Welcome to London – Choosing transport from Heathrow into town


After they collect their luggage, John and Fiona think about the best way to get into the centre of London. They know a taxi will be too expensive, but they can’t agree on the best form of transport.

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Language tips – vocabulary

the Tube – the popular name for the underground train system (Metro System)
the Underground – another name for the Tube
a coach – comfortable bus usually used on longer journeys
get stuck in a traffic jam – you can’t go anywhere because there are too many cars
convenient – easy to use
rush hour – the busy time in the morning and afternoon when everyone travels to and from work

Language tips – grammar

Comparative adjectives

More convenient and quicker.
Long adjectives like convenient use more to make them comparative, but short adjectives like quick use er to make them comparative.

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