Curso de Inglés Nivel Intermedio a Intermedio Alto

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

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Lady Liberty
Dama de la Libertad

Para que este curso INTERMEDIO A INTERMEDIO ALTO te resulte efectivo, trata de cumplir los siguientes pasos: 

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Solicita aquí tu examen final sólo cuando hayas completado las 20 lecciones y 4 tests parciales de este curso y hayas alcanzado los 60 días como estudiante registrado.

IMPORTANTE: Aunque hayas completado solamente uno de los dos niveles que componen este curso, presentarás ambos niveles (Intermedio e Intermedio Alto) en un mismo examen final.

 

Top Landmarks and Monuments
Lugares y Monumentos Famosos

 

Lee atentamente este glosario de algunos lugares y monumentos famosos en el mundo.

BIG BEN
Sir Benjamin Hall built this famous clock tower in London
in 1859. A well-known story relates that it got its name 
from this man's considerable proportions. 

BRASILIA
In the late 1950s, 
Lucio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer designed and built this very modern city to be 
the new Brazilian capital. 

COLOSSEUM
The Colosseum in Rome
was opened in 80 A.D.
It was sometimes filled
with water for ship battles.

EIFFEL TOWER
This famous tower in Paris
was completed in 1889.
It was built to celebrate
the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution.

GREAT WALL
The Great Wall of China
was begun in 214 B.C. 
and it is the largest structure
ever built.

STATUE OF LIBERTY
This remarkable statue 
in New York was opened
in 1886 and it was a gift 
to the Americans 
from the people of France.

MACHU PICCHU
The Lost City of the Incas
was rediscovered in 1911
when American explorer
Hiram Bingham led a small expedition into the
Peruvian Andes.

PYRAMIDS
The ancient Egyptians
were the builders
of these famous monuments
in about 2500 B.C.

SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
In 1973, young Danish designer
Jorn Utzon proposed this widely known building in Australia 
for an architecture competition
and he was the winner.

TAJ MAHAL
This beautiful monument
in India was built between 
1630 and 1652. It is a tomb 
for the wife of an Indian prince.

 

MIS ENLACES
UTILES

El Arte

Museos, Galerías y Monumentos

AQUÍ ESTOY !!! ESTE GLOSARIO BILINGÜE
TE VA A AYUDAR...

clock tower: torre reloj; well-known = famous: famoso/a; in the late: al final de; A.D. = anno domini: después de Cristo; was filled with: se cubría, llenaba de; ship battle: batalla naval; B.C. = before Christ: antes de Cristo; ever built: que se haya construído; remarkable = singular: notable, extraordinario/a; opened: inaugurado/a, habilitado/a, abierto/a; gift = present: regalo; led: condujo, guió; ancient: amtiguo/a; builder = constructor, developer: constructor, desarrollador; Danish: danés/a; proposed: sugirió, propuso; widely: vastamente, ampliamente; competition: concurso; winner =/= loser: ganador =/ = perdedor; tomb / túmb /: tumba.


Activity 71: Basándote en el glosario de Lugares y Monumentos Famosos (arriba) y en tus conocimientos generales, selecciona las OPCIONES MAS ADECUADAS para cada oración. Verifica luego las respuestas correctas ...

1.

This well-known architectural work ...

4.

This famous tower was built ...

  is in Rome and was opened in 80 A.D.
  is in Italy and was built in 214 B.C.
  was sometimes used for ship battles.

  was completed in 1789.
  to celebrate the country's revolution.
  for an architecture competition.

2.

Two architects designed it to be ...

5.

This Opera House designer was born ...

  the most modern city in their country.
  the largest structure ever built.
  the new Brazilian capital.

  in Denmark.
  in Australia.
  in Northern Europe.

3.

A prince ordered to build it ...

6.

This lost city was rediscovered ...

  as a gift to the people of India.
  in Egypt.
  as a tomb for his wife.

  by a Peruvian explorer.
  on an expedition to the Andes.
  on a large expedition in 1911.


Activity 72: Basándote en tus conocimientos generales y en tu intuición, COPIA las opciones más adecuadas en los espacios en blanco y selecciónalas también en el cuadro a fin de controlar las que ya has utilizado. Verifica luego las respuestas correctas ...

  agricultural
 
beef

  electronics
  Indian

  mining
  peso

  tourism
  wheat

1

People in Ecuador speak several    languages, for

example, Quechua.

2

France exports excellent    products such as 

milk, butter and cheese.

3

  is a very important industry in Spain and Italy. 

Millions of people visit these countries every year. 

4

Gold and silver    are two important industries 

in South Africa.

5

Much of the world's    is grown in the Canadian 

prairies and it's used to make foods like bread and pasta.

6

A lot of first-class meat, especially  , is exported 

from Argentina.

7

In the 1980s, the    industry (computers and TVs)

was developed in many Asian countries like South Korea.

8

At present, the    is the currency used in Chile, 

Uruguay and Argentina. 

En la próxima página te espera una nueva gramática: VOZ ACTIVA y PASIVA ...

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