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

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 – Fruit 2
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Learn more words for different kinds of fruit using these exercises!

Vocabulary games – Vegetables 2
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Vocabulary exercises to help learn words for more vegetables.

Vocabulary games – Snacks and desserts in Britain
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Vocabulary exercises to help learn words for some snacks and desserts in Britain.

Vocabulary Exercises - Food in Britain 2
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Vocabulary exercises to help learn words for more common foods in Britain.

Vocabulary exercises - Food in Britain
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What do people eat in the UK? Do these exercises and learn words for some common foods in Britain.

Vocabulary Games – Vegetables 1
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Do these exercises and learn the names of some common vegetables.

Vocabulary exercises – Meat and fish
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Do these vocabulary exercises and learn words for different kinds of meat and fish.

Elementary Podcasts
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Carolina and Jamie disagree about telling Emily about Cameron as they get ready to eat dinner, while Adam and Jo consider potatoes and the past continuous. 

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Ice cream is everyone's favourite… Or almost everyone's, anyway! Join Joe down on Solley's Farm in Kent as he finds out how the icy treat is made.

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It's Christmas morning! Ashlie's got a lot to do to cook dinner for the family, but can she get Stephen to help?

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Rob and Ashlie talk about Christmas food, then look at the difference between verbs we use in the present continuous and verbs we usually use in the present simple.

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First, Rob talks about ordering instructions in English, and then he talks about keen on.

Tess & Ravi
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Tess and Ravi discuss something British that people think isn't much good. Adam and Rob read your comments about your jobs.

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Stephen and Ashlie visit Chinatown to look for some cooking tips.

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Carmen looks at the different food that people in Britain enjoy eating and talks about how food in Britain comes from all over the world.

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Rob talks about how people behave in a pub and the expressions we use when we want to make offers and requests.

Baubles and Christmas decorations
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Christmas has a long history and it has been celebrated by different people in many different ways. In the UK, having a special Christmas meal with family and friends is a very important custom for many.

Besides turkeys, what other traditional Christmas food do you know? In this video, get to know some of the traditionally served Christmas food in the UK, like mulled wine, mince pies, Christmas pudding, etc.

A bowl of trifle
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A trifle is a dessert dish made from thick (or often solidified) custard, fruit, sponge cake, fruit juice or, more recently, jelly (jello), and whipped cream.

A fried breakfast, coffee and orange juice
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The US election was held on November 4th 2008 with voters choosing between Democrat candidate Barack Obama and Republican John McCain.

Penny Sweets
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In the 60s, 70s and 80s it was common for sweets to be sold individually in shops, each sweet costing a penny or two, hence the name penny sweets.

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

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Beans, beans good for your heart. People in the UK eat over 90% of the world's tinned baked beans. Watch this video about baked beans and try the exercises.

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