Come to Glasgow UK

Glasgow

Scotland’s biggest city is a hive of bars, restaurants, museums and cultural goings-on. Head to Babbity Bowsters for delicious whisky and haggis, then dance the night away at Maggie Mays.

Glasgow

As Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is a non-stop hive of entertainment and historical intrigue. Known for being a fascinating destination that retains its own unique character, the city is peppered with familiar landmarks and famous live music hot spots. If you’re hungry for culture, why not soak up art and artefacts galore at one of the many internationally-acclaimed galleries or museums around the city centre? Great for sightseeing opportunities as there are some fantastic structures dotted around the city. The Clyde Auditorium is an awe-inspiring modern structure, while older buildings such as St Andrew’s Cathedral and Trades Hall are equally as impressive.

Glasgow

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Come to Cardiff UK

Cardiff

Watch the world go by from the heart of the famous Cardiff Bay. Stroll around Bute Park and admire Cardiff Castle’s Gothic-inspired towers and architecture. By night, take in a show or exhibition at the Chapter Theatre.

Cardiff

Over the past few decades Cardiff has been transformed from a somewhat grey industrial area into a lively, vibrant city where stunning ancient architecture sits harmoniously alongside contemporary developments. Unlike many capital cities, Cardiff boasts a friendly small town feel, and a serious passion for their sporting teams which creates an atmosphere like nowhere else on match days. Discover the city for yourself with sport, shopping, culture and history to uncover in the Welsh capital.

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Come to Edinburgh UK

Edinburgh

Four miles west of the coast and four miles east of glorious Scottish countryside, and with annual summer festivals that bring in 400,000 visitors per year, there’s something for everyone in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh

Scotland’s historic capital is a city of endless possibilities for culture-hungry travellers, offering a phenomenal variety of things to do and see. Having recently been dubbed the first UNESCO City of Literature, it’s one of the most diverse destinations in the world, offering artistic inspiration and sensational shopping opportunities for every kind of wanderer - a bucket-list travel destination.

Edinburgh

You don’t have to visit during the famous Fringe Festival or Hogmanay to make the most of Edinburgh. This dynamic destination attracts millions of tourists across all seasons, boasting a truly vibrant atmosphere unmatched by other cities. Famous for being highly walkable, the city centre is easily accessible from the airport thanks to the newly opened tram. The city boasts a truly magnificent focal point that no other destination in the world can rival in Edinburgh Castle. All activity in the city pivots around this magnificent medieval stronghold. The Old Town, described by Lonely Planet as the most gothic city outside of Transylvania, is a photographer’s paradise with its characterful spindly buildings and opulent Reformation era edifices. The New Town, by contrast, offers a cool cosmopolitan vibe, and an amazing array of designer department stores, high street shops and one-off boutiques.

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Come to London UK

London

Whether you head to the West End for a night on the tiles, or enjoy some world-class art in one of the city’s many free art galleries, you’ll never forget a weekend in the capital.

London

English author Samuel Johnson once famously said: 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.'€ A vision of instantly recognisable landmarks and a hub of cosmopolitan culture, the capital offers endless inspiration for travellers of all persuasions. Boasting centuries of well-preserved history, the city balances proud antiquity with world-leading fashion, arts and food scenes. You can’t visit the Big Smoke without making memories to last a lifetime.

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Come to Southampton UK

Southampton

Previously known as the Gateway to the Empire, and the launch site of both the Titanic and the Mayflower, Southampton is a fascinating city of immeasurable cultural and historical significance.

Southampton

The major historic port city of Southampton is known as the cruise capital of the UK - but it’s worth sticking around and exploring as a destination on its own merits too. More than four million people flock to the South Coast each year to sample this maritime metropolis with its rich culture, award-winning parks and fantastic shopping.

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Come to Manchester UK

Manchester

Admire the city’s grade-listed architecture while you shop ‘til you drop, before heading for a drink and a dance at the Band on the Wall, where the Buzzcocks, the Fall and Joy Division made musical history.

Manchester

A haven of history, culture and cuisine, the vibrant city of Manchester has a whole lot to offer the discerning traveller. Famous for music and football, this North West wonder has left its ‘Madchester’ days behind and now stands proud as one of the most diverse destinations in Europe. Discover the city for yourself and book your cheap flights to Manchester today.

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Come to Birmingham UK

Birmingham

Visit the city’s Jewellery Quarter, before enjoying dinner at one of the award-winning curry houses the city is famous for.

Birmingham

A lively city famed for being the self-styled ‘curry capital of Britain’, Birmingham is home to great shopping, buzzing bars and plenty of things to do. This West Midlands hub is the most populous conurbation in England after the capital, and its diverse inhabitants - affectionately known as ‘Brummies’ - have ensured that it’s awash with a fabulous variety of art, music, food, literature and theatre. Take one of Flybe’s cheap flights to Birmingham and discover the many layers of this powerhouse city for yourself.

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self-driving cars part 2

Speak it!

We will have fitted all driving self driving cars with failsafe systems to guarantee 100% the safety of pedestrians

Explain it!
The fatal collision involving an Uber autonomous vehicle (AV) hitting a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix suggests that nothing can prevent such tragedies in the future despite AV’s advanced technology.

The future perfect (‘will have’ + past participle) describes an action that will be completed by a given point in the future.

Write it!
We will have found a solution to the problem of pedestrian deaths by next year.

What will Uber have found by next year?
Answer: the solution to the problem
The solution to the problem of what will Uber have found by next year?
Answer: pedestrian deaths
By when will Uber have found the solution?
Answer: next year.
Will Uber have found the solution to the problem of pedestrian deaths by next year?
Answer: We hope so!

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self-driving cars

We will all be driving self driving cars in 10 years

A woman in Tempe, Ariz., died after being hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber,in what is believed to be the first fatality of a pedestrian from an autonomous vehicle on public … In April, California is expected to follow Arizona’s lead and allow companies to test cars without a person in the driver’s seat.

The future continuous (‘will be’ + present participle) describes an action that will be in progress in the future.

No, we won’t all be driving self-driving cars in 10 years. I don’t trust these so-called autonomous cars!

What won’t we all be doing in 10 years?
Answer: driving self-driving cars.
What won’t we all being driving in 10 years?
Answer: self-driving cars
What kind of cars won’t we all be driving in 10 years?
Answer: self-driving ones

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stop voting

Speak it!

In the recent election in Italy many people stopped voting for Renzi and started to vote for Di Maio and Salvnini

Explain it!
Determiner: a modifying word that determine s the kind of reference a noun or noun group has. The determine must agree in number with the verb.

Examples:
Both parties were elected by at least 20-30% of the population
Either party didn’t achieve an outright majority
Few votes were cast for Matteo Renzi
Now everyone in country has voted
Many voters were for Di Maio
Everyone is unhappy with the result
Several problems have arisen as a result of the stalemate

Write it!
What did many people stop doing in the recent election in Italy?
Answer: voting for Renzi
Whom did many people stop voting for in the recent election in Italy?
Answer: Renzi
Who stopped voting for Renzi in the recent election in Italy?
Answer: many people.

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