jueves, 28 de julio de 2011


Self-study activity:
Watch this four-minute video about Venice from the YouTube Oxford University Channel and choose the correct answer for sentences one to six.

1 Venice welcomes about 1,500,000 / 15,000,000 tourists a year.
2 Venice is protected from the sea by a piece of land / tidal barrier.
3 The irst people in Venice were Roman soldiers / refugees.
4 There is / isn’t an industrial area near to Venice.
5 The increase in loods is due to higher tides / local industry.
6 The planned tidal gates in the MOSE project will be up all of the time / some of the time.

You can read the transcript here.

1 15,000,000 - 2 piece of land - 3 refugees - 4 is - 5 higher tides - 6 some of the time