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A trip to a special island Insegnanti: Di Mascio Alessandra, Mancini Lucia, Maria Pia Lombardi.

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1 A trip to a special island Insegnanti: Di Mascio Alessandra, Mancini Lucia, Maria Pia Lombardi

2 Sardina is the second largest ISLAND in the Mediterranean sea

3 A Task for you LOOK at the European map below and FIND the biggest ISLAND ? Whats its name?

4 The COASTS of Sardinia are generally rocky and high. But there are also sandy and flat coasts in the south of the island.

5 A task for you Point to the sandy and flat coast.

6 There arent high MOUNTAINS. The most important massif is GENNARGENTU (about m s.l.m.) The principal PLAINS are Campidano and La Nurra in the north-west of the island

7 Sardinia hasnt got big RIVERS. The most important are: Tirso, Flumendosa and Coghinas. There are lots of ARTIFICIAL LAKES.

8 Lots of smaller islands surround Sardinia: Asinara, Caprera, La Maddalena, San Pietro and SantAntioco.

9 A task for you Match 1 RIVER 2 LAKE 3 MOUNTAIN 4 PLAIN 5 COAST A B C E D

10 There are three NATIONAL PARKS: 1. Asinara National Park; 2. Archipelago of La Maddalena's National Park; 3. Gennargentu National Park Asinara National ParkArchipelago of La Maddalena's National ParkGennargentu National Park A TASK FOR YOU: In a park …Dont do it!! What number? 1. Light a fire 2. Watch birds and animals 3. Harm plants and flowers 4. Walk along paths 5. Leave rubbish

11 The CLIMATE is typically Mediterranean. The weather is sunny. (300 days a year are clear) A few days are rainy

12 A TASK FOR YOU Whats the weather like? 1 Its rainy 2 Its cloudy 3 Its foggy 4 Its sunny 5 Its snowy 6 Its windy 7 Its cold 8 Its hot A C H F D B G E

13 Sardinia is one of the five italian AUTONOMOUS REGIONS, along with Valle d'Aosta, Trentino Alto Adige, Friuli Venezia Giulia and Sicily. Sardinia has got a special Statute of autonomy Valle d'AostaTrentino Alto AdigeFriuli Venezia GiuliaSicily

14 There are traces of ancient dominations from the past: Sardi, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Arabs and Spanish. Curiosities: In Alghero they speak old Catalan which is a special spanish language. The phoenician town of Tharros A nuragic site

15 TOWNS The most important town is CAGLIARI. Provinces are: Cagliari Carbonia-Iglesias Medio Campidano Ogliastra, Olbia-Tempio Pausania Nuoro Oristano Sassari

16 ECONOMY The primary sector is very important: goats and sheep rearing (good production of cheese). Agricolture brings: vegetables, olive trees… sardinan wines are very good and famous. Sardinia is famous for corks Still important is the MINING INDUSTRIES (coal, lead, zinc, gold. Other industrial activities are food, mechanical and chemical. Craft industry includes rugs, jewellery, textile, lacework, basket making, and coral. But…the most important industry is TOURISM.

17 CULTURE On January 17 TH, in the town of Mamoiada you can see the MAMUTHONES: a traditional carnival costume.


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