Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night

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Every November people in Britain go out and celebrate Bonfire Night. What is it? Watch the video and find out all about it!

This video is part of our Word on the Street series. Word on the Street is an exciting new English Language teaching programme co-produced by the BBC and the British Council.

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Do you like fireworks? When do people in your country set off fireworks?

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Nesrina's picture
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I love fireworks because it's very funny in the festival I like it very well and in my country we use it especially in 1st's November festival.

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3B's picture
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I love looking at fireworks. In my town fireworks are set off on Saint Rocky's festival, the festival of our saint patron. I love their colours and shapes, but they are very noisy. We make bonfires in June for Saint Antony day

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Kida's picture
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Yeah I like Fireworks A Lot ^-^
When A Firework Blows I always try to take pictures with my phone camera :D
They Set Off The Fireworks when Its New Year or the important days for us and Wedding Parties.

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Tricia's picture
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In Japan,we don't have such a big event in New Year's Eve!
So I'm really interested in this topic.
I hope Japan held a BIG activity!!!!

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Jo - Coordinator's picture
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Hi lkjajp,

The video is working OK for me. Which browser are you using? (Chrome, Firefox etc) Can you see the other videos on the site? Please let us know and we'll try to help you.

Thanks,

Joanna (LearnEnglish Teen Team)

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JoEditor's picture
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Hi gobbysym,
No, you don't need real player. You can usually just click the video. Can you watch other videos on our website or is it just this one that isn't working? Please check your computer and then write again if you have more problems.
Best wishes, Jo (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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JoEditor's picture
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Hi lobe,
Can you watch any of the videos on LearnEnglish Teens? Can you watch videos from other websites on the computer you're using? Which browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome etc) are you using? Let me know a bit more and I will try to help you, but I've just checked the videos on the site and they are working OK. 
Best wishes, Jo (LearnEnglish Teens Team) 

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sunar's picture
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I love fireworks so much and we are in our country, they give each year, and sometimes in the sporting events ....

sunar
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Edona49's picture
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I really like fireworks,especially the colourfull ones! I think fireworks are very romantic and couples enjoy watching them.Unfortunately,in my town me can see them only once a year ,on New Year's eve.

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