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Oxford Scene 2

Stephen explores the ancient city of Oxford and meets some girls who are studying at the University. 

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.

Task 1

After you watch

What did you learn about Oxford?

Choose the best answer to these questions.


Task 2

Comprehension Task

What did you learn about Oxford?

Put the sentences into the correct order.



Language level

Intermediate: B1


Hello. Why does student2 use word "stuff" so many times?

Hello Pekkin,

I agree the speaker seems to like the word a lot!

Different individuals have different speech habits and sometimes certain words are used a lot by individuals. The language on LearnEnglish is as authentic as possible so you will hear different ways of speaking from different people.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

Good morning everyone I really like to visit New cities and to discover new places but when I have decided to og and visite a city I try to have a look on the internet to discover something about about that place about what we will do when we'll be there.And when I arrive in that city I try to find a map, first time and if I found the tourist information office I try to spoke with them to ask what's the best thing to do in that City.
But most of the time I go myself guided with the map and did the things that I decided to do before to get there,many of the time I tried to visit the most important things at the beginning and after that if I have more time I try to visit the rest.
Talking about how to impress to someone and how to make it a surprise for someone now it dependes on the situation if is a birthday I tried to give the right present, if is a treat or to say thank you to one of the member of the family or to one of my friends I don't know exactly what I'll do but I think they're many of possibility to do. Maybe to go somewhere nice to buy a nice thing to go sightseeing ,go to a nice restaurant or maybe to buy you a nice thing that you can use in the house or you can buy item of clothes or maybe that person really want to have something and you known already that and if she doesn't and he doesn't find that stuff you can go and find it . Or maybe find that item to buy it for them I don't know and in the same time you can find a really good information before that person I don't know I think that's lovely to say thank you to a person

could Ashlie ask like 'can i go first'? instead of 'can i have a go first'..which one is more appropriate?

Could you please help me with 'I've somewhere i want to take you'..

Hi Team. Could you help me to check this one, please?
Stephen : How many colleges are there?
Tourist Lady : There's around 39.
Stephen ask question with the auxilary "are" but why the lady tourist answer with "s"?
Thank you very much.

maybe stephen tries to communicate with oxford information department to learn about what he can do.

when he meets with the students he asks for what activities he can do and what are their experiencies in oxford university.

maybe he is going to invite her to drink a cup of coffee when she has finished the exam

I think, he goes to the riverside and talks to the students who he have met, about driving test and Oxford. Also he buys a present for Ashlie or he decides to eat a lunch with her.

I think Stephen will stay around the Oxford University's buildings, especially the library. He's going to talk about his driving test, cars, sports and his studies as well.

Sthephen will be waiting his sister Ashly's call.

I think he goes to the riverside.
I think they talk about Oxford and its beautiful places
I think he is going to buy a present for Ashlie