Have a look at the photos. Can you identify what these places are?
Let’s start by talking about your street & neighbourhood.
- What street do you live in? Is it a long or a short street? Narrow or wide?
- What businesses, facilities, buildings, … are there?
- What neighboourhood is it in?
- Is there any special place near your home you like specially?
Look at this map of Palma, could you say what neighbourhood you live in?
In this page from Marc Chagall school, you will find a set of exercises that will help you talk about your house, your neighbourhood and your city.
Do the activities and write down new words in your notebook.
Click on the images to go to the interactive books:
My house My town
You can also try the vocabulary exercises below:
In the house In the bedroom
Common Shops & Places in Town Rooms in a House
Reading: A letter from Newquay
Click on the postcard below and read what Alex Howarth wants to tell you about his home town Newquay.
Now, you can try to write a similar letter about your town or neighbourhood.
Plan your own neighbourhood
In this site you will be able to explore different neighbourhoods and act a a city planner deciding what your town will be like.
Once you access the website, you can click on any of the tools to explore the different possibilities.of town planning.
With a partner now you have to plan or develop your own street or town with the help of the OBSERVER or the PLANNER tool.
When you have completed your plan, save it and convert it into a 3-D image. Keep it in your laptop or save it in a stick, so you can send the image to one of your teachers,
In your notebook write a short description of the street or town you have designed. Add some extra information: town name, location, population, type, …
Now, with the help of the image and your description present it to the class.
Have a look at the flyer about activities to do in Liverpool. Then, click on the image and answer the questions: