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Chris talks about his three-year degree in Modern History at Oxford.

B1 - Intermediate
1 Min 21 Sec
Fast

A woman discusses her frustration with stores being open on Sundays.

B1 - Intermediate
2 Min 44 Sec
Fast

A woman describes the start of her romantic relationship.

B1 - Intermediate
3 Min 41 Sec
Fast

The speaker tells an old Cornish folk tale in poetic form. It is called Sweet Janine.

B1 - Intermediate
5 Min 45 Sec
Very Slow

Anne talks about her hobby of synchronized swimming.

B1 - Intermediate
3 Min 4 Sec
Medium

A woman talks about how she took her children to college with her and how that influenced them.

B1 - Intermediate
2 Min 32 Sec
Fast

A man shares his opinions about some sports.

B2 - Advanced
4 Min 6 Sec
Fast

A young Indian man talks about the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

A2 - Easy
1 Min 41 Sec
Slow

Stephanie talks about her part-time job teaching English as a second language.

A2 - Easy
0 Min 57 Sec
Slow

A woman talks about teaching English to Chinese children in Hong Kong.

B1 - Intermediate
2 Min 7 Sec
Fast

A retired woman talks about how she enjoyed teaching girl scouts.

A2 - Easy
1 Min 22 Sec
Very Slow

A postgraduate student at Oxford talks about teaching medieval history to groups of undergraduates.

B1 - Intermediate
2 Min 0 Sec
Medium

A woman speaks about how she had more children later in life.

B1 - Intermediate
1 Min 48 Sec
Fast

The lecturer discusses how the United States expanded its territory across the North American continent a...

B2 - Advanced
14 Min 2 Sec
Very Slow

A woman talks about the thrill of visiting the site of the ancient Olympics in Greece.

A2 - Easy
2 Min 32 Sec
Very Slow

A man gives a brief lecture on the influence of the Anglo Saxons in England.

C1 - Expert
8 Min 7 Sec
Medium

A Jewish woman talks about her visit to the Anne Frank Museum and how it affected her.

B2 - Advanced
2 Min 57 Sec
Fast

This is the story of a mean baker's daughter.

B1 - Intermediate
4 Min 33 Sec
Medium

A woman tells the story of how a baker's daughter became an owl.

B1 - Intermediate
1 Min 32 Sec
Medium

A speaker discusses the Battle of Culloden, which took place in northern Scotland in 1746.

C2 - Master
7 Min 9 Sec
Slow