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B1 intermediate: Problems at the train station

In this video Makayla needs a bit of help from the station manager at the train station. Will she catch her train?

Do the preparation exercise first. Then watch the video and follow the instructions to practise your speaking.

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Task 1

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Task 2

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Language level

Intermediate: B1


Hello Ragia Abdelwahed Abou

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I remember that I took a wrong seat at a table for four, staying with unknown 3 members of a family! Oh, it was so embarassing!!

yes I absolutely adore travelling by train.

Yes, I like traveling by train. And I travel lot by train for work and vacation. I did not often have a serious problem by taking a train. But in fact I really missed a plane this year on my way back home from a vacation trip. This was very astressful expierience I do not want to go through again.

i love this english skill test and i think it give me a good knowledge about english subject..thank you to LearnEnglish

Hi, I agree with you and do also like active speaking lessons like this. It feels like a real Dialoge.

different places and different culture can make someone become more independent. I want to travel to many places and learn more about people so that i don't have any regrets in the future.

Yes I love travelling by train because I like to walk. I have a problem with my journey when I lost my ticket and I need to pay a fine

such an interesting task, and the dialogue is a little bit tricky but yet i still can answer all of the questions :)

Theres a time when I used train and out of nowhere make a friend with a strangers. Most importantly we still contact each other regardless how far we are. Nonetheless, the person above me is potato.