Ashlie and Stephen go to a night club in search of a great night out. Will they find the perfect place to enjoy themselves?

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Language level

Intermediate: B1


I like rock music I've been to the 02 Arena 3 times Wembley stadium 2 times Wembley arena 1 and the London appolo 1, I've seen oasis twice stereophonics once, Linkin Park once avril lavigne twice, and Katy Perry with my wife at the 02 Arena.

Hi, guys.
I love to be on streets for all the night, you can do lots of things and obviously, you can meet a lot of new people. Going in clubs could be really funny and could give you the possibility to relax and to have fun with your friends!

Hi Team.
Help me with this please.
It may sound very basic but I don't want to lose anything by saying this.
Ashlie : I can't hear you, what did you say?
I understood why Ashlie used past tense in her question. But what about this one :
Ashlie : Listen, we've tried live music, a club, and a pub and I've just had a message from Sally and she says there's a party at her friend's house.
In my opinion, Ashlie should have said 'said' instead of 'says'.
Would you please explain?
Thank you very much.

Hello Nizam,

Ashlie could have said 'said' instead of 'says'. This would put a kind of distance between the message she just received and the present moment that I suppose she didn't want to imply -- for this reason (I suppose) she chose 'says'.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

I enjoy listening very much to music.
I love classical music and grand opera, but I like also modern music, especially rock.
I don't like going to parties, because I hate too much noise and too many people.

good video Thanks

I enjoy listening to music. I like rock music. I don't like going to parties.

I am finding some difficulty in guessing the meaning of phrasal verb from their individual parts,is there any rule to understand how an adverb like "out, up, on" may chane the meaning?

Hello lebmfk,

Phrasal verbs generally have more than one meaning. There is a literal meaning and one or more metaphorical meanings. For example, the phrasal verb 'pick up' can mean (the literal meaning) to take something from the table or similar with, for example, your hand. It can also mean to learn a language or a skill by watching someone or by using it. For example, you might pick up a language if you live in a country for a while.

Sometimes it is possible to guess the metaphorical meanings if you know the literal meaning - in the example above there is a clear similarity. However, it is not always easy, and I'm afraid that the short answer to your question is that you simply have to remember them!

Best wishes,



The LearnEnglish Team