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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...

A survival guide to American English
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You’re learning English. Great! As the most widely spoken language in the world, you’ll be able to c...

5 things to know about working life in London
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It’s no surprise that many people (especially students) want to work in London. The British capital ...

The ultimate summer guide to Brighton
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When the sun is shining, there’s only one place that Brits want to be: by the sea! Since the 1800s, ...

The ultimate summer guide to London
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When over 10% of the UK population lives in London, you can be absolutely sure that this creative ca...

7 iconic TV shows to sharpen your British sense of humor
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The British sense of humor is characterized by a dry wit, like your mouth after eating a ton of spic...

10 hidden gems in Brighton
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Brighton is quirky, cool and chock-full of hidden gems that give this seaside city its undeniable ch...

10 ways International Women’s Day is marked around the world
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Originally championed and founded by women, International Women’s Day is a global day to celebrate w...

6 British English phrases that make no sense
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Strop. Codswallop. Knackered. Just like the picture of a chair in the street above (no, we don’t get...

Finding love abroad – Camila & Peter’s EF love story
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When our students embark on a language trip abroad, they never know what they might find along the w...

Why study English in London?
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Thinking of studying, working or just living in London? My advice: go for it. London has so many fan...

10 hidden gems in Manchester
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Manchester’s industrial past combined with a modern hipster vibe make it an iconic British city that...