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20 Great American Cities (Part Two) Posted by on Feb 19, 2018

20 Great American Cities (Part Two)

There are plenty of great cities in the USA. We’re visiting many of them through posts and videos to give you a tour of the States and help you practice your English at the same time. In Part One, we took a look at some cities on the East Coast, in the Midwest, and in…

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Great American West Coast Road Trip Posted by on Jul 29, 2015

Over the past year, we’ve been talking about American national parks and some of the USA’s great cities, such as New York, Washington D.C., and Boston. Today we will combine these two to talk about something else that is a very American summer tradition – a road trip. A road trip is usually a long…

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Streets, Beats & Eats – Venice Beach Posted by on May 14, 2015

Take a tour of Venice Beach, Grateful Gypsies style! Hit the boardwalk, catch some amazing street performers, munch on Cali cuisine, join a massive drum circle, and wind down with craft cocktails in an old speakeasy. “For a vacation in LA, look no further than Venice Beach. Cruise around on a bike or even a…

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Venice Beach Posted by on May 11, 2015

We’ve already introduced Los Angeles and taken a video tour of Hollywood, but we can’t leave Southern California without taking a beach vacation! One of the best places to go is Venice, a beachfront neighborhood in LA. Founded in 1905 as a beach resort town, it was modeled on the famous Italian city of the…

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Streets, Beats & Eats – Hollywood Posted by on Apr 30, 2015

Hike up to the Hollywood sign, stroll along the Walk of Fame, check out a few restaurants, and catch some live music on Sunset Strip in this short travel video. Great for ESL students and even for the ESL classroom! “Start your day at Toast, a great place for brunch. Try an omelette or go…

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Great American Cities – Los Angeles Posted by on Apr 20, 2015

We’re staying in the Golden State for our next installment of Great American Cities, as we head from NoCal to SoCal to visit Los Angeles. Name: Los Angeles is actually Spanish for “The Angels,” but there’s a lot more to the name than just a simple translation. We’ll get to that in the Year Founded…

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A Virtual Tour of Los Angeles: “The City of Angles” Posted by on Feb 23, 2012

Below I have put up a video tour of Los Angeles, California.  I lived in Los Angeles for four years while studying for my doctorate and although I didn’t like the city much when I first moved there, I learned to love it!  It really is a great city with a lot to offer in…

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