35 British English Expressions that Confuse the Rest of the World

July 16, 2018
16 July 2018,
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All languages have saying that do not translate well into other languages. There are many British English expressions which fall into this category. Many of these seem very strange initially and will need to be explained. Once you learn these and understand their meanings then you will be able to converse better with British English native speakers. Here are 35 […]


British English vs. Australian English: Key Differences Illustrated

March 9, 2018
9 March 2018,
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The English language is the language which is used most widely in the world.  Learning British English or Australian English could well depend on where you live or where you would like to go and work.  There are many similarities but here are some differences between British English versus Australian English:   Different words with the same meaning   British […]


What is Received Pronunciation and How to Learn it Correctly?

February 8, 2018
8 February 2018,
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Received pronunciation is also known as RP for short.  Received pronunciation can be recognized immediately as “typically British”.  Received pronunciation was known as ‘the Queen’s English”.  This pronunciation now covers many accents but can imply where in a country the speakers are from.  Vowel pronunciation is more useful than consonant pronunciation when you compare regional accents.  Received pronunciation is studied […]


British English and American English: 20 Major Differences

January 19, 2018
19 January 2018,
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The main difference between British English and American English is vocabulary.  It is said that there is an old saying that Britain and America are “2 nations divided by a common language” although it is not known who said this quote.  Americans and English both understand what is being said whether British English or American English is being spoken.  Here […]


10 Television Shows that are Perfect to Learn British English

November 22, 2017
22 November 2017,
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By watching televisions shows you have a great opportunity to improve your understanding and comprehension of British English together with pronunciation and speaking. Choose a television show or series which interest you and then you are more likely to enjoy the program and watch the shows to the end.  Try practising by speaking out loud the new vocabulary you here […]