What kind of city noises can you hear in these minutes?
Over the last 200 years, many people have moved to cities in the UK and cities have got much bigger. This process is called urbanisation.
This growth in cities is partly because of the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century. During the Industrial Revolution, many people moved to the cities to work in factories, which were fuelled by coal and steam. Unfortunately, factory workers often lived in very poor, crowded conditions.
In the UK today, 90% of the population live in towns or cities. What do you think are the good things about living a city? What are the downsides?