Watch videos with a UK focus. Learn about UK culture and practise your listening at the same time.

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Richard talks to two of Britain's youngest and most fashionable entrepreneurs before meeting reality TV star and self-made multimillionaire, Duncan Bannatyne.

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Richard visits Tate Britain art gallery and meets British computer game developers to explore British creativity, past and present.

Read texts with a UK focus. Learn about UK culture and practise your reading at the same time.

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We all do it! But do we get enough sleep? Read on to find out if you are sleep deprived.

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Dragon dances, acrobats, fireworks, a parade ... London is buzzing with excitement at Chinese New Year. Find out what you can do to join in the excitement!

In this section you can watch animated videos of five of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. You can also read short stories and poems written by British authors.

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In a beautiful Italian town, love is in the air. But the path of true love is never easy, especially when other people try to cause problems.

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We are in Denmark, and Hamlet's father, the king, is now dead. Hamlet's uncle has married Hamlet’s mother, and become the new king. A ghost appears, saying he is the dead king, and tells Hamlet he must take revenge.

Watch short films created by young people in the UK and practise your listening at the same time.

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This award-winning short film gives us a window into the world of Kenneth Mitchell. The film was written by Kenneth's brother, Nicholas, and has been shown at international film festivals.  

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Usain Bolt of Jamaica holds the world record in the 100 metres for men, but how fast could he run wearing a horse costume? Watch this short film and see a group of young people trying to set a new record in this strange event.

Listen to new, British music from the British Council's Selector music radio show and practise your English at the same time.

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Luke Sital-Singh is a singer-songwriter from Bristol in the UK. He has a wonderful voice; beautiful, bruised and defiant. He has performed on the British Council's Selector music radio show. This song is called 'Still', and is taken from Luke's EP, 'The Breakneck Sound Of Tomorrow'.

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CHAMPS is a band from the Isle of Wight. They have appeared on the British Council's Selector music radio show. This song is called 'White Satellite'. See what you think. 

Read articles adapted from the British Council's science magazine, Cubed. Learn about the world of science and research in the UK and practise your English at the same time.

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What can we learn from worms? Find out by reading this article about how scientists are using worms in their research. If you want to know more about the research check out Worm Watch Lab which explains the experiments in more detail. 

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Children in Malawi have been making fantastic progress using a new maths app. This could be very positive for the future of one of the world’s poorest countries.

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