Are you interested in cars? In this video Carmen visits the National Motor Museum and finds out about classic British cars.

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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 have a favourite make of car? How old do you have to be to take your driving test in your country? Are you keen to learn how to drive?

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Ken 9 January, 2016 - 08:27

Yes, I'm keen to learn how to drive! Can't wait till eighteen!!
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Toma English 13 July, 2013 - 00:04

Do you have a favourite make of car? How old do you have to be to take your driving test in your country? Are you keen to learn how to drive?
No , I'm not very keen on cars . In Egypt we must be over 18 to take the driving test . I'm not keen to learn how to drive , I'm a big coward of cars accidents !

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Natalija 15 May, 2013 - 16:20

Hey, EclairCat
Would you like to be a professional driver, like Michael Schumacher? I think that sport car are really amazing, they increase the level of adrenalin in our blood.

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EclairCat 11 May, 2013 - 12:18

WOW do you know i'm the greatest racer in race games?

=D i love sports cars
my favorite car is the jaguard XJ200
i'm still waiting for be 18 years and get my license D=

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MALINE 5 May, 2013 - 00:24

You must be 18 to get your license but at 16 you can get a permission and I´m not keen about getting my license there is a lot of traffic in my Country.You can spend two hours in the traffic for a short distance.

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Natalija 2 April, 2013 - 19:24

I like old timers; it's so romantic to drive a pink old timer, in the style of 50's. I'd like to have one. When I lived in Paris, my parents bought an old timer and I enjoyed drivings in that car. People in Paris like old timers, and romantic things, at least, they used to. My parents sold the car many years ago, but I still have pictures. Now we have the new car, but I miss that old timer. In Serbia you can take driving test at 16, but you can drive only if someone elder is next to you, someone who's 18+. I'd like to drive, why not?

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Jerry 18 February, 2013 - 15:18

It is easy to say that you'd better buy a Tesla or an Evie if you are concerned about nature, pollution and fumes. Presently, electric cars are so expensive that an average owner should drive 15-20 years to get his money back. You can start saving money if you want to buy a Tesla before you retire.

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Fairya 4 November, 2012 - 18:36

I love the old cars !!!!
I like much Aston Martin cars and Corvette Stingray cars, like my brother-in-law.
Thank you for his video !!!

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prettysunshine 13 July, 2012 - 10:08

It's a very interesting video, I enjoyed watching it. I spend a lot of time with my cousin and he just knows everything about cars so I really loved this video, thank you very much....

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