Camden Scene 1 - Language Focus

Rob explains question forms and expressions people use when they go shopping.

Instructions

Watch the video. Then go to Task and do the activities.

Task 1

Complete the questions with the right question word.

Exercise

Task 2

Match the questions with the answers.

Exercise

Task 3

Rearrange the words to make 'how' questions.

Exercise

Task 4

Match the sentences with when we use them.

Exercise

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Submitted by nikoslado on Fri, 26/08/2022 - 13:43

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Dear Team,
I want to enroll in the ''Self-Study online'' course. Following the instructions on this page, I have sent two emails to the address indicated on the page and have received the following reply:
''Your message was not delivered to support.englishonline@britishcouncil.com because the address could not be found or is unable to receive mail.''
Not knowing what else to do, I am asking for your help so that I can get in touch with the appropriate team.
I enclose the e-mail I sent:

-Dear Teachers,
I'd like to ask you for some specific information about the ''Self-Study online'' course. I'd been subscribed one year ago but I had to interrupt the lessons because I needed specific communication and support from a teacher to solve my questions and get proper feedback during them, which was not available at that time. I would like to be able to ask questions and receive feedback, as it is in the free courses you offer, where there are excellent teachers who answer such questions and queries. (There were also several problems with communicating with you via e-mail, due to misunderstanding.)
Teacher Peter informed me that this option is now available to us by paying an additional fee and choosing a teacher we like, so I would like more specific information:
-Have any technical problems of your own competence, concerning connection and access to the website, which existed at the time, been solved?
-How is all this process done?
-Can I choose a tutor for the whole course I am taking? (For example, I would prefer Rob, who I know from the free courses and who suits me).
-Through which means and way will the communication with the tutor be done?
Thank you in advance,
Nikos

Hi nikoslado,

Thanks for contacting us. Please try emailing it again to this .org address (not .com): support.englishonline@britishcouncil.org

You should be able to reach the English Online team there. Please let us know if there's any further problem.

Best wishes,

Jonathan

The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by nikoslado on Tue, 23/08/2022 - 11:43

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Dear Peter,
is there any typo or confusion in your answer to anasge?
As you explained, shouldn't be the second option correct instead of the first, or am I missing something?
Respectfully,
Nikos

Hi nikoslado,

Right - it should read "The second option is correct." Thanks!

Jonathan

The LearnEnglish Team

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Submitted by Elnaz1367 on Wed, 30/05/2018 - 11:54

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Hello, why are not there the text of the clip?

Hello Elnaz1367,

Each Word on the Street episode is made up of five parts. Three of these are intended for listening practice and we provide transcripts for these. The other two parts, which are the ones with 'Language Focus' in their titles, are designed to be mini-lessons with Rob. These are explanations and not listening texts so we do not include transcripts. The important thing with these sections is to understand the explanations and examples rather than to follow the text for listening comprehension.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team 

Submitted by A H Wani on Wed, 21/03/2018 - 18:26

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I have a question Sir actually I am a government employee in India.My mother has recently gone under hip replacement surgery and I have borne all the expenses of surgery of my mother.In India a government employee is entitled to medical reimbursement if any one of his family member undergoes medical treatment including surgery etc but this medical reimbursement is governed by certain rules. As per these rules a family has been defined as: Clause (e) "Family" means wife or husband, children including adopted children, step children and parents living with the government servant and wholly dependent upon him; [Explanation:- Parents in the definition of family shall be treated as dependent on government servant provided own income of either parent does not exceed rupees 2500 per month.] Later the above rule was ammended as: The explanation below clause (e) shall be substituted by the following:- "Parents in the definition of family will include only such parents whose monthly income does not exceed rupees 5000 per month." From the above cited references what conclusion can be drawn.Is it monthly income only one parent or of both the parents. Please reply

Hello A H Wani,

I'd really like to help you with this, and I sincerely wish you the best with this difficult situation, but I'm afraid it's not clear to me. Given everything that you say, it sounds as if the rupees 5,000 is an aggregate, i.e. the income of both parents, but really you should check with some government authority figure to find out how it is interpreted by them.

I wish you and your family the best.

Best regards,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

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Submitted by pathomporn on Thu, 08/03/2018 - 03:28

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Also different sit in a classroom English. I love to learn here more than in a class.