In this episode we’re gonna talk about why it is sometimes difficult to catch individual words in spoken English and why it tends to sound ‚connected’ and mumbly. Why may English language sound like just one continuous sound? Can listening … Czytaj dalej
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English Matters with British Council Podcast: Speaking
In this episode we are going to talk about the importance of speaking and how to get yourself out there and using English as much as possible.
English Matters with British Council Podcast: Accents
In this episode we’ll check out some interesting facts connected to English accents. Especially how they succeed OR fail in FILMS!
5 Christmas Traditions that Americans Don’t Have (or even know about?)
There are far more similarities than differences when it comes to comparing the Christmas traditions of these two English speaking countries. There is the turkey dinner with cranberries and stuffing, mistletoe, presents on Christmas morning and the tradition of non-religious, … Czytaj dalej
National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra
★★★★★Spectacular tragedy. Go see it. You won’t be sorry. The Times
Around this time of year, you may have heard several times the term Black Friday in reference to a shopping day or type of sales event at some of your favourite stores. Many countries have incorporated a kind of ‘light’ … Czytaj dalej
Some things you might only ever hear in Norn Iron or Northern Ireland
While the people in Northern Ireland speak the Queen’s English, they have a very special dialect. It is so special that I have chosen to write it all down, just in case you decide to visit this amazing wee country. … Czytaj dalej
Two to two too 2:2 – Homophones
5 Must-See Films About Teachers and Students
There have been many films which portray the different types of teachers we encounter on our educational journeys. Some are strict disciplinarians, some are cool and laid-back. We have seen kind teachers with a deep passion for their craft and … Czytaj dalej