Second Term


  • Urban development: past, present and future of cities
  • Utopian worlds
  • Urban vs. rural lifestyles
  • Urban growth trends: factors, sustainability
  • Megacities: facts and figures: size, population density; challenges: infrastructures, services, supplies, waste
  • Stories of city dwellers in films, literature and songs
  • Vertical growth vs. urban sprawl
  • Internet tools and websites about urban growth
  • Predicting the future of urban growth and population
  • Graphs: transferring data into images; reading graphs
  • City landmarks
  • Remarkable buildings: the rise (and fall) of skyscrapers
  • The skyscraper race
  • High rise buildings: challenges and dangers
  • Virtual visits to megacities (blogs, institutional websites, adverts and logos)

Grammar: large figures, revision of ordinal and cardinal numbers, comparatives and superlatives, adverbs, relative pronouns, possessive pronouns, revision of past tenses, future tense, passive tenses, modal verbs for advice

Vocabulary: cities, building, infrastructures,

Phonetics:  vowel sounds and diphthongs