Learning about London, English lesson
What will I learn from the English lesson learning about London?
This lesson you will be reading about all about London what it used to be called, what it is like now and places you people like to visit when on holiday in the UK.
What was London called at first?
It is over two millenniums ago that London was was called Londinium, which was a walled colony of the Roman Empire. Today, this outstanding metropolis is home to more than 7 million people and is one of the most historic, cultured, and exciting cities in the world that you can visit.
A big city
London is a large city built on a human scale with only a few skyscrapers on the horizon and with plenty of greenery for people to enjoy. London does have its drawback and that is the large amounts of traffic. Avoiding the traffic is possible and the city has a vast underground tube network to help you get around the city with ease.
When the sun goes down
When the sun starts to goes down you will notice floodlights bathing all London's historic buildings and monuments. People who like to take photos as a hobby then London is a must place visit for them.
London is laden with history
London is weighted down with vast amounts of history that can stir the imagination like no other cities can manage. It doesn't matter how often you hear or read about places such as Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and the Tower of London, even the thrill of just seeing them for the first time will take your breath away.
Wandering around the streets of London
Tourists like to just to wander around the streets of London's marvelling at all the different architectural styles. There are many curious reminders of the past to be found around the streets of London, you can notice blue plaques that tell you what famous person lived in that house these can be found on houses all over the city.