Lots of students, from all over the world, come to Britain each year to study. Nick visits Oxford University and the London School of Economics and talks to some students to find out what it's like to study in the UK.

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

Language Task

What prepositions go in the gaps? Watch the video again if you get stuck.

Exercise

Task 2

Can you re-order Stephen's questions to the students?

Exercise

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Language level

Intermediate: B1

Comments

This is a great tour to explore the Oxford University , I can know a bit more about there and learning English as well.

Hi the Learn English Team,  would you please explain the exact meaning of "You have to work really hard but at the same sense you can also, kind of, play really hard." Kind of ?  thank you very much indeed

Hi Kacci Kwok,
You can find a great explanation of 'kind of' using the Cambridge Dictionaries Online window on the right.  You'll find a definition:
used when you are trying to explain or describe something, but you cannot be exact
an example:
It was kind of strange to see him again
and a link to related information:
→ See also kinda
 
You can also hear the pronunciation, see the style and so on.  It's a great tool for looking up words and phrases like this.
Best wishes,
 
Peter
The LearnEnglish Team

hello, I have a question here in the transcript ( what goes on here at the LSE student's union?
I don't understand how this Question formed  , how we use" goes " in Question?
Thanks for explaining and help :) Have a good day

Hi littlemoon86,
If you look up the words go on in the Cambridge Dictionaries Online search box (in the column on the right of this page), you'll see that it is a phrasal verb and that one of its meanings is happen.
The reason that the verb in the question is goes (and not does go) is because the subject of the verb go is the question word what. I would recommend that you read our page on verbs - questions and negatives, especially the part where it says "Questions with who, which and what" for a more detailed explanation of this.
Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello, everybody:) i really loved this section. The video paints a vivid picture of life in the Oxford university. It makes me wanna go there. I have one question. I wonder what that phrase means. 'share a flat'. Thank you for your answer.  

Hi silverwing,
I'm glad you enjoyed the video. Have you seen the Cambridge Dictionaries Online search box on the right? You can use it to look up words that you don't know.
A flat is a group of rooms that people live in, usually inside a bigger building. People who share a flat live together in the same flat.
Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

i hope one day i can study there
it's great University

Hi, I don't understand what the preposition "with" means in the phrase: "It’s very popular with tourists and students." In this wording are "with" the same meaning of "among"? Thanks for help!

Hello rbrt,

Yes, that's correct: both among and with are commonly used with the adjective popular in sentences like this one. If you look up popular in our dictionary (see the search box on the lower right), you'll see several examples of how it is used.

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

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