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Hi there. It's time to get On the Go again.
It's time to get on the plane and get going!
I'm so excited.
Safety first!
Ladies and gentlemen, a really good morning
and a great, warm welcome to London Heathrow Airport in terminal 5.
Hi everyone! Welcome back to On the Go with EF.
I'm Angelina and I will be vlogging again this school year.
My friends and I are going to travel the world and visit some really lovely student cities.
I hope you'll join us again this year and learn more about the world.
I will be joined by my vlogger friends Liam, Maria and Kendra.
This year, we're actually looking to recruit one of you guys to join the EF vlogging team
as one of us EF vloggers.
In episode #86, we're going to talk more about the competition
and what you need to do to have a chance to enter and become an EF vlogger and join the team.
So, it's episode #86 and it's going to be out on November 1st.
Don't forget to watch that.
I'm in Oxford, in the U.K., also known as the City of Dreaming Spires.
Not only that, it's also one of the world's most famous university cities.
I went up the hill here in South Park to have a look at those dreaming spires, which are right behind me.
It's a beautiful view from up here.
I'm going to film three episodes here in Oxford.
Right now, I think it's time to head off to the EF school and meet some students.
Let's go!
Oxford seems really nice, and I wonder what it's like to live and study here.
I just met some students, so I'm going to go around and ask them what they think about Oxford.
Hi. What's your name? Charlotte.
Where are you from? I'm from Belgium.
I actually have a question that I wanted to ask you students.
I want to know, What is your favourite thing about Oxford?
I really like the city and the shops.
The shops? You love shopping? Yes.
Me, too. I love shopping.
I think the library because it's historic and very quiet. I love that.
I like the people because I like the English culture.
I think it's the diversity.
I think it's so cool that we meet people from everywhere and they are so open to everyone.
I think it's the city centre because of all the different people and shops.
I think it's High Street because you can meet friends, work, and go shopping.
There are a lot of things to do and see on that street.
My favourite place is the city centre because I can go shopping and be with my friends.
My favourite thing about Oxford is the atmosphere.
I think the best thing to do in Oxford is to go to South Park because of the greenery.
It's big and so nice.
We've arrived in central Oxford!
It only took about 15 minutes to walk here from the school.
That is the Magdalen Tower.
And this is the Magdalen Bridge over the River Cherwell,
which flows into the River Thames here in Oxford.
There are a lot of boats here below the bridge. Lots of people go punting and rowing here.
I don't know, maybe they're practicing for The Boat Race,
the famous race between Cambridge and Oxford University.
It's an annual race that you might have seen on TV.
This is Magdalen College and it's around 500 years old.
It's one of the founding colleges of Oxford University
and also considered one of the top colleges.
Many kings, prime ministers, Oscar Wilde
and C.S. Lewis, the author of The Chronicles of Narnia, went here.
This is only one of 38 old, historic colleges here in Oxford.
Oxford is one of the oldest universities in the world.
Nobody knows exactly when it was founded, but it is at least 900 years old,
which makes it the oldest university in an English speaking country.
In the beginning, students would stay with the locals here in Oxford.
But, more and more, people started staying at the actual residencies of the college.
Here, at Magdalen College,
it wasn't until 1979 that women were actually admitted.
Before that, women had to go to separate colleges and only men were allowed to attend the Magdalen,
like many other colleges here in Oxford.
It's been 10 years now since all colleges have allowed both women and men to attend.
We're going to talk a little bit more about colleges in the next episode.
This, by the way, is the Oxford University Botanic Garden.
It's about 400 years old and is the oldest in the U.K.
This is Queen's College. It's even older than Magdalen.
And just like Magdalen College, many kings, prime ministers and politicians went here.
Even Rowan Atkinson, a.k.a. Mr. Bean, went here. Interesting!
We've arrived at the Carfax Tower, which is in the very centre of Oxford
and I'm going to end the episode here.
First, I want you to answer a question to win this really nice Oxford tote bag.
The question is, what is the most well-known or well-respected university in your country?
Please comment below for a chance to win this tote bag.
In the next episode,
I'm going to meet up with Heidi, who is a tour guide here in Oxford.
She's going to take us around and show us more of the Oxford colleges.
Don't miss that. I'll see you then. Bye!
Next week: Angela tours the colleges of Oxford
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Angelina travels to Oxford - On the go with EF #83

87 Folder Collection
Takaaki Inoue published on July 9, 2020
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