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May 2, 2012

food and tourist attractions of Canada

Filed under: student presentations — richardlstansfield @ 5:29 am

glossary
*ethnic : [adjective] relating to a particular race of people
*compose : [verb] to be the parts that something consists of
*produce : [verb] to make or grow something
*borrow : [verb] to use something that belongs to someone else and give it back later
*transportation : [noun] a vehicle or system of vehicles, such as buses, trains, etc for getting from one place to another

Our presentation is about Canada. There are food and tourist attractions of Canada.
Canada is composed of different ethnic groups. So Canada has a variety of religions, languages and food.
We will introduce the most famous foods: poutine and maple syrup. Poutine is a traditional quebec food. Poutine is made of French fries, cheese, and gravy sauce. You can enjoy it easily in Canada.[1]

And there is maple syrup too. maple syrup is a very important food in Canada. Therefore, there are Maple syrup festivals in Canada. Maple syrup is produced mainly in Quebec. And Maple syrup is made of Acer saccharum. Canadians usually eat waffles or pancakes with maple syrup.[2]

Next, we will introduce Canada’s tourist attractions. The CN tower is in Toronto, Canada. CN Tower is known as a tower with a nice view, and is a very high tower.[3]

Also, There is the real olympic stadium in montreal, Canada. South Korea won the gold medal for the first time in the montreal olympic stadium.[4]

And there is stanley park in vancouver, Canada. We can borrow bikes or rollerblades to see stanley park because it is very large.[5]

We can use these kinds of transportation to go sightseeing these tourist attractions. bus, sea bus, sky train, and BIXI(BIKE+TAXI)

References:
[1] http://blog.naver.com/greyisntcrl?Redirect=Log&logNo=90140408804
[2] http://blog.naver.com/chl89_109?Redirect=Log&logNo=130136760331
[3] http://terms.naver.com/entry.nhn?docId=963328
[4] http://terms.naver.com/entry.nhn?docId=963425
[5] http://terms.naver.com/entry.nhn?docId=963288

Discussion Questions:
1. Have you ever eaten maplesyrup before? (Yes: Where..)
2. What kind of Canadian tourist attractions do you want to go to? / why?
3. If you travel around Canada, what kind of transportation do you want to use? /
why would you select that?

(Class 121, Group 7)
박영규, 서동주, 조문경, 허 정

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Teacher’s Note:

This vocabulary will be on Written Test #2:

1. ethnic: (adjective) relating to a particular race of people

2. compose: (verb) to be the parts that something consists of

3. transportation: (noun) a vehicle or system of vehicles, such as buses, trains, etc for getting from one place to another

This discussion question will be on the Final Speaking Test:

What kind of Canadian tourist attractions do you want to go to? Why?

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