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Episode 07

Tess and Ravi are back to talk about shopping in London, and Jo and Adam look at how to use the word 'too' in different ways.

Tess & Ravi

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

Task 4

Task 5

Task 6

Task 7

Task 8

Exercise

Leave a comment below!

  • What are your favourite places to go shopping where you live?
  • Do you like shopping centres? Markets?
  • Have you been to any of the places in London that Tess and Ravi talked about? Or would you like to?

Leave a comment and we'll discuss some of your answers in the next podcast.

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Language level

Intermediate: B1
Pre-intermediate: A2

Comments

Hello Counsel,

'me' is really the correct form here, at least in an ordinary context, but in songs you can often find language used a bit differently. In this example, I suspect that 'I' was used by the songwriter because it rhymes with 'side'. This kind of thing is quite common in song lyrics and is quite acceptable in that context.

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hi there,

I'm confused with one of the verbs in this expression: "I saw him 'throw' the ball into the pond." I think it should be replaced with 'threw'. Right? If no, I will appreciate an insightful explanation on this, thanks.

Hello Counsel,

Verbs of perception (such as 'see', 'hear', etc.) are often followed by an object ('him') and an infinitive ('throw'), so actually that sentence is correct. Saying 'threw' instead would not be correct.

I hope this helps.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello Mandeep,

We have a page that explains this. Try using our Search box – if searching for 'each other' doesn't work for you, try 'reciprocal pronouns'. And please try to find things on your own in the future! We're happy to help, but you can often find things much more quickly by searching for them yourself.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello, LearnEnglishTeam!
Why in this podcast there isn't ability to download only transcript?

Hello krig,

Our mistake – sorry! I've just fixed this – now you can find the Transcript under Instructions & downloads, as always.

Thanks very much for pointing this out to us!

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Cooking is regarded as a woman's task and men never cook in my country except in restaurants.
I have never cooked a meal in my life.

HELLO EVERYONE,
COULD YOU TELL ME HOW TO IMPROVE MY SPEAKING. I KNOW WHERE I HAVE TO PUT HELPING VERB AND SIMPLE VERB,BUT SOMETIME I COULDN'T SPEAK AND GOT CONFUSED WITH THE SENTENCE AND WITH GRAMMAR.TELL ME HOW TO OVER COME IT.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

Hello Mandeep kaur,

Speaking is difficult, isn't it? I suggest you take a look at our Help page, where we've included a lot of advice about improving your English, including tips and suggestions on speaking.

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Hello everybody Good Morning!
can any body tell me how to use must,must have and must have been?

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