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

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We all need to buy stuff from time to time. But do we think about how our shopping affects people, animals and the environment? Here's how you can love fashion and the world we live in.

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British school children are now learning computer coding. What do they think about it? And are teachers ready for the coding revolution?

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

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Richard finds out more about English as a global language, and talks to young people from all over the world who have come to Britain to learn English.

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What do you know about Sherlock Holmes? Join Wendy in London as she searches for clues about the famous detective.

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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Have you ever seen any photos of your parents when they were younger? Did they look like you?

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Are you a football fan? David Rooney, the main character in this story, is crazy about football. One day he discovers that the old man who is his next door neighbour has an interesting past.

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

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A bored park keeper dreams of buying a luxury caravan. One day, he discovers a way to make his dream come true. However, to get the money he will have to do something very strange ...

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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.  

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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According to Dr Nick Hawes, the future of robots is going to be huge. Here he explains the challenges.

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How is science and technology changing the way that music is being created and played? Read on to find out how some new software is helping musicians to keep the beat. 

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