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B1 intermediate: Problems at the train station

In this video Makayla needs a bit of help from the station manager at the train station. Will she catch her train?

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Language level

Intermediate: B1


Some years ago my husband and I were into the train and suddenly the train was changed and we had to carry all our luggages and rush to find the new platform .As we were with 04 luggages it was very difficult to rush and the men was informing us in loud voice that we will lost the train. it was a very bad situation.

Yes i do. I travel by train every day for work and sometimes there are problems.

I love travelling by train. It is a good place to relax and to think quietly and to read.

I love travalling by train. I have experienced travelling by train when I was in Germany for tourist purpose. It was awesome and I still want to try again.

In my country there are no trains but i would like to travel in train

I had a travel with train four month ago but that was'nt a good exprience becouse our train had a trrible accident with a little baby wich cause he died and that incident shocked us for the next days of our travel...I will never travel with train.


I never have traveled by train, In my country colombia there are no trains. Generally when I need to move somewhere near take a car or bus.

If You have never traveled by train so you are not very happy person. It is joke. Travelling by train or by car or by plane. It doesn't matter. To me, I like to travel by plane.

Hi. I'm Akmal . From Uzbekistan. Can I speak to you in English?