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									SOUTH
AFRICA


CAPE
TOWN
 WHAT’S THE TIME GAP
BETWEEN RIO DE JANEIRO
   AND CAPE TOWN?

   A- FOUR HOURS
   B- FIVE HOURS
   C- SIX HOURS
WHAT’S SOUTH AFRICA’ S   WHICH IMAGES APPEAR ON
     CURRENCY?            THE RAND BANKNOTES?

 A- BUCK                 A- THE AFRICAN MARTYRS
 B- RAND                 B- THE BIG FIVE
 C- SHILLING             C- THE NATIONAL HEROES
 D- SOUTH AFRICAN
 DOLLAR


             WHAT ARE THE BIG FIVE?
   A- THE FIVE BIGGEST LAKES AND MOUNTAINS
   IN SOUTH AFRICA
   B- THE FIVE MOST DIFFICULT ANIMALS TO HUNT
   C- THE FIVE MOST INFLUENTIAL POLITICAL
   LEADERS IN SOUTH AFRICA
IF YOU’VE GOT ONE AMERICAN DOLLAR,
   THEN YOU’VE GOT AROUND ... .
        A- 3,85 RANDS
        B- 5,83 RANDS
        C- 8,35 RANDS
THE SOUTH AFRICAN FLAG IS ...




 A                     B




 C                     D
    INTRO

TABLE MOUNTAIN

  CAPE POINT

 KIRSTENBOSCH

BOULDERS BEACH

  HERMANUS

 MORE TOURS
COMPLETE THE                   BEEN - BY - HAS - OLDEST -
TEXT WITH THE
 FOLLOWING                      OPENED - WELL - WHEN -
   WORDS:                                YOUR



                                  OLDEST
• The Mother City – as the ............ city in South Africa is
  nicknamed – is dominated ...... the iconic Table
                                    BY
  Mountain. Full of outdoor activities (from abseiling to
  paragliding), as WELL as relaxing days on beaches,
                        ........
  vineyards and museums, Cape Town ........ richHAS
  architecture too: the typical Cape Dutch Style is
  present everywhere.
                                   YOUR
• You may not believe what ........ eyes see, but it has
         BEEN
  also .......... very easy to meet Hollywood movie
                                     ..........
  celebrities here since 2006, WHEN the Dreamworld
  Film Studios OPENED in Cape Town.
                   ..............
     WHAT ARE            ADVENTURE - ENOUGH - ONLY
    THE WORDS?             - SPECTACULAR - THERE




It’s not possible to see everything that Cape
                           ONLY
 Town has to offer in ........ one trip: there are
                                          SPECTACULAR
   outstanding national parks, ......................
     wildlife, exciting .................. sports and
                        ADVENTURE
 beautiful architecture. From Table Mountain
     to Cape Point, from Boulders Beach to
 Kirstenbosch, .......... is never ............ time to
                   THERE                ENOUGH
                      see it all.
 TALK ABOUT THE FOLLOWING:

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVOURITE OUTDOOR
     AND INDOOR ACTIVITIES?



   WHAT DO YOU USUALLY DO FIRST, WHEN
VISITING A NEW CITY (AND COUNTRY) FOR THE
             VERY FIRST TIME?




 WHAT DO YOU EXPECT TO FIND IN A
    CONTINENT LIKE AFRICA?
                            WHAT ARE THE WORDS ?
 ASCENT   -   INSTEAD   -   INTRODUCED   -    PANORAMIC - PLATEAU
                                             - SUMMIT - UPGRADED


• The Table Mountain Cableway takes
  passengers to the .............. at the top
                             PLATEAU

  of the mountain. Officially opened in
                      UPGRADED
  1929, it was ................ in 1997, when
  new cars were .................... , carrying
                         INTRODUCED

  65 .............. of 25 passengers. The new
          INSTEAD

  cars give a faster journey to the
    SUMMIT
  ............ and rotate through 360
  degrees during the ............ or descent,
                              ASCENT
                 PANORAMIC
  giving a .................. view of Cape
  Town.
T1- Table Mountain’s level plateau stretches about 3
   kilometres from side to side.
T 2- The Portuguese Antonio Saldanha was the first
   European to climb Table Mountain, in 1503.
F 3- Skiing on Table Mountain is a very popular pastime.
T 4- Table Mountain is the only terrestrial feature to give
   its name to a constellation, called Mensa (Table),
   below Orion.
F 5- There were lions on Table Mountain until circa 1950,
                                                      1802
         there aren’
   and there still are t deer on Table Mountain.
  3:Mountain climbing is a very popular pastime.
TALK TO EACH OTHER:
 HAVE YOU EVER CLIMBED A MOUNTAIN AND/OR
    RIDDEN A CABLEWAY? WHICH ONE(S)?


 HOW DO YOU USUALLY FEEL WHEN YOU GET TO
       THE TOP OF A MOUNTAIN? WHY?

WHAT CAN YOU DO AT THE TOP OF A MOUNTAIN? HOW
 LONG DO PEOPLE USUALLY STAY THERE? WHAT DO
               THEY DO THERE?
                        ABLE - BY - EACH -
WHAT ARE THE WORDS?      EVERY - HIGHEST -
                           KNOWN - MOST

• The ............ peak of Cape point has the old
          HIGHES
              T
  lighthouse on the top. The light of the new
                                    MOST
  Cape Point lighthouse is the ........ powerful on
  the South African coast, with a range of 63
  kilometres in ........ flash. You can get there
                     EACH

  ....... taking the Flying Dutchman Funicular.
    BY

• If you go along the Chapman’s Peak Drive,
                      ..........
  affectionately KNOWN as “Chappies”, you will
         ABLE
  be ........ to take the most beautiful photos of
  South Africa and also watch whales from
  .......... side of this road.
   EVERY
           True or False?
T Cape Point is situated within the Table
•
  Mountain National Park.
F
• It is the southernmost point of the African
  Continent. The southernmost point of the African Continent
              is Cape Agulhas.
F
• You can get to Cape Point either by train or by
  funicular.        You can’t get to Cape Point by train.

T
• The Flying Dutch Funicular takes its name
  from the local legend of the Flying Dutchman
  ghost ship.
T According to folklore, the Flying Dutchman
•
  can never go home and has to sail the oceans
  forever.
TALK TO EACH OTHER :
 WHICH GHOST STORIES DID YOU USE
     TO BE SCARED OF? WHY?


 WHY ARE THERE PEOPLE WHO ENJOY TELLING
             GHOST STORIES?
 WHY ARE THERE PEOPLE WHO GET SCARED OF
             GHOST STORIES?




  HOW WOULD YOU FEEL IF YOU REALLY
            SAW A GHOST?
( HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ONE? DESCRIBE
                 IT.)
                           AND - BECAME - BLIND -
  WHAT ARE THE WORDS?
                           GUIDE - LARGEST - MOST

                                        LARGEST
• Kirstenbosch is the oldest and ..............
  botanical garden in South Africa.
• In 2004 it ............ a UNESCO World Heritage
                 BECAME
  Site – the first botanical garden in the world
  to achieve this status.
• Little signboards and paved paths .......... you
                                            GUIDE
  through the highlights of the garden.
          MOST
• The ........ interesting route is one created for
    BLIND
  .......... visitors, with labels in Braille and an
  abundance of aromatic ...... textured plants.
                                AND
DESCRIBE WHAT YOU SEE
         True or False?
•TThe Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts are a
  fantastic way to spend a Sunday afternoon in
  Cape Town.
•FThere are concerts every Sunday, from
  October
  November to April.
•TBoth Capetonians and tourists have huge
  picnics in the Garden while watching the
  concerts .
•FThe concerts are free. They cost R$50 to R$70
•TNo dogs or ball games are allowed in the
  Garden.
TALK ABOUT THE FOLLOWING:

    *What kind of food is best in a picnic?
*What do people enjoy doing in a picnic, besides
                   eating?

  * Have you ever had a picnic? Where was it?
    When? Who were you with? What was the
                  weather like?
 * If you haven’t, where would you like to have
                    one? Why?


 *What kind of music concert would be perfect
            during a picnic? Why?
  USE THESE WORDS              BY - GET - IN - LOOK - OFF -
  AND COMPLETE THE                ONLY - WHERE - WHICH
        TEXT:

• Boulders Beach has sandy areas and clear sea pools
  .......... are perfect for swimming. Its main tourist
  WHICH
  attraction is the huge colony of African penguins that
                    IN
  settled here ...... 1982.
            GET
• If you ...... here early on a summer day, you might be
  able to catch a wave side ...... side with the penguins,
                                  BY
  because the beach definitely belongs to them (you are
   ONLY
  ........ a visitor here).
                                               OFF
• African penguins usually live on islands ........ the west
  side of the South African coast, and Boulders Beach is
  also the only place .......... this endangered species is
                           WHERE
  actually increasing in numbers, so it provides a rare
  opportunity to get a close ........ at them.
                                 LOOK
       TRUE OR FALSE?

•F Boulders Beach is twenty kilometres from
   Cape Point. It’s only two km from Cape Point.
T The African penguins, also known as Jackass
•
   penguins, should not be touched, as they
   might get upset.
• Boulders beach has one of only two mainland
T
   African penguin colonies in the world.
TALK TO EACH OTHER:
WHICH OTHER WILD ANIMALS HAVE
YOU SEEN ON BEACHES (EITHER IN
      BRAZIL OR ABROAD)?


   HOW WOULD YOU FEEL IF YOU
   CAUGHT A WAVE SIDE BY SIDE
     WITH MANY PENGUINS?


WHAT DO PEOPLE HAVE TO DO WHEN
GOING TO PRESERVATION AREAS IN
 ORDER NOT TO DESTROY NATURE
            THERE?
                              BAY - DON’T - ITSELF -
                             MIGHT - RIGHT - SHORE -
                                      WHOLE




• The popular city of Hermanus trumpets
    ITSELF
  ............. as “The Whale Capital” of South
  Africa. The ........ where Hermanus is located
                    BAY
  really provides some of the finest shore-
                               WHOLE
  based whale-watching in the ........... world.
           DON’T
• You .......... need to rent a boat or take an
  expensive tour to get out to sea: if you come
  at the .......... time of year, whales are visible
              RIGHT
  from the .......... . Well, a good pair of
                 SHORE
                   MIGHT
  binoculars .......... be useful too.
TALK TO EACH OTHER:
  WHICH MARINE ANIMALS
HAVE YOU EVER SEEN AT THE
         OCEAN?


 HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A
WHALE IN BRAZIL? WHERE?
         WHEN?


  CAN YOU NAME FAMOUS
ANIMALS THAT HAVE BECOME
    HOLLYWOOD STARS?
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MORE TOURS (2)



MORE TOURS (3)
 WEST COAST
NATIONAL PARK

SEAL ISLAND AND
WORLD OF BIRDS

  TWO OCEANS
   AQUARIUM
     Complete the                      by - may - million -
                                         offer - protect -
    text with these                  thousands - under - wild
        words:

•    WEST COAST NATIONAL PARK
•                                           protect
     The park was created in 1985 to .............. a portion of the
     Cape West Coast called Langebaan Lagoon, which is the
     heart of the park . This famous wetland of international
                                  thousands
     importance harbours .................. of animals. The off-shore
                 offer
     islands .......... nesting sites for an estimated three-quarters
            million
     of a .............. seabirds. The park contains 40% of the world's
                                may                     under
     strandveld fynbos. It ....... be visited by boat .......... the
     guidance of a park official.
•                                               by
     Life on the west coast is dominated .... the Benguela current
     and the rich marine life associated with cold fertile water. In
     spring (August to October) the park is ablaze with ..........wild
     flowers - a major attraction. The Langebaan Lagoon is zoned
     to benefit both man and nature and is a popular yachting
     venue.
TRUE OR FALSE?
(Watch the video and find out)


   • WHITE SHARK PREDATORY BEHAVIOUR AT
                     SEAL ISLAND:
• T 1-The seal’s main predator is the Great White
    Shark.
• T 2-To catch a seal, the shark jumps vertically
    out of the water.
• F 3-The shark catches the seal while in the
    water. The shark catches the seal while in mid-air.
• T 4-If the seals enter the “Ring-of-Death”, they
    will be caught by the fastest and most
    aggressive Great White Sharks.
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WITH THE WORDS ON THE       EASILY - FEW - HUGE
        RIGHT:                - OVER - WHICH



• World of birds is one of the ...... large
                                       FEW

  bird parks in the world. ........ 3,000
                                  OVER

  birds are presented in a ........ tropical
                                    HUGE

  garden located in the Hout Bay Valley,
  surrounded ...... the back of Table
                    BY

  Mountain, Chapman’s Peak and Lion’s
  Head.
• 100,000 visitors ................ enjoy the
                         ANNUALLY

  outing to the World of Birds, .......... can
                                           WHICH

  be ............ reached via the spectacular
        EASILY

  Chapman’s Peak Drive.
 THESE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE SPECIES THAT
   YOU MAY FIND AT THE WORLD OF BIRDS:


                        1-COCKATOO        10-PARROT
                        2-CROWNED CRANE 11-PARAKEET
 7-IBIS      5-EMU      3-DUCK            12-PEAFOWL                     11-
                                                            6-GEESE
                        4-FLAMINGO        13-PELICAN                  PARAKEET

                        5-EMU             14-STARLING
                        6-GEESE           15-SWAN
                        7-IBIS            16-TURKEY
                        8-OSTRICH         17-VULTURE
  16-          10-                                            14-        17-
                        9-OWL             18-STORK                     VULTURE
TURKEY       PARROT                                        STARLING




  15-SWAN        18-STORK                                 12-
                                                                        9-OWL
                                                        PEAFOWL




13-PELICAN                          2-      4-                        1-COCKATOO
                8-OSTRICH        CROWNED FLAMINGO        3-DUCK
                                  CRANE
TALK TO EACH OTHER:
    WHICH BIRDS MAKE GOOD PETS?
 WHICH BIRDS DON’T MAKE GOOD PETS?




 WHICH BIRD (S) WOULD YOU NEVER
    HAVE AS A PET? WHY NOT?



 WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE BIRDS
       IN THE WORLD OF BIRDS?
WHICH BIRDS HAVE YOU SEEN IN A ZOO?
COMPLETE THE TEXT                                     IDEALLY - MOST - OFF -
    WITH THE                                           ONE - SEEN - SOME -
FOLLOWING WORDS:                                            TIP - WHICH

                                  DO THE MATCHING:
      1-EXHIBITION      2-TO FORM     3-AMAZING       4-POWERFUL      5-UNDER    6-WHILE

( 5 )BENEATH    ( 2)TO COMPRISE      ( 3 ) DAZZLING    ( 1) DISPLAY    ( 4)MIGHTY    ( 6)WHILST


•   Two Oceans Aquarium: A Window on the Oceans of South Africa
•
                         tip
    The southern ...... of the African continent is the meeting place of two mighty oceans, the
    Indian and the Atlantic. The Two Oceans Aquarium on the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town is
      ideally
    .............. positioned to show the incredible diversity of marine life found in these two
                                    one
    oceans. The Aquarium is ......... of the top tourist attractions in Cape Town and over 3,000
                                                                                 seen
    living sea animals, including sharks, fish, turtles and penguins can be .......... in this
    spectacular underwater nature reserve.

•   Oceans of Contrast - at the Two Oceans Aquarium
•
    The Oceans of Contrast - Indian Ocean Gallery presents life from the warm Indian Ocean
       off
    ........South Africa's east coast. The gallery includes a beautiful live coral display and a
    tropical fish exhibit showing the dazzling colours of Indian Ocean fish. The Agulhas
                           most
    Current, one of the ........ powerful currents in the world, flows southwards down the east
    coast of South Africa, bringing warm Indian Ocean water from tropical regions.


•   A series of some thirty-two exhibits comprises the Oceans of Contrast - Atlantic Ocean
                                some
    Gallery, which introduces .......... of the animals from beneath the waves of the cold
             ..........
    Atlantic. Our volunteers at the Touch Pool and Microscope will provide you with
    fascinating snippets of ocean information whilst you experience close encounters with
    some weird and wonderful ocean creatures.
     STELLENBOSCH

CASTLE OF GOOD HOPE AND
SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL
        MUSEUM

      WATERFRONT

  ACCESS PARK FACTORY
         SHOPS
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    WITH THESE WORDS:                     MAINLY - SECOND - WHICH



•   Stellenbosch is situated about 50 kilometers east of Cape Town,
                                                      SECOND
    along the banks of the Eerste River. Its the ............ oldest European
    settlement in the province, after Cape Town. The town became
    .......... as the City of Oaks or Eikestad in Afrikaans and Dutch ........ to
     KNOWN                                                               DUE
    the large number of oak trees that were planted by its founder,
    Simon van der Stel, to grace the streets and homes. The
    Stellenbosch, Paarll and Franschhoek valleys form the Cape
    Winelands, the larger of the two main wine growing regions in South
                                                              ABOUT
    Africa. The South African wine industry produces ............
    1,000,000,000 litres of wine annually. Stellenbosch is the primary
    location for viticulture and Stellenbosch University, established in
    1971 by Frans Malan, is a world renowned and popular tourist
    destination.
•   The region has a mediterranean climatee with hot dry summers and
    cool wet winters. Stellenbosch lies at the foot of the Cape Fold
    mountain range, ............ provides soil favourable to viticulture.
                           WHICH
                                         MAINLY
    Grapes grown in this area are .............. used for wine production, as
    opposed to table grapes. Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon is
    beginning to get a good reputation as a fine wine.
                              ANYWHERE - DURING - HAVE
   COMPLETE THE                 - OLDEST - REMAINS -
      TEXT:                          RESTORATION


• Built by the Dutch East India Companyy
  between 1666 and 1679, the Castle of Good
  Hope is the ............ building in South Africa.
                      OLDEST


• Today, outside the entrance to the Castle fly
  the six flags that ........ flown over the castle
                             HAVE

  ............ its history, ranging from the Dutch to
     DURING

  the current flag of South Africa.
• Declared a national monument in 1936, from
  the 1980s the Castle of Good Hope was the
  subject of an extensive, ongoing ....................
                                               RESTORATION

  programme. It .............. the oldest building in
                          REMAINS

  Southern Africa and is the best-preserved
  fortification ................ in the world.
                       ANYWHERE
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     COMPLETE THE TEXT:        FOREIGN - HEART - LUXURY
                                    - OFFERS - SUCH

• The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in the historic
  .......... of Cape Townn's harbour is South Africa's
    HEART

  most-visited destination, having the highest rate of
  .............. tourists of any attraction in the country.
                           FOREIGN

  Situated .............. Robben Island and Table
                                     BETWEEN

  Mountainn and set against a backdrop of sea and
  mountain views, it ........... a variety of shopping and
                                                      OFFERS

  entertainment options to visitors, intermingled with
  office locations, hotels ........ as the historical
  Breakwater Lodge (once a 19th .............. prison) and
    SUCH

               apartments in the residential marina.
  ............ CENTURY                  LUXURY
 What are the                         BEWARE - COME -
                                       JUST - MOST -
   words?                               PROBABLY -
                                     PRODUCTS - WORTH



• Access Park Factory Shops
       most
• The ........ famous factory shops in Cape Town is
                                  just
  probably Access Park, ......... off the M5 highway in
                                  probably
  Kenilworth. There are .................. more than 50 shops
  to choose from, selling clothing at factory and normal
  prices. You can get some great bargains if you hunt,
               beware
  but men .............. , your wives will go into a buying
  spree!! Access Park is bargain hunters dream ..........come
  true. There are clothing, food, shoes, health and
             products
  beauty .................. , electronic goods, and much
  more. You will often find savings of well over
                   worth
  40%! This is ............ a day trip!
CHEETAH AND
 LION PARK

LION’S HEAD

OSTRICH FARM
          TRUE OR FALSE?

• F1-The lion is bigger than the tiger.
   The tiger is bigger.
• F 2-The lion usually sleeps 4 hours a day.
   The lion usually rests 20 hours a day.
• F3-The lion can run faster than the cheetah.
   No other animal is faster than the cheetah.
• T4-The Cheetah is a vulnerable species mainly because
   of genetic problems.

T
• 5-Cheetah babies can be adopted as pets because
  they can be more easily domesticated than lions.
  But please don’t go adopting a cheetah: it’s a very
  angry...and hungry animal ! ! !
WHAT CAN YOU SEE ?
                                      BETWEEN - FULL - IS - LONGER
    Complete the text:                 - PART - SUNSET - SUNSETS -
                                                  TRULY




•   Lion's Head is situated .............. Cape Town's famous Table
                              between
    Mountain and Signal Hill, and forms .......... of the dramatic
                                               part
    backdrop to this famous city.

•   One of Cape Town's best-loved traditions and romantic
    things to do is to climb Lion's Head whenever it's .......... full
    moon. Pack a picnic and walk up just before ............ , and
                                                           sunset
    wait for the full moon to rise from behind the mountain.
•   For the more cautious or beginners, there ...... an alternative
                                                        is
    route, which will take a little .............. than two hours. Let
                                        longer
    that not stop you; a picnic on top of Lion's Head is a Cape
    Town must-do that's non-negotiable!
    The views over Cape Town and Camps Bay - whether by day
    or by night - are ............ remarkable. It is quite magical -
                         truly
    and romantic! Please do yourself a favour: don't forget your
    camera! The .............. from Lion's Head are spectacular.
                    sunsets
TALK TO EACH OTHER:
DESCRIBE THE FOLLOWING IMAGES:

    Have you ever seen the full moon rise
  from the sea? Where? When? What were
      you doing? Who were you with?


  What’s the most beautiful sunset you’ve
  ever seen? Where were you?


  What do you usually think of when the
               sun sets?
              What are       ARE - EACH - DURING -
             the words?     NAME - PLENTY - THEIR -
                                      WILL

             are
• There ...... up to 40 breeding pairs of Ostrichs
  that are cared for at the breeding farm, each ........
  pair living in .......... own individual large open
                       their
  pen. During the breeding season it is likely
  that you ........ witness hatchings taking place
                  will
  ............. your visit.
    during
  The farm has ............ to do and see, including
                        plenty
  guided tours, tea garden, beer garden, leather
  shop and the egg shop, to ........ but a few.
                                   name
• Watch the video and check out one of the
  most popular activities at Ostrich Farm.

* Would you be afraid of doing it?

								
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