Places around the town.

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.

places in town 1

places in town

1 bakery
2 bank
3 barber shop
4 book store
5 bus station
6 candy store
7 car dealership
8 card store
9 child-care center/
day-care center
10 cleaners/dry cleaners
11 clinic
12 clothing store
13 coffee shop
14 computer store
15 convenience store
16 copy center
places in town 2

places in town

17 delicatessen/deli
18 department store
19 discount store
20 donut shop
21 drug store/pharmacy
22 electronics store
23 eye-care center/optician
24 fast-food restaurant
25 flower shop/florist
26 furniture store
27 gas station/service station
28 grocery store


places in town 3

places in town

1 hair salon
2 hardware store
3 health club
4 hospital
5 hotel
6 ice cream shop
7 jewelry store
8 laundromat
9 library
10 maternity shop
11 motel
12 movie theater
13 music store
14 nail salon
15 park
16 pet shop/pet store
places in town 4

places in town

17 photo shop
18 pizza shop
19 post office
20 restaurant
21 school
22 shoe store
23 (shopping) mall
24 supermarket’
25 toy store
26 train station
27 travel agency
28 video store