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Innovation is GREAT - Part 2

British innovation is not just in the home. Join Richard as he talks about robots, space exploration – and very fast cars.

Task 1

Select the things that Richard does in the video.


Task 2

Type a missing word or number from the video.


Task 3

Combine the two words to make phrases from the video.


Task 4

Select the correct verb form.




Language level

Advanced: C1
Upper intermediate: B2


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Hello everyone..
☆ Do you like any sort of motor sport?
- Yes, I like this kind of sport. It has the ability to bring other countries together in one competition. But honestly, I don't know what exactly why I like it. Maybe it is because there's connection between the adrenaline rush and thrill of riding, I guess.
☆ Which car do you prefer McLaren or Rolls-Royce? Why?
- When dreaming about expensive cars, I think I'd prefer Rolls-Royce. I like it because Rolls-Royce like to combine classic elegance with modern technology.

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To be honest, I`ve never spent any time watching this kind of sport. However I don`t mind being in a formula car taking part in a race as long as I am not the driver, adrenaline must be at its maximum there, it would feel great.
Before watching this video my knowledge about Rolls-Royce didn`t exceed that it is the ultimate luxury and now I know why it is. Having the most powerful engine ever, the handcraftsmanship with the high tech involved, the safety and comfort it guarantees, all of these would definitely make it my first choice.

Taking into account the amount of time I’ve spent on watching Formula 1 I wouldn’t call myself a huge fan of it. Although I would love to see the race with my own eyes and feel the rush of speed and car engine sounds.
I would probably prefer Rolls-Royce because having top comfort options it still remains very fast and powerful. I would definitely buy both ‘animals’ if I were, let’s say, Mark Zuckerberg.

well ,you post comments in every video ,are you a teacher or a learner ?

I prefer the Mac Laren because it is a fast car, this short distances for speed .

Hello everyone,
Can anyone tell me if there is any grammatical mistake in following sentence:
"Having good command over English to the subtle level."