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Further reading

If you want to find out more about some of the things we’ve looked at this week, you might find these links interesting:

The American Declaration of Independence

You might be interested in this short article on the American Declaration of Independence.

You’ll also find more information about the Declaration of Independence here.


This BBC Timeline on the life of Gandhi shows key events in his life. BBC video content might not work in every country because of TV licensing agreements.

You might also be interested in this biography of Gandhi.

Nelson Mandela

You can watch this tribute video from the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

Read this biography of Nelson Mandela.


Information from the British Library on the Suffragettes

You can also read information on the Suffragettes from the National Archives.

The Museum of London has a section on the Suffragettes.

Passive forms

Watch an animated video which helps to explain passive forms, and then do the online activities.

Here is a written explanation of the passive, with accompanying online activities.

Phrasal verbs

Phrasal verbs – explanations and activities
More on phrasal verbs
Activities for multi-word-verbs

Language to talk about voting

Here is a blog about the language of elections.

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Exploring English: Magna Carta

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