Vocabulary exercises to help learn words to talk about nature.

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Do you like to spend time in the city or near nature? Why?

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SLMT 22 June, 2017 - 18:51

I really want to spend rest of my life near nature.Living in the city becomes nightmare.City is crowded with selfish people who are wearing different kinds of marks.They don't know what is human rights,what is sorrow, what is love. Sone people in the city are just like roborts.They are heartless and cold blodded people. Furthermore traffic jam is one of the biggest problem in my city.In the peak hour,all of the roads around the city is filled with traffic.This year,I need to get up more earlier than before.I had to take 2 hours to go to school from my home.In fact,the exact time needed to go to school from home is around fifteen minutes.But now ,I need to take almost 2hrs to go to school.Furthermore,city is filled with carbon dioxide and dust.The more traffic ,the more carbon dioxide will be.Plants are the answer if Carbon Dioxide.These days,plants are frewer and frewer.The ammount of carbon dioxide and the numbers of plants are not propotional.Therefore,weather started to change and ozone layer is damaged now.The weather in the city is too hot.There's enough plant.There are thousand of cars and vehicles.The air is no longer clean.Ice mountain started to melt and floding areas becomes larger and larger.There were three seasons in my country,Summer,Rainy and Winter season.Since 20s Centuries, Winter season is vanished .In the Rainy Season,while it's raining,the weather is still hot.That's why I want to move from city to country side near nature.When I was young,I grew up in the rural area.My whole house was filled with thousands of colourful flowers.There was a small stream passing through our garden.Different kind of birds com near stream to drink or take a bath.My mom is interested in gardening and planting.I get this hobby as a gift from my mom.I could hear birds singing as soon as I get up.It's just like a sweet alarm sound.The sun shine is so bright and warm.The air is so fresh and cool.There's no traffic jam,no selfish people,no dust,no sky scraper,no carbon dioxide in this rural area.If u are too tired and want to run away from the city,leave all of them and escape from that boring robotic city.

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amarti 15 November, 2016 - 17:27

I live in a beautiful city, Barcelona, and I like it. However, I like going to the nature more, on the beach or on the mountain, and I love sports in nature.

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sanpai28 28 October, 2016 - 05:20

I like modern technologies but I do love nature more! I don't like long towers and skyscrapers that seem to touch the sky so I don't like New York city. We can't see the full view of the sky. It is interrupted with bounded with tall modern buildings. I feel I can't breathe well when I see New York city in movies. I just want to pass my life simply by living in a house made of wood and brick with one storey or two and near the forest or river or waterfall. And there will be many flowers and a hugely wide grass space. This is a lovely house in my dream. I hope I will live at that house in my dream with my family one day!

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hgsmf 26 August, 2016 - 21:52

I like to spend most of time in nature with the trees,flowers,pure sky and sea ,draw this view with headphones in my ears. It will make me peaceful,comfortable and full with positive energy.

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ealkan 17 August, 2016 - 07:58

I spend time in city. Cos city is easier than nature. Also there is a lot of insect in nature. And I scare it.

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Batuhan318 16 August, 2016 - 21:23

yes, because i boring in city i want to go himalayas. Himalayas is very interesting
mountain in my opinion

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MicaelaV 12 July, 2016 - 20:37

I like to spend time in the near nature because is more calm I can breathe fresh air and also
I can share with the animals.

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Jessyale 11 July, 2016 - 23:08

I 'm from the country and I really like to spend more there than in the city because it makes me feel more alive , I full of energy, I forget all the problems , breathing fresh air , I can touch the earth , plants , hug a tree ... all that gives me vitality and for the world change it .

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VALERIA_PEREZ 11 July, 2016 - 05:21

When you’re in nature, you don’t have to look in mirrors. Instead, you’re either focused on the setting around you, or on what you are doing, like climbing, setting up a tent.
When you’re alone in nature, or with a loving friend or group of people, you get sweet relief from sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia, classism, and all the other ways we oppress, stigmatize and belittle one another.
On the contrary, nature displays incredible diversity in all her glory. There are fat trees and skinny ones, short ones and tall ones. Within a single clump of yellow flowers, you might see a pink one and realize that it’s a mutation. In nature, we don’t say ‘How wrong! That flower is different; that tree is fat!’ Instead, we say, ‘How beautiful!’ This impacts us below the level of thought.

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Araxiel 6 July, 2016 - 13:07

I'd go with nature because it is a quiet place where you find much peace, do not worry , you get rid of the stress that the city ; It is a place where you share with your family enjoy the moment that gives you nature.

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jessmagui 11 July, 2016 - 22:52

I would like to spend in nature because it is more pleasant and breathe fresh air and not much pollution

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LuisDan 5 July, 2016 - 05:09

the environment is excelent for relax, the contact with the trees and the fragance of flowers is the best for the body, too es a good idea go camping on the beach for a few days.

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adrianamaes 5 July, 2016 - 03:47

In the near nature because it´s an area that we can relax and forget about our problems just think about the enjoy and free us from any problem and also we can breath pure air

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JOCIS 3 July, 2016 - 00:38

I like nature I like to see the green areas, the less pollution that exists the pace of life is more healthy and less stressful, but would not change the facilities that exist in the city by the great technology that exists and ease of communication. I like nature for a holiday, a short break time.

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Elsa007 3 July, 2016 - 14:00

Totally agree with you, Jocis, I like nature and I like to see the green areas!✨

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Cruz_Christian 1 July, 2016 - 22:07

I prefer to spend my time in the city because we have many more amenities such as free internet, places to eat , cable TV also that I have several allergies to certain plants and soil which makes not enjoy being long in the nature.

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Jonathan - Coor... 1 July, 2016 - 03:31

Hi ADPA. Great! Thanks for letting us know. Some of the pictures are beautiful in this one :)
Jonathan (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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Efren 26 June, 2016 - 22:50

Ienjoy spending time in nature because it is beautiful to see the sunset tranquility and beauty of its landscapes where one can spend with his family happily

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yenthan 10 April, 2016 - 04:37

I like spending time not only in the city but also near nature at the difference situations. But I love living near nature more than because green leaves' tree give relaxed, comfortable emotions and in here has fresh air, I can see landscapes such as many colouful and flavour of flowers, along with has lots of trees to take medicine, plus many animals.
In the city , I feel enjoyful, pershap in near nature has not such as: shop, supermarket, zoom, restaurant,...

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Ken 18 March, 2016 - 06:22

Nature, of course! I live in the city though I spend time near nature as soon as our vacation starts.
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jimm9x 28 January, 2016 - 08:56

I like to spend time in the nature. Whenever I have free time, I often go to the beach, or go picnic with my family. Sometimes I like something more dangerous like climbing mountain or ride a boat in the river. I love nature because It is still, quiet, clear and I feel comfortable.

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