Accent and dialect | Online English Lessons

London property landlord Nick Parkin has written a guest blog post for us. In it he talks about different British English accents, and his experience of just how confusing they can be even for a native British English speaker! British English accents British Accents can be incredibly confusing to someone not born and bred in the country. Any particular accent will often … [Read more…]

St. Andrew’s Day is on 30th November. It is the official National Day in Scotland, UK, and in 2006 was designated an official public holiday by the Scottish Parliament. St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland, and also Greece, Russia and Romania. He was one of Jesus Christ’s Twelve Apostles and is thought to have been a fisherman, like his brother Simon Peter … [Read more…]

English is spoken in more than 60 countries in the world and, according to some figures, is used by more than 1 billion people. Many varieties, accents and dialects of English exist worldwide. English accents in the UK The UK is a relatively small country, but we have a surprising variety of English accents and dialects. Visitors and immigrants who have learned to … [Read more…]