Homework problems

Sam needs help with his homework.

Instructions

Do the preparation exercise first. Then watch the video and follow the instructions to practise your speaking.

Transcript

Makayla: Hi Sam. How are you?
Sam: Oh … Hi Makayla. I’m fine.
Makayla: What’s up?
Sam: Well, I haven’t done my French and maths homework … and I don’t know what to do.
Makayla: Oh, don’t worry. I’ll help you … OK … For French, write an email to your French friend about your weekend … and for …
Sam: Stop! Stop! Wait a minute. Can you say that again?
Makayla: OK. Write an email to your French friend.
Sam: Write an email … OK.
Makayla: Yes … about your weekend.
Sam: Do you mean a special weekend?
Makayla: No, no. Just a typical weekend … you know … what you normally do at the weekend.
Sam: OK. And for maths?
Makayla: For maths … erm … it’s pages 27 and 28 from the book and revise everything for the exam next week.
Sam: Hang on! Can you repeat that?
Makayla: Yeah. Pages 27 and 28 from the book and revise for the exam.
Sam: Exam? What exam?
Makayla: You know, the end of term exam? It’s next Tuesday!
Sam: Ohhh … OK, thanks a lot, Makayla!

Makayla: Hi Sam. How are you?
Sam: Oh … Hi Makayla. I’m f___.
Makayla: What’s up?
Sam: Well, I haven’t done my French and maths homework … and I d___ k___ what to d__.
Makayla: Oh, don’t worry. I’ll help you … OK … For French, write an email to your French friend about your weekend … and for …
Sam: Stop! Stop! Wait a m_____. Can you s__ that a____?
Makayla: OK. Write an email to your French friend.
Sam: Write an email … OK.
Makayla: Yes … about your weekend.
Sam: D__ y__ mean a special weekend?
Makayla: No, no. Just a typical weekend … you know … what you normally do at the weekend.
Sam: OK. And for maths?
Makayla: For maths … erm … it’s pages 27 and 28 from the book and revise everything for the exam next week.
Sam: Hang on! Can you r_____ t___?
Makayla: Yeah. Pages 27 and 28 from the book and revise for the exam.
Sam: Exam? W___ exam?
Makayla: You know, the end of term exam? It’s next Tuesday!
Sam: Ohhh … OK, t_____ a l__, Makayla!

Discussion

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Submitted by Allofusaredeadfan on Wed, 01/03/2024 - 19:01

Yes!! the word that i learning is "hang on !" "way can you repeat"
i think british counsilis the best but for the country ... we d'ont have Canada ???

Submitted by Hani _Esam123 on Tue, 09/12/2023 - 23:00

Yes I did .
Can you repeat that?
I don’t know what to do .
Can you say that again?

Submitted by MeaMea on Tue, 10/25/2022 - 17:41

Learn English is sometimes difficult. But, sometimes fun. Especially I like to practice speaking English.

Submitted by Arturovilla on Thu, 10/20/2022 - 18:36

It’s not difficult, it’s easy to on there stand the vocabulary

Submitted by ahgima099 on Mon, 08/15/2022 - 10:13

I like this video so much. I get many phrases from that such as "hang on", "What's up" and "Do you mean".

Submitted by Aybuke on Sat, 04/23/2022 - 13:08

I like this video. I think this video so usefull for me to learn new phrases etc. and pronunciation . I learned "hang on" in this video. Thanks!

Submitted by nisrinaptrdva on Wed, 01/05/2022 - 14:22

I like this video, it helps me to improve my eng speaking skill

Submitted by nisrinaptrdva on Tue, 01/04/2022 - 09:33

I like this video, this helps me to improve my eng speaking skill

Submitted by zoeytruong on Mon, 11/22/2021 - 16:08

yes, i like this video, it is useful. The phrases that i learned are What you normally do at the weekend and i haven't done my French and Maths homework.

Submitted by Fenic on Thu, 09/30/2021 - 03:57

I liked it. Can you say that again? I don't know what to do?
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Submitted by Elsa on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 16:02

Yes, I like it very much. I learned "Hang on" and new vocab "revise" from this video. It's full of helpful tips. Thanks for this video British Council Teens. Your website helps me with my English during covid-19 and also it makes me improve on. Thanks a lot.

Submitted by lemaya5899 on Wed, 09/01/2021 - 19:37

i like video. i learned the phrases : "I need to do my chemistry homework but I don't know to do."

Submitted by NIKDIC on Fri, 07/30/2021 - 16:29

Yes, I really like this video because I learned new expresions like: "What's up?" "Can you say that again?" "Stop, stop! Wait a minute, can you repeat that?" "Hang on!"

Submitted by Ammar on Fri, 07/23/2021 - 13:11

Yes, I liked it, I have learned these sentences: 1- what's up? 2- Stop! stop! wait a minute, can you repeat that? 3- can you say that again? 4- Hang on! 5- Don't worry 6- your typical weekend = your normal weekend = not your special weekend

Submitted by Zak_06 on Tue, 07/06/2021 - 10:15

I like very much thise video because I learned many phrases. I learned “Hang on”; “do you mean a special weekend?” and “ revise everything” I will use these expressions with my friends at school
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Submitted by Cfvdv on Tue, 04/13/2021 - 18:15

Yes, I liked this video. I have learned the phrase: "Just a typical weekend."

Submitted by Arivelde on Thu, 04/08/2021 - 15:32

Yes I really liked this video. I've learn the phase "...the end of term exam?". Great way to learn.

Submitted by huongvu on Thu, 03/04/2021 - 14:45

I really enjoyed this video. Thanks a lot. From this lesson, I learned a lot of useful phrases and sentences that I can use in classroom conversations like: - How are you? (ask for someone's health and like a greeting) - What's up? ( ask for updates, news) - Well, I have done my... homework/ I need to do... homework, and I don't know what to do. (used to talk about your homework problems) - Don't worry. I'll help you. (used to offer help to others) - For...,do pages......from the book( listing homework of each subject) - Asking for a repeat: Can you say that again? Sorry? Can you repeat that? - Asking for a stop: Stop/ wait a minute/ Hang on. - To revise for am exam; the end of term exam.

Submitted by Alifaraax on Sun, 02/21/2021 - 11:23

Yeah I really liked the vedio and I learn so much phrases today thanks to British council for tremendous support

Submitted by Pau_Med on Thu, 02/04/2021 - 21:12

I learned this: Can you repeat again? Hang on Do you mean .....

Submitted by khinyimonthant on Mon, 02/01/2021 - 10:49

Yes,I like a lot. Thank you.This website help me to improve my English skills. I've learnt 3 new phrases.
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Submitted by Kostantinus on Sat, 01/09/2021 - 06:48

I've learned "Hang on!". Thank you for this video! It's very helpful!
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Submitted by piyal_sana on Sun, 12/27/2020 - 09:23

Thanks British Council for providing such a good learning environment. The most interesting part for me when it say that it is your turn and i became a character of the video.Thanks again!
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Submitted by JoModerator on Sun, 12/27/2020 - 13:50

Hi piyal_sana,

Thanks for your comment! We're happy to read that you enjoy learning with us and that our speaking videos are helpful for you :-)

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Jo (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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Submitted by Sadam on Sat, 12/19/2020 - 16:30

I very like this video So... Thanks a lot I haven't done my french and maths homework... and I dont' know what to do? Hang on. can you repeat that? Thanks a lot... Do you mean a special weekend?

Submitted by Phuongkhanhnguyen on Thu, 09/24/2020 - 06:32

Thanks!

Submitted by samianaznin on Wed, 09/16/2020 - 07:57

This video is very helpful.Thanks learn english team for make this site. From there i can improve my english skill

Submitted by cookiepg on Tue, 08/18/2020 - 08:53

I like this video, this video help me thing that i can learn english well

Submitted by bebe on Mon, 08/17/2020 - 19:30

How can l download this video? Its so interesting
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Submitted by JoModerator on Tue, 08/18/2020 - 13:36

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Submitted by Xuka on Fri, 08/07/2020 - 17:18

I like this video very much. It's very helpful. The girl is so cute. I have learned some new phrases: - What's up? - I don’t know what to do. - Wait a minute. Can you say that again? - Do you mean a special weekend? - What you normally do at the weekend.
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Submitted by zagrybast on Tue, 07/28/2020 - 09:51

Oh! I very very very like this video and your site! It helps me learning English and it’s very interesting. I hope your site will continue to work! I learned this phrase “Hang on!” Thank you from Russia!
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Submitted by JoModerator on Wed, 07/29/2020 - 12:23

Hi zagrybast,

Thanks for your comment! We're happy to read that our site is useful for you :-)

 

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Submitted by Loops47 on Tue, 06/30/2020 - 17:49

I like this video, that’s help me from learn and to get better my english.
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Submitted by IANPAUL on Tue, 06/23/2020 - 18:26

Yes, I like this video learned the phrases: What is happening? and "Hang on!"

Submitted by Thapa01 on Sat, 06/20/2020 - 06:08

I really like this vedio. I have learned new phrases which are "Hang on" and "what's up."

Submitted by frjnkamilo on Sat, 06/06/2020 - 16:49

I liked the video. I learned new expressions such as Tipycal weekend, special weekend, hang on!. Intereting. The exercise was interesting

Submitted by Bin6688 on Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:04

Yes I did, new phrases I learn from this video are: Typical Weekend, Special Weekend, Wait A Minute, Can You Repeat etc...…….

Submitted by BurakEroglu on Sun, 05/31/2020 - 11:16

thanks I learned revise word
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Submitted by Racha on Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:11

Thak a lot
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Submitted by Racha on Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:09

This is very helpful.

Submitted by beasam0109 on Sun, 05/17/2020 - 16:08

yes, I really liked it beacuse I was learned to learn a new expression: hang on

Submitted by JasmineD03 on Sat, 05/16/2020 - 12:48

Yes, I really like this video because I learned new expressions like ''hang on''.

Submitted by BttChiara on Thu, 05/14/2020 - 17:15

Yes, I liked a lot this video because I learnt new phrases like: "What's up?", "Can you say that again?" or "Hang on!".

Submitted by Micheleanto on Thu, 05/14/2020 - 16:49

Yes, I did. In this video I’ve learned the new expression, “hang on”.

Submitted by FedericoB8 on Thu, 05/14/2020 - 16:12

Yes, I really liked it. I also learned some new words: "hang on" and "what's up?"

Submitted by Desy on Wed, 05/13/2020 - 13:07

Yes, I did. The sentences I learned are "what's up?" and "hang on". It is a really useful video!

Submitted by Sarrvinthraj on Wed, 05/13/2020 - 03:02

This is very helpful.

Submitted by Rajandran on Tue, 05/12/2020 - 14:24

This was very helpful

Submitted by gattifederica on Mon, 05/11/2020 - 22:07

I think this video is very useful because I learned how to ask for help if I don’t understand something. I learned new phrases: “I don’t know what to do” and “hang on!”
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