The objective of this tutorial is to help you to produce a high quality assignment.
All of the materials on this page have been selected to help you to get to know London better and, therefore, help you to produce a travel journal that is so realistic that I will believe that you really have visited London and that everything that you write about really did happen. The details that you find in these materials will help your work to sound more authentic. Remember that small things, as well as big things, can make a story interesting.
This screen recording is here to remind you what we covered in the lesson which introduced you to your latest assignment.
This short video gives ten curious facts about London. Please be aware that it was made a few years ago and, therefore, refers to the London Olympics as a future event, but it is still worth watching.
Source: All Time 10s. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18Ms0dktCLo (accessed 30th May 2014).
More unusual facts about London to help you to get to know the city.
Source: Steven Gardner. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Y39wMcJh6o (accessed 30th May 2014).
Not sure what to expect? Read the title again!
Source: Boost HD. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUR7Y9UBKoY (accessed 30th May 2014).
This video introduces you to cockney rhyming slang and teaches you some of the words that you might hear when speaking to a native Londoner. Sadly, the picture quality is not so good, but this is the best introduction that I could find online.
Source: AnnaEnglishTeacher. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4bXz9ROhJQ (accessed 30th May 2014).
The following websites may prove to be useful resources to help you with your research:
Cockney rhyming slang dictionary (the 'money' section could be particularly useful)
London visitor video guides, a very helpful set of videos designed for visitors to London