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The Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, in Pisa, Italy, is famous because it looks like it might fall over. In 1990, the government closed the tower to the public and began a 10-year effort to stabilize it.

Vocabulary
  • cathedral
  • steps
  • arches
  • compressed
  • base
  • clay
  • sink
  • attempt
  • solution
  • soil
  • settle
PDF Content
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)