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Unit 1: Learning Circles
Watch these videos and learn some English words and phrases to help you with everyday life

Session 3

Has anyone in your Learning Circle ever taken the wrong bus? This time, Samina takes a bus, but it is going the wrong way. We’ll look at some useful language for taking buses and trains, checking information and asking for advice.

Sessions in this unit

Session 3 score

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    Activity 1
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    Activity 2
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    Activity 3

Activity 1

Bus – Part 1

Catching the bus

Samina catches a bus, but is it the right one? With your group, watch the video, discuss the questions and then try the activity.

Watch the video and complete the activity

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Samina
Excuse me. I want to go to Westhall. Which bus do I take?

Woman
Westhall? I think you take the number 9.

Samina
Thank you.

Sign and announcement
The next stop is Hanford.

Samina
Hanford?

Discuss these questions with your group:

  • What should she do?
  • What should she say in English?
  • Has this ever happened to you? (When? Where? What happened?)

To do

Try this quiz to check you have understood what happened.

Bus: What happened?

3 Questions

Can your group answer these questions about the film?

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What happens next?

Will Samina find the right bus? Watch the next part of the story to find out.