that connects it with other cities.
Sights to visit and other attractions
city has an old castle on top of a hill. It dates back to the year 1200
B.C. There are different monuments to visit in my city. The city has a
very old bridge. There is a chairlift in my city. Near the city there is a resort that has natural mineral water that people love to visit.
There are ten universities in my city. The biggest one is called …….
are nearly 100,000 students in my city who come from all over my
country. There are also around 10,000 students from overseas. The oldest
university in my city is called …………
It is 200 years old.
There is one big private hospital and two public ones.