Lesson: Best View in Rome

Lesson

Have a look at some of these real world materials and go along with the lessons to improve your English.

Discover the breathtaking views from Rome’s Vittorio Emanuele II Monument, often likened to a giant typewriter. Engage with our English learning resource, where you can listen and read about this unique perspective of the ancient Roman ruins, the Colosseum, and historic churches. Immerse yourself in language exercises while exploring Rome’s rich cultural panorama.

AFP 2022

Best View in Rome

Best View in Rome

Take a listen to the article, and take some notes on what it is about and any information you hear.

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What is the article about?

Best View in Rome

Take a listen and a read of the article and take some notes before clicking next and answering some questions. You can come back and listen anytime. If you want to test yourself, go on without reading and see if you can answer the questions. Also, you can have a look at the questions and come back and take another listen.

You know the big typewriter in Rome, that slightly unfortunate-looking building, the Vittorio Emanuele II Monument. Well, it has the best views in Rome from the top of it. You get this amazing view of the ancient Roman ruins, the Colosseum, and also the churches. It's an amazing span of Western civilization, almost 2,000 years of it, all laid out in front of you. And being on top of this monument is a way to avoid seeing it. 

Vocabulary:

top - the highest point

Typewriter - a machine with keys for producing alphabetical characters

unfortunate looking - ugly

span - from one side to another

laid out - shown

ruins - the leftover of old buildings

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What is the name of the building in Rome they speak about mainly in the article?

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What can't you see from the top of the building including to the article?

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Fill in the gaps: unfortunate-looking, span, avoid typewriter, top, ruins

The best view in Rome

You know the big in Rome, that slightly building, the Vittorio Emanuele II Monument. Well, it has the best views in Rome from the of it. You get this amazing view of the ancient Roman , the Colosseum, and also the churches. It's an amazing of Western civilization, almost 2,000 years of it, all laid out in front of you. And being on top of this monument is a way to seeing it. 

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