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History Scene 1 - Language Focus

Rob and Stephen talk about American English and some uses of passive verb forms.

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

Task 1

Click on the American English word to complete each sentence.


Task 2

Can you remember the American English words from Task 1? Type in the words to complete the sentences.


Task 3

Complete the sentences with the correct passive expressions for talking about landmarks.



Language level

Intermediate: B1


Hello Fatimajafar,

I'm sorry about that. Could you please tell us which Task (or Tasks) you're talking about? Also, what operating system (e.g. iPhone, Android, Windows) and browser (e.g. Firefox, Chrome) are you using? We'll certainly try to fix this.

Thanks for your help.

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The LearnEnglish Team

Hello I m new I try to have the answer of each task but I don't know where I can see this

Hello J_Herve,

To see how many answers you got right and wrong, click 'Check answers'. To see the key as well, click 'Submit'.

Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

Hi! Thank you so much for your lessons. I'm so sorry, i can't find 'Check answers'.

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Hello anji1999,

Thanks for you kind comment! We're glad you found us and that you find the site so useful.

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The LearnEnglish Team

Very useful and fun explanation... thanks

Very good .

This videos are good examples for learning English with fun...Thanks

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