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Towns and cities

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Towns and cities


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a hamlet “I live in a hamlet where there are only half a dozen houses.”

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a village “I live in a village with a pub, a church, a post office and about 200 houses.”

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a town “I live in a small town with a population of around 20,000.”

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a city “London is a city in the south east of England, on the banks of the River Thames.”

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a capital city “Rome is the capital city of Italy.” “London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom.“

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a hamlet
“I live in a hamlet where there are only half a dozen houses.”

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a village
“I live in a village with a pub, a church, a post office and about 200 houses.”

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a town
“I live in a small town with a population of around 20,000.”

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a city
“London is a city in the south east of England, on the banks of the River Thames.”

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a capital city
“Rome is the capital city of Italy.” “London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom.“

Parts of a city


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a city centre “She lives close to the city centre.”

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a suburb “They live in the suburbs.”

“I live in a suburb of Liverpool.”

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a city centre
“She lives close to the city centre.”

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a suburb
“They live in the suburbs.”

“I live in a suburb of Liverpool.”

Places to visit


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a cash machine “There’s a cash machine in the supermarket on the corner and another one outside the building society.”

Also: “an ATM”

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a cinema “There are three screens at the cinema.”

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a doctor's surgery “The doctor’s surgery is on the left, after the traffic lights.”

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a fire station “The closest fire station is three miles away.”

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a fish and chip shop “There’s a fish and chip shop at the end of the road.”

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a hospital “I fell and broke my ankle and had to go to hospital.”

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a market “There’s a fruit and vegetable market in the town centre.”

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a police station “Someone found my passport and handed it in at the police station.”

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a post office “I need to stop off at the post office on the way to buy some envelopes and stamps.”

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a pub “We can meet in the pub on the corner after lunch to talk through the plans.”

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a restaurant “A new Italian restaurant has just opened in the town centre.”

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a sports centre “The sports centre is opposite the cinema.”

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a theatre “We are going to the theatre tonight to see a play that has just opened.”

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a tourist attraction “There are many tourist attractions in Paris.”

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a town hall “The local government is based in the town hall”

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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a cash machine
“There’s a cash machine in the supermarket on the corner and another one outside the building society.”

Also: “an ATM”

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a cinema
“There are three screens at the cinema.”

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a doctor's surgery
“The doctor’s surgery is on the left, after the traffic lights.”

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a fire station
“The closest fire station is three miles away.”

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a fish and chip shop
“There’s a fish and chip shop at the end of the road.”

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a hospital
“I fell and broke my ankle and had to go to hospital.”

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a market
“There’s a fruit and vegetable market in the town centre.”

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a police station
“Someone found my passport and handed it in at the police station.”

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a post office
“I need to stop off at the post office on the way to buy some envelopes and stamps.”

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a pub
“We can meet in the pub on the corner after lunch to talk through the plans.”

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a restaurant
“A new Italian restaurant has just opened in the town centre.”

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a sports centre
“The sports centre is opposite the cinema.”

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a theatre
“We are going to the theatre tonight to see a play that has just opened.”

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a tourist attraction
“There are many tourist attractions in Paris.”

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a town hall
“The local government is based in the town hall”

Other vocabulary


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a mayor “Some towns and cities have a mayor.”

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population “This city has a population of over a million people.”

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a sightseeing tour “We’re going on a sightseeing tour tomorrow.”

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a mayor
“Some towns and cities have a mayor.”

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population
“This city has a population of over a million people.”

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a sightseeing tour
“We’re going on a sightseeing tour tomorrow.”


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