Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 - 11:34

It’s always more fun travelling with friends, but sometimes it’s just not possible, as life gets in the way.

Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 - 11:33

If you think about school, is there that one teacher who stands out above all others? That one person who is your favourite and who really inspired you? Why?

Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 - 11:32

The world of flamenco interests me greatly. That is why I decided to find out more about it, to discover more about where it comes from.

Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 - 11:27

Ever since I watched the television series The OC (starring Mischa Barton, Rachel Bilson, Adam Brody and Benjamin McKenzie), I have been obsessed with going to Orange County.

Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 - 11:23

For the long Easter weekend, some friends and I went to stay in a remote cabin in the Canadian forest with no running water, no TV and no internet.

Monday, 8 May, 2017 - 16:21

Have you ever seen a car without a driver? It sounds crazy, but these computer-driven driverless cars will soon be filling roads near you.

Tuesday, 2 May, 2017 - 08:57

On Sunday 23 April, more than 30,000 people participated in the 2017 London Marathon, running 26.2 miles (42.2 kilometres) around the city centre.

Friday, 28 April, 2017 - 10:22

A lot of people in England have a very strong obsession with football. You might even say they are fanatics!

Friday, 28 April, 2017 - 10:22

Understanding modern China can be a difficult task.

Friday, 28 April, 2017 - 10:21

My dad and his family were born and raised in Leicester, in the Midlands, and so although I have always lived in the south of England, I have always known Leicester’s history. 

Wednesday, 19 April, 2017 - 09:12

The 23rd April is World Book Day, but did you know that it is also Shakespeare Day? Everybody has heard of Shakespeare, but do you know how many plays he wrote?

Tuesday, 18 April, 2017 - 14:18

I wouldn’t describe myself as fashion-obsessed and I don’t usually spend a great deal of money on clothes. However, I do love a bargain and I’m terrible at throwing away old clothes.

Tuesday, 18 April, 2017 - 14:13

Thrift shops are thriving with endless options from flawless fashion items to vintage finds and individual souvenirs.

Tuesday, 18 April, 2017 - 14:03

Are you planning to go to university? What do you think your responsibilities will be in the first few weeks?

Tuesday, 11 April, 2017 - 10:05

I know what sort of music I like.

Monday, 10 April, 2017 - 11:37

Over the last two weekends, Beauty and the Beast has topped worldwide box offices. It has received excellent reviews and made $357 million in just one week!

Monday, 10 April, 2017 - 11:25

Over the last few years, I have discovered that one of my favourite things to do in my free time is to volunteer.

Thursday, 30 March, 2017 - 08:35

In 2005, the British Council published a booklet celebrating 100 years of the Language Assistants Programme.

Thursday, 30 March, 2017 - 08:27

Over the past three weeks I have seen three new movies at the cinema: Logan, A Dog’s Purpose and Beauty and the Beast.

Thursday, 30 March, 2017 - 08:17

Did you know that, in 2016, over 18 million people attended classical concerts in Germany? That's more people than those who went to main league football matches!


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