Tuesday, September 27

English Listening: New York Tourist Attractions

September 27 is World Tourism Day.

This Upper Intermediate English listening quiz about New York Tourist Attractions will help you to practise your general listening skills and learn and revise words for talking about travel and tourism.

Watch this short video about some of New York's top tourist attractions, and then scroll down the page to answer some questions and test how much you have understood.

Too difficult? Try a listening quiz about New York nicknames, or a Word Search puzzle about New York instead.


1) Which famous New York Bridge is one of the top ten attractions?

Manhattan Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
Madison Avenue Bridge

2) Which New York park is situated in Greenwich Village?

Central Park
MacArthur Park
Washington Square Park

3) Which animal is said make everyone in Wall Street happy?

a bull
a bear
a bunny

4) Which New York tourist attraction is famous for its Christmas tree lighting ceremony?

Central Park
The Rockefeller Center
Wall Street

5) Which New York tourist attraction is best experienced at night?

Wall Street
Times Square
The Statue of Liberty

6) Which tourist attraction is described as "the ultimate symbol of New York City?"

Times Square
The Statue of Liberty
The Empire State Building

7) Grand Central is...?

a park
a train station
a ferry

8) Which famous New York building and American icon was built during the Great Depression?

The Statue of Liberty
The Empire State Building
The Rockefeller Center

Click on the link below to do a quiz and check your answers:

New York Tourist Attractions - Multiple Choice Listening Quiz >>

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New York Nicknames - Listening Quiz >>

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