Long Live the Queen

2 maja 2016, poniedziałek,

In April the UK and Commonwealth celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday. There were a number of celebrations across the world to mark the occasion.  In the UK it was celebrated by beacon lighting across the UK.  Photographs of the queen … Czytaj dalej


Charlie Chaplin – Famous Brit

18 kwietnia 2016, poniedziałek,

Charlie Chaplin: The Revenge of the Little Fellow We have only to say the name to conjure[1] the man; bowler hat, moustache, bow-legged walk swinging a cane. A true icon of the 20th century. At his height he was probably … Czytaj dalej


#ShakespeareLives 6 Fun Facts

11 kwietnia 2016, poniedziałek,

Shakespeare the Brit with a Global reach Which Shakespeare play has been translated into 75 languages? How many times does the word ‚love’ appear in the complete works? Here are 6 facts about the great Brit. Read through and discover how … Czytaj dalej


Can Shakespeare help reform prisoners?

22 lutego 2016, poniedziałek,

Laura Bates, Professor of English at Indiana State University, has worked in maximum security prisons across the US setting up Shakespeare programmes. She explains how the world’s most famous playwright can help bring about prisoner reform. ‚How do you get prisoners to read … Czytaj dalej


Corporate Business Skills – Decision Making

15 lutego 2016, poniedziałek,

Welcome back BritIt blog readers! It’s Neil Evans here again to  bring you some business English insights and ideas on how to successfully manoeuvre within the corporate sector. I’ve already brought you posts on negotiations, email writing and more. Today, … Czytaj dalej


English punctuation – apostrophes – 8 rules

13 października 2015, wtorek,

I’m back again with some common mistakes people make in English. This time, I’d like to talk about the apostrophe (‘) which is pronounced /əpɒstrəfi:/ If you’re not sure how to use it, then you’re actually in good company: many … Czytaj dalej


Terrible Teens? How to help your Teen learn English

3 sierpnia 2015, poniedziałek,

Dear Parents of Teenagers, Every parent wants to give their child the best start in life, which includes providing the skills they will need later on to get a good job. These days, many parents consider English language proficiency a … Czytaj dalej


Politics and elections

18 maja 2015, poniedziałek,

Last week saw elections in both Poland and the UK. While Poles were going to the polls to choose a president, the British were electing a new parliament. If you’ve been following the elections in either country in English, you … Czytaj dalej