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What happens when three young girls meet the women doing their dream jobs? In this video, we see the importance of positive female role models.
Did you ever dream of being a superhero when you were younger? This man runs a charity that helps all children make that dream a reality.
Guy Martin is a professional motorbike racer. In this video, he tries to ride a motorbike on water. Can he ride fast enough to do it?
In this video, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tells us about the healthy snacks that she eats in the spaceship.
Would you like to stay in a hotel made out of salt? Watch this video to find out more about this unusual hotel in Bolivia.
Juliet is just like teenage girls today! Jade Anouka explains the insights she gained from playing Juliet in the Middle East.
Why is Much Ado About Nothing one of Shakespeare's most popular plays? British-Japanese actress Susan Hingley talks about the brilliant trick her character Hero plays on Beatrice.
Carolina and Emily are in the library to study, but end up chatting. Jo and Adam chat about conditionals – sentences with 'if'.
Rob and Ashlie discuss how to use ‘going to’ and ‘will’ to talk about plans and make predictions.
Ashlie and Stephen go to hospital, where Stephen is examined and has X-rays taken.
Rob and Stephen talk about the third conditional, some medical vocabulary and ‘neither’ and ‘nor’.
Listen to a press conference with the Minister for Energy.
Whatever your taste, Britain is home to some of the greatest sports – and sporting venues – in the world. Watch the video and go behind the scenes at Silverstone Circuit, home of F1, and Wembley Stadium, temple of football!
Ashlie and Ellie have a great time on the indoor snowboarding slope, but it turns out climbing isn't as easy as Stephen thought...
Homes don't always seem hi-tech, but Amandeep finds that some of the latest innovations in house design and furniture are space-age!
Ashlie and Stephen travel to Paris, where Steven shows off his French and Ashlie tries a famous French dish - by accident!
Richard leaves the big shopping areas for small, interesting shops and markets. We hear from a man who sells photographs to Outer Mongolia, and some London shoppers tell us what they like.
Listen to two friends talking about genetically modified food. Frank is for GM food, but Ann is against it.
Listen to an interview with a recruitment expert, who talks about his experience of reading CVs and offers some good advice on writing them.
Most of Britain’s population enjoys sport and leisure activities in one way or another, and whether as a participant or a spectator there are a whole host of activities to enjoy.
The most widely spoken language in the UK is English. However, newcomers and visitors to the UK may have problems with regional dialects and accents.
Interview advice from poor Johnny the injured footballer. Written by Chris Rose.
Listen to part of a radio programme. Peter Jones works for Art and Business, a company that develops creative partnerships between business and the arts.
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