LIFE IN ABIG CITY
Around the world, many cities are getting bigger and bigger as more and more people arrive from the country. Some people are attracted to cities because they think they will find a better life there. Others are forced to move out their villages by war, drought1 and famine2.
Cities are the largest of all settlements3. They are busy, crowded places with hundreds of thousands of inhabitants.
During the day, people come to the city center to buy things in
Cities are connected to other places by motorways and express trains. Most cities also have airports. The diiifferent parts of a city are linked together by roads, railways, trams5 or underground trains. So many people want to move around that the roads are often jammed with traffic. Other problems include noise, fumes6 and vandalism.
1. Drought – sausra, dregmes trukumas.
2. Famine –
3. Settlement – kolonija, isikurimas; reguliavimas, issprendimas.
4. Suburb – priemestis; pakrasciai, apylinkes.
5. Tram – tramvajus.
6. Fume – dumai; garai, suodziai.