BRITAIN IS GREAT


Find out what is Great about Great Britain and share your opinions!


This series of twelve videos shows different aspects of the best of Britain. They're not just about the country, though. There are lots of exercises to help you improve your English. The videos are lively and fast-moving - best if you're already confident with your English.

COUNTRYSIDE IS GREAT - Part I

Britain's countryside is great, rich with lakes, mountains and monuments. Richard goes to the Lake District first, before crossing the border to Wales. Plus activities.

COUNTRYSIDE IS GREAT - Part II

Lakes and mountains of Scotland and two of the world's natural wonders: the Giant's Causeway in Ireland and the magnificent Durdle Door in Dorset. Plus activities.

CREATIVITY IS GREAT -Part I

From Wallace and Gromit to Ewan McGregor, Britain's cinema is great. Richard visits the London Film Museum and finds out about the facilities for making film in the UK. Plus activities.

CREATIVITY IS GREAT - Part II

Richard looks back at past masters of British creativity at Tate Britain and then comes right up to date with an introduction to Britain's great computer gaming scene. Plus activities.

INNOVATION IS GREAT - Part I

With 77 Nobel prizes in science and technology alone, Britain has always had a great reputation for innovation - the space-age vacuum cleaner and much more! Plus activities

INNOVATION IS GREAT - Part II

Richard meets some of the people behind the amazing ideas and incredible technology. Join Richard as he talks about robots, space exploration - and very fast cars.

Practise your English with free interactive video listening lessons, reading exercises, quizzes and games.

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