Five Essential Words/Expressions about British Winters

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As we are in the middle of winter, with snow storms in America and in parts of Asia, it seems appropriate to write about vocabulary related to this topic. It can be cold in the UK but what other words can we use to describe our weather? Hopefully you will learn some new words as we look at 5 expressions you could use when speaking with friends in English about the Winter.

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British and American English

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In our last post, we looked at the culture of Halloween in the UK and some language. One thing that is clear is that this traditional event is very popular in the USA and many people make such a big effort when preparing for Halloween in America. You just need to watch ET and you will see how the kids prepared for Halloween. In the UK, it is not as popular as the USA. In fact, there are a lot of differences between the UK and USA with many of the differences being the language. This blog post looks at the differences between British and American English with different names for the same thing.

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How to Start a Conversation in English

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By Jennifer Rieck   Meeting new people and making friends can be one of the most challenging parts of an experience abroad but also one of the most memorable. Here […]

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Tennis Vocabulary and Phrases for English

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This week, there is a very popular sporting event happening in Wimbledon. If you have been watching TV over the past few days, you may have noticed a lot of […]

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3 English Words I Will Never Forget and Why

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By Luciana Patri English is such a fascinating language with an extensive and sometimes eccentric vocabulary. Here are some of Luciana’s favourite words – what are yours? Berserk Deriving from […]

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LTC Eastbourne Garden Party

Last week, LTC Eastbourne held a well attended and well organised garden party for the adult learners – one of the many reasons why our students enjoy their time while studying […]

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5 English Expressions about Cycling

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  During the British summer, cycling becomes a popular hobby across the country. You may have seen the Eastbourne Cycling Festival in June? Or perhaps you will join the British enthusiasts […]

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Halloween Vocabulary

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It seems that the end of the year is fast approaching and one thing that is celebrated in the UK every 31 October is Halloween. This is a special occasion where people – both young and old – dress up in scary costumes. To get you in the spirit of Halloween, we are going to look at some vocabulary and phrases. Be sure to use them!

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British Bank Holiday Vocabulary

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Every few days each year, in the UK, there are particular days which are called a ‘Bank Holiday’. Traditionally, in the UK and Ireland, a bank holiday is a day […]

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Autumn Vocabulary

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As Autumn is now upon us, and it being Wednesday, we are going to learn some new vocabulary about this lovely season. Before we start though, Autumn is named differently […]

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