Exploring Macau, Beyond the Casinos(3:00)

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Warm Up

  1. Have you ever been to Macau before?
  2. Do you know anything about Macau? (location, activities, sightseeing)
  3. Have you ever been to a casino or gambled before?
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  1. What country was Macau a colony of?
  2. How long does it take to get from Hong Kong to Macau?
  3. What are some activities to do in Macau besides gambling.
  4. What did St. Paul’s used to be before it was destroyed?
Key Words & Phrases
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  1. 00:26 Ancient Chinese temples sit on streets paved with traditional Portuguese times.
  2. 00:48 gambling mecca
  3. 01:20 This is Macau Peninsula
  4. 01:21 a large section of which is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  5. 01:36 the Ruins of St. Paul’s, probably the most well-known landmark in Macau.
  6. 02:06 At the other end of the spectrum is A Lorcha.
  7. 02:10 This authentic Portuguese restaurant keeps the colonial culinary history of Macau alive.
  1. What activities would you like trying if you visited Macau?
  2. What do you think is the most interesting thing about Macau?
  3. Do you enjoy visiting historical sites or museums?
  4. Have you ever visited a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
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00:04 If you think of Macau you probably think
00:07 about gambling and for good reason. It’s
00:10 the world’s largest gambling hub; the
00:16 revenue than Las Vegas, making it one of
00:18 the richest places in the world. But
00:23 and roulette wheels. For over 400 years
00:26 it was a Portuguese colony. Ancient
00:34 Welcome to Macau. Macau is only a one
00:46 hour ferry ride from Hong Kong and is a
00:58 seventy-three dollars per person. There
01:02 are 41 casinos in the region and the
01:05 gambling industry makes up 60% of GDP,
01:09 but there’s more to the city you don’t
01:12 have to spend your time throwing money
01:13 away in air-conditioned rooms.
01:26 Heritage Site.
01:36 mix of characteristics. These are the
01:42 well-known landmark in Macau. It was
01:47 college but was destroyed by fire in the
01:49 19th century.
01:54 themes. The blend of cultures has also
01:59 shaped the food scene.
02:00 Street vendors will sell you Portuguese
02:02 custard tarts and pork chop bun, the Macau
02:06 version of a hamburger. At the other end
02:10 of the spectrum is A Lorcha. This
02:17 alive.
02:18 Its interior design is a nod to the
02:21 area’s naval history.
02:26 Finally check out the view from the
02:28 Macau Tower and then leap off it. You can
02:31 bungee down from the platform 233 meters


Listening Answers

  1. 00:23 Portugal
  2. 00:34 It takes 1 hour to go from Hong Kong to Macau.
  3. 01:20 Macau Peninsula (see churches and temples), 1:40 St. Paul’s, 2:00 eat street food, 2:28 Macau Tower (look at the view from the top and bungee jump)
  4. 1:45 St. Paul’s used to be a church and a college before being destroyed by fire.