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BBC and painting

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Owner: BBC

email: learningenglish@bbc.co.uk
address: United Kingdom

BBC, Learning English

Teaching English for all of all countries.
To train speech recognition there is a wonderful rubric Words in News where you can listen to the news release and associate an audio version with a text version.

Words to remember are highlighted and repeated on a separate track. Grammar, vocabulary, English idiomatics, language tests and games, audio files for download to mobile devices - the site has everything a person needs, seriously tuned to tighten the language to a decent level. And even more: some of the material is aimed at teachers, there are plans for classes. For beginners, there is a Russian version of the site, but it is more modest.




Art UK

The BBC has digitized more than 100,000 paintings from the state museums of Great Britain. This is a large part of the national collection of paintings, which is planned to be put on Internet in 2012.

In total, the British national collection of about 200 thousand oil paintings, of which, for example, 2,3 thousand paintings are stored in the London National Gallery. The site notes that the collection covers a 700-year period, and the collection includes both paintings by the greatest artists of the history of art, and the work of thousands of less famous artists.

Some of the latest on the site were laid out paintings by Edgar Degas, Joshua Reynolds, Rubens, Riley Bridget and others. The portal Your Paintings was launched in June 2011. At the moment on the site are available for viewing the works of about 23 thousand authors.