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 […]
November 9, 2017

What can I do when I have problems at work?

For someone who is new to the country it can sometimes be hard to know where to go for help. The system is different from other […]
November 2, 2017

Bonfire night

In the UK the 5th of November is a day of celebration. It can be called Bonfire night, Fireworks night or Guy Fawkes Night (or Day). […]
October 26, 2017

Moving around London (part 2): the train

This week we are continuing our series on TFL. We have already posted about the tube, and today we are going to be explaining all about […]
October 19, 2017

English words of Portuguese origin (from scary fish to Indian curries)

Portuguese has given English many words. Most people can tell that things like caipirinha and capoeira come from Portuguese. But there are many other words that […]
October 12, 2017

All the English tenses

By the time our students reach Level 3 or Level 4, they realise that English has a lot of tenses. So: how many tenses are there […]