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Episode 03

Tess and Ravi talk about one of the most emblematic forms of transport in London. You guessed it! The big, red double-decker buses! Jo and Adam join them in speaking about transport.

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Leave a comment below!

  • What is your favourite transport?
  • How do you get to work or school or university?
  • Is there a special form of transport that tourists use in your country, like the Routemaster buses in London?
  • Have you ever ridden on the big red buses in London?

Leave a comment and we'll discuss some of your answers in the next podcast.


Language level

Intermediate: B1
Pre-intermediate: A2


In fact, the double-decker bus is the most famous and the most common transport in London. I think the bus is a kind of symbolfor London. You know, Netherlands has bikes, Japan has subways, and London has buses. I've never been to London, but I wish one day, I can visit the city and meet you, Rob and Adam! Maybe I'll see Tess and Ravi too. Who can guess the future?

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My favourite transport is..... my feet!! :)
I always walk to get to work, even if it's raining. Luckily, it takes only ten minutes from home to work.
In Italy, we have some specials transports for tourists: in Rome, you can take an horse carriage, called "carrozzella", riding the city centre. If you visit Venice, you can get on (is the preposition correct??) a gondola and ride through the channels of the lagoon: an amazing experience! In Naples, you can take a cable railway called "funicolare".
I visited London twice, but I've never riddden on the big red buses... I always prefer to walk! :D

Thank you for the podcasts and activities, they're very useful for me!!

my favorite transport is the taxi I always go to school by morocco the taxi is the most popular transportation

productive. i love it :)

Buongiorno! That's my first comment here and I'd like to thank you for the podcast series. They are a great way to improve.

I live in a little area in south Italy and buses are quite often used by people who don't own a car. I enjoyed very much getting busses in my childhood but now I have to take two buses to get to the university five days a week, so the experience is much less fun! I really like driving cars. Perhaps that's because I don't have one of mine and I can't drive it everyday!

could that be necessity?

in hamburg car to go is in.

the life style in hamburg is urban.