A. Before you listen, say when you visit another city, what do you enjoy/not enjoy doing?
B. You are going to plan a day trip for your group in London. Look at the 'What's on in London?' leaflets below and find:
· an attraction for a businessman
· a tour which lasts for half a day
· a colorful market
· the time it takes to go round the London Eye
· two museums you could visit
· an exclusive shop to buy souvenirs
What’s on in London
Tour around London on a Big Red Bus. Enjoy the views from the top of this famous London bus, as you learn about the sights from one of our friendly guides. Half-day tour, £25 per person.
London walks - Experience London on foot with one of our specialized walking tours. £5 per two-hour walk.
Camden market - the perfect place to walk around and visit shops, eat in a local cafe, buy some arts and crafts and just sit with a coffee and watch London go by. Colorful, fun and cheap - this is real London.
Buckingham Palace – Queen’s residence. Entrance ticket: £12 per person. Watch the Changing of the Guard outside Buckingham Palace at 2p.m. every afternoon.
The London Eye - the Giant Observation Wheel, became operational in January 2000.The Wheel is the largest of its kind ever to be built and visitors to London from abroad are delighted by this new way of seeing the city. Tickets £12.50, duration 30 minutes.
Museums and Galleries
Madame Tussaud’s -Visit the museum to see their world famous wax models of famous stars, past and present A very popular attraction, you might have to wait over an hour to get in. £24.50.
The British Museum– has outstanding collections that cover world cultures from prehistory to the present day. Free.
The National Gallery –The National Gallery, London, houses one of the greatest collections of European painting in the world, with over 2,300 paintings covering the period from about 1250 to 1900. Free.
Shop at Harrods -the most famous department store in the world. Buy exclusive souvenirs for family and friends, and enjoy afternoon tea and wonderful views across London in our sky-view cafe.
The City of London– the financial district, known simply as 'the City', occupies one square mile of central London. Although the City is central to international finance, to many observers it seems increasingly independent of the British domestic economy.