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.