American English and British English : 25 Key Differences You Should Know

April 28, 2017
28 April 2017,
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And just when you thought English couldn’t get anymore confusing, you learn that American English and British English use different words that mean the same thing. If you have an American English conversation partner, you probably learned an American vocabulary. However, if you had an English conversation partner from Britain, chances are you learned a British vocabulary. In fact, due […]


20 Commonly used Business Jargon in the UK

December 28, 2016
28 December 2016,
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For reasons unknown, people working in office environments tend to use a lot of very odd and often annoying business jargon phrases. For a newer or less fluent English speaker, it can be extremely confusing to hear someone say something that clearly means something else, without explaining it, and have everyone else understand and go about their business. That said, […]


Learn the British Accent from these 10 Movie Stars

September 25, 2016
25 September 2016,
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Learn British Accent from these 10 Movie Stars Ah, the British accent – cool, poised charming, and elegant. Of course, there are many variations on what we know as the “British” accent just as there are with the American accent. However, what you most commonly hear in British films is a clear, crisp speaking style known as the BBC pronunciation. […]


10 TV Shows that will help you Learn British English

July 19, 2016
19 July 2016,
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If you want to learn British English, but you’re fed up of reading, writing and speaking all the time, relax in the evening with one of these classic British TV shows. Watching TV shows, films, listening to the radio or podcasts are great ways to incorporate English into your everyday schedule without over-exerting yourself. Keep reading to find out about […]


25 British English Words That American English Users Don’t Get

January 12, 2016
12 January 2016,
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If you are English learner, chances are that you want to learn British or American English. As a global English language school, we cater to both British and American English. At the time students enroll for our online English courses, we ask students to pick an American Accent or a British Accent. Depending on what you pick you will start […]