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English is GREAT - Part 2

Richard finds out about all the different kinds of English and talks to some of the hundreds of thousands of students who come to Great Britain to learn English every year.

Task 1

Order the events in the video.


Task 2

Choose the right answer.


Task 3

Put the right word in each space to complete the sentences.


Task 4

Be careful - not all adverbs need -ly! Add -ly if it is needed.




Language level

Advanced: C1
Upper intermediate: B2


One of the reason that makes English widely used in global is about industrial and commercial necessarities between countries.All of instutions and structures that are based on our global trade were associated during 19th century industrial revolutions.
You always have a chance to speak with someone whose main language is english.

Thanks a lot for a wonderful series of Great videos! I really enjoy watching them and practicing my English.

Could I ask about this sentence from the Transcript, please?
“There's different accents of English.”
Why is there “there’s” not “there’re” form?

Hello AnnyMarkina

I'm very glad you enjoyed them! In informal speaking, people often say 'there is' when really 'there are' is the most correct form. I'd recommend you use the correct form, but it's good to know this when you hear native speakers 'break' the rule.

All the best


The LearnEnglish Team

Help me please with the "most" adverb.
In exercise 4 you have sentence: "The thing I hate most about my boss is her bad temper."

If I tried to say something like that myself, I'd prefer to use "the" article before "most" - "The thing I hate the most...".
When I googled "The thing I hate most" and "The thing I hate the most", I found out that the first phrase has only 100 000 entries, while the seond one - nearly 5 mln entries.
So my intuition isn't so bad:)

Why don't you use the article "the" before "most" in the phrase mentioned above?
Is it a mistake? Or maybe both options are possible - with "the" and without? In the latter - do they have the same meaning or different?

So, my question is - which is really correct: "I hate most.." or "I hate the most"
Am I wrong? In

Hello Yshc,

You can use either 'the most' or 'most' or even 'most of all' as adverbs to modify the verb here and there is no difference in meaning.



The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you!

Yes, it is in many different ways, in science you need updated with the last news and advanced discoveries with English, whether somebody wants to publish his research must be in English. Many global companies used English as common language among their employees. The advantages to study English in English speaking country are very high, because They get many resources in different places even during leisure time. Yes, I would like study and improve on my English skills in England . I could choose firstly London, Manchester, Birmingham and others..

English is a widely spoken language because of many reasons such as innovtion and science. learning English in an English-speaking country is very useful that you can communicate with native speakers and be immersed by it wich allows you to learn English fast and deeply and I will be lucky if I get an opportunity to study this language in a UK or USA.

English is Great.
1st. No matter where I go, there are people speaking English.
2nd. There are endless resouces on line in English for entertainment and learning.
3rd. I can always find a job if I keep learning English.
4th. I learned another European Language easier because I speak English.
5th. English language is a media to communicate with many different people in the world and a bridge to another culture.
6th. It's difficult to find learning resources on the internet for other languages, but there are a lot of free resources and well-designed tests for English language on this website. It benefits learners like me with limited time and no budget. Besides, listening and doing the tests is a good way to pass free time.
Thank you!

Hello Peterkuo,

We're very happy to hear that these pages are so useful for you. Thanks for letting us know, and please don't hesitate to ask us for help if you need it.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team