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Cities and their Economic Systems
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In the city, you never know what you will find around the corner
What kind of town would you enjoy living in?
What are the benefits of living in a large city?
What are the drawbacks of living in a small town?
Describe a building and guess
In which century was the Dutch Golden Age?
What transportation was Amsterdam famous for in the 1630s
- horse and cart
Where did the Dutch import spices from?
What did wealthy merchants surround their mansion with
- flower gardens
When did the dot com bubble occur?
Stock prices are based on the supply and demand of whom?
When did the real estate bubble occur?
Economies will continue to go through what phases?
Write a letter to your friend about cities with strong economic system
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Which city is known as the 'Big Apple'?
- New York City
- Los Angeles
Which city is often referred to as the 'Eternal City'?
What is the capital city of Australia?
What is the largest city in Canada by population?
Which European city is divided into two parts by the Bosphorus Strait?
Brain break: Draw a symbol of any city
Work together in pairs: What are the three main differences between a town and a city?
The world’s highest city, La Rinconada, is a mining town in Peru that rises to an altitude of 17,000 feet. The city of Rome, Italy, is the only city in the world that is surrounded by two independent countries: San Marino and Vatican City. The city of Yumen in China has been abandoned since the 1970s due to the depletion of ground water.
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A pleasant place to place a plaice is a place where a plaice is pleased to be placed