One of the main events in any UK royalist’s (or London tourists’) social calendar is the ‘Trooping the Colour’ which takes place every year in June to mark the monarch’s official birthday. Here are five facts about the celebration.
Hi everyone! It’s May, which means the football season is coming to an end. It’s an exciting time for fans, as lots of big matches are played and trophies are won. But how many of these expressions about the beautiful … Czytaj dalej
Links between the UK and Poland both metaphorical and literal might over recent years have become closer than ever but in fact a cultural crossover has always existed. In today’s Britit post, I’m writing about some of my favourite historical … Czytaj dalej
Expressing ideas When learning a foreign language, one of the most exciting things you can do is experiment with using the new language to communicate in class. As a teacher, I’ve observed students often go through a process of re-examining … Czytaj dalej
Spectre – the man with repartee This week has seen the release of ‘Spectre’ the twenty fourth film in the Bond series. It has already taken $296 million at the box office. Often the film’s soundtrack is as eagerly anticipated … Czytaj dalej
There are many stereotypes regarding us Brits. If you believe them all, we’re a nation of royalty-loving, umbrella-carrying, fish-and-chip eaters who drink tea at 5 o’clock. I would reject all of those, but one which does have some truth in … Czytaj dalej
What’s the crack? I heard you tried to pull last night by telling her you were minted? You muppet! That’s just asking to get rinsed… Read on for clues about what this all means and then use when speaking English … Czytaj dalej
Are you having a good start to your summer? Have you dipped your toes in the Baltic yet? In Britain there are 10,000 miles of coastline and nobody lives more than two hours away from it. So every summer, come … Czytaj dalej
This Saturday (May 30th) sees the traditional end to the English football season, with the FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium.