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Camden Fashion

Camden Town is a world-renowned place to shop for alternative clothing. Carmen goes there to find out more about its history and what's fashionable now.

 Do the Preparation task first. Then watch the video. Next go to Task and do the activity. If you need help, you can read the transcript at any time.


Language level

Intermediate: B1


Please, back my pardon. You are doing a great job. No question. But was it neccessary to spoil all the videos with that loud music. I listened with a headset on and came near to a heart attack. The text is almost not to understand. The music roars. In my opinion the music should be in the background. Like birds singing in the trees when you walk in a wood. The speakers are those a learner is interested in. But in all the videos music is hammering as loud as a starting jet. To much brown sauce poured over a dish. I consider to sue you for damaging my poor, old ears. ;-) I`m sorry and I know that you can`t alter it now. We have to live with the mistakes some morons made in the past.

I agree and you're very fun!

Can you tell me the meaning of "standing out". Thanks

Hello Spacy,

You can find a definition and example sentence for 'stand out' in the Cambridge Dictionary.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you Kirk!

they speak so quickly. It's difficult for me to understand what they mean. It'd better to have transcript

Hello nguyen bao tin,

If the speed is challenging then you can use the transcript. You can see it by clicking on the word 'Transcript' just below Task 2.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

I didn't have any idea about British Fashion before this video. I have learnt new things about fashion.

Can you explain me in a better way about the usage of this sentence 'Talk me through the influences of your look'.

Hello Sravanimallipudi,

The two parts of this sentence that are the most difficult are 'talk through' (which I'd suggest you look up in the dictionary – follow the link) and 'look'. Here it's a noun and the relevant dictionary entry is: C1 [ C ] a style or fashion.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team