Shakespeare’s English: Still in Use Today

You may have seen a few weeks ago that 23rd April marked the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. It’s an understatement to say that Shakespeare was a master of the English language, even creating countless new words and phrases to enhance the meaning in his writing, many of » Read More

Insufferable Suffixes!

  In recent years, it seems to have become fashionable to add the suffix ‘-isation’ to popular topics to create buzz words.  When added to a word, ‘-isation’ creates a noun that denotes the act, process or result of an action e.g. general (adjective) + isation = generalisation (noun). » Read More

On the Job – The Voice Over Expert

We launched this “On the Job” series to find out how people use English in their working lives. We talk to them about jargon in their profession, writing on the job and what advice they’d give to learners of English.     Who do you work for? I work » Read More