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Snowdon Scene 1

Stephen and Ashlie arrive at the hotel in Snowdonia, but they don't have the same idea about how to relax!

Do the Preparation task first. Then watch the video. Next go to Task and do the activity. If you need help, you can read the transcript at any time.

Task 1

Comprehension Task

What did you learn about Snowdonia?

Choose the best answer to these questions.

Exercise

Task 2

Comprehension Task 2

Read the statements about Stephen and Ashlie and decide if they are true or false.

Exercise

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Language level

Intermediate: B1

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I’m going to go get changed -

what does it mean?which is the grammatical structure?

Hello Reddy_Rabby,

There is a construction which is used to express intentions which is quite common in spoken English. It is

go and do something

Example: I'd like to go and speak to him.

The meaning is something like 'go there in order to'.

In your example the 'and' is omitted, which is not unusual in infomal language.

 

Best wishes,

Peter

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Thanks for this activity. It keeps helping me a lot in my classes and the students really like it. ;)

Hello everyone,it's my first time on this site.
I would improve my english for my job,my life and travel without language problems.
I hope.
thanks in advance for your help.
best regards

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At the weekends, my family and I are enjoying outdoor activities, like playing football with friends, swimming with my sons and practice English for an hour.
For Thursday, we spend the night playing football till we become totally exhausted and return to home for taking a warm shower and relax.
Next day, on Friday, we go for walking along the beach, enjoying the fresh sea air and become loaded with positive energy.
One of the incredible outdoor activities is sharing the English language practice with my kids, like playing quiz or speaking in English for about one hour, really, I like that part.

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