Learning a language is very closely connected to learning about the cultural aspects of the home country of that particular language. When I was learning Italian I had to learn about La Biffana – a witch who delivered sweets to … Czytaj dalej
Have you noticed men’s faces looking a slight bit hairier in the month of November? This is not just your imagination. This is a result of an annual month-long initiative known as „Movember”. The general idea behind the Movember campaign … Czytaj dalej
Talk about your family? “Well…they’re just there”, we say. Our families are so ordinary to us that we even think they’re boring. Not a bit of it! Families are the most exotic things on earth.
We have officially entered the festive season. Advent has started and the countdown to the end of the year begun. One of the most popular English carols to celebrate the festivities is ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas.’ The rhyming chant … Czytaj dalej
A Popular Topic for BritIt Readers – HELP! What habits should English language learners adopt to help them meet their goals? Martin Sketchley, latest winner of the British Council’s Teaching English blog award, gives us his top five.
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