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English Vocabulary for Places in Town

Learn Different Places in a Town in English

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The tests and the video in this lesson will help you learn the important places in a town. There are eight learning methods for you to work through, including five different games and three different types of flashcard. At the end, there are three example sentences for each word.

Video Tutorial

Here is a video for learning the names of the important places in a town. video lesson

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Table of Contents

  • Match-the-Pairs Game
  • Memory Game
  • Basic Flash Cards
  • Spell-the-Word Game
  • Multi-Choice Test
  • Learn with Hangman!
  • "Sentence" Flash Cards
  • "Missing Word" Flash Cards
  • Example Sentences

Match-the-Pairs Game

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  • Your mission is to match each picture with the correct word in as few a clicks as possible.
  • There are three pictures in each set, and there are sets to complete.
  • Click on your first square to start. Good luck!
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Memory Game

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  • Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
  • Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
  • This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
  • Click on your first card to start. Good luck!
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Basic Flash Cards

Spell-the-Word Game

Spell the word represented by the picture.

Learn with Hangman!

Hangman is a classic word game. In this version, the hidden word is one of the words from the "places in town" category. Choose your first letter to start.
  • Guess the hidden word by choosing one letter at a time.
  • If you guess a letter in the hidden word, then all is good.
  • If you guess a letter that is not in the hidden word, then the hangman starts to build the gallows.
  • If the gallows are completed, you lose.
  • Good luck!
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Create Your Own Version of This Game

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"Sentence" Flash Cards

Click on the box to see the word in a sentence.

"Missing Word" Flash Cards

Click on the box to see the missing word in a sentence.

Example Sentences

Here are 3 sentences for each of the following words from the "places in town" category:
  • playground, police station, post office, restaurant, school, supermarket, swimming pool, synagogue, train station, airport, bakery, bank, bus station, butchers, cafe, church, cinema, fire station, gas station, gym, hospital, library, mosque, museum, park, pharmacy
playground

playground

  • A playground is a fun outdoor area where children can play on swings, slides, and other equipment.
  • Kids often visit the playground to run, jump, and have a great time with their friends.
  • Parents and caregivers watch over their children while they play at the playground.
police station

police station

  • A police station is a building where police officers work to keep the community safe.
  • If you have an emergency or need help, you can go to the police station to speak with an officer.
  • Police officers wear uniforms and often patrol the streets to enforce laws and protect citizens.
post office

post office

  • A post office is a place where people send and receive mail and packages.
  • You can buy stamps and drop off letters and packages at the post office.
  • Postal workers help sort and deliver mail to homes and businesses.
restaurant

restaurant

  • A restaurant is a place where people go to enjoy delicious meals prepared by chefs.
  • You can dine in a restaurant, order takeout, or have food delivered to your home.
  • Some restaurants specialize in certain cuisines, like Italian, Chinese, or Mexican.
school

school

  • A school is a place where students go to learn and receive an education.
  • Teachers at the school teach subjects like math, science, and history to students.
  • Students attend classes, complete assignments, and make friends at the school.
supermarket

supermarket

  • A supermarket is a large store where people buy groceries and household items.
  • You can find a wide variety of food, snacks, and products at the supermarket.
  • Shoppers use shopping carts to collect their items and then pay for them at the checkout counter.
swimming pool

swimming pool

  • A swimming pool is a place where people swim and enjoy the water for exercise or relaxation.
  • Swimmers can do laps in the swimming pool or simply splash around to cool off on hot days.
  • Lifeguards ensure the safety of swimmers at the swimming pool.
synagogue

synagogue

  • A synagogue is a place of worship for people of the Jewish faith.
  • Members of the Jewish community gather at the synagogue to pray and celebrate religious holidays.
  • Rabbis lead religious services and provide guidance to the congregation.
train station

train station

  • A train station is a location where trains arrive and depart, allowing people to travel by rail.
  • Passengers buy tickets at the train station and board trains to reach their destinations.
  • Train conductors and station staff assist travelers and ensure a smooth journey.
airport

airport

  • An airport is a large facility where airplanes take off and land, allowing people to travel by air.
  • Travelers check in at the airport, go through security, and wait in terminals for their flights.
  • Pilots and flight attendants work together to ensure safe and comfortable flights from the airport.
bakery

bakery

  • A bakery is a shop where bakers create and sell freshly baked bread, pastries, and cakes.
  • Customers visit the bakery to choose from a wide range of delicious baked goods.
  • The aroma of freshly baked bread often fills the air in a bakery.
bank

bank

  • A bank is a financial institution where people can deposit money, withdraw cash, and manage their accounts.
  • Bankers help customers with various financial services, such as loans and savings accounts.
  • People use ATMs at the bank to access their money 24/7.
bus station

bus station

  • A bus station is a place where buses arrive and depart, providing public transportation to passengers.
  • People wait at the bus station for their buses to arrive and take them to their destinations.
  • Bus drivers ensure that passengers have a safe and comfortable ride from the bus station.
butchers

butchers

  • Butchers are skilled professionals who work in shops where they sell various cuts of meat.
  • Customers visit the butchers to purchase fresh meat for cooking.
  • Butchers can prepare specific cuts of meat based on customer requests.
cafe

cafe

  • A cafe is a cozy place where people can enjoy coffee, tea, pastries, and light meals.
  • Customers relax at a cafe and chat with friends or read a book while sipping their favorite beverages.
  • Many cafes offer a relaxing atmosphere for socializing or working.
church

church

  • A church is a place of worship where people gather for religious services, prayers, and spiritual reflection.
  • Ministers, priests, or pastors lead congregations in religious ceremonies at the church.
  • People of faith come together at the church to strengthen their spiritual connections.
cinema

cinema

  • A cinema is a theater where people watch movies on a big screen.
  • Moviegoers purchase tickets at the cinema and enjoy films with popcorn and snacks.
  • Many cinemas offer a variety of movie genres to suit different tastes.
fire station

fire station

  • A fire station is a facility where firefighters and their equipment are stationed to respond to fires and emergencies.
  • Firefighters at the fire station are trained to save lives and protect property from fires.
  • Fire trucks and equipment are kept at the fire station for quick responses to calls.
gas station

gas station

  • A gas station is a place where drivers can refuel their vehicles with gasoline or diesel fuel.
  • People also visit the gas station to inflate their tires, wash their cars, and buy snacks.
  • Gas attendants assist customers in pumping fuel and offer services to keep vehicles running smoothly.
gym

gym

  • A gym is a fitness center where people exercise, work out, and stay physically active.
  • People use gym equipment like treadmills, weights, and exercise bikes to stay healthy and fit.
  • Trainers and instructors at the gym help individuals achieve their fitness goals.
hospital

hospital

  • A hospital is a medical facility where doctors and nurses provide medical care and treatment to patients.
  • Patients go to the hospital to receive care for illnesses, injuries, and surgeries.
  • Medical professionals work tirelessly to heal and help patients at the hospital.
library

library

  • A library is a quiet place where people can borrow books, study, and do research.
  • Librarians assist visitors in finding books and resources in the library.
  • Many libraries offer a peaceful environment for reading and learning.
mosque

mosque

  • A mosque is a place of worship for people of the Islamic faith.
  • Worshippers gather at the mosque to pray, learn, and celebrate religious events.
  • Imams lead prayers and deliver sermons at the mosque.
museum

museum

  • A museum is a place where art, history, and scientific exhibits are displayed for the public to explore and learn.
  • Visitors can admire paintings, artifacts, and interactive displays at the museum.
  • Museums often provide educational experiences for people of all ages.
park

park

  • A park is a green and open space where people can relax, play, and enjoy nature.
  • Families often visit the park for picnics, games, and outdoor activities.
  • Parks are great places for taking leisurely walks and connecting with the outdoors.
pharmacy

pharmacy

  • A pharmacy is a store where people can purchase prescription and over-the-counter medicines.
  • Pharmacists provide advice on medications and ensure that patients receive the right prescriptions.
  • You can also find health and wellness products at the pharmacy.
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.

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