Video Resources

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British Council “Overcooked” programmeclick here to go to the page

Overcooked is a series of videos produced by the British Council looking at British food.  A nation’s food says a lot about its culture and Britain is no exception.  The UK is a multicultural society and our food reflects that.  Watch the videos to learn about Britain and practise your English with the downloadable “Support Pack”.  Click here to go to downloads page.


British Council “How to…” programme – click here to go to the page

“How to…” is an excellent series of video tutorials which teach you how to say the right thing in a variety of real, everyday situations.  The videos include topics such as, “How to turn down an invitation” and “How to Understand the differences between and American and British English”. Click here to go to downloads page.


British Council “Word on the Street” programmeclick here to go to the page

Word on the Street looks at how English works in everyday life and presents lively aspects of young British culture. Each half hour episode is filmed in a different place in the UK and features drama, interviews and reports to help you improve your English language skills.  Click here to go to downloads page.


BBC “Flatmates” programme – click here to go to the page

Flatmates BBC Learning English video

“Flatmates” is a series of 1-minute-long cartoons from the BBC which teach modern vocabulary in context. There are over a hundred episodes available with subtitles and associated quizzes. It is suitable for intermediate learners and above. Click here to go to the page.


BBC “Talking Sport” programme – click here to go to the page

BBC Learning English Talking Sports video

“Talking Sports” is a series of sports reports from the BBC which focus on specific vocabulary related to sport. There is an accompanying audio download and pdf worksheet to help you practise the vocabulary in context. It is suitable for pre-intermediate learners and above. Click here to go to the page.


Why not have a look at our audio resources for an extensive list of the best audio English learning resources and podcasts on the web!