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My town

My Town – Newquay

by Alex Howarth, 14

I live in Newquay. It’s a small town on the Atlantic coast in the south of England. It has got great beaches and is the best place to surf in the UK. There are lots of surf schools where you can learn how to surf. I go surfing with my friends every weekend. My favourite place is Fistral Beach.

I love Newquay because there are lots of other things to do as well as surfing. If you like water sports, you can go kayaking, water-skiing or coasteering. Coasteering is different because it is rock climbing, jumping into the sea and swimming in the same activity, but you should always go with a special instructor.

If you like animals you can also visit the Blue Reef Aquarium and see lots of different fish and even sharks. You can also go horse riding on the beach or visit Newquay Zoo. There are lots of other attractions too like mini golf and bowling. Come and see for yourself!

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Youjiro 3 February, 2019 - 12:35

I live on Fukuoka city .It is located south side Japan.There are a lot of fabulous place.Most beautiful place is harbour .It is incredible place because there are a lot of neon and illumination.It is famous for first date at night .there are a lot of couple.Amount of population in increase right now.city council decided accepting foreigner from other country. as a result ,city population in increase.city has been change in 4 term.

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BrilliantStudent 5 May, 2018 - 20:25

Hi,my name is Olia.I live in Kiev.City has many temples,monuments and others attractions.
My city is 1500 y.o. Now here it is sunny and worm +36.We have`t got many rain.

2 users have voted.
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cat28 9 April, 2018 - 08:51

I live in Yokohama, Japan.
It's the second largest city in Japan. There are lots of places to visit.
You can see a beautiful night view.

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PROFESSIONAL 27 November, 2017 - 16:14

My town is really small and I think that there a little things what you can to do. Example: big Art gallery , cinema and something else. And U need to visit the Russian cuisine because it's so pretty good!!! I hope that you to visit my a little town! I wait U!

21 users have voted.
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jianhui 1 July, 2017 - 13:26

my town has so many mountains ,it is called "mountain city" and "fog city" because there are so much fog

46 users have voted.
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SLMT 26 May, 2017 - 18:30

I'm from Myanmar.I live in Yangon ,a capital city . There's no attraction places for young. If u r a nature lover,u would like to visit my city. My city is full of nature.

76 users have voted.
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Halia_04 25 October, 2016 - 16:52

My town is called "the heaven capital" is a city of Colombia. its weather is hot, sometimes it rain and it's cold, but is uncommon. In my town the people is very warm and the food is delicious.

126 users have voted.
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Pindakaas 29 September, 2016 - 09:28

Hi i live in the netherland she have no mountens but and it isn't verry fun here its a little bit boring but is can be Nice if you go to the city's

109 users have voted.
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Thatladienro 10 August, 2016 - 03:57

hello guys, i live in Nam Dinh, Viet Nam. My place is very nice. It has fresh air. I really love living here. It also many beaches. People usually come to beaches to swimming. If you like trees, you also visit Xuan Thuy national park. It has a lots of special trees. Come and see for yourself

105 users have voted.
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lekimkhanh0109 26 July, 2016 - 09:35

Hi, I want to ask you the picture of coasteering sport. Because I haven't got its mean. Thank you so much!!!

90 users have voted.
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Jo - Coordinator 26 July, 2016 - 10:47

Hi! I'm sorry but we don't have a picture of this sport. But if you do an internet search for 'coasteering' you can find pictures. I'm sure it will make sense when you see it! :)
Best wishes, Joanna (LearnEnglish Teens team)

100 users have voted.
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sooom 6 June, 2016 - 23:02

I currently live in Reading in the UK. Reading is a big city near London. I relly like the place where I currently live, I can go outside and meet up with my friends in town then go shopping or go to the park and play basketball with them. I relly like walk around in the park or around my town. I live in Reading only one year and I'd like to find some really interesting place in my new town. I've found a really beautiful place when I walked with my best friend near the Thames River and when I walked with my mother through the forest near my town. I really love nature. If you never been to Reading you should visit my town as soon as possible.

101 users have voted.
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CarlosLau 26 May, 2016 - 23:15

I live in Mexicali, it's a very hot city, We have a delicious chinesse food, and tacos al pastor, i love tacos al pastor, i love Mexicali

93 users have voted.
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Fado23fado 23 May, 2016 - 14:37

I live in Dar es salaam. It's takes place in East Africa. My town is near the Hint ocean. I like to swim due to keep me strong so i go to beach in order to swim on weekend with my friends.If you want to do another water sport you can do it absolutely.
There is a big zoo in my town. When you visit to there you will find a chance to see wild animals by naked eyes.Also, yo can try to new traditional foods, fruits etc. May favorite beverage is sugar candy. It is beneficial for my health. I think that you should try it.
Finally, there are a lots of places that natural in my town. When you feel stress or when you want to be alone you can go to these place to get rid of stress or to rest. My favorite place is Hawaii beach. I like to watch to rise sun in there.

111 users have voted.
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Jose1234 20 May, 2016 - 18:19

Mexicali is a very good town have a good people in and a very good food too i like my town because is my house and i have all my friends here

92 users have voted.
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gianggiang 11 February, 2016 - 03:45

" Dothory lived in a small house in Kansa, with uncle Henry, aunt Em and a little dog called Toto. "
I began my introduction with a quotation from the book " The Wizard of Oz", because sometimes, when I am far away with my imagination, I associate that I am Dothory, and my village is Kansa !

I've lived in a small village situated in the north of Vietnam, " There were no trees, no hills in Kansa, and it's often very windy"- That's similar to my village: no big trees, no hills, no mountains, no spectacular sceneries, no modern facilities..It's so quiet that I can't differentiate between " peaceful"and " boring".

Our lives are very close to nature. How would you feel if there were a frog jumping or a crab crawling into your living room while you were watching TV ? It's very normal to me, when rainy season is approaching, some " uninvited guests" ( worms, butterflies,frogs) often visit my house.
In the evening, the silence is interminable and sometimes, the sounds of insects living in paddy fields wake you up at night. If you're a light sleeper and susceptible, you'll feel a bit maudlin !

The majority of people living here are farmers. They start their work at dawn and coming home when stars twinkle in the sky. Parents don't have time to keep an eye on their children, so sometimes they are being lackadaisical, Generally, they're very obedient and greatful.

I have never contemplated moving to a city although my mother can afford to do that. My village- it garners no reputation, sometimes, when the weather has fluctuated strangly and storms hit my village, our lives become more difficult than ever. A simple reason, I love my pretty village, look up to tolerant and open-minded villagers. Children respect adults and adults listen to children's perspectives. You'll never be ostracized for your weird and egregious ideas.

My village : never in bedlam, never happens quarrels between neighbors....very great !

107 users have voted.
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kronwipa 22 January, 2016 - 03:52

I live in a small town in the northeast of Thailand. I love living in this place, it's clean, cool, green and not too noisy. We have many activities

88 users have voted.
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jimm9x 13 January, 2016 - 12:03

I live a small town in north Vietnam. I love living in this place. It's clean, cool, green, and not too noisy. We can have many activities. You can go fishing, swimming, flying kite, going picnic... You'know, near my town have a small island, it's have many kind of bird living in it, especial storks. I love riding a boat around at dawn or at dark, having a thousand of storks fly in the sky. It's so amazing and peaceful.

88 users have voted.
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Jonathan - Coor... 14 January, 2016 - 04:35

Hi jimm9x. I love storks too. Do they stay there all year round?
Jonathan (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

74 users have voted.
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Aom 25 December, 2015 - 02:13

I was in Thailand I have Thailand Cultural much passion for the East, Central, South and North East, I think it is very tight, I like the culture of the East.

82 users have voted.
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Ouiizzsmoothy 24 December, 2015 - 15:43

I live in Thailand. Thailand is a beautiful city There are many attractions such as national parks, waterfalls, mountains, sea and ancient monuments.

87 users have voted.
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Martin159 9 November, 2015 - 01:20

I live in Tame-Colombia, Tame is a small town near the mountain, it has a warm weather and many rivers.

86 users have voted.
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Ecano 10 October, 2015 - 16:33

I live in Medellín, Colombia. This place is so nice, I love the weather and the people, because is too friendly. Our traditional food is the "Bandeja paisa", in general this food has... beans, rice, avocado, eggs, planes, arepa and chicharron... Other food that is so typical in this place is the " sancocho ", and this is a kind of soup with potatos, meat, yucca, cob and sometimes has corinder... These meals are so nice.

We have many places to visit, for example museums, natural parks ( Arví park - botanical garden ), a zoo, and here exit a train that is so famous it's called " Metro "... this subway is so clean but exit some hours when the subway is so full and you can use it...But this is my town, and I like it so muchos.

87 users have voted.
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Tabouty 12 September, 2015 - 11:05

I live in Alexandria, Egypt .... it's a wonderful city ... we call it "the pride of the midtarnean sea "
you can find museums here and the most visited place here is Alexandria's library .
resturants here are great too .... I like my town with its old buildings and moderns as well
Don't forget to visit the historical places here ;)

88 users have voted.
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hasanyi 8 September, 2015 - 16:33

I am from turkey.I live in İstanbul.My town has got a lot of beautiful sides.If you visit your my country you can see historical places and modern places

81 users have voted.
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hannaanh 3 September, 2015 - 14:56

I live in Hanoi, Vietnam. Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. Hanoi is very interesting and very nice. There are many parks, houses, shops and people. It's very noisy in Hanoi but I love Hanoi very much.

83 users have voted.