If you've just started a new job, or if you're planning to start one soon, don't miss our free online course, How to Succeed in the Global Workplace! It starts in two weeks, so click here to find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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If you love British literature, then don't miss this fantastic collection of resources from the British Library! Discovering Literature: Romantics and Victorians has lots of videos, articles and original manuscripts from Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, Robert Burns and many more! If you can't visit the library itself, this is the next best thing!

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We're looking at literature this week, and here's a lovely reading of the famous poem, I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by the Romantic poet, William Wordsworth. Watch the video, then read the poem and try the activities on our website here: [ Bit.ly Link ] Let us know what you think in the comments!

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Don't miss our Exploring English: Language and Culture Facebook LIVE broadcast! This week's topic is literature and we'll be starting soon right here on LearnEnglish – British Council. Click below to check your local time then come along and ask us all your questions!

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Shakespeare, Dickens and more... in this video Richard speaks to experts about some of the country's greatest writers! Do you like classic literature?

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Literature is GREAT - Part 1

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Have you read any of these great books, either in English or your language? If you have, tell us in the comments what you thought! If not, check out the reviews and tell us which one sounds most interesting to you!
1) To Kill a Mockingbird - [ Bit.ly Link ]
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What do employers around the world look for in new employees? Discover the key skills to succeed in the #GlobalWorkplace.
Join this free online course from the British Council and the University of Sheffield to help you develop the confidence and knowledge to make a real impression in the world of work. Find out more and register here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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If you enjoyed our posts yesterday for #WorldBookDay and #ShakespeareDay, then this is the week for you on our free Exploring English: Language and Culture course! We're looking at the best of British literature, from Shakespeare to Harry Potter and beyond! Just click here to join in: [ Bit.ly Link ]
So, tell us... who is your favourite British author?

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Motivation is important in sport and language learning! In this week's podcast, Rich and Jack talk about the latest news from the Premier League and listen to some reasons why learning English is important from Manchester City's Vincent Kompany and West Ham's Jose Fonte.
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Motivation is important in sport and language learning In this weeks podcast

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If you enjoyed our #EarthDay posts on Saturday, check out this useful collection of more than fifty environmental vocabulary expressions from American English at State!

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The answer to yesterday's quiz was (c) the Atacama Desert in Chile! Did you get it right? You can read more about this amazing place in our blog here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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The answer to yesterday's quiz was (c) extremely. Did you get it right?
We use words like very and extremely to make adjectives stronger, as in 'he's extremely tall'. We call these 'intensifiers', and there are others such as 'exceptionally', 'remarkably' etc.
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The answer to yesterday's quiz was (c) extremely. Did you get it right?
We use words like very and extremely to make adjectives stronger, as in 'he's extremely tall'. We call these 'intensifiers', and there are others such as 'exceptionally', 'remarkably' etc.
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The answer to yesterday's quiz was (b) lie. Did you get it right? 'Lie' is an intransitive verb and means to be in or assume a position flat on a surface such as a floor or a bed. 'Lay' is a transitive verb meaning to put something down flat on a surface. Maybe because the past tense of 'lie' is 'lay', people often get confused!

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Why are Shakespeare's plays so popular 400 years after his death? Find out in these fourteen videos and improve your English with the language exercises!

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Today is #EnglishLanguageDay! The story of English starts more than a thousand years ago - join Richard as he visits the British Library to learn all about it!

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Today is EnglishLanguageDay The story of English starts more than a thousand

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It's #WorldBookDay, so here are some of my favourite resources for free stories, poems and even full novels! Happy reading!
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3) Lit2Go - free classic novels arranged by reading level to read online, listen to or download bit.ly/2jOeZv3
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