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Back to School – A Guide to British School Vocabulary

September has come around again and here in the UK we are celebrating the start of autumn by taking walks in the rain, eating casserole for dinner and sending our children back to school. The UK academic year starts in September and generally children start school at the beginning » Read More

Six Board Games to Help You Learn English

For those of us who love playing them it is great news to hear that board games are undergoing an astonishing revival. Although still fun to play at home around a winter fire or on a rainy summer evening, board games are now available to play outside in parks » Read More

English Summer Traditions

There really isn’t anything quite as quirky as a tradition and over here in England, now that the sun has finally started to shine, we are starting to look forwards to some of the activities that make our summer so quintessentially English. Here are 5 summertime traditions that will » Read More

Six Easy to Read Books for English Language Learners

Reading is an excellent way to improve your English particularly if you can get stuck into a really good book. When you read a longer piece of text such as a novel, you will discover less common sentence structures, explore vocabulary and unravel meaning from English idioms. The more » Read More