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B1 Level Content

Learn more words for things you can find in a kitchen by doing these exercises.

Don’t be rude! Be sure to follow these fundamental rules on what to write and what not to write in your emails.

Hanukkah is a Jewish festival that is celebrated for eight days, usually in December. It is also called the Festival of Lights. Find out why and learn about what people do to celebrate this special holiday.

Every year in November, people look for bargains on Black Friday. But did you know that the same day is also Buy Nothing Day?

World Kindness Day is celebrated on 13 November. How can we become happier by doing kind things for others? And how can we help the world by doing kind things for ourselves?

If you’re ever in the UK on the evening of 5 November, you might wonder why you can hear fireworks. Bonfire Night is celebrated all over the country, but what is it about? Find out about the history of this well-loved event in this article.

Diwali is a festival of light which originated in South Asia and is celebrated over five days. The dates change every year, but it is always celebrated in October or November and is now celebrated around the world.

What is agile working and why is it important? Read about how new ways of working are helping companies adapt to change.

World Mental Health Day, on 10 October, is a day to raise awareness of the effects mental illness has on millions of people’s lives across the world, and to help educate and inform us all.

October 5 is World Teachers' Day. Find out which famous people want to say thank you to their school teachers for their success.

What risks do people face when they are in countries at war? And why are humanitarian workers a target for attacks? The UN's World Humanitarian Day puts the focus on these important questions.

With a new app, a photo can show your true beauty. Read what happens when people see how beautiful they are on the inside.

Joanna is the last fruit seller in her family. When she goes to the capital city to sell her fruits, she discovers something worth more than money.

Priya's son is ill, she has no money and now her kitchen is flooded. Can time travel make everything better?

Sergeant Frank Spike is not a successful police officer. But he has 'a nose for crime'. Will his last case be a success?

In the final episode of the series, Milton, Mei and Robert have dinner together. What do you think Milton and Robert will decide to do?

In episode 19, Robert gets good news, but is confused. What do you think he's confused about?

In episode 18, Milton gets some good news. What do you think happens?

In episode 17, Robert gets an important phone call and Mei's boss speaks with her. What do you think they talk about?

July 30 is the United Nations International Day of Friendship. Read about the importance of friendship and find out why the UN decided to give it a special day.

What do you know about chocolate? Learn about the history of chocolate and the interesting journey from cocoa bean to chocolate bar.

Yoga is becoming more and more popular around the world. What exactly is it, where did it come from and what are the health benefits of doing yoga?

Did you know that every minute of the day 20 people leave their homes to escape war or terror? World Refugee Day is a day when we can support and celebrate the strength and courage of millions of refugees worldwide.

In episode 13, Robert and Mei have dinner together. What do you think they talk about?

On World Environment Day people from countries all around the world come together to take action to defend our planet. Find out about some of the things people are doing to celebrate this special day.

In episode 12, Milton writes to his brother as he starts his new job. Why do you think he is worried about their mother?

Robert and Mei meet in episode 10. Do you think they'll get along?

Ramadan is a holy month for Muslims. What happens during Ramadan and what does it mean to millions of Muslims worldwide?

Holi is sometimes called the festival of colours. Find out more about this very special springtime festival in this article.

Every year, millions of people around the world switch off their lights for one hour to draw attention to the environment. Read on to find out more.