The Tudor period of history began in the year 1485 when King Henry VII became king. Learn about Henry VlI, his son Henry VIII and other kings and queens from the Tudor period as you complete these activities and prepare for the Life in the UK test.
Since the 1980s Britain there have been several changes in government and many important national and international events. Listen and read about about these governments and events as you prepare for the Life in the UK test.
Helping young children to speak in English at home can be an enjoyable and rewarding thing to do, and there are many advantages to supporting your child in this way. Read the article to learn more about speaking English at home and improve your language skills as you complete the activities.
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.
A survey commissioned by the British Council produced some quotes showing what people in different countries think about the UK. Compare their opinions, do the activities and let us know what you think.