Practise and improve your reading by doing these activities and learn practical English for the real world.
'Four warned' is a book of four stories with unexpected endings. Read and listen to this dramatic extract about a woman who finds herself in a high-speed car chase.
What would you do if you woke up and didn’t know where you were? In this book called 'Blackout' by Emily Barr, a young woman finds herself in a strange place and cannot remember how she got there.
Sadaqat, an ESOL student from London, recently attended an event at the British Council where he met Prince Charles. Read and listen to his story and complete the exercises about the text.
Laura, an ESOL student from London, recently attended an unforgettable event at the British Council, where she met a very special visitor. Read and listen to Laura’s story and complete the exercises about the text.
Sarah wrote about a day she will never forget. Read her story and complete the activities about the text.
‘Hidden' by Barbara Taylor Bradford is a story about a very brave mother. Read and listen to a short passage from the book, which explains how she met her very determined and powerful husband.
The Escape’ by Lynda La Plante is a true story about a man who tries to escape from prison. Read and listen to a short passage from the book and complete the interactive activities.