Read the text quickly and answer the following questions 1 What is a theme park? A theme park is a collection of rides,exhibitions or other attractions that are based on a common theme. 2 Whats the difference between a theme park and a traditional amusement park? Unlike traditional amusement parks, theme parks often combine fun with the opportunity to learn something.
Read the text again and answer more questions 1 What are some of the themes some parks have? 2 Why do people go to theme parks ? 3 What do the theme parks do to attract people? Some theme parks are about customs,costumes,culture, cartoon characters,animals and water. Many people come to theme parks looking for thrills and entertainment. Visitors to theme parks will find all the rides and attractions that can be found in most parks,but they will also find many opportunities to learn something.
True or faulse ( ) 1 You can learn a lot in theme parks. T ( ) 2 The China Ethnic Culture Park is about animals. F ( ) 3 Ocean Park in Hong Kong is a theme park about life in the ocean. T ( ) 4 Disneyland in Florida was one of the first theme parks F ( ) 5 Visitors can admire pandas at Universal Studios F
Fill in the blanks according to the text Theme parksTo educateTo entertain Ocean Parklearn about life in the ocean,etc. all the rides and attractions Disneyland look at exhibitions from all parts of the world meet Mickey and his friends; enjoy rides and games. Universal Studios all the rides and activities are based on Universal Pictures movies. go on exciting rides as their heroes do in the movie.
Summary 1 Theme parks are not traditional like amusement parks and often teach visitors something too. 2 Each theme park has at least one special kind of attraction. 3 Disneyland was the first theme park and influenced many others built later. 4 Theme parks are becoming more and more popular around the world.
Discussion 1 Why are theme parks so popular ? 2 Is there a theme park in your city? If not, do you want to design one? 3 Do you think it necessary to build more theme parks?
Homework 1 Design an English-speaking World Park. 2 P.127 Grammar exercises 1