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Sport is GREAT - Part 1

Whatever your taste, Britain is home to some of the greatest sports – and sporting venues – in the world. Watch the video and go behind the scenes at Silverstone Circuit, home of F1, and Wembley Stadium, temple of football!

Task 1

Which of these things does Richard do?


Task 2

Fill the gaps with words from the video.


Task 3

Make sentences from the video by reordering the words.


Task 4

Choose three words that can go in the gaps.




Language level

Advanced: C1
Upper intermediate: B2


Hello littlemoon86,

'133 metres tall' refers to the height, while '315 metres across' refers to the width.

I hope that answers your question and remember that, as we say in English, there are no stupid questions, only stupid answers.  In other words, if you don't know something then a question is a good idea, whatever it is about.

Best wishes,



The LearnEnglish Team

Thanks Mr Peter M, I really appreciate your help. :)

Hi teacher.. could you explain this to me?
Britain [has it all]. -> If I exchange 'Britain'(singular pronoun) to 'They'(plural), can I just say: 'They [have it all]'? If I was wrong, can you tell me the right sentence I have to use? :)
I'll wait your reply, sir. Thank you

Hi fernandd,

That is correct!

Best wishes,

The LearnEnglish Team

At 00:30, 'Britain has it all'. Why not 'Britain has them all'?

Hi Aung Thet Naing,
to have it all is a common informal expression. "Britain has it all" means that Britain has everything one could want when it comes to sport.
It doesn't refer so much to all the sporting venues he mentions just before - it refers to everything in general one could want that is related to sport.
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

hi i can't see video's in here and overcooked

Hi rihanna,
I'm sorry to hear you're having problems watching the video.  Unfortunately, users in Iran do have trouble watching some of our videos. 
We are trying to find a solution to this.  If you look at some of the more recent Word on the Street videos  – like Christmas Scene 1 – you'll see a link that says 'Can't see video? Click here!' just under the main video.  Please tell me if you can see that video.
All of our recent videos, as well as some of our older videos are already available through this method, and we will be moving more videos to this system when we can.
I h
ope that helps you.
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

Simply Amazing !
I haven't got anything to say , the video has said all about it.
well...I'm from Argentina and I love the football , and I like the English Premier League  , I always see all matches but I prefer see the matches of Liverpool  , it is my favorite English team but it isn't the most club of football to me because I'm fan of the Pope's team ( San Lorenzo ).

Hi Francuervo
If you like the Premier League, you should have a look at Premier Skills English. There are lots of football themed resources. 
The Premier Skills English Team