Arnwick was a city with 200,000 people
look for jobs
Where do you like to live?
a part of a city
Why do people want to live in cities?
make money look for jobs because they want to …
live a better life
People want to live in cities ,
Listen to the passage and answer the questions:
1.What’s the population of Arnwick now? Arnwick is a city with over a million people.
2.How long does it take Joe to go to school? It takes Joe an hour to go to school by bus.
Check the true sentences. 1. Parkville was a quiet village. √ 2. Arnwick was a city with 20,000 people. 3. Arnwick now has a population of more than one million. √ 4. The local school in Parkville has 2,000 pupils. 5. Big cities need more money for public services. √
a) show the disadvantages(不利) of how cities have grown over the years （多年来） b) show that life in the city can be enjoyable（快乐的） c) describe（描述） the dangers of city life
The views（景象） of Arnwick today. The past life of Parkville. The problems that Parkville and many other cities meet. Jo’s trouble in going to school.
Part Ⅲ (para3)
1.What are the problems of the big cities? 2.Can you solve the problems?
Complete the passage with the correct form of the words in the box. flat
Many towns and cities have the same
problems as Arnwick. People need places
to live, so the (1) local government has to ____
build more (2) ____. flats
People need better bus and train (3) _______. They also produce more (4) services _______, rubbish so the government has to make more efforts to protect the city
against (5) ________. As we say, a pollution
hundred people make a (6) ________ thousand
做“阅读短文回答问题”题时需注意： ? 1. 找到问题中关键词。 ? 2.根据关键词在文中找相同词。 ? 3.表达要注意问题中的人称、时态和 句式。 ? 4. 概括主旨大意要看文章结构，注意 全面性。
Write a passage to tell about the
problems of your city.