A beach
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Imagine a beach: a quiet place, with only the noise of the sea and the gulls in the background. It’s a hot day. There is just the sea, the sun, and the beach: a little paradise.

Slavery
8

Slavery is the idea that a human is someone’s property, that he/she can be bought, sold and owned; and forced to work without being paid. This concept has been around for thousands of years.

Creepy Crawlies
3

I screamed. Then, my heart pounding, and probably still screaming, I grabbed a handy can of insecticide. He ran at me but I jumped out of the way and he scuttled out of the kitchen…

Philosophy
10

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.

Quick Grammar: Words that are often confused
0

Do you know the difference between these words?

Tess & Ravi
243

Tess and Ravi talk about politeness and Adam reads your comments about going to the cinema.

The United Kingdom
75

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

Image
32

Rob talks to Stephen about some phrasal verbs from the clip and then about ways of saying how much you like something.

Image
255

Stephen's friend comes to London and Ashlie and Stephen show him around.

Word on the Street: The City of London
107

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.

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