Regular – Full-Day “Must See” Small-Group Tour with One World Observatory in New York City, New York

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Warm Up

  1. All cities in the USA have a nickname. Do you know what’s New York’s nickname?   
  2. The New York Public Library is the 3rd largest library in the world. Can you guess how many books does it have?
  3. Do you have any friends or relatives that currently live in NY or in any other state?


Before the video: Teachers will read the following questions aloud, please prepare for listening!
After the video: Did you get it? If not, please tell your teacher specifically which part you didn’t understand. Let’s review the video again 🙂
  1. Why do people enjoy having a tour guide whey they go on vacation?Can you guess?
  2. What place did the host visit first?
  3. How many floors does the One World Observatory have?
Key Words & Phrases
Do you understand the following Key Words & Phrases? Your teacher will select Key Words & Phrases and ask you about their meanings.
If you don’t understand, your teacher can explain them. Afterwards, try to use the Key Words & Phrases to make a sentence!
  1. The building behind me, Saks Fifth Avenue, really synonymous with the high end.
  2. We’ve just arrived at Wall Street which is the epicenter of the Financial District in New York City.
  3. We really enjoyed the tour. You really get a bang for your buck.
  4. The names on here aren’t alphabetical or by victim order.
  5. I’m excited to keep exploring
  1. New York is a cosmopolitan city like Tokyo. Do you feel comfortable in a cosmopolitan atmosphere? If yes, why do you feel comfortable?If no, why not?
  2. How Do You Get Around Without Speaking The Language in a foreign country?
  3. What electronic devices do you bring with when traveling?

Describing pictures


00:09 – With so much to see and do in New York,
00:13 Today we’re off on a small group tour
00:15 to see some of the best of the best
00:17 with our very own tour guide to lead the way.
00:21 – We’re a six-hour walking tour.
00:23 I know it sounds like a lot.
00:24 But you really do take in a lot of the highlights.
00:27 The things you really think about
00:32 – What better place to start a New York tour
00:34 than the center of it all, Times Square.
00:39 – Building behind me, Saks Fifth Avenue,
00:54 – Our guide is so full of knowledge and stories.
00:57 I’m learning so much about New York City and its history.
01:00 – Below where we are now, there’s a secret floor.
01:03 Nobody was supposed to know about it.
01:04 In fact, during World War II…
01:09 – We’re now on the subway headed to our next stop.
01:12 It’s actually really nice
01:12 and air-conditioned in here feels good.
01:19 We’ve just arrived at Wall Street
01:20 which is the epicenter of the Financial District
01:22 in New York City.
01:28 This is a great tour for first-timers to New York
01:30 who want to orient themselves to the city.
01:36 We’re now on the Staten Island Ferry.
01:38 And from here you can see the bottom of Manhattan.
01:43 There she is, the Statue of Liberty!
01:49 – We really enjoyed the tour.
01:50 You really get a bang for your buck.
01:53 We got to see a lot of things that we wanted to see.
01:55 And a lot of things that we didn’t even think about seeing.
01:58 – I liked the bull statue, touching the horns for good luck.
02:02 What did you like, mom?
02:03 – I liked that also. – OK.
02:10 – This is where Tower One used to be.
02:12 It’s now the Reflection Pool.
02:15 And surrounding it you have all these names,
02:17 all the people that passed away.
02:19 The names on here aren’t alphabetical or by victim order,
02:22 they’re actually put on here next to someone that they knew.
02:27 We’re now gonna make our way
02:28 over to the One World Observatory.
02:31 Here we go!
02:34 As we’re going up, we’re experiencing New York
02:36 over the centuries.
02:38 So this is one of the fastest elevators in the world.
02:40 It takes 47 seconds to go from the ground floor
02:44 to the 102nd floor.
02:46 – [Man On Recording] Welcome to One World Observatory.
02:51 – On a clear day you can see up to 50 miles,
02:54 and almost see the curvature of the Earth.
02:59 We’ve covered so much ground today
03:00 from Grand Central to the New York Stock Exchange,
03:03 to the Statue of Liberty
03:05 and ending here at the One World Observatory.
03:07 I feel like I’ve really gotten to know New York City
03:09 and I’m excited to keep exploring.
The reason why travellers enjoy tour guides is because they can learn so much more about the history in much greater detai.