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BBC World News

Trump impeachment: Democrats unveil formal charges

Posted on Tuesday December 10, 2019

The US president hits back after being accused of abusing his powers and obstructing Congress.

Jersey City: Deadly gun battle kills six people

Posted on Tuesday December 10, 2019

A police officer is among six people killed in a battle that rages for least an hour.

Merriam-Webster: Non-binary pronoun 'they' is word of year

Posted on Tuesday December 10, 2019

The dictionary said searches for the non-binary pronoun on its website increased by 313% this year.

Newsround Latest

Changing Faces calls for the way villains look in movies to change

Posted on Monday December 10, 2018

Charity Changing Faces calls for the way villains look in films to change.

World Cup: Which Belgium player should England be worried about?

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

England play their final group match against Belgium, but which star player should England be worried about?

Smoking: Should it be banned at the school gates?

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

A group of school children have had enough of adults smoking near school gates, so they decided to do something about it.

One Stop English

Everyday life: Typical dishes

Posted on Monday December 02, 2019

In this lesson, available at two levels, students review language for describing food and food preferences.

Celebrations: Kwanzaa

Posted on Monday December 02, 2019

In this lesson students learn about celebrating Kwanzaa, its principles and symbols.

Advancing Learning: Developing real conversation skills

Posted on Friday November 29, 2019

What is ‘conversation’ and how can teachers improve students’ conversation skills?  This article, by Kateryna Protsenko, looks at the different ways to improve this skill.

English Idioms

Height of folly

Posted on Tuesday December 10, 2019

If something is the height of folly, it is completely ridiculous and will end up badly.

In the grip

Posted on Monday October 28, 2019

If you are in the grip of something, you are beingcontrolled by something unpleasant or that you don't want to be controlled by.

In the grip

Posted on Monday October 28, 2019

If you are in the grip of something, you are beingcontrolled by something unpleasant or that you don't want to be controlled by.