Question 10: Complete the conversation about urbanisation in Ho Chi Minh City, using the responses (AG) given. There are two extra ones. Mai: I’ve seen a lot of high buildings are under construction in out city, Mr. Tan. It’s an example of urbanisation in your lecture. Mr. Tan: That’s right. Ho Chi Minh is the biggest city in our country with an urban area of 10 million inhabitants. Mai: Wow, really? Is it the official figure of our city’s population? Mr. Tan: Of course not. There are so many people who come to work in the city but their residence certificates are in the countryside. (16)_________. It is called “the floating population”. Mai: “The floating population”? Does our city have the highest rate of economic growth? Mr. Tan: Yes, it does. It’s the most major economic center of our country? Mai: I guess our city faces several issues, such as housing. Is that right, Mr. Tan? Mr. Tan: You’re right. (17)__________. Work has begun on the construction of the new district of Thu Thiem on the other bank of the Saigon River, and soon in Thanh Da. Mai: Fantastic. It’ll become a new center of our city. Mr. Tan: Like Pudong in Shanghai, Mai. (18)___________. Mai: The traffic is always so heavy. The number of road accidents is on the rise and has affected the young population. Mr. Tan: The present bus lines only meet 7% of the need transport. (19) _____________. Mai: When will the metro lines be finished, Mr. Tan? Mr. Tan: By the year 2020. (20)________. (17)………..
Knowledge: Communicative language
Mai: I guess our city faces some problems, such as housing. Is that correct, Mr. Tan?
Teacher Tan: You are right. (17) Priority is given to the development of infrastructure and highways.. Construction work has begun on the new district of Thu Thiem on the banks of the Saigon River, and soon in Thanh Da.