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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 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.
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…
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.
Do you know the difference between these words?
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.
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