Roads are dangerous places for people on foot. Watch this video to find out how to stay safe when crossing roads in the UK.

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Do the Preparation task first. Then watch the video or listen to the audio. Next go to Task and do the activity. If you need help, you can read the Transcript at any time.

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Put the topics in the order you hear them.

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Task 2

Can you find the spelling mistakes in these sentences?

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Kevin you are absolutely right here 'be careful rules can't protect  you if drivers don't respect you'. we have to careful even there is green light to cross the road for people.

Good everyone here have contributed nicely. In my country Nigeria, traffic laws are very weak, drivers and people lack the awareness of complying with traffic laws.
hence, it is advisable to for anyone here in Nigeria to be alert whenever they are crossing roads. Zebra crossing is not well pronounced or recognized by drivers and even many people do not know what the black and white paint on the road means to their safety while crossing roads.
You can only see many of Zebra crossing in the big cities with less obedience to the traffic law. Most people here are always trying to catch up with appointments and schedules, therefore, everybody does what he/she likes with regards to light (red, green or yellow).
There is a great need for enlightenment and education of the entire populace in order to reduce the death rate associated with motor vehicle accidents.

I would like to request from any person to comment about "Do you think pedestrians are poorly treated compared to drivers?  " Because I feel it is  good for  IELTS exam

I would like to say my opinion about Highway Code , I live in Italy where the rules are similar like in the other European countries , the most differences compared to UK are , first of all : driving car over here is on  left and the direction of travel  is on right , in fact when I went in England with my family for holiday and I hired a English car , at beginning I had to pay very attention at least for the first few miles , then it went all well . The other differences regard pedestrians crossing , here in Italy there are no beacons or other kind of lights close to crossing , obviously  we've the flashing signal with the man painted that get colored green,red or yellow according the case

Hello, I'm French. I'm studying laws driving . I'd like to speak about the French traffic lows. The French traffic laws are very similar to the British ones.In France,the rule for a pedestrian is to cross the road on a zebra crossing if there is one at less than 50 meters. Drivers must stop and give way to the pedestrians. If they don't, they can have a fine because this is an offence, but I think the fine is less expensive in England then in France (135€). According to me, the traffic is more dangerous in France because the French drivers are undisciplined and sometimes don't give way to pedestrians. But let me give you some advice. Be careful rules can't protect you if drivers don't respect you.

In my country, Philippines, there is also a traffic law but it is not abiding by many especially those in the transport business because they want to get more passengers. They don't care about the law as long as they get more passengers because that's there cause of living.
You will see traffic lights mostly in the city. Also, you will find a lot of police men, traffic men and MMDA to watch the drivers who violate the traffic law which is I think only in the Philippines does that. I am also a driver but I seldom drive in the city because of those reckless drivers on the road. They said, even how you drive carefully if the one in front of you or behind you are reckless drivers still you are in danger.

I am live in small town Budva.Budva is a beautiful towm.Many tourists viseted it.We have a seas,very beautiful beaches on the coast.Budva have a old town too.Ol town is very significant in the history of Budva.Old name of Budva is Butoa.I love my town and I I recommend you to visit Budva. :) 

Hola:
Leaving in south America we haven't go the flashing beacon, we just have traffic lights and here in Peru, in order to get more order in the pedestrians and the drivers there are a lot different fines that we could receive if we were against the law ,one of them is taking away your driver license for a certain amount of time depend on of the infraction that you have done against the law after you pay. you need to pass a course that it can take from 1/2 to 3 years ban to drive, so during that time we can drive if the police caught us driving we wouldn´t get our driving license again...
Traffic is about education so for us in Peru is a long way to run in order to acquire that order that any human being desire in this live.
 

hi, this is Ahmed from the united Arab Emirates , according to our rules and regulations of the Emirates, we have to give priority to pedestrians when they start to cross from one side of the road to the other side , and that is specially at the uncontrolled pedestrian crossing ( means no police officer or a traffic signal to control their crossing ), but they do not have the right to cross from any point on the road , otherwise they shall be assumed violator to the traffic low, and then they will be liable for a traffic fine..
            

Hello, i am from Colombia, in our country everyday there are many accidents due to the recklessness of both, pedestrians and drivers. Also, laws are weak to solve this problem. So I think the most important is to educate people at school about a good behaviour on streets.  

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