Regular – One World Observatory in New York City, USA

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Warm Up

  1. What do you know about New York?
  2. What do you like about living in a big metropolis(大都市)?


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. Where can you find the One Word Observatory tower?
  2. How many floors are there in the building and how long does it take to go up by elevator?
  3. One a clear day how far (distance) can you see from the World observatory tower?
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. 00:09 – Perched at the top of One World Trade Center is one of the best observatories in the world,
  2. 00:15 We’ve got a skip-the-line ticket.
  3. 00:50 – On the 101st floor, you can grab a bite to eat or even a cocktail.
  4. 00:55 But be sure to make a reservation in advance.
  1. Is viewing cities from a tall building something that you like? Have you done it before?
  2. What does the Statue of Liberty in New York represent? 直訳:自由の女神はニューヨークの何を代表しますか?意訳:自由の女神はニューヨークの何を象徴(意味)しますか?
  3. Which other city do you think is similar to New York?
00:09 – Perched at the top of One World Trade Center
00:11 is one of the best observatories in the world,
00:13 the One World Observatory.
00:15 We’ve got a skip-the-line ticket.
00:16 We’re gonna head to the top
00:18 and see New York City from above.
00:25 The bonus of the skip-the-line ticket is that
00:27 you don’t have to wait in line to buy ticket on arrival.
00:29 Here we go.
00:32 As we’re going up, we’re experiencing New York
00:34 over the centuries.
00:36 So this is one of the fastest elevators in the world.
00:38 It takes 47 seconds to go from the ground floor
00:42 to the 102nd floor.
00:50 – On the 101st floor, you can grab a bite to eat
00:52 or even a cocktail.
01:00 On a clear day, you can see up to 50 miles
01:02 and almost see the curvature of the Earth.
01:05 From this height, you can see the Brooklyn Bridge,
01:07 the Statue of Liberty, and pretty much all of Manhattan.
01:13 a flex admission ticket and arrive at any time
01:15 on your chosen day, access priority lines,
01:17 and even a beverage of your choice.
01:19 Make sure to give yourself around one to two hours
01:21 to experience the observatory.
01:26 Behind me is the City Pulse, which is interactive,
01:30 to what’s happening in the city, as well as a history and culture of New York.
01:34 I’ve loved my visit to the One World Observatory.
01:36 We’ve had sweeping views every direction.
01:39 I’ve learned a little bit about what I’m seeing.
01:41 It’s been such a nice way to take a break