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Exercise:Village living not always idyllic

This exercise is linked to the article: Village living not always idyllic

This exercise is linked to the article: Village living not always idyllic


Spectator College-Tasks Towns and Places

1. Name three pros and cons concerning life in a city and life in the countryside.
2. Try to find reasons that would make you move out of your hometown/home municipality, either to another place in Slovakia or abroad.
3. What to do you think will be the future global trend in housing? Is it likely to be concentrated city housing estates or a return to rural life? What are the prevailing trends in Slovakia?
4. What do you consider the most attractive cities/towns in Slovakia, and the most attractive rural/natural sites?


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