A day around London

Take a tour around London with our YouTuber, Sophia!


Watch the video and use the subtitles and the transcript to help you understand. 


Hello, my name's Sophia and this video is for the British Council LearnEnglish Teens website and their YouTube channel. In today's video I'm going to be taking you around London with me. It's a bit foggy and a bit chilly, but we're going to have fun. Let's go!

My day started off quite early. I headed to central London for a surprise ride on the London Eye. Although the underground tube is the fastest way into central London, we decided to take the bus so we can look out the window while we were travelling. Along the way we saw many famous sights, including Westminster Cathedral, Houses of Parliament and of course – the Big Ben.

Unfortunately it was a very foggy day in London, so we couldn’t see very well when we were on the London Eye; we could only really see the South Bank below us and the capsule in front of us. Maybe we’ll have better luck next time! The weather in London changes all the time. Just two days before, it was a beautiful day, the sun was shining and it wasn’t cold at all! In London you can experience the four seasons all in one week! 

Even if the weather was a little bit bad, it didn’t stop us from having a good time. Wintertime in London is my favourite time of the year. There are lots of Christmas trees and beautiful lights everywhere and there are also many funfairs all around London. Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park is one of the most popular funfairs.

After a jam-packed day of walking around and exploring, my family and I decided to eat out in one of the very many restaurants in London. London is very multicultural and we have cuisines from all over the world.

So I hope you've enjoyed following me around London. Please comment below and let me know if you've ever been to London, what your favourite part is, and also let me know what you like to do where you live. Thanks again for watching, I hope you enjoyed and, until the next one, goodbye. 


Have you ever visited London? If not, would you like to? 

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Submitted by Bronia on Wed, 04/24/2024 - 14:20

I've never been in London but I'd like to go there. In my hometown I like going shopping and eating out in restaurants.

Submitted by Bronia on Wed, 04/24/2024 - 14:18

I was in London but I don't remember it.I in my hometown I like visiting my cousins and going shopping.

Submitted by Bronia on Tue, 04/23/2024 - 13:57

I was in London. It was beautiful but the weather was foggy. I am from Italy and I like eating pizza and sitting in abandoned places. I like my country.

Submitted by Bronia on Fri, 04/19/2024 - 12:16

I was in London one year ago. I saw an underground and Buckingham Palace. My favorite part in London is a Harry Potter shop and Big Ben. I bought a chocolate frog and a rod and a keyring. In my village I love riding a bike!

Submitted by niklev10 on Thu, 04/18/2024 - 11:26

I havent been too London, but ive been to Manchaster. I absoulutely loved being there! I spent a whole day there, and I loved every store and every building. It was so different from my home country Norway. Being in England was probably one of my best experiences ever.

Submitted by eplesaus on Thu, 04/18/2024 - 11:26

i have never been to lodon so its hard for me to say but i think it looks beatufil

Submitted by sta-sjafor on Thu, 04/18/2024 - 11:22

I always wanted to go to london. this video made so jealous.

Submitted by ckd on Thu, 11/23/2023 - 16:34

I never visited London, but my parents went 15 years ago. Their favorite part was the Abbey Road because they are Beatles' fans. I am from Valencia, Spain, my favorite plan is going to a mall with my friends.

Submitted by Jarimudi on Thu, 05/04/2023 - 10:51

I was in London for the first time yesterday. I saw Tower Bridge, London Bridge, the Tower of London and St. Paul's Catheadral. It was beautiful. I will see more of London in the coming days and I'm excited about it.

Submitted by KevKev on Fri, 02/10/2023 - 08:30

The London eye is my favorite. I like to go to the store to buy candy.

Submitted by rahman on Fri, 02/03/2023 - 13:45

I have never been in London ,but the way I have heard it about it is a very beautiful city in the UK .However its weather is always around foggy and chilly but I love it .Because l tends to live in the winter season .

Submitted by Phillip2010 on Wed, 09/21/2022 - 07:19

I was in London in this year bur suddenly the big ben was broken because the clock is going wrong. But the week in London was very nice.

Submitted by cool_username on Wed, 09/21/2022 - 07:16

I had never been in London but I would like to go there. My favorite part is London Eye because it looks cool there. I live in Poland there we have there many parcs and malls.

Submitted by cool_school on Wed, 09/21/2022 - 07:14

I live in poland and I love to go to a culture parc in my city. There is a open swimming pool it sounds cool but its very full all the time... You also can eat some ice cream there and its very yummy!!! There is also a big cinema i wasn't there till now but my sister was and she said it was really cool!

Submitted by Bewness on Wed, 09/21/2022 - 07:08

i've visited london once but sadly the big ben was getting repaired at the time :/ but it was an incredible view from the eye

Submitted by cool_school on Wed, 09/21/2022 - 07:04

I never been to London but I always wanted to go there. London looks so cool and interesting and I really want to go there one time in my life.

Submitted by cool_username on Wed, 09/21/2022 - 07:04

I had never been in London but I would like to go there. I really would like to visit London Eye

Submitted by cool_school on Wed, 09/21/2022 - 07:00

My favourite part in London is the London Eye because its a fairy wheel and I love fairy wheels! And its the biggest fairy wheel in the whole world and that is very cool!

Submitted by Stefanie on Mon, 03/28/2022 - 08:47

I have always dreamed of visiting London!

Submitted by Marichka on Wed, 03/23/2022 - 13:47

I never dreamed of visiting London, but after your video I had such a desire!!
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Submitted by Kostantinus on Fri, 04/02/2021 - 08:12

I've never visited London, but I hope I'll have a chance to do it in the future.

Submitted by imaryia on Tue, 02/02/2021 - 17:18

Unfortunately, I haven't ever been to London but I want to do this in the nearest future. I live in small town, it's called Berdyansk. As we have the Sea of Azov I like walking along the shore.
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Submitted by Andrii on Wed, 04/08/2020 - 14:02

I've never been to London, but I'd like to visit it. It's a big city and one of the most famous in the world.

Submitted by taxiarhis on Fri, 02/01/2019 - 13:27

I have never been to London but I would love to visit it soon!!! :-)
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