Talking about English Series

    New Dynamic English

    Consists of 36 lessons.

    Private Lives

    A simple feature series in which ordinary people talk about themselves and how they experience everyday life in Britain. The series was first broadcast in 1997.

    Who on Earth are we?

    A series about culture and how it affects us. It explores some of the major differences between cultures and looks at what happens when people from different cultures meet and communicate. 12 programmes to download with scripts.

    Better Speaking

    Better Speaking is all about how you can become a fluent, confident speaker of English. In the programmes we hear from learners of English from around the world and also from someone who specialises in teaching speaking, trainer Richard Hallows. 12 programmes to download.

    Insight Plus

    A guide to the language and key issues in the news. This is another chance to hear the popular radio series, Insight Plus (2001) and The Big Story (2003). 17 programmes to download with scripts.


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