With four of the world's top ten universities, Britain has a great reputation for learning. But knowledge isn't just for students; Britain's amazing museums showcase the United Kingdom's contributions to the world's store of knowledge.

If you'd like to talk about knowledge in class, there is a Knowledge is Great lesson plan on the British Council TeachingEnglish site.


Richard goes to one of the world's greatest universities: Oxford. He discovers some of its history and hears about its famous students.


Richard visits one of the world's largest science museums and the Wellcome Medical Museum, and finds out how British scientists, engineers and doctors have shaped our understanding of the world.

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