1) Read the text.
It’s New York, one of the largest cities in the world. It was founded three hundred years ago in the mouth of the Hudson River. New York is in the state of New York.
New York is America`s Big Apple. It consists of 5 boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx. The centre of New York is Manhattan Island.
Today Manhattan is the centre of business and commercial life of the country. Broadway begins here. It is one of the longest avenues in Manhattan. It is also famous for the small area near Times Square. This part of Broadway is also known as ″the great White Way″ and it’s always full of tourists. There are many interesting places and sights in New York. For example, the Empire State Building, which became the tallest skyscraper in New York on September 11, 2001. The Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre used to be higher until September 11.2001. It was destroyed by terrorists. The millions of immigrants who had to come to America by sea were welcomed by a very tall woman. She was wearing a robe and her right arm was holding a torch high in the air. The woman is still there looking out to sea. She is the Statue of Liberty, one of the famous symbols of America. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is one of the world’s most extravagant museums. This is an architectural masterpiece, which has not lost its ability to excite and surprise. It is in fact better known for its amazing building, which was opened in 1959 and immediately became the focus of critics. The Rockefeller Centre is the world's finest Art Deco commercial complex and best private urban renewal project. The Rockefeller Centre Christmas trees are the largest and the most beautiful in New York.
2) Coose the correct variant
New York was founded ... years ago.
It is on the ... River.
Another name of New York is America`s
The incorrect translation of the word "borough" is
The tallest skyscraper in New York is ...
The centre of the city is ... .
... were destroyed by terrorists
People coming to the USA by sea are greeted by
... has a very surprising shape.
The finest Christmas trees in New York are in ...
The business and commercial centre of the USA is
This building isn't mentioned in the text
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