Moon Lake Park in Ningbo
Waterpark in Dongqian Lake
take part in all kinds of activities in water
Liang-zhu Culture Park
know the love story of Liang Shanb
o and Zhu Yingtai
see many old and historical buildings
hold group wedding there
enjoy exciting activities
have a good time with friends
It is a kind of amusement park which has a certain theme – that the whole park is based on.
Which are theme parks?
Moon Lake Park
Differences Traditional parks
Activities Ordinary things Size Facilities Charges Souvenirs
Theme parks a variety of things to see and do
huge places that visitors often use shuttles to get around
usually not very large no restaurants or hotels charge little or none sell no souvenirs
restaurants, hotels & shops charge for admission
—Fun and more than fun
1. What’s the main idea of the passage?
2. What theme parks are introduced in the text?
1.What’s the main idea of paragraph 1?
There are various kinds of theme parks, with a different park for almost everything.
2.What’s the function of paragraph 1?
Park name Disneyland
Fairy tale stories
Example of activities Travel through space, visit a pirate ship, meet fair tale characters, ride a swinging ship, go on a free-fall drop
A pirate ship
southeastern USA Comment: One of the most unique theme parks
Park name: Dollywood Location: In the Smoky Mountains in the
Theme: Culture of the southeastern USA Activities: Listen to American country music
See traditional craftsman and their work Try some traditional candy Ride on an old steam engine See bald eagles Ride on Thunderhead and other rides
See carpenters and other craftsmen make wood, glass and iron objects in the old-fashoined way
Ancient English history and stories
What can you do?
Watch magic shows; see fighting with swords or on horseback; visit farm section; learn about farms in ancient England
Choose the best place for them to go in Camelot Park. 1. Tina is fond of animal. 2. Steven dreams of riding on horseback and fighting with swords. 3. Allen wants to find more about Merlin the Wizard. Farm area
Camelot --- the name of the castle where King Arthur lives King Arthur---the ancient king of Britain
Knights of the Round Table
Merlin the Wizard
1. Disneyland can be found everywhere. 2. Tourism develops where a Disneyland is built. 3. Country music singers perform in Dollywood throughout the whole year. 4. Dollywood has the only electric train still working in the USA. 5. Camelot Park has the oldest roller coaster in the world. 6. Camelot Park has places for visitors to watch and maybe take part in sword fighting.
Theme parks —Fun and more than fun
fun and more than fun
educate make a profit …
The title means that theme parks are fun to visit but, that they can also be educational and can offer useful and various information.
The theme park you are probably most familiar with is Disneyland. It can be founded in several parts of the world. It will bring you into a magical world and make your dreams come true, whether you are travelling through space, visiting a pirate ship or meeting your favorite fairy tale or Disney cartoon character. As you wander around the fantasy amusement park, you may see Show White or Mickey Mouse in a parade or on the street. Of course Disneyland also has many exciting rides, from giant swinging ships to terrifying free-fall drops. With all these attractions, no wonder tourism is increasing whenever there is a Disneyland. If you want to have fun and more than fun, come to Disneyland.
Park name Location
Write a short essay to introduce Song Dynasty Town. Take an example from the passage.