- pavilion /puh-VIL-yuhn/
- thoroughfare /THUR-uh-fair/
- mobility /moh-BIL-i-tee/
- acre /EY-ker/
- diversify /dih-VUR-suh-fahy/
[noun] – a large building in which sports or entertainment takes place
The pavilions in Dubai are being constructed in preparation for the upcoming event.
[noun] – a main road for public use or a passage through somewhere
Make sure the thoroughfares are safe for the guests before the event starts.
[noun] – the ability to move freely or be easily moved
The cavalry has more mobility than any other infantry unit.
[noun] – a unit of measuring area, equal to 4,047 square meters
My childhood friend’s family used to own a thousand acre farm in our hometown.
[verb] – to start to produce a range of different types of products or services, in order to succeed in more markets or protect yourself against risk
One way to keep the country’s economy running is by diversifying the businesses.
It has taken 210 million hours of work to the pavilions’ and buildings’ initiatives, and according to a press release, they are scheduled to be finalized by the end of December this year. A large amount of money has been invested to develop the transport and 1,000-acre infrastructure across Dubai. The city also plans to reuse 80% of the Expo infrastructure as a combined commercial and residential site called District 2020. Moreover, Dubai hopes to diversify its economy and promote itself as a center for world innovation. Expo 2020 Dubai and UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation Director General Reem Al Hashimy said, “We hope that people will join us to achieve our objectives to bring the world together and put humanity and the planet on the right path towards dignity for all.
True or False:
- According to a press release, it has taken 120 million hours of work on the event’s initiatives.
- Dubai is the second Middle Eastern country to host this event.
- Expo 2020 will last for six months.
- Expo 2020 Dubai organizers have been exerting effort to push the event through one year ahead from the scheduled opening.
- More than 190 countries are expected to join the event.
- The event’s theme this year is “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.” What is your opinion about this?
- What can you say about all the effort that Dubai has exerted for the event’s future success?
- As a member of society, what can you contribute to promote diversity?
- What real world problems do you think we must focus on?
- What can you do to help resolve those problems?
Express Your Opinion:
- “Do not focus on money, instead focus on a problem that needs to be solved for the world..money will follow you as a bi-product.” ― Manoj Arora
- “Tackle the root cause, not the effect.” ― Haresh Sippy
- “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” ― Duke Ellington