# English REN4V1B 30 jan 2023

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This lesson contains 29 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

Lesson duration is: 90 min

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English 30 jan
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#### Slide 1 -Slide

How tall is the tallest building in the world?
A
180 metres
B
828 metres
C
270 metres
D
643 metres

#### Slide 2 -Quiz

Burj Khalifa in Dubai has been the tallest building since 2010.

#### Slide 3 -Slide

Today:
Unit 7: Specifications, buildings and bridges

#### Slide 4 -Slide

Goals: By the end of this lesson you will:
*Be able to name and recognize the dimensions, qualities and materials​ of buildings.
*Be able to discuss buildings with a partner
*Be able to name and recognize the parts of a bridge.

#### Slide 5 -Slide

30 St Mary Axe in London aka ''The Gherkin''
This is a building in London called ''30 St Mary Axe'' but carries the nickname ''The Gherkin''

#### Slide 7 -Slide

Complete the text using the specification chart

#### Slide 9 -Slide

What is meant by ''the footprint of the building''?

#### Slide 10 -Open question

Footprint of a building
Building footprint means the horizontal area as seen in a plan.

The building's footprint is only 50 metres in diameter

#### Slide 11 -Slide

Researching a building
*Form pairs, each partner will pick of of the buildings from the list.
*Then, individually, do online research about the building and fill out the form.
*After you have looked up all the informantion, explain your findings to your partner.

#### Slide 12 -Slide

The buildings
*Empire State building
*Turning Torso
*The Shard
*Space Needle
*Burj Al Arab
*Willis Tower
*Shanghai Tower

#### Slide 13 -Slide

Step 1: Form a pair
Pick a building each:
*Taipei 101
*Empire State building
*Turning Torso
*The Shard
*Space Needle
*Burj Al Arab
*Willis Tower
*Shanghai Tower

#### Slide 14 -Slide

Individually, look up information about the building using the building checklist provided by your teacher.

#### Slide 15 -Slide

Step 3: Share with your partner

#### Slide 16 -Slide

Step 4: Share with the group
Now that you have learned a lot from your partner, you will be asked to share what your partner has told you with the group.

#### Slide 17 -Slide

TE unit 7 page 34
Skip exercise 2 on page 34
15 minutes
Done? continue on page 36

#### Slide 19 -Slide

Pier: Steunpilaar

#### Slide 20 -Slide

Pylon: Pyloon
Supports the cables, suspenders and the bridge deck of a suspension bridge.

#### Slide 22 -Slide

What do you call: concrete in which metal bars or wire is embedded to increase its strength

#### Slide 23 -Open question

This building is 20....high
A
apartments
B
piers
C
stories
D
pylons

#### Slide 24 -Quiz

how high are the...on that bridge?
A
decks
B
pylons
C
width
D
tunnels

#### Slide 25 -Quiz

Write down a sentence or word that you remember from this lesson, I will use this word in next week's quiz!

#### Slide 26 -Open question

What did we do today?
*You learned new vocabulary relating to buildings and bridges.
*You learned how to describe and discuss a building.

#### Slide 27 -Slide

Next week:
playing our quiz
listening
TE chapter 8 reporting