Презентація "Welcome to NY"

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Welcome to
NEW YORK

Prepared by
Iryna Napadiy &
Marta Dombrovska
2014


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New York
City
is in
the state of
New York.
It`s not the capital , but it is the largest city in the country.
There are 50 states in America. One of them is New York.


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The state
of New York
New York
City


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Part № 1 New words and names to describe New York
• To talk about New York we`ll need new words and expressions: some names of places and main attractions of this great city, the name of the river in New York.


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• Let`s see New York`s most famous sights: the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Rockefeller Center , the Pan American Building, the Statue of Liberty …


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2. The Chrysler Building


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4. The Pan American Building, now named MetLife


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A bird`s eye view of Manhattan`s famous skyscrapers


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New York is a show in itself


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The Big Apple`s mega star is
the Empire State Building
• It took less than two years to build it (one year and 45 days).
• The building has 103 floors.
• Total height is 443.2 meters to top of the lightning rod.
• It is the world`s greatest TV tower (1,454 feet)


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The Statue of Liberty
• The millions of immigrants who had to come to America by sea were welcomed by a very tall woman, America`s symbol of freedom.
• The woman is still there looking out to sea. She is the Statue of Liberty, one of the most famous symbols of America.
• This monument was built in New York Harbor in 1886. It was a gift from the people of France.


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Sightseeing tours with helicopters
• You can book a helicopter tour. It includes Liberty Island and Midtown, which gives you a perfect opportunity to get a bird`s eye view of Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty.


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The Rockefeller Center
• Located in the center of Midtown Manhattan, Rockefeller Center or Rockefeller Plaza is a complex of 19 commercial buildings.
• NBC studios, Radio City Music Hall are among them.


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The Chrysler Building
• The Chrysler Building was the world`s tallest building until the Empire State Building came along.
• The Building was finished in 1927.
• The Chrysler Building was done in art deco style.
• The 77-floor building is located in Midtown Manhattan.


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The Guggenheim Museum


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• Named the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in honor of its founder, the museum is in fact better known for its amazing building.
• The museum was opened in 1959 and immediately became the focus of critics.
• It was designed by the famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, who broke all the old standard rules and came up with a totally new concept of style.
• Look at its shape!


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Broadway is the most famous street in New York. It is one of the longest avenues in Manhattan (25 km.), but it is famous not only for this fact.


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It is also famous for the small area near Times Square where Broadway crosses 7th Avenue. This is the home of many Broadway theaters and is known as the “Theater District” . The lights from all the theaters and advertisements are very bright.


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• New Yorkers and tourists like to celebrate New Year in Times Square. On New Year`s Eve, December 31, crowds of people stand in Times Square and wait for midnight.


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Central Park


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• Central Park is so huge that you can get lost there. It can be called the lungs of New York. • Central Park is used by thousands of New Yorkers and visitors every day. Here you will see families walking their dogs and young people riding their bikes and roller-skating.