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The Business Podcasts are interviews focusing on working life in the UK. The podcasts offer authentic listening practice for you to use with – or recommend to – your business English students. Episode 1: Nils, on working life in the UK – Pre-intermediate Download Listening Worksheet Tapescript Episode 2: Marta, on working life in the UK – Pre-intermediate Download Listening Worksheet Tapescript Episode 3: Boris, on working life in the UK – Upper Intermediate Download Listening Worksheet Tapescript Episode 4: Linda, on working life in the UK – Intermediate Download Listening Worksheet Tapescript Episode 5: Alex, on working life in the UK – Upper Intermediate Download Listening Worksheet Tapescript Episode 6: Armand, on working life – Advanced Download Listening Worksheet Tapescript Episode 7: Francesca, on working life – Pre-intermediate Download Listening Worksheet Tapescript Episode 8: Bea, on working from home – Advanced Download Listening Worksheet Tapescript Download Listening Worksheet Tapescript Download Listening

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Sherlock Holmes Wendy: The streets of London are full of history. But not all the famous characters associated with this city were real. More than a hundred years ago when people travelled by horse and cart and the foggy streets were lit by gaslight, one famous detective was leading the fight against crime. It was Victorian London, the time of Sherlock Holmes. The fictional character of Sherlock Holmes has been popular ever since he was created by author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the late 1800s. Since then, Holmes has appeared in many films …Roland Carstairs: Mr Holmes? Speaking Actvities: Get Speaking task sheets for FCE, CAE, CPE, BEC, IELTS, BULATS Each week we publish a free, photocopiable Get Speaking Task Sheet. To download and try this week's speaking activities place your cursor over the link below. Right-click (Windows) or hold down the mouse button (Mac OS) and then choose Save Target As from the pop-up menu. In the Save As dialogue box, specify a name and location for the PDF file, and then click Save.

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