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Episode 07

Adam and Rob discuss your favourite times of day. Also, Tess and Ravi talk about something British people love, but most people hate!

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How do you feel about queuing?

If you’ve been to Britain, do you think it’s true what Tess and Ravi said – are the British good at queuing? 

How about queues in your country? Do people queue up politely or do they jump the queue? Do you jump the queue?

We’d love to hear from you - write your answers in the comments.


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Intermediate: B1


I've never been to Britain and I've never heard that British are good at queuing. In my country, honestly, people always jump the queue so the queues are always not tidy and very difficult. Honestly, I've ever been jumped queues. So the queues in my country are terrible.

Queues in my country are very difficult and boring becouse always very longer and I waste to mucho time in it. While I'm queuing I never can't be sure if I could buy the stuff I'm looking for becouse there aren't enough for all and it makes me feel so angry and strefull. Is quite hard to explain about queues in my country, people queue up very unpolite and some of then try to jump it.

Here in my country people are used to queueing all the time. I dont like much queueing but i never jump it.

I hate queuing very much. It is very boring and wasting the time. I can't stand waiting for many hours only to buy tickets or products . I remembered when I went to Cairo tower and waiting for hours only to enter in the left . I think lots of people in my country hate queuing like me because we get angry quickly. I don't remember I have jumped a queue before but like everywhere there are many people do that in my country

Well, I think that queuing it's a waste of time nowadays because we have the technology tools to avoid them, in my country(Uruguay) you can schedule an appointment on the internet before you go to any service, so you don't have to queue most of the times, but when you want to go to the cinema or to a football match or to a music concert, you'd have to queue to get in.
I've never been to Britain so I don't know how is queuing there, but many movies and internet videos shows that they're very polite to queue.
In my country most of the people is polite but although most of the times people behave politely at queuing, you can find some people that always try to jump positions in a queue to save time, so I think here we're polite but not as much I would like. I don't like to jump the queues because It's not polite and I think that if you want to save time, you can go to the same place earlier without jumping the queue positions later. In general I can say we're good at queuing but not so good at other countries.

Thanks for the episode.
Great site!

I hate very much waiting in queue. But I respect other people those who stand in queue and I will be polite, In my country many people do not obey these queue rules that is annoying things many times.

Good evening everyone
Nowadays in anywhere there's queue to organize people and give everyone turn so I think everyone must respect queuing. If there exceptional circumstances will people except it. However in Oman everyone applicable queuing and everyone respect it but a little people try to jumping it. I respect queuing because gives me my right. If I feel hurry first I take permission from all people in front of me and give him reason.

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Queuing is very boring and annoying thing for me. But rules are rules you didn't jump the queue

I don't like queuing at all because it is very boring and I always jump the queue when I have something emergency.

I also hate queuing, yesterday i waited in the bank. it's so boring!