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Introduction to 'Welcome to London'
 
'Welcome to London' is an intermediate English language course allowing users to practise their reading, listening and pronunciation skills.

It follows two characters, John and Fiona, through a series of situations as they arrive and settle down in the city.

So, if you are coming to visit, or live, in London or you want to find out more about what the city has to offer - then this course may be for you.
 
Unit 1: Transport
 
The Tube
 
 
Listen 1: Choosing transport from Heathrow into town
Listen 2: At the ticket office
Listen 3: In the train station
Read 1: Comparing travel options
Speak 1: Comparisons and the 'schwa' sound
 
Unit 2: Hotel
 
The Hotel
 
 
Listen 1: At the hotel reception (part 1)
Listen 2: At the hotel reception (part 2)
Read 1: In the hotel room
Read 2: Finding a hotel in London
 
Unit 3: Cinema
 
Cinema
 
 
Listen 1: Suggesting a night out in London
Listen 2: Deciding what film to see
Listen 3: Talking about the film
Read 1: Reading film reviews
Read 2: Cinemas in London
Speak 1: Using stress to help describe a film
 
Unit 4: Shopping
 
Shop
 
 
Listen 1: Buying a pair of shoes
Listen 2: Buying some jeans
Read 1: Where to shop in London
Read 2: Oxford Street crime
Speak 1: Using the schwa sound when asking for things
 
Unit 5: Work
 
Shop
 
 
Listen 1: Talking about work conditions (part 1)
Listen 2: Talking about work conditions (part 2)
Read 1: Job applications
Speak 1: Pronouncing 'have to'
 
Unit 6: Eating Out
 
Indian restaurant
 
 
Listen 1: Going out to a restaurant
Listen 2: Ordering a meal
Read 1: Eating out in Brick Lane in east London
Speak 1: Word stress when talking about food
 
 
  Units
 
 
Unit 1: Transport
 
 
Unit 2: Hotel
 
 
Unit 3: Cinema
 
 
Unit 4: Shopping
 
 
Unit 5: Work
 
 
Unit 6: Eating Out