In this section you can play games, laugh at jokes, watch videos and listen to people speaking English. Take a break from your studies and enjoy your progress.

Watch YouTube videos and improve your English at the same time. There are exercises and transcripts to help you understand.

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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...

Upper intermediate: B2
Video zone – How wolves change rivers
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Yes, that's right – wolves can change rivers! Watch this video and find out how.

Advanced: C1

Play games, have fun and improve your English vocabulary at the same time.

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Magic gopher game
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Think of a number with two digits. For example 43. Follow the Magic Gopher's instructions and he...

Spelloween
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Spelling is terrifying! Can you spell quickly or will your fear be too much?

Laugh and learn with our jokes.

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Why were you late for work?

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What do you get if you cross some ants with some ticks?

Watch these videos to learn how to say the right thing at the right time.

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How to ask someone to repeat something
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Try out the various ways of asking people to repeat what they said.

Intermediate: B1
How to pay a compliment
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Learn the tricks of paying compliments.

Intermediate: B1

Listen to people talking about things that interest them.

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Talk about: Coventry City football team
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Check out when Neil started his love affair with the Coventry City football team.

Upper intermediate: B2
Talk about: Living on my own
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Listen to Jocelyn talk about why she has chosen to live on her own.

Upper intermediate: B2

Learn about British culture and food in these fun videos.

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Two blue baubles - Christmas decorations
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Do you celebrate Christmas? How would you celebrate it? Besides Christmas trees, what other...

Upper intermediate: B2
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Beans, beans good for your heart. People in the UK eat over 90% of the world's tinned baked...

Upper intermediate: B2

Why are Shakespeare's plays so popular 400 years after his death? Find out in these videos and improve your English with the exercises.

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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...

Upper intermediate: B2
Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet
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Juliet is just like teenage girls today! Jade Anouka explains the insights she gained from...

Upper intermediate: B2

Learn about UK culture by watching videos and listening to audio about a variety of topics.

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UK Culture: Manners
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Did you know that manners are all about a reduction of violence between people? If you don't...

Upper intermediate: B2
UK Culture: Leisure
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Most of Britain’s population enjoys sport and leisure activities in one way or another, and...

Intermediate: B1

The Premier League is the world's most-watched football league. Watch players discuss their experiences in the UK.

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Premier Skills: Films
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In this video, four Premier League players talk about the sorts of films they like.

Intermediate: B1
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