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LearnEnglish Professionals SPOTLIGHT ON BRAZIL AUDIOSCRIPT © The British Council, 2007 The United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are registered in England as a charity. Listen to an interview on Sustainable Cities about Curitiba in Brazil. Optional exercise (The answers are at the bottom of the page). Put these points in the order they are mentioned. Subject Order Cycle paths Free educational centres Transport system Pedestrian areas Public participation Tree planting House building Presenter: This week’s edition of ‘Sustainable Cities’ goes to Brazil. Here’s our correspondent Sergio Nascimento to tell us about a place that found a different way to meet some of the challenges of modern life way back in the 1970s. Correspondent: Hello. I’ve come to somewhere that has collected numerous awards for its innovative approach to urban living ­ Curitiba. Presenter: Many governments are only now putting people back at the heart of city centre planning. Curitiba convinced people to stop relying on their cars several decades ago. How did they do it, Sergio? Correspondent:
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course FSD 201 taught by Professor Huong during the Spring '10 term at Beacon FL.

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