Richard goes even further back in time – 4,500 years back! With the help of Susan Greaney, he investigates one of Britain's greatest and most mysterious sites – Stonehenge.

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Reorder the words to make sentences. 

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To be honest, I have no idea of what the oldest monument from my culture is. But yes, I think the government should spend money, because it's our history. And I think that it's very important to know about our past.

The oldest monument in my culture is Caral, was built around one thousand years ago, sorry I have never visit this place , but I will do soon, I don't believe that the government are spending money to discover new places like this, The private activity should be carrying out this job for sure.

thanks for this site's holders ...i had 2 days of study now ..preparing for IELTS
you have been very helpful ..with fun and easy interface and printables as well

Hello Faith8280,

Have you seen our IELTS section or TakeIELTS? There are even more resources specifically designed for IELTS preparation there. Good luck on the IELTS! 

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello, everyone..
☆ What is the oldest monument in your culture?
- Indonesia has a culture dating back to ancient times and is home to an impressive array of monuments.
Gunung Padang Pyramid in Indonesia is the largest Megalithic complex in Southeast Asia. The pyramid consists of five ascending terraces, constructed throughout several eras between 5.000 BC and possibly as far back as 20.000 BC. Aside from the upper-most terrace of the structure, the padang pyramid remains buried underground.
☆ Have you ever been there?
- No, I've never been there, maybe one day.
☆ Is it worth spending goverment money to find out more about sites like these?
- Yes it is. I completely agree that it's really a worth job. It's true that every year billions of dolars are spent in archeological excavation and research worldwide but its result is that we get a vastly more complete answer to questions of "How did we get here?".
We do get something out of it more than just 'tourism'. We get an understanding of human history and relations and we get evidence illustrating the extent and movements of various people leading up to the present day.

Thank you very much for yr replay nd yr suggestions: I'll do that☺

Sorry for the 'very' before amazing!!!it wasn't supposed to be there!☺

Hallo Kirk, first of all thank you so much for your very amazing website. It has been and it continues to be of a great help for my studies.
I was just wondering if you have any podcasts/transcripts/tasks, or grammar explanations and exercises of C2 level.
Thank you for your attention,
Maria
Ps.: I'm already using Ted.com

Hello mariaidabertocchi,

The best thing to do is to use the search facility (click on the magnifying glass at the top-right of the page) and type in 'C2'. You will see only a few results, but if you then also try C1 then you will find many more. Materials for C1 and C2 are quite similar - they are all authentic and ungraded in terms of difficulty, so both should be useful for you.

 

Best wishes,

Peter

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in the script ,it says : Some historic treasure dates back even further
but the teller in the vid says Some historic treasure date back even further .so which one is correct

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