Skip to main content
Read the grammar explanation and do the exercise.
Tess and Ravi talk about politeness and Adam reads your comments about going to the cinema.
Nick discusses the culture and traditions of the four nations that make up the United Kingdom.
Rob talks to Stephen about some phrasal verbs from the clip and then about ways of saying how much you like something.
Stephen's friend comes to London and Ashlie and Stephen show him around.
Nick talks about the history of The Thames and then is shown around a houseboat on the river. Later, he meets some artists who create incredible images of London in the future.
Scarlett is twelve years old and is trying to understand the world around her. She asks questions about everything, all the time. She also says that she already knows five languages…
Rob the teacher talks about using imperatives to give directions and ways of recording new vocabulary to help you remember it.
Carmen talks to a white-water rafting expert and a parkour enthusiast.
My friend is afraid of spiders. This isn’t very unusual; a lot of people are afraid of spiders. But my friend isn’t just afraid of spiders, she is totally, completely and utterly terrified of them …
© British Council
The United Kingdom's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.
A registered charity: 209131 (England and Wales) SC037733 (Scotland).