Wednesday, September 26, 2007

A Comparison of Canada and Wales

Toyo Gakuen University FE3-Listening Semester 2 Homework Assignment 1

In Unit 6 of American Headway 2 we have been practicing listening to comparisons. There are two videos below. The first is about Canada, Mr. Stout's native country. The second is about Wales, Ms. Birchley's native country. Watch and listen to the videos. Answer the questions that follow the videos.

Some facts about Canada

video
The image of the Canadian dollar in this video was created by ManHole.ca
The audio comes from ESLPodcards.com

Some facts about Wales
video
The photo of the castle ruins in Wales is by Sayaka Eguchi, University of Wales Aberystwyth.
The audio comes from ESLPodcards.com

Questions
  1. What is the population of Canada?
  2. What is the total area of Canada?
  3. What is the population of Wales?
  4. What is the total area of Wales?
  5. Which country has a larger population?
  6. Which country is bigger?
  7. Which country's time zone is closest to zero GMT (グリニッジ標準時) ?
  8. Which country has more time zones?
  9. Which country has the most valuable currency?
  10. If you had to choose, which country would you like to visit and why?

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