Florence Nightingale

Who was Florence Nightingale? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out!


Do the preparation task first. Then watch the story and do the activities.

Story by LearnEnglish Kids. Animation by Slurpy Studios.


Would you like to be a nurse or a doctor when you grow up? What other jobs help people? Write a comment and tell us!

Average: 4.1 (34 votes)

Submitted by CaptainArtist6000 on Wed, 31/01/2024 - 19:54


when i grow up iwant to be a doctor because iwant to check the people to make them healthy and feeling good

Submitted by StylishSapphire900 on Thu, 10/03/2022 - 11:39

When I grow up I will be a very successful Businesswoman. This story reminds me of my mum!

Submitted by QueenYellowFashion on Tue, 03/08/2021 - 08:24

When I grow up I want to be an artist because I like to paint. I can paint on clothes. I think I can make some costumes for halloween.

Submitted by TopazXylophone… on Sat, 03/04/2021 - 10:55

nice story I am not sure what I want to be when I grow up, maybe a mathematician.

Submitted by DuchessPrinceF… on Thu, 06/01/2022 - 09:15

In reply to by TopazXylophone…

When I grow up, I want to have 5 jobs. I want to be a fashion designer, an artist, singer, game champion, and computer expert.

Submitted by GreyDingoYoyo on Thu, 18/02/2021 - 06:11

when i grow up i want to be a vet

Submitted by MisterIguanodon20 on Wed, 13/01/2021 - 15:15

When i grow up i want to be scientist too

Submitted by MisterIguanodon20 on Wed, 13/01/2021 - 15:07

She so nice and so good her dad good to she was hepl a lot of man

Submitted by MasterCastleEmerald on Wed, 06/01/2021 - 02:59

This story is intresting.

Submitted by AgentButtercup… on Sat, 10/10/2020 - 16:41

My mother is a doctor. I believe she is a life-saver!

Submitted by DJPhoenixWolf on Wed, 02/09/2020 - 07:57

When I grow up I want to be a soccer player

Submitted by MisterSongRocket on Wed, 01/07/2020 - 08:44

I likethis story ıts good

Submitted by MisterSongRocket on Wed, 01/07/2020 - 08:42

when ı grow up ı want to be a scientist

Submitted by GoldCrystalWater on Wed, 24/06/2020 - 10:11

Awwwww I fell sorry for her but she loved doing it so at least she was happy!

Submitted by TurquoiseHippo… on Mon, 22/06/2020 - 07:04

I want to be a surgeon when I grow up!

Submitted by PaperJewelDolphin on Tue, 07/04/2020 - 11:29

She helped a lot of people in that horrible situation. I feel sort of sorry for her. You know messing with sick and unwell men.

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