Sarah knows a "secret" about the building in which the café is situated. Will this save the café?

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Who tells Tony to be optimistic?
This is questions from exercise 1, I found that the answer of this question should be "Olivia" which is not in the options.

Hello daizykiran,

Thanks for telling us about this. You could also say that Bindyu tells Tony to be optimistic when she says 'Oh yes it will, Tony – be positive! My friend from the local newspaper is coming to take a photograph, and I’m going to write an article!', which is why that is the correct answer here.

Still, I think you're right, 'Olivia' could also be a correct answer. I've added this exercise to our list of exercises needing revision so that we can improve the question in the future.

Thanks very much for telling us about this!

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you very much

Dear English Team,
I follow big city small world episodes. According to your English test criteria, i am intermediate English level student. is it enough to dedicate an hour time in a day or on the other hand completing one episode each day.if not kindly, advise me and as well as i want to your advise about writing that how many words article should i write daily to improve my writing skill?. is it right to translate news from local language website to English or i should write some thing by my own self rather than translating from local language news to English. Thanks in advance from your always cooperation.

Hello Omer Gul,

An hour a day every day, or at least three or four days per week (or more if you can), should enable you to make good progress. Everyone learns differently, so it's important to assess what you're doing and to experiment with how you're working. If you feel that you're making progress, you probably are, but if not, change the way you study a bit to see if that helps you learn more. If you find something that works, continue with it, but if not, try something new. You can find some ideas about how to study on our Frequently asked questions page and also in the recent comment of another user – these ideas might work for or not, so be sure to evaluate them as you try them.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

This episode is really interesting.

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Thank you for your team.

Thank you for your answer!

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Every little bit helps - what is mean? I haven ´t found dies in cambridge diktionary.

Hello Mirgorod,

This phrase means that all help is welcome, even if it is just a little.

Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team