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London lies on the river Thames and is the capital of the United Kingdom. With about 7 million inhabitants, it is one of the largest cities in the world.

Tower Bridge

Lots of tourists visit London every year. There are plenty of museums, theatres and interesting sights, for example the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament with their clock tower, Big Ben.

Houses of Parliament and Big Ben

Grammar Exercise on the Text

Positive, Comparative and Superlative Forms of Adjectives

With the positive, comparative and superlative forms of adjectives you can express that something is for example as good as something else (positive form), better (comparative form) or best (superlative form). For further information check out our grammar section: Positive, Comparative and Superlative Forms of Adjectives.

Fill in the correct form of the following adjectives.

  1. London is the (large) city in Great Britain.
  2. No other British city has as (many) inhabitants as London.
  3. The London underground, the tube, is the (old) underground in the world.
  4. The Tower of London is one of the (famous) London sights.
  5. Another sight is the London Eye. With its 135 metres, it is (tall) than any other big wheel in the world.