December 30, 2017

In the last post of the year, we have put together 5 common idioms related to New Year’s resolutions. We hope you like them and start using them during 2018.

No pain, no gain: To achieve something that is necessary to work hard for

Example: “It takes a huge effort to lea...

December 14, 2017

Many EU citizens living in the UK have been receiving this letter from the Prime Minister. As it is something that affects most of our students, we though it would be good to share with all of you. 

Have you received one of these letters? What's your opinion about her w...

February 8, 2016

Writing and reading in English throws up a plethora of challenges when you’re learning the language for the first time. Phonetics are scarce, irregularities are a common occurrence and the order and the grammar of the language is often at odds with your mother tongue....

November 15, 2015

 

Slang in the UK

 

 

 

English Slang Explained

 

English slang is a funny thing. Often seemingly nonsensical, greatly varied between British regions, and greatly evolving, it can be an enigma at best, a linguistic minefield at worst.

 

Whether or not your English classes at sc...

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