Los ANGELES – THE CITY OF ANGELS
Los Angeles (LA) is the second largest city, in America, It’s also home to fIlm stars, sunny weather, tall buildings and heaVy traffIc.
The hotels in LA are more ‘expensive than those in many other American cities, but they are clean and safe. The Biltmore and The Omni are lovely, and close to special bus stops where you can get cheap rides to various sights.
PLACES TO VISIT
There are many interesting places you can visit, like Venice Beach with its street performers, Universal Studios to see how they make ftims, and’ GriffIth Park. You can also see the handprints and footprints of fIlm stars outside Grauman’s Chinese Theater. Children can visit the Children’s Museum – one of the most exciting museums in the world.
There are famous restaurants you can eat at, like the Buffalo Club, a place packed with famous people, or Musso & Frank’s, Hollywood’s oldest restaurant. For the most delicious Mexican dishes, eat at the Border Grill.
You can buy cheap fashionable clothes on Melrose Avenue. Do you want designer clothes? Then go to the expensive shops on Rodeo Drive. A visit there is always unforgettable.
The nightlife is exciting on the Sunset Strip, an area in Hollywood with famous clubs like The Whiskey and The Roxy. There you can enjoy rock ‘n’ roll music. Also, 24-hour cafes like Van Go’s Ear are popular with visitors. LA is a modern city with something for everyone. It’s noisy and crowded, but it’s also
A. Fill in each gap using the information in the text.
1. At _________________ , you can see people performing in the
2.’ The Whiskey and The Roxy, two famous clubs where you can listen to rock ‘n’ roll
mUSIC, are on _____________ -‘—__ _
3. _________________ is open 24 hours.
B. Mark the following statements True (T) or False (F).
T F 1. Los Angeles hotels are clean and safe.
T F 2. The buses which drive tourists to various sights for a low price stop near The
Biltmore and The Omni.
T F 3. People go to GriffIth Park to see footprints of ftim stars.
C. Answer the following questions.
1. What is the weather like in Los Angeles?
2. What is the Border Grill famous for?