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English for Life in the UK – The Victorian Age

Season 2, Episode 15 British history during the reign of Queen Victoria. The workshop of the world, the British Empire, the extension of the vote, the Great Hunger in Ireland. Queen Victoria and her family. Download Transcript The British Empire developed during Queen Victoria’s reign Slavery was abolished in Victoria’s reign. William Wilberforce was a famous Yorkshire Abolitionist Victoria and Albert were thought to have a perfect family life - they had 9 children Queen Victoria was known as the Grandmother of Europe - so many of her children went on to rule [...]

2021-03-10T11:31:00+00:003rd March, 2021|Podcasts|

English for Life in the UK – Industrial Revolution

Season 2, Episode 14 How Britain became the first country in the world to have an industrial revolution. Inventions, transport, resistance to the changes, urbanisation and trade. Download Transcript Hand Loom Weaver. © Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. Mill Waterwheel. Manchester. McConnel & Company's mills, about 1913. Quarry Bank Cotton Mill. © Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. Uniflow steam engine, Bradford Industrial Museum Bridgewater Canal, used to transport coal from his mines. © Copyright David Dixon and licensed [...]

2021-02-26T10:44:03+00:0026th February, 2021|News, Podcasts|

Stop Spying on Asylum Seekers

We have joined Privacy International's campaign to demand that the UK Home Office stops spying on asylum seekers! We are demanding that the UK Home Office stops spying on asylum seekers through their 'Aspen Card' payment cards. Please join our campaign, and take 2 minutes to send a letter to Priti Patel today! Click her to go to the Privacy International website and email Priti Patel to demand that the Home Office stops spying on asylum seekers. The ‘Aspen Card’ is a debit payment card given to UK asylum seekers by the Home Office. It provides basic subsistence, but [...]

2021-02-25T16:52:26+00:0025th February, 2021|News|
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