Stephen's friend comes to London and Ashlie and Stephen show him around.

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Language level

Intermediate: B1


If I go on a tour of the city, I can plan the tour on internet using google map. So I can know when and where I will catch the bus or the underground. I enjoy to visit museums and I like to go on foot on the roads of the city and seeing shops, meeting people and, if possible, speaking with them.

I like it. This is the better programan.

That is a great video! I do love this site! Thanks a lot! 

Dear Members,
At first, I don´t like to participate on a tour of the city when I visit places. I use to get informations by Internet, asking friends about their  experiences and what interesting places I must be to visit. I think is my private strategic to plan my trips. Of course, I use to ask native people to get more informations about their cities. 
- Second, It´s depending on what conditions I will be. For exaple: With a lot of money or not!.  but at first I think is very necessary to know your intentions. It´s necessary to know the local history, the major attraction to visit. I mean, for example, if somebody choose to go to Egypt, i think the best  thing to do that is to visit the Pyramids. It´s the one of the beautiful place all over the World. I think that nobody goes to anyplace without before to have planned their trip.  
- Sorry about my English mistakes, I´m a student too...
Best wishes

Hi,I'm very like this program,but today I have a problem with my IE, I updated to IE9 yesterday, and now the question in the Task can't be showed, I need to go back to old IE? or will you fix it soon?

Hi Sh Naka

I'm sorry that you are having problems. I will pass your comment on to our technical team and hopefully they will resolve the issue soon. In the meantime, could I suggest you try an alternative browser like Firefox or Chrome?



The LearnEnglish Team

Hi Jack
Everything is right now, I can see the questions in the task with IE9, your team has solved it?
or MS has fix their bug?
Thanks very much! 

The best way of having a great city tour is to have a friend who lives in the city. So you could see and feel the real spirit of the culture. For example when we have guests from abroad in Sofia we take them on a night city toor, because then you could see an intresting and different city: everything's open until late and is full of people.
When I go on a "tour of the city" I plan stops for having a break, that's important to really enjoy your day :)

Ashlie said " I'm going to have to go back" , could we just  say " I have to go back" ?