16 National Dishes And How To Order Them
This is for people hungry for knowledge. Or just regular hungry.
The Eccentric History Of English Spelling (And Why It’s So Maddeningly Difficult)
Why is it so difficult to spell words in English? It turns out that the inconsistency of English spelling is a long, rambling history with many people to blame along the way.
English Basics: Resources For Language Learners
Everything we’ve written about English, all in one place.
El Niño, Tornados, Hurricanes: Where Do The Names Of Extreme Weather Come From?
Language for a dark and stormy night.
Real Language Teachers Share Their Favorite Tips For Learning
You heard it straight from the expert’s mouth.
The German Alphabet: Your Pronunciation Guide
The German alphabet has 30 letters, but you are more familiar with them than you think.
When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents?
Technically, they never did, but the answer is more complicated than that.
An Introduction To Etymology: Eight Great Word Origins
What is etymology, and why is it important? Join us on an excursion into the world of eight common words’ delightfully convoluted backstories.
A Simple Guide To The Complex Topic Of Gender-Neutral Pronouns
The singular “they” is now recognized by leading dictionaries and style guides in English. What about in other languages?
11 Bloody Brilliant British English Phrases
If it’s your dream to enjoy a cream tea with the King, or treat yourself to a pint down the pub, you’ll need to master these essential British phrases!