English Vocabulary Exercises | The City

English Vocabulary Exercises | The City

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Exercise 3

Finish each sentence with the appropriate end:

1. People are always so busy. Everybody’s 
2. The roads are terrible. I’m always getting 
3. The underground system is impossible. I’m always 
4. Tokyo is so big. It took me ages to 

Now, use the city’s vocabulary to complete the following sentences:   estate | high-rise | street | crossing | commuters | road

  1. A always has buildings on one or both sides.
  2. A may or may not have buildings on either side.
  3. A housing  is a large number of flats or houses built close together at the same time. It is part of the town, but away from the centre.
  4. Tower blocks are also called blocks or flats.
  5. A pedestrian or a zebra  is a specified place on the road where people can cross.
  6. People who commute to work every day are called

 


ANSWERS

  1. People are always so busy. Everybody’s rushing about all the time.
  2. The roads are terrible. I’m always getting stuck in traffic.
  3. The underground system is impossible. I’m always getting lost.
  4. Tokyo is so big. It took me ages to find my way round.

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  1. A street always has buildings on one or both sides.
  2. A road may or may not have buildings on either side.
  3. A housing estate is a large number of flats or houses built close together at the same time. It is part of the town, but away from the centre.
  4. Tower blocks are also called high-rise blocks or flats.
  5. A pedestrian or a zebra crossing is a specified place on the road where people can cross. 
  6. People who commute to work every day are called commuters.

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