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Daniel makes some classic mistakes in his interview.

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The emotion of fear is essential for humans to survive. So why is it that babies have no fear of snakes?

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In this video Jack's having an interview to get into a university to train as a PE (physical education) teacher. How do you think the interview goes?

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Did you know that there's a World Emoji Day? Well, there is ... and it's on July 17! surprise 

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Is it a bad thing if children tell lies? Scientists don't think so. This short video explains why.

Video zone – Emma Thompson and her adopted Rwandan son
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Tindy left Rwanda when he was just a teenager and moved to the UK as a refugee. There, he met the famous actress Emma Thompson and was adopted by her. In this video, they describe Tindy's incredible journey.

Magazine: The 2018 FIFA World Cup
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The FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world. Which country do you think will win this year’s tournament in Russia? And who will be the star players?

Video zone – A nervous first date
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Will Simon and Arunima find love on their romantic first date together? Watch as Arunima explains what dating is like for her as a wheelchair user.

Video zone – The story of the Imperial State Crown
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How does it feel to wear a crown? In this video, the Queen tells us some secrets about her very special Imperial State Crown.

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.

Shakespeare: Stratford
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What inspired Shakespeare to write? Ben Crystal continues his visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, learning about Shakespeare's education, marriage and the 'lost years' before he moved to London.

Shakespeare: London
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How did Shakespeare make it big in London? Find out as actor and producer Ben Crystal explores the places in London where Shakespeare worked.

Shakespeare: London
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What was it like to watch one of Shakespeare's plays in the 1600s? Join Ben Crystal on his visit to Shakespeare's Globe, a reproduction of the original Globe Theatre in London.

Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet
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What do teenagers find so compelling about Romeo and Juliet? British actor Jade Anouka explains what British teenagers taught her about playing Juliet.

Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet
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Juliet is just like teenage girls today! Jade Anouka explains the insights she gained from playing Juliet in the Middle East.

Shakespeare: Macbeth
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How does Lady Macbeth get exactly what she wants from her husband? British actress Shaheen Khan shows how Macbeth's wife gets him right where she wants him.

Shakespeare: Macbeth
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What does Macbeth show us about getting ahead? Shaheen Khan shares what she learned from playing Lady Macbeth and how performing in Asia helped her find comedy in Shakespeare's most famous tragedy.

Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing
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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.

Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing
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Why is Much Ado About Nothing so popular around the world? Susan Hingley explains why a play set in Italy is loved by Japanese audiences.

Shakespeare: Hamlet
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Hamlet returns home to find his father has died. Zimbabwean actor Tonderai Munyevu explains how Hamlet is about a man who has to figure out what happened while he was away.

Shakespeare: Hamlet
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Hamlet knows who killed his father, but what should he do? Tonderai Munyevu explains why Hamlet was right to take his time before trying to make things right.

Shakespeare: The Tempest
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Why do Shakespeare's plays attract audiences around the world? British actor James Garnon explains how Shakespeare's verse and expressions have captured the hearts of so many people. 

Shakespeare: The Tempest
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Why does Caliban in The Tempest choose forgiveness and mercy over revenge? James Garnon explains his choice, as well as when children can start seeing Shakespeare plays.

Professionals Podcasts - Emotional intelligence
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Listen to an extract from a lecture on emotional intelligence given by a professor at a business school.

Premier Skills: Plans in Five Years
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In this video, the players talk about their hopes and future plans.

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