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Sightseeing in the town

Sightseeing in the town

Watch Mei-li from China and Ana from Brazil as they plan their day. The players are going sightseeing in Manchester and need some advice about public transport.

After you have watched the video, there are some activities to complete and then finally, there's a test!

Mei-li from China asking for some advice.

Asking about public transport

Activity 1: In this activity, you have to match the most important vocabulary from the video with the descriptions.
Match the words with the descriptions
 
Activity 2: In this activity, you have to read the statements and decide if they are true or false.
Test your understanding with these true or false statements.
 
Activity 3: In this activity, you have fill in the gaps with the details from the video.
Fill in the gaps with the details from the video.

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Your turn

Both players did very well in this episode. How do you think you would do?

Leave a comment and let us know. 

Here are some more questions for you to answer in the comment section:

  • Have you ever had any problems using public transport on holiday?
  • Have you ever been sightseeing? Where did you go?
  • Where would you like to go sightseeing in the future?

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hsn's picture
hsn
08/07/2022
TR
5542
points

I've had many problems in many times-:) Yes,In London.I enjoyed it. I'd like to have sightseeing in Tokyo.


hsn's picture
hsn
08/07/2022 17:25
Turkey
Tottenham Hotspur
5542

I've had many problems in many times-:) Yes,In London.I enjoyed it. I'd like to have sightseeing in Tokyo.

Michaelsun
30/03/2022
CN
738
points

I drive my car or use taxis in my holiday, so we don’t have problems.
Yes I have been sightseeing in the last decades.I have traveled many famous attractions in China except Taiwan.
I will go sightseeing in Europe in the future.


Michaelsun
30/03/2022 08:47
China
Manchester United
738

I drive my car or use taxis in my holiday, so we don’t have problems.
Yes I have been sightseeing in the last decades.I have traveled many famous attractions in China except Taiwan.
I will go sightseeing in Europe in the future.

Bruno123
28/03/2022
PL
296
points

Great!


Bruno123
28/03/2022 17:11
Poland
Manchester United
296

Great!

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Gabriel Amaral
10/03/2021
BR
1512
points

Yes, I had unfortunnately in London.
No, I have not, but I want to.
I would like to go sightseeing in London. When I went there I did almost everything by foot


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Gabriel Amaral
10/03/2021 15:38
Brazil
Arsenal
1512

Yes, I had unfortunnately in London.
No, I have not, but I want to.
I would like to go sightseeing in London. When I went there I did almost everything by foot

Izabela
26/06/2020
BR
1505
points

Good!


Izabela
26/06/2020 16:11
Brazil
Newcastle United
1505

Good!

mobeckham's picture
mobeckham
07/06/2020
TR
6511
points

When I have any problems or if I am confused , I always as a local from the city


mobeckham's picture
mobeckham
07/06/2020 22:40
Turkey
Manchester United
6511

When I have any problems or if I am confused , I always as a local from the city

Banuaydin_'s picture
Banuaydin_
05/04/2020
TR
6
points

I didn't go anywhere on vacation.
I want to go to Italy


Banuaydin_'s picture
Banuaydin_
05/04/2020 14:12
Turkey
Brighton and Hove Albion
6

I didn't go anywhere on vacation.
I want to go to Italy

jjosebadillo's picture
jjosebadillo
25/11/2019
MX
435
points

* Yes it´s difficult
*Yes to a museum
* In england


jjosebadillo's picture
jjosebadillo
25/11/2019 01:52
Mexico
Wolverhampton Wanderers
435

* Yes it´s difficult
*Yes to a museum
* In england

englishman
27/08/2019
DZ
1734
points

yes


englishman
27/08/2019 14:03
Algeria
Manchester City
1734

yes

englishman
27/08/2019
DZ
1734
points

ok


englishman
27/08/2019 14:02
Algeria
Manchester City
1734

ok

Gary7
18/01/2019
ES
109
points

I have been lucky, I have not had any problems with public transport. I went to Germany with my family by plane. I would like to travel to London in the future


Gary7
18/01/2019 23:39
Spain
Manchester City
109

I have been lucky, I have not had any problems with public transport. I went to Germany with my family by plane. I would like to travel to London in the future

Taku
05/06/2017
JP
66
points

yes I have.I had a problem where should I get off the bus.

Of course I have.I went to Australia.

I would like to go to Spain to watch football game!!


Taku
05/06/2017 15:56
Japan
Leicester City
66

yes I have.I had a problem where should I get off the bus.

Of course I have.I went to Australia.

I would like to go to Spain to watch football game!!

Noha
01/06/2017
EG
6
points

I always ask the locals about the public transport, I use buses most of the times.

I went to Alex, I saw Qaietbai citadel.

I would like to go to Luxor and Aswan in the future.


Noha
01/06/2017 14:06
Egypt
Liverpool
6

I always ask the locals about the public transport, I use buses most of the times.

I went to Alex, I saw Qaietbai citadel.

I would like to go to Luxor and Aswan in the future.

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Luzaurora
02/02/2017
US
9
points

I like to visit museums.


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Luzaurora
02/02/2017 23:53
United States
Manchester United
9

I like to visit museums.

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elghoul
29/01/2017
DZ
3988
points

Often there are a lot of problem using public transport like no respect to fixed time, no place left or sitting places.
In Paris I did do a lot of sightseeing visiting the Louvre museum, the Effel Tower or Pompidou museum.
I would like visiting London where I would enjoy going to the Theatre or watching football match.


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elghoul
29/01/2017 15:11
Algeria
Manchester City
3988

Often there are a lot of problem using public transport like no respect to fixed time, no place left or sitting places.
In Paris I did do a lot of sightseeing visiting the Louvre museum, the Effel Tower or Pompidou museum.
I would like visiting London where I would enjoy going to the Theatre or watching football match.

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mogs
30/09/2016
EG
5
points

It is very good


mogs's picture
mogs
30/09/2016 14:12
Egypt
Tottenham Hotspur
5

It is very good

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
16/06/2016
GH
4776
points

I would love to go sightseeing in dubai in the future


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kwesimanifest
16/06/2016 22:06
Ghana
Manchester United
4776

I would love to go sightseeing in dubai in the future

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
16/06/2016
GH
4776
points

I have beven on sightseeing before and I visited a zoo and a castle.


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kwesimanifest
16/06/2016 22:05
Ghana
Manchester United
4776

I have beven on sightseeing before and I visited a zoo and a castle.

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
16/06/2016
GH
4776
points

Yes on holidays public transports scarcely operate so there is pressure on the few that work and it leaves passengers stranded


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kwesimanifest
16/06/2016 22:02
Ghana
Manchester United
4776

Yes on holidays public transports scarcely operate so there is pressure on the few that work and it leaves passengers stranded

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
16/06/2016
GH
4776
points

I think I would perform well


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
16/06/2016 22:00
Ghana
Manchester United
4776

I think I would perform well

KopHG
26/04/2016
KR
122
points

- Sometimes, When i use a public transport at place to visit first time, I have confused a stop that i have to get off.
- I have visited Swiss last year. I have hiked the mountain Rigi and visited in Interlaken.
- I want to visit Anfield.


KopHG
26/04/2016 06:31
South Korea
Liverpool
122

- Sometimes, When i use a public transport at place to visit first time, I have confused a stop that i have to get off.
- I have visited Swiss last year. I have hiked the mountain Rigi and visited in Interlaken.
- I want to visit Anfield.

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assemjuve
31/03/2016
PS
3705
points

I would like to go to Turin.


assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
31/03/2016 20:34
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

I would like to go to Turin.

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
31/03/2016
PS
3705
points

No i have not.


assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
31/03/2016 20:34
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

No i have not.

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
31/03/2016
PS
3705
points

Yes i had .


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assemjuve
31/03/2016 20:33
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

Yes i had .

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HakanUslu1881
28/02/2016
TR
1761
points

I have been sightseeing lots of times and in lots of places.
I would like to go sightseeing USA in the future.


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HakanUslu1881
28/02/2016 04:15
Turkey
Leicester City
1761

I have been sightseeing lots of times and in lots of places.
I would like to go sightseeing USA in the future.

jenniferk
04/02/2016
MX
23
points

Yes, I have
Yes, I´m visit museums
Maybe I will go to aquarium


jenniferk
04/02/2016 18:25
Mexico
Manchester United
23

Yes, I have
Yes, I´m visit museums
Maybe I will go to aquarium

CarowJm
03/02/2016
MX
17
points

No, i think there is not a problem.use the public transport, and in the future i like go to new york


CarowJm
03/02/2016 00:33
Mexico
Liverpool
17

No, i think there is not a problem.use the public transport, and in the future i like go to new york

Miguel Renteria
03/02/2016
MX
19
points

I think is not problems using the public transportation on my city.


Miguel Renteria
03/02/2016 00:33
Mexico
Manchester United
19

I think is not problems using the public transportation on my city.

BrianMane
03/02/2016
MX
12
points

good


BrianMane
03/02/2016 00:32
Mexico
Arsenal
12

good

BrianMane
03/02/2016
MX
12
points

The public transport is a problen in the socety but is more importan than the money


BrianMane
03/02/2016 00:31
Mexico
Arsenal
12

The public transport is a problen in the socety but is more importan than the money

Laura01
03/02/2016
MX
15
points

the public transport is very important


Laura01
03/02/2016 00:30
Mexico
Swansea City
15

the public transport is very important

daniela hernandez
03/02/2016
MX
12
points

:)


daniela hernandez
03/02/2016 00:28
Mexico
Arsenal
12

:)

danielch2211
03/02/2016
MX
23
points

It´s fantastic


danielch2211
03/02/2016 00:28
Mexico
Chelsea
23

It´s fantastic

Mariana Ramírez
03/02/2016
MX
24
points

No, I don't have any problems using public tranportation.
Yes, I went to Austin.
I would love to sightseeing in Italy or Germany.


Mariana Ramírez
03/02/2016 00:25
Mexico
Manchester United
24

No, I don't have any problems using public tranportation.
Yes, I went to Austin.
I would love to sightseeing in Italy or Germany.

Mario Rmz
03/02/2016
MX
22
points

The transport on the Mexico City is very chaotic because we aren´t a good education to chohabit with other person. A example is the subway, very people use it.


Mario Rmz
03/02/2016 00:24
Mexico
Manchester City
22

The transport on the Mexico City is very chaotic because we aren´t a good education to chohabit with other person. A example is the subway, very people use it.

DanielRodriguez2811
03/02/2016
MX
21
points

I like c:


DanielRodriguez2811
03/02/2016 00:23
Mexico
AFC Bournemouth
21

I like c:

Fernando99
03/02/2016
MX
17
points

This activity is a program of the T.V ,is good, but idon´t can´t hear the dialogues very well :/


Fernando99
03/02/2016 00:23
Mexico
Manchester United
17

This activity is a program of the T.V ,is good, but idon´t can´t hear the dialogues very well :/

IsraChoco23
03/02/2016
MX
22
points

Is very good :)


IsraChoco23
03/02/2016 00:16
Mexico
Arsenal
22

Is very good :)

Vanesa
02/02/2016
MX
16
points

I like the program


Vanesa
02/02/2016 22:46
Mexico
Chelsea
16

I like the program

Coss
02/02/2016
MX
20
points

I{m not like a soccer


Coss
02/02/2016 22:45
Mexico
Manchester City
20

I{m not like a soccer

Ulises castañeda
02/02/2016
MX
18
points

I dislike the exercise


Ulises castañeda
02/02/2016 22:44
Mexico
Manchester United
18

I dislike the exercise

MarianaTovar
02/02/2016
MX
20
points

Very Good


MarianaTovar
02/02/2016 22:43
Mexico
Chelsea
20

Very Good

Coss
02/02/2016
MX
20
points

I'm not like the soccer.


Coss
02/02/2016 22:41
Mexico
Manchester City
20

I'm not like the soccer.

Menial
02/02/2016
MX
18
points

I don´t have any problems using public transport on holyday but it´s very funy
Iam going to go to the park and the mall with my family
No, i don´t like to go sightseeing in the future.


Menial
02/02/2016 22:34
Mexico
Chelsea
18

I don´t have any problems using public transport on holyday but it´s very funy
Iam going to go to the park and the mall with my family
No, i don´t like to go sightseeing in the future.

nikosonris
20/11/2015
UA
2453
points

I would love to go sightseeing somewhere in the UK and, of course, watch the football match of my favourite English team.


nikosonris
20/11/2015 14:33
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

I would love to go sightseeing somewhere in the UK and, of course, watch the football match of my favourite English team.

nikosonris
20/11/2015
UA
2453
points

Usually I don't have any problems using public transport, but once when I was sightseeing in Barcelona and had to change the bus, I bought another ticket instead of using the previous one as it is allowed in Barcelona to make a stopover within 80 minutes using only one ticket. Missed opportunity))


nikosonris
20/11/2015 14:31
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

Usually I don't have any problems using public transport, but once when I was sightseeing in Barcelona and had to change the bus, I bought another ticket instead of using the previous one as it is allowed in Barcelona to make a stopover within 80 minutes using only one ticket. Missed opportunity))

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MUGEMANYI
14/11/2015
RW
2320
points

I had problems using public transport traveling in Kigali


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MUGEMANYI
14/11/2015 15:15
Rwanda
Arsenal
2320

I had problems using public transport traveling in Kigali

Titou yasmaz
01/11/2015
DZ
40
points

in past i hadn't any problems with public transport on trip
I went to intersting historic places
i would like to see Rome


Titou yasmaz
01/11/2015 16:32
Algeria
Everton
40

in past i hadn't any problems with public transport on trip
I went to intersting historic places
i would like to see Rome

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aragorn1986
31/10/2015
ME
3557
points

Not really. I always ask someone for a direction if I'm not sure. I've been sigtseeing almost every weekend while I was studying in Rome. I would like to see Iceland and GB of course.


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aragorn1986
31/10/2015 22:18
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

Not really. I always ask someone for a direction if I'm not sure. I've been sigtseeing almost every weekend while I was studying in Rome. I would like to see Iceland and GB of course.

joan
09/04/2015
ES
0
points

I went sightseeing in Barcelona. I went to Sagrada Familia church and to Camp Nou stadium.
In the future, i would like to go to Paris and London.


joan
09/04/2015 16:43
Spain
Liverpool
0

I went sightseeing in Barcelona. I went to Sagrada Familia church and to Camp Nou stadium.
In the future, i would like to go to Paris and London.

Leaderboard

Top Scorers
RankNameScore
1mobeckham6511
2Alex_from_Ukraine6313
3hsn5542
4wsanta5086
5kwesimanifest4776
6Liubomyr4417
7elghoul3988
8assemjuve3705
9aragorn19863557
10Gergő Nagy3396
Country ranking
RankNameScore
1Colombia71580
2Ukraine33502
3Spain29065
4Serbia27426
5Brazil22839
6Albania20578
7Vietnam20212
8Turkey19957
9Macedonia19074
10Bosnia and Herzegovina16333
Club ranking
RankNameScore
1Manchester United143011
2Liverpool110506
3Chelsea89520
4Arsenal85722
5Manchester City58017
6Tottenham Hotspur19197
7Newcastle United10525
8West Ham United7579
9AFC Bournemouth4667
10Crystal Palace4486

Level

3
Average: 3 (1 vote)

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