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

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Britain is a sport-loving nation, and it's the birthplace of some of the world's favourite sports. Join Richard as he visits Silverstone, home of Formula 1, and Wembley Stadium, the 'temple of football'.

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

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How much do you love your mobile phone? Could you live without it? Find out what British teenagers, parents and teachers say about the subject!

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In October many shop windows in Britain turn orange and black, with pumpkins, witches, broomsticks and cats. What do young people do to celebrate Halloween? Read this article to find out.

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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This short story by Ron Butlin is much darker than the title suggests. Does colour always fade with time?

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Would you like to go on a cruise? This short story is set on a cruise ship and has a very funny ending.

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

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Zara knows what she wants for her future. But first she has to talk to her mum ...

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15-year-old reporter Jack goes to the press conference for the new Disney film Tomorrowland and asks George Clooney a tricky question.

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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Honne are a British electronic-soul duo from Somerset in the UK. They have performed on the British Council's Selector music show. This song is called 'I Can Give You Heaven' and is taken from the EP 'Over Lover'.

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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Have you ever used your smartphone to find out what the weather's going to be like? Now there's an app that will get information about the weather all over the world, in real time, so the forecast may never be wrong again! 

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Have you ever seen a starfish? Did you know that starfish contain a liquid that may hold a clue for treatments for some diseases? Read the article to find out more.  

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