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John S in New York
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John S in New York - The High Line on 23rd St

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

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The High Line is an elevated park in the heart of Manhattan, which is enjoyed by New Yorkers and tourists alike. Learn about its fascinating history in this video.

John S in New York - Chelsea

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

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John has fond memories of exploring New York City with his father. He remembers the Chelsea neighborhood as an area where not much was happening — a "no man's land," as he calls it. However, it’s changed a lot since then.

John S in New York - New Jersey

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

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John looks out across the Hudson River and explains the appeal of New Jersey for many residents who have recently moved there from New York City.

John S in New York - Kobra

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

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John shows us some impressive murals in New York, all of which are by Brazilian street artist Kobra and depict famous artists, musicians, and historical figures.

John S in New York - 23rd Street & 6th Avenue

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

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Native New Yorker John S. tells us about a work of art that awaits travellers at one New York Subway station.

John S in New York - Stuyvesant Square Park

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

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John talks about the importance of the city park, no matter how small, in the modern world. He enjoys the open space, fresh air, and sun on his face. He also likes the changing seasons, which mark the passing of time.

John S in New York - The Reservoir

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

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Central Park lies between the East and West Side of New York City, and today John is there by the frosty waters of the Jackie Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. It’s a popular place for New Yorkers to go jogging, and was once featured in a movie starring Dustin Hoffman.

John S in New York - Hans Christian Andersen

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

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In Central Park, John finds himself next to a sculpture of the Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen, author of some of the world’s best loved stories, including "The Ugly Duckling."

John S in New York - Alice in Central Park

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

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John visits the Alice in Wonderland sculpture in Manhattan's Central Park, where he ponders the meaning of Lewis Carroll’s curious and imaginative literary work.

John S in New York - Cleopatra's Needle Obelisk

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

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In the middle of Manhattan, there is an ancient Egyptian monument with carved hieroglyphics. John informs us of its vital statistics and lasting significance.

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