Places in a City

Places in a City

Places in a City

airport – the place you go when you want to travel by plane to another city.

bakery – you can buy fresh bread and cakes here.

bank – you deposit or withdraw/take out your money here. You can cash a cheque.

bookstore – a place where you can buy books and magazines.

bus station – the place you go when you want to travel by bus to another city.

butcher’s – they sell fresh meat.

café – you can buy a cup of coffee and cakes or sandwiches.

church – a religious place of worship

court – the place where they have trials and law cases. A judge works here

craft market – a place that sells typical products (normally hand-made) of a region/country.

department store – a large store that sells clothes, household appliances etc. in sections.

cinema/movies – you can see the latest movies here. Many people eat popcorn while they’re here.

fire station – the building where firemen keep their equipment including the fire-engine

gas / petrol station – the place you go to put petrol (gas) in your car.

gym – you can do exercises, weight training and keep fit here.

hairdresser’s – you go here when you want to cut your hair.

hospital – you go here when you need an operation or someone is going to have a baby.

hotel – where you sleep when you visit another city.

gallery – you can see paintings and other works of art.

jail / prison – criminals are sent here by a judge for a number of days or years.

laundromat / launderette – a place where you can wash your clothes in coin-operated machines.

library – a place where you can read and borrow books.

museum – you can see many old objects (and sometimes paintings)

pharmacy/drugstore – you can buy medicine and (legal) drugs.

police station – you are taken here when you break the law and are arrested

pub – a place where you can buy a beer or other types alcoholic drinks

park – An area of public land in a city that contains an area of grass where you can rest, play or walk your dog. Sometimes children can play on swings, a slide or a climbing frame here.

restaurant – you go here when you don’t want to cook at home. They prepare meals for you.

school – a place where children learn. You normally start school at the age of 5.

square – an open area within a city in the shape of a square. It is usually the heart of the city.

supermarket – a large store that sells food, drinks and household items

video store – you rent a movie or a DVD for a couple of days from this place.

zoo – a place where you can see many types of animals in cages.

SOURCEWoodward English
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