In this section, read articles about a wide variety of topics. The articles are written for intermediate (CEFR level B1) learners.

You will improve your reading comprehension and develop your vocabulary on a diverse range of  topics. Each article has a set of  exercises to help you understand and use the language.

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Africa turns air into water

Drought is a big problem in many parts of Africa. In The Sahel region water is difficult to find. Why?...

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Bend it like Bassira

Aminata was five years old when her parents died. She was taken to her aunt’s house in a nearby village. The little girl was in shock...

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Going Local – African solutions

Changes in exchange rates and uncertainty in global markets can make it difficult to rely on international brands. As a result, some people are going local...

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Independent Energy Providers in Africa

Across Africa approximately 600 million people still use candles to light their homes at night. Many live in rural areas...

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