Ive always been completely fascinated by ancient Egyptian history Ive read so

Ive always been completely fascinated by ancient

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I’ve always been completely fascinated by ancient Egyptian history. I’ve read so much about it but it would be brilliant experiencing it first-hand. My brother went a few years ago and has been raving about it ever since. He took a balloon ride over the Valley. Can you imagine how thrilling it must have been seeing it from the air? His photos are amazing. They show the really stark contrast between the lush, fertile, green land on the east bank of the river Nile and the dry, dusty desert of the Valley of the Kings on the west. The ride must have been expensive but well worth doing. Bobby Something I’d love to do one day is go for a winter adventure holiday in the Rocky Mountains in Canada. From what I’ve heard, the mountain scenery is totally awe-inspiring, and it sounds like just the place for me Photocopiable © Oxford University Press 16 Solutions Advanced Workbook Key
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creation of more jobs in the area, first during the construction phase, and later to support the tourism and leisure industries. The increase in tourism will of course result in a growth in the local economy. This is of particular importance in remoter parts of the country where the local economy must rely to a great extent on the revenue generated from tourism. I can’t deny that there is some merit in the arguments of those who are against developments that pose a threat to the environment, such as the sand dunes in Aberdeenshire and the wildlife that they support. However, I would still maintain that in times of recession, the economic benefits significantly outweigh the environmental damage. Speaker 2 I am of the opinion that tourist developments that have a detrimental effect on the environment should be discouraged at all costs. In my view it is wrong to sacrifice rare species which bring great pleasure to many people for the sake of extra revenue from tourism. Furthermore, I don’t go along with the argument that development will mean a huge improvement in the local economy. Take the case of the golf course in Scotland, for example. Granted, it will bring more jobs, which is very important, but other than that, I don’t see how the local population will benefit from it if the income from tourism goes to Donald Trump. Another thing to consider is the example that it sets. If one development project is allowed to go ahead then this will probably give the green light to tear up other protected sites in the future. All in all, I strongly feel that this is too high a price to pay for the supposed benefits of tourism. 4 1 broadly 5 detrimental 2 lead 6 benefit 3 threat 7 price 4 outweigh 5 Students’ own answers 7G Letter of complaint page 64 1 1 We regret to inform you ... 2 The service leaves much to be desired. 3 I trust you will ensure ... 4 Give my regards to Paul.
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