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Countryside is GREAT - Part 1

Britain's countryside is great, rich with lakes, mountains and monuments. Richard goes to the Lake District first, before crossing the border to Wales.

Task 1

Which is the best title for this video?


Task 2

The numbers in this exercise are in the video. What do they refer to?


Task 3

Can you make sentences from the video using these words?


Task 4

Richard said "This area is said to be one of the most beautiful in Great Britain." Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first one. You can't use the word 'people' and you must use the word in brackets.




Language level

Advanced: C1
Upper intermediate: B2


Hi Poussvite,
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The LearnEnglish Team

I want to live in countryside but just temporary, I am living in the big city, so I think I won't be able to live in countryside for ever!!
I have a question, (because I am a lazy student specially in Grammar,) :-)) what kind of grammar he used in the video?? "he said this area is said to be one of the most beautiful in Great Britain." It is a good sentence & I want to use it as my own, but I have too many problems to make it!!

Hello pnth!
Well, the important part of the sentence is the passive part. That's this part:

this area is said to be one of the most beautiful in Great Britain.

What it means is “People say this area is one of the most beautiful in great Britain”. You can read about the passive voice here. The “He said” bit is reported speech – click on the link for more information.
Hope that helps!
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello, first of all Thank you very much indeed!
It is an extraordinary website I have ever seen.
Here (to stick out into the water) what does it mean, I searched it in Cambridge dictionaries and of course google it but all I found is(to stick out), not (to stick out into). 
Thanks for helping me.

Hello marjanonabi!
This is from the Countryside is Great Part 2, right? It's easier to understand if you take the phrase as two parts. It sticks out and into the water. If you look at the video, Durdle Door clearly sticks out from the rest of the coast. But where does it stick out? Into the sea.
Hope that helps!
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

These Audio and visual website is very helpful to me because I taught a lot here even I'm only 3 days used this educational and fun exercises., More power to all of you and spread your clan to continuing all of these various learning activities. Thanks and be have fun.

Wow superb and awesome countryside places in the famous land of Great Britain. 
Hopefully this problem going to be fixed as soon as possible I know you can do it guys because you are very enthusiastic persons and have a good interest for the sake of the other people God will help you fix them immediately. More power to all of you behind of these helpful internet connection.

I can't see the video all i get is the transcript and the tasks!

Hello Dorian,
Sorry about that. We had a problem with our video today. Some of our video clips are stored on a server in New York and due to the big storm there they stopped working. As far as I can see they are fixed now.
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

Thank You!