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Discovering London During Your English Language Courses

Jun 27, 2018
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You will never be bored if you choose to study English in London. With its historic buildings, amazing food, and interesting culture, this is a big city with lots of places to see and enjoy. London is one of the most multicultural cities in the world, and it is easy to find and meet people from any country there. Your language skills will also improve a lot as you practise speaking English every day, whether you are buying a coffee in the morning or ordering a drink at night.

In fact, there is so much to do that you will need some help to choose the best places and activities to experience. Here is a useful guide on how to discover London properly while studying the English language.

Visit Some of London’s Famous Buildings

If you watch films, television shows, or the news you have probably seen many of the most famous places in London, so why not experience them in real life? Iconic buildings like Big Ben and Westminster are easy to visit for anybody in the city.

English college students can also see these landmarks while taking a beautiful boat tour on the River Thames. And of course, you could also take a walk to Buckingham Palace and see if you can spot the Queen or the new Princess Meghan Markle during your visit!

Experience the Passion of English Sports Fans

There are lots of famous sports teams in London, and this city is especially crazy about football. Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, and West Ham are four of the best teams in England, and they are all based in London. Take the opportunity to watch a match and experience the great atmosphere in stadiums like Wembley, The Emirates, and Stamford Bridge.

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Wembley is the home of English football

If you don’t like football, don’t worry. You will find almost any sport in this city, including cricket, rugby, and much more. You might even discover a new sport that you want to play every week!

Explore London Culture During English Language Training

London is proud of its culture and there are lots of ways to experience it. The famous West End is full of theatres with some of the best shows in the world. London is also home of the Globe Theatre, a rebuilt attraction that used to host William Shakespeare’s famous plays. This is an amazing experience for anybody interested in English literature.

For art lovers, The National Gallery is easy to find at beautiful Trafalgar Square. This Gallery contains 2,300 paintings and is free to the general public, meaning you can explore it many times during English language training.

Do Some Shopping in Famous London Neighborhoods

London attracts shoppers from around the world because of its amazing choice. There is always a great atmosphere on Oxford Street, and it’s easy to find any item that you want there at stores like Primark and Topshop.

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Oxford Street is an energetic shopping area

Bond Street is home to some of the most exclusive brands in the world, including Louis Vuitton and Chanel. You may not be able to afford some of these amazing items, but it’s still a great place to go window shopping. If you are feeling more adventurous, Camden has become a great place to visit for alternative clothing. This is a paradise for young people, and it’s also a wonderful place to relax with good food and drink after language classes.

English language courses are really enjoyable in this great city!

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