Esercizio di lettura in inglese: Toronto’s CN Tower

Oggi parliamo della torre più alta del mondo fino al 2008: Canada’s National Tower. Costruita nel 1976, è alta 553.3 m e rimane ancora oggi un simbolo della città e di tutto il Paese. Scopri di più con il nostro esercizio di lingua inglese!

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The CN Tower

The most distinguishable part of Toronto’s skyline, Canada’s National Tower is a remarkable and iconic landmark, one of the world’s top tourist destinations and Canada’s most celebrated and visited attractions. An engineering marvel and internationally acclaimed entertainment and dining destination – it is a symbol of achievement and culture that can be found throughout Canada.

The CN Tower is visited by over 1.5 million people each year who enjoy breathtaking views and all the CN Tower has to offer: fly to the top with the world’s No. 1 Elevator Ride. The Tower elevators take only 58 seconds to get to the top. Spectacular views of up to 160km away from four observation areas which include the LookOut, world famous (and world’s first) Glass Floor, the outdoor SkyTerrace, and the SkyPod, at 447m the highest of them all. Open seasonally from April-November, EdgeWalk at the CN Tower is the most exciting extreme attraction in the Tower’s history and the world’s highest outdoor walk on a building. The three restaurants up top will leave you fulfilled, and the rest of the attractions include a cutting-edge theatre, the KidZone play area and 10,000 square feet of unique Canadian artisan souvenir shopping in the Gift Shop. Toronto’s ultimate event venue, the CN Tower hosts over 500 events each year from receptions and dinners to product launches and events for 2 to 2000 people. The spectacular architectural illumination of the CN Tower begins at dusk each night with top of the hour light show.

 

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Esercizio di lettura: CN Tower

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A Brief History of Times Square – Esercizio di Inglese

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Times Square New York

A Brief History of Times Square:

Originally known as Longacre Square, New York City’s Time Square got its current name in 1904 after the New York Times constructed its headquarters their. It was a strategic position because it was located near the new local subway line and therefore accessible to all parts of the city, leading to widespread distribution of the paper.

Today, nearly one million people from around the world gather in the square on New Year’s Eve to watch the ball drop, as the people count down into the New Year.

Times Square is best known for its mass advertisements, which light up the city at all parts of the day. Some of the billboards are the size of a football field, and the famous NASDAQ display is more than seven stories high.

 

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Esercizio Comparativi in Inglese: Città del Mondo

Which is bigger: Amsterdam or San Francisco?

Which city is more visited by international tourists: Dubai or Rio De Janeiro?

Which city is larger in land: Moscow or San Francisco?

Oggi scopriamo i comparativi in inglese, ma anche delle informazioni utili su alcune delle città più bella del mondo. Inizia il quiz per imparare le differenze fra le città di Amsterdam, San Francisco, Dubai, Rio De Janeiro e Moscow, e anche a spiegarle usando il comparativo in inglese. Enjoy!

Comparatives Quiz

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