American v British English

Good morning, good afternoon or good evening wherever you are. How are you? I hope that you are well. Today we are going to talk about the differences between the English that we speak here in the UK, and the English that they speak in the United States. Many people have asked me which version they should study and the […]

Pancake Day

Hello. How are you? Today we are going to talk about a very special day. This week it was Valentine’s Day, but that’s not what we are going to talk about. It’s a bit boring. The day I am thinking of is much more exciting! Today, in the UK and some other countries it is Pancake Day. Now, you might […]

Household Chores

This week we are going to talk about something I hate. I don’t like to use the word “hate” because it’s very negative. In fact, you could say that I hate to use the word “hate”. There are lots of synonyms for hate – lots of other words that mean the same thing. You have despise, detest, loathe, disdain and […]

Introduction to Fluent English

Good morning, Good afternoon and good evening depending on where you are. How are you?“I decided to jump on the bandwagon.”Have you heard that phrase before? To jump on the bandwagon? It means to join in with something fashionable.For example, “Many people are giving up alcohol for January, I’m going to jump on the bandwagon and do it too”. It’s […]