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30 Things British People Say Vs What We Actually Mean. #9 Is Perfect.

30 Things British People Say Vs What We Actually Mean. #9 Is Perfect.

I'm pretty sure I'm British. Brit Humour: 30 Things British People Say Vs What They Actually Mean - Graphic (Part

Foreign languages: how to memorise vocabulary

Foreign languages: how to memorise vocabulary

Foriegn languages:- How to memorise vocabulary. Foreign languages: it takes a vocabulary of about 120 basic words to "get by" in a foreign country where you don't speak the language. By Anne Merritt, GMT 05 Feb

20 WORDS THAT ONCE MEANT SOMETHING VERY DIFFERENT

20 Words That Once Meant Something Very Different: Words change meaning all the time -- and over time. Language historian Anne Curzan takes a closer look at this phenomenon, and shares some words that used to mean something totally different.

News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier

News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier

We are beginning to recognize how toxic news can be. This article by Rolf Dobelli suggests we stop consuming it altogether. A provocative article.

Steven Pinker- lingustics as a window to understanding the brain

Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain - Steven Pinker - Psychologist, Cognitive Scientist, and Linguist at Harvard University How did humans acquire language? In this lecture, best-selling author

It's time to challenge the notion that there is only one way to speak English

It's time to challenge the notion that there is only one way to speak English

It's time to challenge the notion that there is only one way to speak English - Why do we persist in thinking that standard English is right, when it is spoken by only of the British population?

What Bilingualism Is NOT

By Professor François Grosjean I have had the chance to live and work for extended periods of time in at least three countries, the United States, Switzerland

10 Reasons Why You Should Marry a Foreigner (Like I Did)

International marriage: What made you marry your foreign spouse? Here is a fun and humorous list of why marrying a foreigner is so fun!

A-levels: how big is your vocabulary?

A-levels: how big is your vocabulary?

More information, articles, video links about China and the proposed changes and possible impact on their economy and

how to learn Spanish

I am a brilliant language learner, look at me being brilliant, LOOK! How to learn Spanish completely online.

What Londoners Say Vs. What They Mean

What Londoners Say Vs. What They Mean

Using Infographics Effectively In The Classroom: 5 Simple Ideas - Piktochart Infographics

Flirting with the French (Language)

Language learning is about so much more than grammar, vocabulary and syntax! Language learning comes from the heart and the head.

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