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Bestival Scene 1

Stephen and Ashlie arrive at Bestival on the Isle of Wight and have a look around.

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Intermediate: B1
Upper intermediate: B2

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thanks

Thank you for the new word ''Bestival''.

Will someone explain me the meaning of " Bestival"?

Hello Htain Lin,

Bestival is a name. I suppose it's a play on words, combining 'Festival' with 'Best'.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Hello
You scared me there!what there here means

Hello again fidaasiddig

This is an informal use of the word 'there' that doesn't really add much meaning to the sentence. When Ashlie says this, she's just referring to the people in their costumes, which surprised her when she suddenly saw them close to her. It's a little bit like when we say 'Hello there' -- it's just something we sometimes say in informal situations, and doesn't mean anything different.

All the best

Kirk

The LearnEnglish Team

great!

Hi guys,
can I ask the meaning of following sentences (Steven says it nearly at the end...):
It is to me (and besides...)
and
Right, that's me done.

Thank you,

Hi MichalH,

The context is important for understanding these phrases. Ashlie says that staying in a camper van is not camping. Stephen insists that Ashlie is wrong by saying 'It is to me', which means 'Staying in a camper van is camping to me'.

When Stephen says, 'Right, that's me done' it is a way of telling Ashlie that he has made the better choice. The only thing he has to do for his campsite to be ready is sit down in his camper van. In contrast, Ashlie has to set up her tent.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello guys, unfortunately, I've never been to an attractive festival like this. It could be one of my best dreams to be there, I know there are lots of great festivals across the world. For instance, in Budapest, there is a great one called Sziget Festival in Budapest.

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