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Módule 5-GCSE

Describing the area you are living

¿Cómo es tu zona? What is your area like?
Mi zona My area
está situada en un valle it is situated in a valley
entre el desierto y la sierra between the desert and the mountains
al lado del río by the river
al lado del mar Mediterráneo by the Mediterranean sea
Está… It is…
rodeada de surrounded by
rodeada de volcanes surrounded by volcanoes
rodeada de sierra surrounded by mountains
está a … metros sobre el nivel del mar it is at… metres above sea level
esta lleno/a de bosques / selvas it is full of woods / forests…
Tiene It has…
paisajes landscapes
tiene unos impresionantes paisajes naturales it has some amazing natural landscapes
tiene varias influencias culturales it has various cultural influences
el bullicio the hustle and bustle
el bullicio de una ciudad the hustle and bustle of a city
El clima es… The climate is…
soleado sunny
caluroso hot
seco dry
templado mild
frío cold
llueve it rains
llueve muy poco it rains (very) little
llueve a menudo it often rains
en primavera in spring
en verano summer
en otoño autumn
invierno winter
hay there is
hay mucha marcha there is lots going on
hay mucho que hacer there is lot to do
lugar place
mi lugar favorito my favourite place
Es… is…
mi ciudad natal My home town /
es acogedor/a / it is welcoming
atractivo/ attractive
famoso/a / conocido/a por famous for / well-known for
una región muy húmeda a very humid region
una zona muy montañosa a mountainous area
pintoresca picturesque area
desplazarse to get around
es tan fácil desplazarse it is so easy to get around
Se puede… You / One can…
estar mucho tiempo al aire libre spend lots of time in the open air
subir a la torre go up the tower
hacer un recorrido en autobús do a bus tour
se puede disfrutar de las vistas you can enjoy the views
disfrutar del ambiente enjoy the atmosphere
viajar en el AVE travel on the AVE high-speed train
pasear por los lagos artificiales go boating on the artificial lakes
apreciar la arquitectura variada appreciate the variety of architecture
aprovechar de make the most of
aprovechar el buen tiempo make the most of the good weather
Se pueden… you / One can…
probar platos típicos try
probar platos típicos to try local dishes
practicar deportes acuáticos do water sports
edificios buildings
ver edificios de estilos muy diferentes see buildings with very different styles
alquilar to hire
alquilar bolas de agua hire water balls
senderismo hiking/trekking
practicar senderismo y ciclismo go hiking / trekking and cycling
Created by: RDzienis