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Level 1

Match the Synonym!

1. Billionaire A. Create
2. Design B. Reach
3. Access C. Rich person.
4. Essential D. Buildings
5. Property E. Needed

Answers:

  1. Billionaire = C. Rich person.
  2. Design = A. Create
  3. Access = B. Reach
  4. Essential = E. Needed
  5. Property = D. Buildings

True or False?

1. A city is being planned in the dessert. True

2. A millionaire is planning the city. False

3. The city will cost more than $20 million. True

4. Planners want the city to be open by 2025. False

5. The city will allow people to drive everywhere. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. A new city is being planned.

2. He wants to build a city.

3. The city will be designed.

4. People will be able to have homes.

5. The planners are starting.

Listening and Vocabulary

BuiltCompletelyServices
PlannedElectricControl
  1. Planned
  2. Electric
  3. Completely
  4. Services
  5. Built
  6. Control

Level 2

Match the Synonym!

 1. Billionaire A. About nature.
 2. Environmentally B. A person with $1,000,000,000.
 3. Resident C. Building
 4. Construction D. Local
 5. Essential E. Important

Answers:

  1. Billionaire = B. A person with $1,000,000,000.
  2. Environmentally = A. About nature.
  3. Resident = D. Local
  4. Construction = C. Building
  5. Essential = E. Important

True or False?

1. A new city is being planned in the UK. False

2. A billionaire is planning the new city. True

3. The new city will cost lesson than $1 million. False

4. Telosa will be a 30-minute city. False

5. Telosa will not sell its land. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. A new city is being planned.

2. People will travel on bikes.

3. It will cost $25 billion to start construction.

4. This type of city is called a 15-minute city.

5. This means the city will have more control.

Listening and Vocabulary

ExpectTypeDesert
PossibleAccessLand
  1. Desert
  2. Expect
  3. Type
  4. Access
  5. Possible
  6. Land

Level 3

Match the Synonym!

1. DeriveA. Extensive
2. VastB. Include
3. Frome scratchC. Distance
4. Incorporate D. Service
5. AmenityE. Employ
6. Radius F. Homemade
7. Depict G. Originate
8. Accomodate H. Portray
9. CommissionI. House

Answers:

  1. Derive = G. Originate
  2. Vast = A. Extensive
  3. From scratch = F. Homemade
  4. Incorporate = B. Include
  5. Amenity = D. Service
  6. Radius = C. Distance
  7. Depict = H. Portray
  8. Accommodate = I. House
  9. Commission = E. Employ

True or False?

1. Marc Lore was once the CEO of Walmart. False

2. The name Telosa comes from the word “telescope”. False

3. The city will be built completely from scratch. True

4. Telosa will have all important amenities with 15 minutes. True

5. The city will be built high up in the mountains. False

6. It is uncertain what country Telosa will be located. False

7. Fossil-fuel-powered vehicles will not be allowed in Telosa. True

8. No skyscrapers will be built in the city. False

9. Telosa hopes to have its first residents by 2030. True

10. Toyota has hired a company to build a city near Mt. Fuji. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. Lore’s plans for the city are vast and ambitious.

2. The city will be built completely from scratch.

3. These images feature buildings covered in vegetation.

4. Initially, construction will begin to accommodate 50,000 residents.

5. Telosa is not the only city in the works.

Listening and Vocabulary

ResidentsAncientInclusive
ArchitectureSustainableNecessities
DistributeDecadesConfirmation
  1. Ancient
  2. Necessities
  3. Confirmation
  4. Sustainable
  5. Distribute
  6. Residents
  7. Inclusive
  8. Architecture
  9. Decades