Superstitions
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Do you get nervous when a black cat walks in front of you? Do you avoid walking under ladders? If you broke a mirror would you expect to get 7 years' bad luck?

If the answer is 'yes' to any of these questions then you are clearly a superstitious person.

Creepy Crawlies
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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…

What are dreams for?
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The quick answer is that nobody knows what dreams are for. The long answer is that there are lots of different theories. Releasing deep secrets? Solving problems? No purpose at all?

Royalty
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Richard I, King of England (1157-99) spent only six months of his ten-year reign actually in England! Find out everything you never needed to know about some of the early Kings of England...

Video zone - Amazing DIY orang-utans
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Orang-utans use sticks to catch insects, but do you think they would use human tools? Watch this video and find out!

Video zone - Space snack time with Samantha Cristoforetti
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In this video, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tells us about the healthy snacks that she eats in the spaceship.

Vocabulary exercises – Bicycles and motorbikes
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How often do you ride a bicycle or motorbike? Learn some vocabulary for speaking about your bike by doing these exercises.

Vocabulary exercises - Football
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Learn some vocabulary for talking about football by doing these exercises.

Vocabulary exercises – Christmas in the UK
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Happy Christmas! Do these exercises and learn words to talk about Christmas in the UK.

Shakespeare: Stratford
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How did the son of a small-town glove maker come to write the greatest plays in the world? Join actor and producer Ben Crystal as he explores Shakespeare's early years in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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