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Can a haircut change your life?

Joshua Coombes is a London hairdresser who makes a big difference to homeless people's lives. Watch the video to find out more.

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Language level

Upper intermediate: B2


I loved this video!! We can help people in different ways. This video show us one of them.
How often do you upload new videos?

Hello Emilinch2020,

It is an inspiring video, isn't it? It's one of my favourites, too.

We create Video zone pages about once a month, though our next one is still a few weeks from being ready since we have a lot of other work at the moment. But you can find more videos like these in the Video zone on LearnEnglish Teens in the meantime if you'd like!

All the best,


The LearnEnglish Team

There are still lots of homeless people in my country including kids and the older ones. They sleep under the crossover with the cardboards at night . But they make money for their survival in many ways (like collecting the bottles and cans to recycle , selling the flowers and foodstuffs , asking money and so on ) . The rich people and the ordinary ones are always willing to help them out . We donate money , clothes and food to them on our way . But I've never seen such that idea of the video ; Haircut.
I totally agree with that idea and i love it.

I want to ask what is the meaning of I broke my hip? is it an idiom

The hip, or hips as there are two, are large bones in the body that attach the legs. When we say 'I broke my hip', 'I broke my arm' or 'I broke my leg' we mean that we broke the bone. I hope that helps Mayar.


Hips are a part of the body, at the very top of the leg. It's not an idiom. It seems Stuart had some sort of accident and got hurt.


The LearnEnglish Team