Want to travel back in time? The house where William Shakespeare was born 450 years ago is still standing, and a replica of the theatre where most of his plays were performed is as close to the original as one can get.
Britain has announced plans to introduce a new pound coin in 2017. The 12-sided coin will replace the current round coin, which went into circulation more than 30 years ago. Read the story, then practise vocabulary you can use to talk about money.