In this section you can play games, laugh at jokes, watch videos and listen to people speaking English. Take a break from your studies and enjoy your progress.

Watch YouTube videos and improve your English at the same time. There are exercises and transcripts to help you understand.

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Becoming a refugee is something that could happen to any of us. In this video, famous people...

Video zone – Kids explain art to experts

Watch five-year-old JJ describing three famous paintings to professional art critics. Can the...

Intermediate: B1

Play games, have fun and improve your English vocabulary at the same time.

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Verb Machine

You can make any English tense or verb form by clicking four buttons. Don't believe us? Have a...

Magic gopher game

Think of a number with two digits. For example 43. Follow the Magic Gopher's instructions and he...

Laugh and learn with our jokes.

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Why were you late for work?

Watch these videos to learn how to say the right thing at the right time.

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How to ask someone where they got that ...

Ask the right questions to find out where people got their things.

Intermediate: B1
How to order a round in a pub

Get it right when ordering drinks in pubs!

Intermediate: B1

Listen to people talking about things that interest them.

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Talk about: My life in the UK

Ella shares with you her most memorable moments in the UK.

Intermediate: B1
Talk about: Living on my own

Listen to Jocelyn talk about why she has chosen to live on her own.

Upper intermediate: B2

Learn about British culture and food in these fun videos.

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Penny Sweets

In the 60s, 70s and 80s it was common for sweets to be sold individually in shops, each sweet...

Upper intermediate: B2

Lasagna (plural lasagne) is a dish made with alternate layers of pasta, cheese, and often ragu (...

Upper intermediate: B2

Why are Shakespeare's plays so popular 400 years after his death? Find out in these videos and improve your English with the exercises.

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Shakespeare: Macbeth

How does Lady Macbeth get exactly what she wants from her husband? British actress Shaheen Khan...

Upper intermediate: B2
Shakespeare: Stratford

How did the son of a small-town glove maker come to write the greatest plays in the world? Join...

Upper intermediate: B2

Learn about UK culture by watching videos and listening to audio about a variety of topics.

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UK Culture: Pedestrians

Roads are dangerous places for people on foot. Watch this video to find out how to stay safe...

Intermediate: B1
UK Culture: Population and Demographics

Do you know how the UK is governed and who lives there? Watch the first of a new series of...

Intermediate: B1

The Premier League is the world's most-watched football league. Watch players discuss their experiences in the UK.

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Premier Skills: What did you find most challenging about learning English?

In this video, the players talk about the challenges they faced learning English.

Upper intermediate: B2
Premier Skills: Films

In this video, four Premier League players talk about the sorts of films they like.

Intermediate: B1
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