Ashlie surprises Stephen by beating him to the top of the mountain.

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

Do you know anywhere where you can travel on steam trains in your country?

Answer these questions.


Task 2

Comprehension Task

Can you fill in the gaps in the sentences with the correct numbers?



Language level

Intermediate: B1


When the ticket seller responses to Ashlie he said "yes for sure". Am I right?. Because in the transcrip he said "of course you can"
Thank you

Hello Martin_Laborde,

I think the ticket seller says 'Yes, of course you can', as in the transcript. It's a little difficult to hear because the introductory music is still playing, but that is what I hear.



The LearnEnglish Team

nice videos, I like them , it's encourage me to follow all of your resources. I need improve mainly my Listening skills, it becomes very hard for me.

can help me: A very cosy indeed.

Hi Nguyen,

In this case, 'indeed' is used for emphasis. The waiter agrees with Stephen when Stephen says that it sounds cosy. If you follow the link, you can see a few other examples of 'indeed' used this way.

Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

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Oh! I'm sorry. I just read the comments below. Sorry to bother you. T_T

In task 2, item 5: Snowdon is 1,000 metres tall. I would say "Snowdon is 1,000 metres high" Is it normal to say "tall" for the height of the mountain?

i just wanna know what's my listening level if i can understand almost everything in those videos and also if am ready to pass the ielts exam
thank you

Hello mebarek,

The level of this series is on the page above: B1. You can search for material at this or higher levels using our content search page.

As far as IELTS goes, the exam can be taken by anyone. There is no pass mark per se, but rather a score which represents your current level. I think the best thing for you would be to visit our site for IELTS candidates (TakeIELTS), where you can find information about the test, tips and advice, sample materials with answers and mock exams which you can use to assess your level.


Best wishes and good luck!


The LearnEnglish Team