Nov 25

Learn British English Free: Wondering about Wandering (video)

This free lesson explains the difference between “wonder” and “wander”. Please see below for definitions:

Wonder (verb)
Desire to know something; feel curious

Wonder (noun)
Something amazing
“Stonehenge is one of the seven wonders of the world.”

Wander (verb)
Walk or move in a leisurely or aimless way

Wanderer (noun)
A person who travels aimlessly; a traveller


Nov 22

Learn British English Free: Synonyms for Cold Weather (pronunciation video)

Pronunciation Practice: synonyms for cold weather
Biting; nippy; chilly; freezing; parky; perishing; raw; wintry


Nov 22

Learn British English Free: Cold Weather Synonyms

Including: nippy; chilly; parky; freezing.

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Nov 21

Learn British English Free: Regional Nicknames

Person is from Noun
Glasgow Glaswegian
Newcastle Geordie
Liverpool Scouser
Manchester Manc
Birmingham Brummie
East London Cockney
London Londoner
Plymouth Janner

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Nov 19

Learn British English Free: “Lift” or “Elevator”

The British term is “lift”.

The U.S. term is “elevator”.

Lift Elevator JPEG

Nov 18

Waffle (on) verb – British Vs American English

“Waffle (on)” verb

British meaning: to talk too much

American meaning: to be indecisive

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Nov 17

Learn British English Free: British Slang (fifth visual)

Slang Term Meaning Example
Daft (adjective) Stupid He can be a bit daft after a drink or two.
Gobsmacked (adjective) Too surprised to speak She’ll be gobsmacked when she hears the news.
Grand (noun) £1,000 I owe my cousin two grand.
Starving (adjective) Very hungry My son’s starving, he hasn’t eaten for three hours.
Waffle (verb) Talk too much Our new teacher doesn’t half waffle on.

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Nov 15

Learn British English Free: British Slang (fourth visual)

Slang Term Meaning Example
Beastly (adjective) Nasty, unpleasant His new girlfriend is beastly.
Bladdered (adjective) Drunk It’s been a long day, let’s get bladdered.
Strop (noun) A tantrum You’ll have to wait a moment, my son’s having a strop.
Ta Thanks That’s kind of you, ta.
Uni (noun) University She wants to study modern languages at uni.

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Nov 15

More Phrasal Verbs with “Get” and Examples

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Nov 14

Phrasal Verbs with “Get” (with some examples)

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