Our Down’s Syndrome Twins | Living Differently

Both boys have escaped from here five or six times between them,and we’ve had to have the police involved, helicopters,police dogs…They were just escape artists.The boys were diagnosed with autism when they were two and a quarter.It was quite evident there was something not quite right,erm, with them.You’d come home from work and there’s no response.Mm-hmm.Mark would just […]

Life And Love Inside Britain’s Legal Red Light District | Sex, Drugs & Murder – Episode 2

Stay away from that car! Oi! Oi!Look, they’re all on the corner now. Can you see them all? There’s another one there. Bloody hell. That’s six already that’s out. The police and the council have brought this area lower than it’s ever been before. won’t give it up, because I like to earn money. ‘Where I’m from, you’ll […]

Is Dongguan really China’s sex capital? #BBC Trending – BBC News

Welcome to Dongguan … “A city with idyllic charm and blooming with opportunities. A city that you think you might know, but which holds many surprises.” In Dongguan, you’ll find: Widespread prostitution in China’s sex capital. A cultural hub for opera and basketball Air pollution and factory buildings. The world’s top digital manufacturers Illegal drugs and gambling. Landmarks […]

BBC English Masterclass: Words that connect ideas – so to speak, I mean… (Discourse Markers 2)

Sian here for BBC Learning English. In this Masterclass we’re going to look at more ways you can use discourse markers to help connect your ideas when you’re having conversations. Ok, so discourse markers will help you sound more fluent and help you understand native speaker conversations. We’re going to look at seven different discourse markers today. Listen […]

Do you work in an English-speaking environment? English at Work is the series for you

Narrator: Hi I’m Neil. Thanks for joining me on English at Work – a new series of programmes set in an office, full of top tips to help you learn some useful business language which you could use in the workplace. In the next few minutes you can join me on an introductory tour around one of London’s […]