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Write the correct word (from the list on the left) to describe each picture:

carriage
park
river
prohibited
castle
pub
suitcase
backpack
gate
pedestrian

1. ________

2. __________

3. ____________

4. ____________

5. __________

6. ___________ street
7. ___________

8. ____________

9. horse and __________

10. _________ ( or "bar")


Write the correct word (from the list on the left) to describe each picture:

path
zoo
train
amusement
seats
sunset
airplane
tram
attendant
souvenirs

1. _________

2. __________

3. ____________

4. _________ park

5. _________

6. flight __________
7. ___________

8. __________

9. __________

10. (foot)_______
Write the correct word (from the list on the left) to describe each picture:

cabin
brochure
skis
tickets
bathroom
snowboard
church
money
bus
bicycle

1. _________

2. __________

3. _________

4. ___________

5. __________

6. __________
7. ____________

8. __________ ( or "restroom")

9. _________

10. ___________
Write the correct word (from the list on the left) to describe each picture:

bridge
camera
stadium
motorcycle
fountain
mosque
statue
cemetery
waterfall
station

1. ___________

2. __________

3. _________

4. __________

5. ___________

6. ___________
7. ___________

8. ___________

9. ___________

10. train _________


Write the correct word (from the list on the left) to describe each picture:

stairs
binoculars
surfing
boots
wall
pier
ferry
map
ruins
monument

1. ________

2. __________

3. ____________

4. ____________

5. __________
6. __________

7. __________

8. ____________

9. __________

10. _________
Whether you work in a tourist information center, as a tour guide, or just want to tell your English-
speaking friend about the sights in your city, this exercise is for you! It'll help you learn and practice the
most useful vocabulary relating to giving tourist information. Fill in each blank with the proper (best)
response from the list on the left:

destroyed
attractions
historic
capital
blocks
cheaper
century
incredible
concentrated
trap
1. This is a very modern city. There aren't many __________ buildings.

2. Almost all of the _________ are located in the central area.

3. All the sights are _________ in this area.

4. Most of the city was ____________ during the war, and rebuilt afterwards.

5. This building is from the 17th __________. It used to be a royal residence.

6. A tourist _________ is a place (restaurant, store, etc.) designed to attract travelers/tourists. There
types of places are usually more expensive than places where "locals" go.

7. Wow! What an __________ view!

8. This used to be the __________ of our country.

9. We're not looking for an expensive hotel. We want something that's ___________.

10. The post office? Go straight for three ________. You'll see it on your right.
Whether you work in a tourist information center, as a tour guide, or just want to talk to your
English-speaking friend about the sights in your city, this exercise is for you! It'll help you learn and
practice the most useful vocabulary relating to giving tourist information. Fill in each blank with the
proper (best) response from the list on the left:

light
architecture
landmarks
restored
cobblestone
tropical
vendors
check
climb
ruins
1. The castle has been _______ to its former glory.

2. I can see the ________ ( = remains) of the old fort from my hotel window.

3. Make sure you ________ out ( = visit) the Automotive Museum.

4. Don't buy anything from the street _________.

5. The climate here is _________. It's hot all year and it rains a lot.

6. Turn right at the next _________ and then go straight for about 1 kilometer.

7. If you __________ to the top of the tower, you'll get a beautiful view of the city.

8. It's not easy driving on _________ streets, but it's nice to walk on them.

9. The Old Town has some beautiful examples of Romanesque __________.

10. Charles Bridge is one of Prague's _________. ( = most recognizable/important sights)


Whether you work in a tourist information center, as a tour guide, or just want to talk to your
English-speaking friend about the sights in your city, this exercise is for you! It'll help you learn and
practice the most useful vocabulary relating to giving tourist information. Fill in each blank with the
proper (best) response from the list on the left:

corner
foot
cab
worth
entrance
current
district
elegant
hilly
shape
1. All of the tourist attractions is the city's historic _______. ( = area)

2. This is the wealthiest neighborhood in the city. You can tell from all the _______ shops.

3. The ______ fee is $6.

4. The city is quite _______, so some of the streets are very steep.

5. The War Museum is definitely _________visiting.

6. Unfortunately, most of the buildings are in really bad ________. ( = they are falling apart)

7. It's very close - You can easily get there by ________.

8. There are no buses that go there, so you'll have to take a __________.

9. The _________ ( = present) prime minister was born here.

10. There's a really good restaurant right around the ____________.


Whether you work in a tourist information center, as a tour guide, or just want to talk to your English-
speaking friend about the sights in your city, this exercise is for you! It'll help you speak about your city
naturally and give tourists all the information they need. Fill in each blank with the proper (best)
response from the list on the left:

bohemian
interactive
cheat
compact
chilly
even
divides
site
tallest
odd
1. Do not buy souvenirs from the street vendors. They are often dishonest and will _______ you.

2. Bring a warm coat, because it can get ________ here at night.

3. This is the __________ ( = highest) building in Berlin.

4. The river __________ the city into two banks, the left bank and the right bank.

5. This church was the _________ ( = location) of several important events.

6. This side of the street has _________-numbered buildings. ( = 1, 3, 5, 7, etc.)

7. This side of the street has ________-numbered buildings. ( = 2, 4, 6, 8, etc.)

8. The historic center of the city is fairly _________ ( = small, manageable).

9. This is a modern museum, with lots of ________ exhibits.

10. To the west of here is the city's __________ ( = artsy, artistic) area.
Whether you work in a tourist information center, as a tour guide, or just want to talk to your English-
speaking friend about the sights in your city, this exercise is for you! It'll help you speak about your city
naturally and give tourists all the information they need. Fill in each blank with the proper (best)
response from the list on the left:

business
street festival
modernized
stunning
upmarket
panoramic
opposite
hosts
takes place
signature
1. This street has a lot of ________ (= fancy, expensive) stores.

2. The facade of this builing is quite ________. ( = beautiful, impressive)

3. This is where the annual book fair _________. ( = happens)

4. The building is very old, but it has recently been ________ with much larger windows. ( = made more
modern)

5. This bridge is probably our city's _________ ( = most famous) attraction.

6. The __________, which happens in July, is a great place to buy arts and crafts from local artisans.

7. The ____________ district is home to a lot of banks and financial institutions.

8. That museum _________ ( = has) an impressive collection of ancient pottery.

9. Our office is directly _________ the National Museum.

10. If you climb to the top of the tower, you'll get a_______ view of the city. ( = you'll be able to see the
city's skyline)
Whether you work in a tourist information center, as a tour guide, or just want to talk to your English-
speaking friend about the sights in your city, this exercise is for you! It'll help you speak about your city
naturally and give tourists all the information they need. Fill in each blank with the proper (best)
response from the list on the left:

facilities
celebrities
originally
drive
boutiques
consecutive
department store
revitalized
sacred
tomb
1. You can use this tourist card for three _________ days. = You can use this tourist card for three days
in a row.

2. This restaurant attracts many local ________. ( = famous people)

3. This is the largest ________ in the country.

4. This is the emperor's ___________. ( = where he is buried)

5. Although the church was ___________ built in 1545, it has been renovated many times since then.

6. The airport is a 20-minute __________ from here.

7. This mountain is considered ___________ ( = holy) by many of the villagers.

8. The downtown area has been ________ ( = cleaned up and improved) in the past 10 years, and many
new bars, cafes, and restaurants have opened up.

9. Our city has two stadiums, several hockey rinks, plus other sports ____________.

10. This street is full of ____________. ( = small stores that sell fashionable clothes)
Fill in each blank with the correct word. If both words can be used, choose the one that sounds
more natural in each situation:

1. This palace was the summer __________ (residence/residents) of the Emperor Franz Joseph.

2. On you right you'll see a beautiful example of 17th century Neo-gothic architecture. Presently
it _________ (houses/homes) the Museum of Justice, but it used to be a prison.

3. The walking tour _________ (departs/goes) from the tourist information office every hour until 7:00
PM.

4. All of the major sights are ________ (marked/marketed) on the map.

5. There is a ________ (list/details) of hotels in the back of the brochure.

6. Go straight for about 500 meters, and then _______ (turn/make) right on Main Street.

7. You won't be able to catch a taxi here. You have to go to a taxi _______ (stand/place).

8. A lot of these buildings are really ______ (run/cut)-down. ( = old and falling apart)

9. It's a two-_______ (hour/hours) tour. ( = the tour lasts for two hours)

10. The city has many beautiful tree-_______ (lined/planted) avenues.

Fill in each blank with the correct word. If both words can be used, choose the one that sounds
more natural in each situation:

1. We hope you enjoy your ______ (stay/rest) in Tokyo.

2. This whole section was beautifully ________ (new/renovated) in the 1970s.

3. That's the _______ (bohemian/art) part of town. ( = the part of a city where artists, musicians, etc.
live)

4. It would be cheaper for you to buy a three-day _______ (pass/ticket) instead of individual tickets.

5. The __________ (admission/admitting) ( = entrance) fee is $10.

6. Although the city looks very modern, it was actually ________ (founded/started) in 1725.

7. Disneyland is an example of an amusement _________ (park/place).

8. Disneyland has a lot of fun ________ (rides/machines).

9. The royal palace is very far from here. It on the ________ (next/other) side of the city.

10. Rome has some very beautiful _________ (fountains/foundations). ( = structures from which a
jet/stream of water rises)