Nick talks about the history of The Thames and then is shown around a houseboat on the river. Later, he meets some artists who create incredible images of London in the future.

Do the Preparation task first. Then watch the video. Next go to Task and do the activity. If you need help, you can read the Transcript at any time.

Task 1

Comprehension Task

Fill in the gaps in the sentences with the words from the box.


Task 2

Comprehension Task

Read the questions about the video and select the right answers.



Language level

Intermediate: B1


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What a pity! Thanks Peter.

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I cant see the answers at all? where is finish or check answer buttons ?

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I really like this Site. But honestly I don't know why sould I complete the word verification in every part if I have account for this site.

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Hello Kirk,
Ok, I see. Thank you.
Best regards,

Really London is a very important city, a example of cultural diversity.