1 UK Driving License 英国驾照
If you move to the UK and want to drive, you may need a UK driving license. Li Yang and Sun Chen help you find the words in English you will need to talk about driving and discover how the driving test works.
2 Camping 野营
Now it's Spring, many British people have started planning for their summer holidays, getting out their tents and their camping equipment. Some people enjoy sleeping in a canvas tent, whereas others prefer a caravan. In this programme, Helen Hu and Zoe Liu Jia find out why camping is so popular in the UK.
3 Eco-driving 生态驾驶
Are you driving a big car and using a lot of petrol? Perhaps you could take some lessons in eco-driving! Lily and Jean find out how you can drive cars in a more environmentally sensitive way.
4 Halloween 万圣节
Halloween is one of the best-known festivals in Britain. We find out about the origins of the event, which many people believe started in the USA, and how people celebrate it today.
5 Housework 家务
Who does the housework in your home? We find out from UK households whether it’s always the woman because of traditional roles, or whether men are now willing to pick up the dishcloth.
6 Giving Presents 送礼
When do British people give each other presents? What kind of presents are appropriate? Should you tell people what to buy you? Buying and giving presents can be complicated and not everyone agrees what you should do. Jo Reffin guides you through the minefield.
7 The Gardens of Britain 英国的大花园
The British are well known for their gardens. In this programme, John Escolme and Oliver Zheng are out and about in a large public garden, one of Britain’s finest, the Garden at Chatsworth House. Listen and find out more!
8 Internet Dating 网络约会
Many people use internet dating websites to meet new people. But if you are going to do this, what are the issues you need to be aware of? Vicki Sullivan and Chen Li find out how people can be safe online and whether it is possible to meet a future partner or friend through these websites.
9 Relationships 情侣关系
How do relationships change from the ‘buzz’ of a new relationship, to the longer-lasting companionship of a marriage? John Escolme and Jean Dong hear from two couples at different stages of their marriages; and learn what the difficult stages of relationships are, from two women who advise couples going through problems.
10 Size Zero 身材零号
Recently there has been a huge debate on whether the UK should ban size zero models from the catwalk. Size zero is an American women's clothing size (measuring 80cm chest, 60cm waist and 86cm hips) which many think encourages a 'culture of thinness' among young women. Listen to this programme to find out more.