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Blackpool Scene 1

Stephen and Ashlie visit the seaside town of Blackpool and have a go on some of the rides at the Pleasure Beach theme park.

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.

Task 1

Comprehension Task

Read the questions and select the right answers.


Task 2

Comprehension Task 2

Read the questions and select the right answers.



Language level

Intermediate: B1


I'm still having problems with watching the videos, I've reported for this ,after that the videos suddenly worked on safari browser on my iPhone !so I thought the problem solved and that was two days ago . However, when I tried to watch the videos today they didn't work !! Please please please help me with that . and by the way I live in uk in case the region has any Connecting With the issue.

Hello aya-A-S,

Our videos require the Adobe Flash Player to work. iPhones and iPads don't typically accept the Flash player, so that may be why the videos aren't working on your device and I'm afraid there's very little we can do about that. I'd suggest you keep trying – if it worked once, perhaps it will again, or perhaps there's an alternative to the Flash player – but otherwise I'm afraid you'll probably have to use a different device to see the videos. Most any computer, for example, should work, especially if you install the Flash player.

Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

My task's result awful

i can't see videos since the web site changes...why?

Hello gillesparis,

I'm not sure! Please let us know what system and browser you are using and we will see if we can help in any way. A good first step is to try accessing the site on a different browser to see if it is a browser compatibility issues, but please let us know the information above.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

That was great.

Punter's accent is really unclear for me. Is it true that this is the informal accent in some parts of UK?
I understand Ashlie, Stephen and Rob's sentences very well. They speak clearly.

Hello e245,

There are many, many different accents in different parts of the UK and the rest of the world, and Punter's accent is certainly typical of where he's from. I wouldn't worry about this too much; the more you hear different accents, the more you understand, i.e. with a bit more practice with any particular accent, it gets much easier to understand.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

Many thanks for your help; it is working through the internet explorer.
Thanks to all the team.

Thank you for your checking. however, I still have the same problem with both exercises. I still see a white box that contains only "Comprehension Task
Read the questions and select the correct answers," but nothing else.
In the active and passive exercise, I can not see "begin" within the options to choose whether it is active or passive. I tried to access them through a different device and I used Mozilla firefox to open this site.
Many thanks for all the team.