London: Fun facts and Useful Info

Students learning English in London

 

Have you just moved to London to learn English and are still getting used to the city? If you have, we’ve prepared a very useful list for you with all information you need to know to make your life easier, including emergency numbers, website links, and the TOP 7 APPS to use during your experience in the city.


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Info about London:

  • English sockets are different from other European and US sockets, so make sure to get the right adaptor
  • Cars drive on the left side of the road, so remember to look right first before you cross the street
  • It can rain at any time, so be prepared with an umbrella or a rain coat
  • Black cabs are cool but expensive, so call a registered cab company and get better rates
  • English breakfast is cheaper before 11:00
  • Tower Bridge and London Bridge are not the same thing

 

Emergency Numbers:

  • Ambulance: 999
  • Police: 999
  • Fire-fighters: 999

 

Useful Links

 

London subwayUseful Smartphone Apps

  • The Tube Map
  • The Trainline (for booking and checking live departures for trains)
  • Barclays Bike App (if you want to hire bikes)
  • London Events Guide
  • City Mapper
  • Hailo (for black cabs)
  • Vouchercloud (for discounts)

Would you like to find more reasons why you should learn English in London? Download our guide now for FREE!


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