It is widely believed that learning about culture is part of learning English. Help your child to learn about different cultures around the world whilst improving their English.
Go to http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/ and click on the UK Now tab to find out more.
In the Read UK section, your teen can read about topics with a British connection. From special days, like Valentine's Day, to trends, like gap years, they'll find all they need to know here. There are exercises too so they can check their understanding of the text.
By clicking on the Video UK tab you can bring the United Kingdom closer. Your teen can watch the short videos and do exercises to learn more about life in Britain.
Is your teen interested in literature? Then click on Stories and poems where they can read a selection of short stories and poems written by British authors. They're great reading practice for higher levels.
All teens love to watch movies, right? In the Film UK section they can get the chance to watch some amazing short films that were made by young people in the UK.
Go to Music UK to listen to some great, new, British music from the British Council's selector music radio show and practise your English at the same time. The Selector http://music.britishcouncil.org/the-selector is a weekly two-hour show that covers all styles of music, from indie, dubstep, folk, soul, electro and everything in between. The show features interviews, mixes and exclusive live sessions from some of the most exciting British artists. The Selector presents an overview of all that is exciting and fresh in British music. The show reflects the brilliance and diversity of British music, promoting the sounds, talents and musical culture of modern Britain to an international audience.