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

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picture from A Brief History of Writing

We do it every day, on paper, on our phones and on computers. But, what do you know about the history of writing? Watch this clip to find out more.


Elif Bilgin is an up-and-coming scientist. Check out what she discovered about banana peel in this video. Well done, Elif! 

We have our own YouTubers! They talk about everything and anything and we add subtitles and transcripts to help you improve your English as you watch. Post a comment to join in the discussion.

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What have Ancient Greece and The X Factor got in common? Watch Sophia's new video to learn all about the history of voting. 


Try some easy-to-make vegan sushi with this recipe!

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

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Word Wangling is a collection of fun word games to help you look for patterns, shapes and relationships between letters and words.


How many words can you Sushi Spell in two minutes? Take the sushi from the moving belt to spell as many words as you can. 

Write captions for the funny photos.

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This week's photo is even stranger than normal! Can you write a caption for it?


Can you write a caption for this sleepy photo?

Guess what the photos are and write your answers below.

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The last two photos were a bit difficult, so this week's photo is easier. Can you guess what it is?


Cute ears! But whose are they? Post your guess below.

Read stories and articles for your level of English.

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Wonder is an honest, funny and moving book about a boy who feels ordinary but looks different.


Thousands of people are looking for the $2 million treasure buried in the Rocky Mountains by art dealer Forrest Fenn.

Listen to our audio fiction series, The Survivor. The audio is at three different levels so you can choose the one that’s right for you.

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What happened the night of the plane crash? Will Agent Sanders wake up? Find out in the fifth episode of The Survivor.


A plane crash … there is only one survivor. Who is she? This is the first episode of The Survivor.

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