Try out the various ways of asking people to repeat what they said.


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.




That's really useful. There are several ways to say "I didn't hear you, could you please repeat." I think it's specially useful in an interview.

Thanks for all your support with videos, etc...

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Hi bimsara,

Thanks so much for your kind and enthusiastic feedback! It's very satisfying to hear that you find LearnEnglish useful - we certainly do our best to make it so.

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It is a writing exam which includes gramer excercises and also i have to do an essay.I need to learn more knew words in english.I hope you have understand me.

Hi luiza1995,
For the grammar exercises, you could look at our Grammar Exercises and also our section called English Grammar, which has explanations as well as exercises. There are also Vocabulary games, though to prepare for an exam, I suppose you will be tested on specific vocabulary, which may or may not be covered in these games.
As for writing, we have some pages on Essays in Writing for a Purpose. Please note that this section is oriented to advanced university-level academic writing - I'm not sure if that will be relevant for your exam. Finally, it might also be useful for you to look through the articles in our Magazine. These are examples of good writing that you could learn useful vocabulary and structures from.
I hope this is helpful!
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

hello everybody,I have an english exam and I realy want to practice it, is there any bady who can help me please?

Hello luiza1995,
Perhaps if you tell us what kind of exam it is we might be able to suggest some useful materials for you.  What kind of skills do you need in the exam (speaking, reading, listening, writing)?  Is it a general English exam or more specialist English (such as English for Business, for example)?  Are there any grammar structures or vocabulary areas you need to practise for the exam?  If you can give us some more information, I'm sure we will be able to suggest some exercises which will help you.
Best wishes
The LearnEnglish Team

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