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Amandeep travels 400 years back in time to find out about the English Civil War. She finds out how the war was fought – and who won it!

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Intermediate: B1


I wish I could studying VN history like this way

British people have very different traditions. And I know nothing about the English Civil War before watching this video. Very informative video.

It was really interesting.

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Hi Peter,
thank you for your answer. I enjoyed some of your videos which can play through "Can't see video? Click here!". thank you again for your efforts about them. but i wish could watch all of them. as you know there are some of those without "Can't see video? Click here!" and we can't see them.would you please make a way to see them?
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Hello Salahjoon,

We are making new videos available in this way, but it is difficult to do it with older pages. Perhaps we will be able to do this in the future but I cannot promise!

Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

Hello Peter,
this was a good news i heard and thank you so much for that.
best regards,

i cant download and save these videos. and can't watch them as well. when I play them, they message video format or MME are not supported.
I have already listened all of your podcast in series 1,2 and 3 and want to watch your videos.
could you please help me how I can watch them?
thank you

Hi salahjoon,

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The LearnEnglish Team

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