Welcome to New York

Part ONE

Before you start listening to the following songs, please create a mindmap. Write down everything you know about New York.

Now listen to and read the following songs:

Start with Alicia Keys’ “New York“. While you listen to the song, read it. Your fingers follow each line.

Now see what you can add to your mindmap and write it down.

Continue with “Welcome to New York” by Taylor Swift.

Now again, see what you can add to your mindmap.

Finally, listen to and read the song by Frank Sinatra “New York, New York” one of the classics …

… and add, for a last time ;) , new information to your mindmap.

Part TWO

You are about to learn the new vocabulary. First, read the overview, before you go through the following stations.

Station 1: Get to know the words – Do both!

Station 2: Remember the words and their meaning – Choose one!

Station 3: Spell the words correctly – Choose one!

Station 4: Play the game – Choose one!

Make a tick in the overview if you understood the task.

Now that you know the words, do the following reading comprehension exercises. They refer to your English book.

Part THREE

Again, you will first get to know the new vocabulary :) . Check the overview first.

Station 1: Get to know the words – Do both!

Station 2: Remember the meaning of the words – Choose one!

Station 3: Spell the words correctly – Choose one!

Station 4: Play the game – Choose one!

Again, make a tick in the overview if you understood the task.

Now, do the following reading exercises according to your English book:

A grammar topic you need to cover is the GERUND. You can find the solutions here to the exercises in your English book.

You want to know more about New York City? Check out the following video:

You have finished? Continue with California.