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Quiz: Do You Know The Proper Names For These British Food Items?

Quiz: Do You Know The Proper Names For These British Food Items?

Britain may not be exactly famous for its food, but it is for its food names.
9 Delightful Welsh Words You Should Probably Know About

9 Delightful Welsh Words You Should Probably Know About

The Welsh language is full of fun, bouncy words that look impossible to pronounce to the average English speaker.
7 Traditions Meghan Markle Will Need To Learn About British Culture

7 Traditions Meghan Markle Will Need To Learn About British Culture

Meghan Markle will soon join the most famous British family in the world. Luckily, we have a pre-royal wedding primer on the cultural traditions she will need to learn in her new home.
Around The World In 19 Cups Of Tea

Around The World In 19 Cups Of Tea

What’s the tea on tea in other countries? Here’s a look at how 19 nations take their tea.
2017 Words Of The Year Around The World

2017 Words Of The Year Around The World

Each December, people all over the globe try to find a single word to sum up the whole year. Here are just a few of the lucky lexical items.
We Tried 6 Hot Drinks From Around The World

We Tried 6 Hot Drinks From Around The World

Sure, what you can get from Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts is fine, but why not try out some new drinks to warm your mind and body this year?
How American English Grew Its Wings

How American English Grew Its Wings

When did American English become distinct from British English? A brief chronology.
6 Of The UK’s Funniest Place Names, And The Stories Behind Them

6 Of The UK’s Funniest Place Names, And The Stories Behind Them

From Shitterton to Pity Me to Brokenwind and Dull, the Brits are known the world over for their wicked sense of humor. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the names they have given to their towns and villages. As a small taster, here are just six of them.
How This App Is Helping 100,000 Brits To Speak A New Language

How This App Is Helping 100,000 Brits To Speak A New Language

Brits have a bad reputation when it comes to speaking foreign languages, but things might be changing… The winning methodology behind the Babbel language learning app has convinced 100,000 Brits to break the mould and take the first steps towards multilingualism.
11 Bloody Brilliant British English Phrases

11 Bloody Brilliant British English Phrases

If it’s your dream to enjoy a cream tea with the Queen, or treat yourself to a pint down the pub, you’ll need to master these essential British phrases!
The School Of British Accents — Learn The West Country Accent

The School Of British Accents — Learn The West Country Accent

Take a linguistic trip down to the West Country and learn the essentials you’ll need to blend in with the locals!
The School Of British Accents – Learn The Yorkshire Accent

The School Of British Accents – Learn The Yorkshire Accent

Yorkshire is home to one of the UK’s most-loved accents, but mastering it is no mean feat for native Brits and non-natives alike! Here’s how you can master the local lingo and blend in with the locals without arousing any suspicions…
The School Of British Accents — Learn The Welsh Accent

The School Of British Accents — Learn The Welsh Accent

One of the UK’s most-loved accents, Welsh English is as much melodic as it is challenging!
The School Of British Accents — Learn The Cockney Accent

The School Of British Accents — Learn The Cockney Accent

Love London? Then it’s time you realised your dream of speaking like a real cockney!