Going by Underground

The third form of HS-Langschlag has recorded some dialogues for your entertainment. – Enjoy!

Piccadilly Circus with the statue of the Greek god Eros in the centre

Going by Underground (Gerry - Chris - Andy)

Chris is at Paddington Station. He wants to go to St Paul´s. He asks a policeman.

"Excuse Me, can you tell me the way to St Paul´s?"

"Yes, you take the Bakerloo Line to Oxford Circus. There you change to the Central Line eastbound. Get off at St Paul's."

"Thanks for the information."

"You're welcome."

Going by Underground (David - Martina - Julia)

An Austrian girl called Martina is at Piccadilly Circus. She wants to go to the Tower of London she asks a policewomen.

“Excuse me.“

“Can I help you?“

“Yes, I hope so. How can I get to the Tower of London from here?“

“Take the Backerloo Line southbound to Embankment. There you change to the Circle or the District Line eastbound. Get off at Tower Hill.“

“Thank you.“

“You're welcome.“

Going by Underground (Karina - Christina - Johanna)

Karina is on a London trip, she wants to go to Madame Tussaud's. She asks a Londoner.

"Excuse me? Do you know the way to Madame Tussaud's?"

"Oh yes! Do you want to go by TUBE?"

"Yes, of course."

The friendly woman tells her the way!

"OK. First you take the Piccadilly Line westbound to Piccadilly Circus."

"Must I change there?"

"Yes, you have to change to the Bakerloo Line and get off at  Baker Street."

"OK. Thanks! Is it far away from here?"

"No! There're only five stops."

"Thanks good-bye!"


Karina arrives with out problems and enjoys an afternoon at Madame Tussaud's.

Going by Underground (Kerstin - Silvia - Jacob)

Silvia has lost her way. She wants to go to Oxford Circus to meet her mum. A policeman comes down the street.

“Excuse me, can you help me?“

“Yes, what's your problem?“

“I don't know where I am, but I want to go to Oxford Circus, where my mother is waiting.

“Okay, you are at Clapham South Station. You have to take the train to Tottenham Court Road, then change to the Central Line and at the next station you're there.”

“Thanks, sir.”

“No problem, little girl.”

Silvia finds her mum and goes home.

By the way – it's the London Underground's 150th anniversary.

150 years ago on January 9th the first underground journey took place on the Metropolitan Line in London.

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