Do you like the town/city you live in? Why? Why not?
Teacher makes a list of the positive points mentioned by the pupils. Discuss common and original comments.
Teacher makes a list of negative comments about towns/cities mentioned
THE PERFECT TOWN/CITY:
The class now makes a list of the characteristics of a perfect town/city. For example, these could include:
Compare your town/city with another one you know, and make a list of the comments. Some examples:
My town is noisier than X, because ...
My city is more boring than Y, because ...
You can go on to mention aspects such as
Cost of living
The best town/city you have ever been to/seen?
Submitted by Gerard Counihan