The British Royal Family

Many of us grew up hearing fairy stories about kings and queens, princes and princesses, castles and palaces. Well, here in the UK, they...

Everyday Words that Star Wars Gave Us

Celebrate #StarWarsDay by learning some words from these cult-classic films that have crept into everyday use... 1) Jedi /ˈdʒɛdaɪ/ The...

5 Ways to Learn Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal verbs are extremely common, especially in informal conversations and texts. So, if you want to understand what native English...

Small Talk the British Way

Many languages don’t even have a word or expression for the concept of "small talk" but in Britain we love it, and we do a lot of it....

Ways to Improve: Write a Blog

As useful as classes with a professional teacher are, we all know that to really make progress we need to practice outside of class time....

Let's put a stop to Accent Anxiety

There’s a disease going around language learners. It’s a serious affliction, causing sweating, racing hearts, tied tongues, and in...