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City/Country Life

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convenient
Living in the city is more __________ than living in the country. = everything is close and easy to get to
Bay Area
Berkeley, Concord, and Oakland are all part of the _________. = (2 words) the cities near the San Francisco Bay
neighborhood
His ____________ is very quiet. = the area where someone lives
exciting
The downtown area is very ___________. = feeling good because there is a lot of action and fun things to do
boring
Sometimes living in a small town is __________. = feeling that there is nothing to do
safe
The area around the school is very __________. = not dangerous; nothing bad happens
dangerous
Cities are usually more __________ than small towns. = not safe; bad things happen there
expensive
Houses are more __________ in the city than in the country. = costs a lot of money; high prices
museums
Big cities have a lot __________. = places with art or objects that people can look at
fresh
He likes the ________ air in the country. = air from nature that is clean and good
independent
People in the country are often more ___________ than people in cities. = can do many things; don't need help
crowded
Cities are much more _________ than small towns. = have many people
cheap
There are many _________ restaurants near his university. = not expensive; have low prices
cultural
There are many ___________ events in cities. = connected to art, music, history, etc.
public
Cities often have beautiful _________ parks. = things that are open to everyone
factories
____________ are usually located outside of cities. = big places where people make things like cars, clothes, etc.
transportation
Cities usually have good public ____________. = things like buses, trains, subways that help people move around.
services
Cities have more public ___________. = things that people can get like health care, transportation, etc.
opportunities
There are more job ___________ in cities. = when you can find or get something easily
diversity
Cities have more __________. = many types of people
pollution
There is usually more _________ in cities. = bad things that people put into the air, water, ground, etc.
isolated
People sometimes feel _________ in the country. = feeling alone or too far away from everything
homeless
San Francisco has many _________ people. = people who have no place to live
friendlier
People in small towns are often _________ than people in cities. = nice; helpful
neighbors
People in small towns usually know their _________. = people that live next to you.
strangers
In small towns, you don't see many __________. = people that you do not know
crime
There is _________ in cities than in small towns. = things that are against the law like stealing or killing people.
playgrounds
There is a small _________ near her house. = a park with things for children to play on
wildlife
People in the country see more _________. = animals that live in nature
concrete
Cities have a lot of ________. = a man-made material that looks like rock.
pace
The __________ of life is much slower in the country. = how fast something is moving
relax
It is easier to _________ in the country. = to rest and feel calm in a quiet way
events
There are many sports _________ in big cities. = when many people get together to watch or listening to something. Ex. a baseball game, a concert, a play, etc
malls
There are more ________ near big cities. = large indoor areas where there are a lot of shops
sophisticated
He said that the people in cities are more _______________. = knowing a lot about culture, art, music, and society
simple
He likes the __________ life of living in the country. = easy to understand; doesn't have a lot of parts or changes
department
There are a lot of ___________ stores in San Francisco. = big stores with many parts. Ex. Macy's, Bloomingdale's
concerts
They love to go to __________. = when singers and musicians play music for people to listen to
theaters
They went to a __________ to watch a movie. = places where people can watch plays or movies
peaceful
Living in the country is ___________. = calm and quiet with very few worries
beautiful
They have a _________ view of the mountains from their house. = very nice to look at
scenery
The _________ near their house is beautiful. = things in nature that you can see like mountains, forests, lakes, rivers
forests
There is a beautiful _________ near their house. = a large area with trees
buildings
There are very few tall _________ in her town. = a place where people live and work. Ex apartment, for offices
farm
She works on a _________. = a place where people grow vegetables and have animals like cows, chickens, pigs, etc
trails
They like to go hiking on the ________ near their house. = places in nature for people to walk
sidewalks
Her town is very small and doesn't even have _________. = places next to the road for people to walk
river
There is a big _________ that flows through the Paris. = large body of moving water
fields
They play soccer at some _________ near his house. = a large open area
traffic
There is a lot of __________ in the Bay Area. = many cars on the road or freeway
crowded
BART is very __________ in the mornings. = has lots of people
public
There are many ________ parks in San Francisco. = places where anyone can go
rural
He lives in a very _______ area. = far from cities and other houses, stores, etc
urban
She lives a very ________ area. = a city area with lots of shops, offices, buildings, etc.
livestock
They have a lot of __________ on their farm. = animals like cows, pigs, chickens, etc.
commute
She has to __________ from Walnut Creek to her job in Berkeley. = travel to work or school every day
highway
The _________ goes through his town. = a road that connects towns
suburbs
Many people live in the ________ but work in cities. = towns or areas mostly with houses that is near big cities.
freeways
The Bay Area has many __________. = large roads with many lanes where cars drive very fast
apartment
She lives in a big ___________ building.
noisy
Cities are often very ________. = lots of sounds that are not nice
residential
She lives in a quiet __________ area. = a place with just houses and apartments; very few stores
commercial
There is a ___________ near her house. = an area with stores, offices, etc.
local
At the farmers markets, __________ farmers sell fruit and vegetables. = from the nearby area
international
There are many ___________ restaurants in Berkeley. = from different countries
traditional
There are many ________ buildings in Rome. = old style
modern
There are many ________ buildings in Shanghai. = a new style
population
The ___________ of San Francisco is about 800,000 people. = the number of people in a place
strip malls
In California, there are many __________. = a small group of shops on the side of a busy road.

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