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Gun Control

Britain has the most severe gun control laws in the world. But is gun control a good thing or a bad thing? Let's look at some of the common arguments for and against the right to own a gun.

Quick Grammar: Words that are often confused

Do you know the difference between these words?

Game: Pic Your Wits

What's the picture? You have 20 seconds to beat the clock. The faster you guess the more you score. A really fun way to learn vocabulary!

Professionals Podcasts - Achievement

Listen to this speech given at a party being held for the retirement of an employee, James Dawson. The managing director of the company delivers a speech outlining James's achievements.

Unit 7: Organising your writing

Make your emails clear and easy to understand by properly organising them.

IELTS Listening tips

Do you want a good score in IELTS listening? Watch this video to see how three students scored Band 7.


Your Comments

20 June, 2017 - 21:06
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20 June, 2017 - 20:06
I'm not a motor car enthusiast but this museum gave me the idea to go there just to widen the horizons. I don't know the proper way to get in this place but I'll find it out! It might be really...
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