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13 medieval words that are ripe for a comeback
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Middle English speakers certainly had a way with words. With dramatic flair and multicultural influe...

How to improve your spoken English: 8 tips
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When you ask a language student what their goals are, almost everyone says “improve my speaking”. Wh...

What's the craic? 10 Irish slang terms to make you sound like a local
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Irish slang is a maze of contradictions, dry sarcasm, and lyrical descriptions. It also varies based...

10 English slang terms you need to know in 2024
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As we welcome another fresh year, it’s only right that we open our arms to a variety of new English ...

10 festive English idioms everyone should know
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To truly perfect your English, you need to know your idioms. Idioms are phrases used to describe a f...

8 festive books to help you learn English
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This holiday season, what better way to get into the Christmas spirit (and improve your English voca...

10 Christmas sayings in different languages
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For many of us, December is all about Christmas. However, festive traditions have evolved differentl...

5 big reasons why US and UK English sound so different
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We may share a language but there’s nothing similar when it comes to hearing someone from the US spe...

12 weirdest words in English
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It’s not that hard to find a few weird words among the approximately 750,000 words that make up the ...

How to learn English quickly: 10 tips
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English is a fun language to learn (here are 9 reasons why it rocks), and even though it’s considere...

10 hidden gems in Bournemouth
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Boasting an ideal seaside location on England’s south coast, there’s a lot more to this resort town ...

Why investing in your language skills is the best thing you can do for your career
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It’s no secret that being fluent in a second language can help you get ahead in your career. Making ...