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Camden Fashion

Camden Town is a world-renowned place to shop for alternative clothing. Carmen goes there to find out more about its history and what's fashionable now.

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Language level

Intermediate: B1


Thanks! It was very useful.


Hello! I only would like to know why I don't find anymore the "Word on the street" series in the list of the home page. Thank you very much for your answer. Bye!

Hi Iellablu,

You can find Word on the Street in our Skills > Listening section, or by going directly the Word on the Street section, though it's true that it doesn't appear in the drop-down menus any more. This is because we've been reorganising and updating the site, and we'll soon be publishing brand-new content as well.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

Very interesting place to visit this Candem market, I would like visit it and walk all of their stands and choose many interesting stuffs that i can't not get in my country, Peru.
thanks learning English Team

In this episode of Word on the street I saw the writing above (1970's). I've learned that the correct way is 1970s.

Hello Bete,

There is no universally accepted rule for this. As far as I know, in American English the apostrophe tends to be used whereas in British English it is not. This means that probably the apostrophe is incorrect here. I'll check with our proofreader and then correct it if so.

Thanks for pointing this out to us!

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

Very interesting these two video about Camden. It recalls me when I was living there...

These people are not satisfied inside themselves and they try to be satisfied outside.

why i can not see it ?I mean i can not turn it on ????