Whatever your taste, Britain is home to some of the greatest sports – and sporting venues – in the world. Watch the video and go behind the scenes at Silverstone Circuit, home of F1, and Wembley Stadium, temple of football!

Task 1

Which of these things does Richard do?

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Task 2

Fill the gaps with words from the video.

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Task 3

Make sentences from the video by reordering the words.

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Task 4

Choose three words that can go in the gaps.

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Language level

Advanced: C1
Upper intermediate: B2

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Hi teacher.. could you explain this to me?
Britain [has it all]. -> If I exchange 'Britain'(singular pronoun) to 'They'(plural), can I just say: 'They [have it all]'? If I was wrong, can you tell me the right sentence I have to use? :)
I'll wait your reply, sir. Thank you

Hi fernandd,

That is correct!

Best wishes,

Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello ! could you tell me what is the meaning of (a 133 metre tall steel arch which is also 315 metres across) I understand that it is 133 meter tall so What does 315 meters refer to ??? Thanks . I think you could say it is a silly question but u really don't know

Hello littlemoon86,

'133 metres tall' refers to the height, while '315 metres across' refers to the width.

I hope that answers your question and remember that, as we say in English, there are no stupid questions, only stupid answers.  In other words, if you don't know something then a question is a good idea, whatever it is about.

Best wishes,

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Thanks Mr Peter M, I really appreciate your help. :)

is there an oppurtunity to get the video? or to download it?
it would be perfect for my presentation about british sport :-))
best wishes, fshspp

Hi fshspp,

I'm afraid that the Britain is Great videos are not available for download! I hope you can find something suitable elsewhere.

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Dear Team Leader,

Please advise which of the following is correct or more standard:

1. The pushcart was fitted with a stove and wok for deep-frying fritters.
2. The pushcart was fitted with a stove and wok to deep-fry fritters.

Thanks,

Yours sincerely,

Chen laifa

Hello CHEN LAIFA,

Both of these are grammatically correct and have a similar meaning. The first is the more common form in most contexts.

Best wishes,

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Hello Britain ís Great,

I'm from VietNam. In my country most of a people are fan of football ( soccer ). They watches the Barclays Premier League in the weekend. Some of the club they like are MU, LIV, CHELSEA. I hope the VietNam team vs Great Bratain in the worldcup near future.

Best Regard

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