Archive for April, 2014
At the last day of this April, I briefly introduced the April Fool’s Day because everyone in the world knows it now. And maybe later in the future, I will continue posting some articles about the famous hoaxes in details. April 1st is the day people try to trick their friends, to make them behave […]
Words in the news: Relapse
Origin: Former Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova has been remembered at a ceremony following his death at the age of 45, with the club’s players in attendance. The entire first-team squad, along with Vilanova’s family and figures from the world of football, attended the ceremony at Barcelona Cathedral. Vilanova, who guided the Catalan club to the […]
British slang Top 10
Bloke A bloke is a man. Synonym: fellow, guy, man. While we were talking, a bloke came up. He’s a dodgy bloke. I wouldn’t trust him an inch. Fag A fag is a cigarette. Synonym: cigarette. Hey, pal, gimme a fag. Fancy To fancy is to want something or want to do something.
More than 270 nationalities make up the fabric of the city. Many have family roots in Africa and India, formerly governed by the British empire. Although predominantly white and Anglo-Saxon, more than a quarter of London’s population is from an alternative ethnic background, making up half of the Britain’s total ethnic minorities. This gives London […]
How to express your opinion in English video
In this course, the teacher will teach you how to participate confidently in personal, professional, or academic discussions and learn how to use a variety of phrases to express your opinion on various subjects. This lesson is a must for those who want to speak or write about important issues.
Social class in Britain
Britain was once a class-ridden society. Today, multiculturalism and a changing economy are gradually eroding the British class system, but some features of the system still remain. What is Class? Sociologists define social class as the grouping of people by occupations. Doctors and lawyers and university teachers are given more status than unskilled labourers. The […]