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Knowledge is GREAT - Part 1

Richard goes to one of the world's greatest universities: Oxford. He discovers some of its history and hears about its famous students.

Task 1

Which of these topics do we hear about?


Task 2

Use a word or number to complete the sentences.


Task 3

Put the two halves together to make phrases from the video.


Task 4

Use the verb in brackets, and decide on the best verb form for each of these sentences.




Language level

Advanced: C1
Upper intermediate: B2


Hi Adam JK,
I suggest you one thing: If you can Put the "Can't see video? Click here" in every videos it would be great for the people in different countries around the world, including me and my friends.I suggested you because I really like your website. THANKS..//??
Hope you can help us,
Good luck.

Hi there, Bilal_J!

That's a great idea - and we're working on it! We're still trying to solve some technical problems, but eventually we hope to make the second video watching option available for as many of our videos as possible. In the mean time, enjoy the rest of the site!
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

Thanks for your keeping up and help for us. Thanks for your precious time that spent to help us. Great site.

I love Oxford, and one of my teachers once lived there. But I can't see the videos. What a pity!

shock present PM of UK has studied here.

Hi Adam and Stephen
I want to beg you to add the "can`t see the video?click here." to all your videos...pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaassseeeeeeeeee. I love your site...

900 years

Pesident of US Bill Clinton who graduated tht university

It is the bigest University I have known. 500 years, very old university. There were many famous persons who graduated this University