Category: B2

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Audiobook (B2.1) : Meet Me In Istanbul

This is Adventure thriller set in Turkey. Tom Smith flies to Istanbul to join his fiancée for a holiday. But Angela fails to meet him that evening as arranged and she is not at her...

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Reading: Girl Scouts

BEC Vantage Reading Part 3 Read the text and then answer questions 1-6. The idea that a sales team can learn something from Girl Scouts will come as a surprise to many.  What has...

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Men outnumbered in Spanish government

Women are on the rise in Spanish politics. Spain’s newly-formed government consists of eleven women and six men. The newly-elected socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has put women in some of the biggest positions...

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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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Marvel’s “Black Panther”

The new superhero movie Black Panther is breaking box office records. It is the highest moneymaking debut ever for a February film. Disney, the movie’s maker, estimated that the film has earned over $361...

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Reading: Gulliver’s Travels (B2)

Gulliver’s Travels recounts the story of Lemuel Gulliver, a practical-minded Englishman trained as a surgeon who takes to the seas when his business fails. In a deadpan first-person narrative that rarely shows any signs...