Category: B1

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Australian Woman Marries Bridge

Many countries around the world are discussing same-sex marriage. No country is discussing the rights and wrongs of marrying a bridge. But that is what an Australian woman has done. Artist Jodi Rose fell...

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Job Riding Harley Davidsons

There is a special job opening for eight people who love riding motorbikes, enjoy long, hot summers, and like feeling the wind in their hair. The position is a summer internship for the legendary...

Scenic view of aurora over Kirkjufell and waterfall. Idyllic view of Northern Lights in Iceland. Beautiful view of nature at night.

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The First Lady of Iceland, Eliza Reid, has turned heads at a movie awards ceremony. Fashion reporters said Ms Reid wore a “stunning” black jacket to the Edda Awards – Iceland’s version of Hollywood’s...

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Desert Opera

Saudi Arabia will soon have its very first national orchestra and opera. France will help Saudi to set up the musical groups. The two countries signed a series of agreements on Monday to boost...

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AirBnB’s 5 Star Homes

The online accommodation booking company Airbnb is going upmarket. It is moving into the luxury travel market. CEO Brian Chesky has announced an improvement in the company’s business model. It wants richer people to...

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Monaco’s Millionaires

The tiny city-state of Monaco on France’s Mediterranean coastline is having problems finding space for rich people. Monaco is less than 2 square kilometers in size and has some of the richest people in...

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Reading: Scotland (B1)

Scotland is the UK’s most northern country and has around 790 islands off its coasts 130 of which have people living on them. Scotland is well known for its stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches and...

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Reading: Memory

Are you good at remembering things? Can you remember a long list of English vocabulary quickly and easily? If the answer to these two questions is ‘no,’ help may be at hand. A new...