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Enghlish 11 UNIT 9 READING

Welcome to our class


Watch the following video clip and answer the questions.



1. What aspects of life do you see in the future cities in the video?
2. Are they better or worse?
3. Do you believe our real futures cities will be like that?


Unit 9: Cities of the future
Lesson 3: Reading

Tomorrow’s city


Vocabulary



City dweller/ˈsɪti – ‘dwellə(r)/ (n)


Sensor /'sensə/ (n)


Detect /dɪˈtekt/ (v)


Insoluble /in´sɔljubl/ (adj)


Infrastructure /ˈɪnfrəstrʌktʃə(r)/ (n)


Vocabulary
- Detect /dɪˈtekt/ (v)
- City dweller/ˈsɪti - ˈdwelə(r)/ (n):
- Sensor /'sensə/ (n):
- Infrastructure /ˈɪnfrəstrʌktʃə(r)/ (n):
- Insoluble /in´sɔljubl/ (adj):
- Promote /prəˈmoʊt/ (v):

Dò tìm, phát hiện ra
Cư dân thành phố
Bộ cảm ứng
Cơ sở hạ tầng
Không thể giải quyết được
Đề xướng, đẩy mạnh


Task 1. Complete the sentences with the correct form.

1. The government has issued a(n)________that there mightwarning
be another powerful earthquake

2. Many devices has been invented to help doctors to _______ diseases early

detect


3. This lamp has a(n) ________inside. Yousensor
can adjust its brightness by touching the base

4. The government has suggested different policies to _________ economic growth

5. Air pollution is a(n) __________problem
in this city
insoluble
6. Many city _________, especially
dwellersin developing countries, still live in poverty

 promote


Task 2. Read the text about Superstar City and choose the best title for it.

A. Superstar City’s Infrastructure Network
B. Superstar City – A Safe Place to live
C. A Safe and Green City.


Task 3. Read & answer questions.
1. What do Barbara and Mark do?
 Barbara is an engineer and Mark is a city planner.
2. How can Barbara’s centre predict and locate disasters?
 It can predict and locate probable disaster by using the sensors installed in every home and public place.

3. What is the main function of Eco Infrastructure Network?
 Its main function is to deal with urban environmental problems to make Superstar City greener, cleaner and more sustainable.

4. Find one example of people’s efforts to make the city cleaner and greene.r

 An example is people's use of renewable fuels for cooking, lighting and heating.

5. Why are Superstar City dwellers happy with their life and work?

 Because they have more time for study, entertainment and relaxation; they can enjoy the highest quality of life.


Task 4. Complete the summary.
It is the year 2060. Superstar city is a (1)_______ place to live in. its Hi-tech safe
Operation Centre is capable of (2)___________
and locating any (3)_________ to public safety. This is also a clean anddetecting
green city, where environmentally friendly

 threatssources are used. The city planners design and (5)__________projects which aim to (6)__________global
(4)_________
climate change. Superstar City is a (7)____________ energy
for city dwellers who can enjoy the highest quality of life

carry out
 deal with
 paradise


Task 5. Do you think our cities will all be like Superstar City in the year 2060? Explain your
reasons.

1. How is the city now?
2. What is the plans to improve the city?
3. What is the aim that the city will be in the future?


- Learn vocabulary
- Read the text again
- Prepare next lesson



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