16 Eylül 2013 Pazartesi

Okuma-Konuşma, The Growth of Cities

UNIT 4 READING 3 THE GROWTH OF CITIES
Suggested Videos:
Imagine My City (not in English but with subtitles) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJJy5W9LXLw
Did you know… that Central Park in New York City is a man-made park? Opened in 1857 and completed in 1873, this 340 hectare urban park is notable for its immense fir, western hemlock, cedar, poplar and maple groves.

Lead in: Either brainstorm or Put the selected keywords on the board and try to make the students reflect on them and discover how much familiar they are with these terms.
Keywords: urban /rural growth, suburbs/suburban area, settlement, housing, squatter settlement, unplanned/rapid urbanization, community
Some Sectors of a Modern City: Market Place, Downtown, Uptown, Suburbs, Financial/Commercial/Industrial/Historical/Shopping District, Nightlife District
Remind ss that Paris is an example of the circular city pattern while NY is an example of the grid city pattern. (You may find the visual aids on Appendix…. )

Warm up:
Why do most people prefer moving to cities? What are their main reasons for relocation?
What happens as a result of this moving process? What are the possible results of the growth in cities?
Which cities in Turkey receive migration most? Do you think that living in big cities fulfill their expectations or not?

While-Reading Questions (Suggested Questions)
PAR 1
As it is seen in Par 1, there has been an increase in the number of people living in cities worldwide.
What is the situation in Turkey? Is the number of people living in cities on increase or on decline?
PAR 2
According to Par 2, people have moved to cities for different reasons throughout the history.
Do you know any other reasons apart from the ones in the text? What are the major reasons of Turkish people to change their location?
PAR 3-4-5
In paragraphs 3, 4, and 5 different city models are compared. Think about the city plans/models in Turkey and discuss which pattern they follow.
PAR 6
As it is stated in Par 6, cities offer new opportunities for people. Do you agree with this? What kinds of opportunities are offered in cities in Turkey?


Collocations
Population growth, urban/rural/world population, developing countries, astounding rates, low-quality housing, live in the suburbs, a series of rings, poor neighborhoods, squatter settlements, growing numbers, business districts, available services, face challenges, provide housing\ services\security

Form different collocations for the words given. Suggested answers are given in brackets.

1-              ……………..­…..  area ( urban/rural/ suburban/ central/ rich/wealthy/poor)
2-              ……………..­…..  growth (economic/technological/population)
3-              ……………..­….. countries ( developing/developed/poor/wealthy/rich/third- world)
4-              ……………..­….. rates (increasing/decreasing/growing/surprising/alarming)
5-              ……………..­….. population (poor/rich/urban/rural/world)
6-              ……………..­….. housing ( high- quality/low-quality/good/poor/available)
7-              ……………..­….. numbers (increasing/decreasing/growing/surprising/alarming)
8-              ……………..­….. districts (poor/wealthy/school/military)
9-              ……………..­….. services ( good/poor/available/existing)

10-          ……………..­….. challenges (face/overcome/handle/deal with/cope with)

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