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The food discounted store in Lambeth

I start to practise my listening after the IELTS exam again today with the BBC news reports. I found it very useful both for the listening ability and speaking skills after a month practise long ago, so I pick it up again.

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Regional beers in the UK

There are countless different types of beers in the UK – it would take hours and hours of reading and writing to detail each and every one of them. So, I took the easy way out and looked for a broader classification of the beers to be found in the UK. One good way to find out more about this beverage is to look at the different regions and see what they have to offer in terms of beer.

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Three fun things you can do in London with your children

London has many sites and attractions but usually the most prominent tourist destinations are not really specifically children’s attractions. If you’re traveling with children you’ll want to squeeze in sites that your children will like. Here are three places in London that you can visit, which your children will have fun exploring:

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The English words of young people

Growing up in London has made me realise that the correct English language is a bit of a myth. The only person I remember ever speaking the correct English language in my entire life was my Secondary School Head Teacher. To be fair she was about 70 something year old, it would have been very weird if she came out and greeted us with “Yo students!”

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Multicultural London English: The language of the East End

A couple of months ago, a new travel video hit the web, exploring the East End of London from a skateboarder’s perspective, as he hurtles around its many and varied colourful street markets, including Columbia Road Flower Market, Broadway Market in Hackney – the gourmet’s choice – and the bric-a-brac heaven that is Brick Lane.

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Multicultural London

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.

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