Jul 27

British English vs American English Challenge II Explained – Free Video

In this lesson, I explain my second British English vs American English Challenge, found here.

 

Jul 27

Learn British English: Scottish slang

Scottish slang

“Laldy” is a Scottish slang word meaning to cheer or do something enthusiastically.

For example, I understand the instruction “Gie it laldy” (cheer loudly) is being issued often during the Commonwealth Games taking place in Glasgow:

 

laldy

Jul 24

Free British Accent Podcast: “Daffodils”

Please listen below to┬áthe free British Accent Podcast series on Podomatic, including episode 24: “Daffodils” by William Wordsworth:

 

Jul 24

British Slang Podcast 21: “Toasty”

British Slang Podcast 21 is about “toasty”, derived from “toast”, used to describe hot weather in Britain. It is timely as we’re in the middle of some high temperatures right now!

 

Please listen and download free:

 

Jul 21

British Slang Podcast 20: “Pretty”

Please listen to and download the new, free British Slang Podcast about how we use the word “pretty” as a synonym for “quite”, below:

 

 

Jul 20

British English vs American English Challenge I Explained – Free Video

In this lesson, I read and explain my first British English vs American English Challenge which you can find here.

 

Jul 17

British Slang Podcast 19: “Fit”

British Slang Podcast is available. It is about the adjective “fit” which has a slang usage to describe someone who is physically attractive.

 

Please listen and download for free, below:

 

Jul 17

Learn English Grammar: “Word Crimes” by Weird Al Yankovic

Please watch this funny and educational music video about English grammar called “Word Crimes”:

 

Jul 15

British Slang Podcast 18: “Fancy”

Please listen to and download British Slang Podcast 18 about our verb “fancy”, using the link below:

 

 

Jul 15

“Proverbs of Hell” by William Blake – English Reading Practice

In this lesson, I read William Blake’s “Proverbs of Hell”. Please enable English captions to read along:

 

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