Philosophy
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The two Greek words – “philo”, which means love and “sophia”, which means wisdom are the beginnings of the word we use today: Philosophy, the love of wisdom.

Superstitions
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Do you get nervous when a black cat walks in front of you? Do you avoid walking under ladders? If you broke a mirror would you expect to get 7 years' bad luck?

If the answer is 'yes' to any of these questions then you are clearly a superstitious person.

Gardening: the Beginnings
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The modern garden has a history going back many thousands of years. The first ‘garden’, was a vegetable-garden, where early humans cultivated different types of plants for food.

Royalty
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Richard I, King of England (1157-99) spent only six months of his ten-year reign actually in England! Find out everything you never needed to know about some of the early Kings of England...

Professionals Podcasts - Emotional intelligence
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Listen to an extract from a lecture on emotional intelligence given by a professor at a business school.

Ashlie and Stephen at Loch Ness
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Ashlie and Stephen are in Scotland, visiting Loch Ness. Stephen wants to see the monster, but Ashlie doesn't believe it exists.

Ashlie and Stephen on Loch Ness
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The siblings continue to learn about Loch Ness and risk a trip on a boat over the loch. Will the monster eat their boat or will they survive until the next episode?

The United Kingdom
75

Nick discusses the culture and traditions of the four nations that make up the United Kingdom.

Ashlie and Stephen in a nightclub
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Stephen and Ashlie meet up with some friends for a night out in London. Will they manage to find a venue that everyone will enjoy?

Image
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Rob talks about how people behave in a pub and the expressions we use when we want to make offers and requests.

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