sábado, 16 de abril de 2011

CAPITAL CITIES IN EUROPE (ITALY)

VIDEO AND READING COMPREHENSION TEXT ABOUT ITALY

Italy is a country located south-central Europe and shares borders with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia.  Rome, the capital of Italy, was for numerous centuries the centre of Western Civilisation as capital of the Roman Empire.  Modern Italy is a democratic republic.  Interesting fact, Italy became the birthplace of the Renaissance, an intellectual movement that moulded European thought between the 13th and 16th centuries. 

Italy's most popular tourist attractions are the Coliseum and the Pompeii ruins.  Italy is widely known for being the birthplace of opera and for having produced scientists and artists such as Galileo Galilei and Leonardo DaVinci.  Italy is the second most successful football team in the world after Brazil with four FIFA World Cup wins.



Are these statements true or false?

Italy is in north-central Europe
Italy is south of France.
Rome is the capital.
Italy is a Democratic Republic.
It is the birthplace of Renaissance.
Italy has won five FIFA cups

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Your teacher, Mr. Alonso

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