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Living the game: Your guide to European football culture
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Sports connect people around the world and can be a great way to tap into the local culture when tra...

The ultimate summer guide to Sydney
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Aussies sure know how to make the most of their world-class summer weather, and Sydney is a hotbed f...

10 (more) weird words in English
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There are over 171,000 words in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary. Wi...

8 fantasy books to help you learn English
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If you’re looking for an adventure full of magic, mystery and (at times) mayhem without ever leaving...

Why learn English in England
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The UK is made up of a patchwork of regional dialects: from Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. B...

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...

The quiet side of Los Angeles: 5 spots to help you slow down
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One of the biggest benefits of living in Los Angeles is the possibility for constant excitement. You...

10 tricky words in English & how to stop misspelling them
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Along with pronunciation and grammar, one of the biggest challenges for English language learners is...

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 ...