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  1. Series 02 Episode 10

    as she heads home for the holidays and top it all off with some tips from Tom the teacher who's ...

    editor_adam - 19 Jul 2017 - 16:57 - 150 comments

  2. Collecting things

    I have rummaged round shops all over Europe and garage sales in America. I have hung about in Arab souks and Indian bazaars, but I have never seen anything quite like my grandmother’s elephant. Download audio 3.95MB (right click & save) Before you rea ...

    admin - 3 Apr 2017 - 13:57 - 44 comments

  3. Big Meal Scene 1

    Stephen and Ashlie visit Chinatown to look for some cooking tips. Before you watch Think about ... Chinese food. Stephen: And hopefully today, I’ll be picking up some great cooking tips and some fresh ... I wanted to ask the chef a few questions. You know- get a few tips on how to cook Chinese food. Waiter: Ah, ...

    Jack Radford - 11 May 2017 - 11:01 - 202 comments

  4. Heritage is GREAT- Part 2

    Richard goes even further back in time – 4,500 years back! With the help of Susan Greaney, he investigates one of Britain's greatest and most mysterious sites – Stonehenge. What is the oldest monument in your culture? Have you ever been there? Is it ...

    editor_jeremy - 25 Sep 2016 - 06:22 - 35 comments

  5. Business and ethics

    Listen to an extract from a lecture on business and ethics. Download audio 1MB (right click & save) Exercise Download Support pack (582KB) Exercise Do the Preparation task first. Then listen to the audio. Next go to each Task and do the activity. If y ...

    admin - 23 Mar 2017 - 10:45 - 16 comments

  6. The Olympic Games- then and now

    In 2004 the Olympic Games returned to its home in Greece, where it began around 3000 years ago. The first recorded Olympic festival took place in 776 BC, and sport was only one part of the festival. Download audio 2.62MB (right click & save) The Olymp ...

    admin - 24 Apr 2017 - 12:27 - 19 comments

  7. Essays: Structure- Interview with Lecturer

    Watch the video and do the tasks to learn more about writing Essays. Watch the interview with the business lecturer above. Decide if the statements below are true or false or not stated according to the lecturer. Exercise SG So what are essays like in Int ...

    editor_adam - 8 Feb 2017 - 13:42 - 54 comments

  8. Linguistics Vocabulary

    This page looks at words which are often used when writing about Linguistics, as shown by research using a  corpus  of academic assignments. Choose the word which best fits all three sentences. Exercise ...

    editor_peter - 19 Nov 2015 - 10:28 - 3 comments

  9. The Bright Dresses

    and toecaps on tip toe behind thick glass; at the end of the boulevard the cathedral spires like the tails ...

    admin - 19 Jul 2017 - 14:54 - 6 comments

  10. Writing for Oneself and Others

    Writing_for_a_Purpose-What_does_Writing_for_Oneself_and_Others_mean.mp3 Event Recounts  and Public Engagement are types of writing that help you to think about your own or other people's wants and needs, and to explain things you are studying in a wa ...

    editor_adam - 8 Feb 2017 - 13:44 - 14 comments

  11. Introduction

    If you are studying in a British university you will be required to do a large amount of writing, whatever your subject. Some people distinguish between "essays" and "reports", and you may also know some other names for written assignm ...

    editor_adam - 22 Sep 2017 - 09:15 - 355 comments

  12. Charities

     A charity is a non-profit making organisation that raises money for people in need.  Download audio 2.1MB (right click & save) These days there are thousands of charities round the world and it is possible to donate money to help people, animals and ...

    admin - 1 Jul 2016 - 14:06 - 25 comments

  13. Unit 1: Email addresses

    Email addresses are essential in business – do you know how to say them correctly? Email addresses Every email address contains this sign: @ . Here are some email addresses: bob@yahoo.bh jeffery.amherst@britishcouncil.org reservations@beachhotelbern.com A ...

    editor_kirk - 4 Apr 2017 - 07:10 - 216 comments

  14. April Fool's Day

    Download audio 2.31MB (right click & save) April Fools Day by Claire Powell and Dave Collett What is April Fools Day and what are its origins? It is commonly believed that in medieval France, New Year was celebrated on 1 April. Then in 1562, Pope Greg ...

    admin - 20 Apr 2017 - 11:48 - 24 comments

  15. Treasure!

    As I got older, my childhood dreams of finding treasure faded. But for some people the dream of striking it lucky never fades, and for a fortunate few, the dream even comes true! magazine-treasure.mp3 Treasure! by Alison Driver When I was a young girl liv ...

    admin - 24 Apr 2017 - 13:21 - 15 comments

  16. Complaining

    Learn about different ways of complaining plus useful tips on how to complain effectively! ...

    admin - 3 Apr 2017 - 13:03 - 193 comments

  17. Jokes

    and sizes. This article looks at a few of them and gives tips to those of you who like telling jokes. ... and sizes. This article looks at just a few of these shapes and sizes and gives a few tips to those of you ...

    editor_adam - 6 Apr 2017 - 13:50 - 6 comments

  18. Episode 02

    After firing the sales director, Phillip and Marcia discuss some job applications and the interview format. We suggest you do the vocabulary activity below before you watch. Then watch the video and do the first task to check your understanding. You can r ...

    editor_adam - 6 Apr 2017 - 15:49 - 161 comments

  19. Unit 2: Sending and receiving emails

    Learn how to talk about the different parts of an email in English. Sending and receiving emails Read the email below and then do the tasks. Task 3 asks you questions about the email below. Task 3: Starting an email Reply | Reply to all |  Forward | Delet ...

    editor_kirk - 2 May 2017 - 12:48 - 126 comments

  20. The funniest jokes in the world

    Recently, a group of scientists and psychologists decided to try and find out what the funniest joke in the world was. Download audio 2.0MB (right click & save) The Funniest Jokes in the World  by Chris Rose Recently, a group of scientists and psychol ...

    admin - 4 Apr 2017 - 08:43 - 51 comments

  21. Starting a Business

    just do it. Other young pioneers gave their advice too. Entrepreneur 1: My top tips for young ...

    editor_kirk - 13 Jun 2017 - 10:42 - 21 comments

  22. Losing weight

    Do you want to slim down? Get some tips from Annie as she has tried various ways of losing weight. ...

    admin - 15 May 2017 - 10:33 - 180 comments

  23. History Scene 1

    you know the column is 51.5 metres tall from the ground to the tip of the Admiral's hat? ...

    editor_kirk - 4 Apr 2017 - 07:00 - 322 comments

  24. Series 1 Episode 9- Aaagghhh...My Injured Leg!

    week... Johnny: Oh sure, yeah, I remember. Yes, good idea – I’ll give you some tips. It’ll help take my ...

    admin - 25 Jun 2016 - 08:54 - 67 comments

  25. Beating stress

    you are coping with the stress. Finally I think we should take action and applies (apply) these tips ...

    editor_adam - 14 Jul 2017 - 07:25 - 138 comments

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