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Read texts with a UK focus. Learn about UK culture and practise your reading at the same time.
Slang is very informal language which is often used by young people. It's hard to keep up to date with slang, but this article will help you learn a few words that your teacher may not know!
Reality TV is more than just Big Brother. Read out about some unusual reality TV programmes that are popular in the UK.
Do you prefer cats or dogs? Pets are an important part of many British families.
Love them or hate them, tattoos are really popular nowadays in the UK. What do you think of tattoos?
We all do it! But do we get enough sleep? Read on to find out if you are sleep deprived.
Do you like to wear the same clothes as your friends or do you like to dress differently? Adapting clothes and creating an individual style is very popular in the UK.
Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day in your country? In the UK it’s the most romantic day of the year!
Is there a special day for jokes and tricks in your country? Do you like playing tricks on people? If you’re ever in the UK on 1 April, you’d better watch out!
In the UK, Bonfire Night (or Guy Fawkes Night) is celebrated on 5 November and the night skies are filled with colour. It’s a special day in honour of a historic event.
Christmas in the UK is the biggest holiday of the year. Family gatherings, turkey, presents and parties are just some of the things that come to mind when we think about Christmas time.
Would you like to be a secret agent and work undercover? Do you think the job in reality would be similar to how it's shown in films?
Do students in your country go directly to university or college after school or do they have a break first? Taking a gap year between school and uni is quite common in the UK and there are lots of different ways to spend your time.
How many languages can you speak? British people are generally not very good language learners. In a recent survey, 62 per cent of the population only speak English!
In the UK, only around 43% of 18- to 24-year-olds vote in general elections. Are you interested in politics, or do you change the TV channel when politicians appear on the screen?
How important is meat in your diet? Could you happily live without ever eating any meat? In the UK vegetarianism is becoming more and more popular.
Do people have lots of holidays where you live? Where do they go and what do they do? Read more to find out about holidays in the UK!
Mmm ... do you fancy a tasty bag of crisps? Or how about a yummy chocolate bar? British people love their snacks. Find out more about some popular British snacks. Don't read if you're hungry!
He was the greatest writer in the English language and is known around the world. But how much do you really know about William Shakespeare and his life?
How do you make sure you stay safe online? Everyone who uses the internet needs to know how to use it safely. Read about online safety in the UK.
There is graffiti in almost every city in the world. Read this article to learn more about Britain's most famous graffiti artist.
A picture speaks a thousand words. And with over a thousand emoji pictures to represent our words, who needs to speak or write any more?! Let's take a closer look at the UK's fastest-growing language.