statue (n): a sculpture of a person or animal
symbol of independence (phr): a representation of political freedom from another government or country
ride (n): a journey by vehicle or animal: trip
chance (n): the possibility to do sth.
boat (n): a vessel for travelling on water; ship
get wet (phr): to become wet
forget (v): to leave sth. behind accidentally
horse and carriage (n): a small cart with horses that pull it along
path (n): a track made for walking or cycling
huge (adj): very large
lake (n): an area of water surrounded by land
zoo (n): a park that displays live animals in cages or enclosures
skating rink (n): an oval area of ice where people can skate on
skyscraper (n): a very tall building
flight (n): a trip through air or space
1 There’s a 6-mile path through the huge park.
2 There is a skating rink in Central Park.
3 The Empire State Building has fantastic views of the city.
4 You can go on a horse-and-carriage ride in New York.
5 Be ready to get wet on the boat to Liberty Island.
6 You can take great photographs on the speedboat ride to Liberty Island.
Copacabana beach is also very popular with tourists. It is 4 km long. You can visit one of the many restaurants or nightclubs on the promenade, or go to one of many free concerts that take place there.