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Snowdon Scene 2

Ashlie surprises Stephen by beating him to the top of the mountain.

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Task 1

Comprehension Task

Do you know anywhere where you can travel on steam trains in your country?

Answer these questions.


Task 2

Comprehension Task

Can you fill in the gaps in the sentences with the correct numbers?



Language level

Intermediate: B1


Hello uday27,

You can find higher-level content by going to our Find out your English level page and using the table under Step 2. Under 'Level', select C1 and you'll find a list of pages at an advanced level.

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The LearnEnglish Team

when i see the transcript this santence i couldn't understand what ashlie meaning (( it’s a shame about the view though )) did she meam it's amazing because no houses or towers or bridge etc.
and because fresh air this place is empty ????

Hello Hadi,

I'd suggest you look up 'shame' and 'view' in the dictionary – note there is a handy search box on the right side of this page. Ashlie is commenting on how she's disappointed about the fact that they can't see very far ('the view') because of the clouds.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

I never see steam train. I want go to Snowdon.

In Brazil, we have some touristic steam trains, too. I recommend Curitiba, for the Serra do Mar view and Guararema, near Sao Paulo, for the gorgeous english steam train.

In Mexico we have some steam trains, but they are used to transport building materials, gasoline and oil.

In INDIA we have a steam train in DARJILING

This video was super, thanks.

could you please explain what does(, it’s a shame about the view though.)mean ?
i cannot really understand it
thank you

Hello taya89,

This sentence means 'it's a pity the view is not so good'. The reason, of course, is that the fog is so thick they cannot see the view.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team