A comprehensive set of resources looking at electricity. The first reading text, ‘Electricity and magnetism’, introduces the various pieces of the electromagnetism jigsaw. The second reading text tells of the indomitable spirit of Michael Faraday whose love of science helped him overcome all the adversity of being poor and downtrodden in Victorian society to become one of the most important scientists of all time. Listening exercises include a lecture on generating electricity and a conversation on common electrical items.