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December 21, 2017

12 very British Christmas traditions

In the UK you can start seeing Christmas decorations on shops in mid-November. That’s because the country loves Christmas. Some countries have several important days on […]
December 14, 2017

Reported speech

Reported speech or indirect speech is a tricky part of English learning because there are many things to think about, and it gets used a lot […]
December 7, 2017

Moving around London (part 3): the bus

This week we are looking at what is probably the most popular way to move around London: the bus. If you haven’t seen them, we also have […]
November 30, 2017

English words of Spanish origin (including yummy food and cowboys)

Spanish has given English a large number of words. Most made their way into the language through US and Mexican contact, and the old Spanish colonies […]
November 23, 2017

All about English phrasal verbs

There’s a lot written about phrasal verbs, and that’s because there are a lot of phrasal verbs! Phrasal verbs are one of the hardest aspects of English […]
November 16, 2017

What is Thanksgiving? Why doesn’t the UK celebrate Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is one of those things that looks really weird for those who don’t live in the US. We see it in a lot of films […]