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14 London Tube Stops
Tue, 2018-08-28 16:40

Last week I was in a queue at the Tube station and the guy in front of me was trying to buy a ticket to Southwark, but he was getting increasingly flustered.  The problem was, he kept saying “South...

What They Say Really Mean
Tue, 2018-07-10 14:27

Being an effective listener is not just about understanding the literal meaning of the words of the person in front of you:

Business English Articles

Jobs in London with foreign languages
Thu, 2016-10-27 16:00

Speaking a foreign language in London can mean that you get a very good salary.

Second language speakers are increasingly needed and desired by employers in the...

Interrupt in business English
Thu, 2016-10-27 15:01

How to interrupt in English?

There are situations in life where you need to interrupt, even if it might seem impolite or be socially awkward....

Academic English Articles

Tue, 2018-09-18 16:32

If you are planning to take the ...

Fri, 2018-07-20 15:54

Are you planning to take the IELTS test?  If so, it is essential to find out how it is structured in order to know wh...

London & Student Life Articles

The Academic Culture of Britain
Fri, 2018-09-07 15:09

If you’ve come to the UK to study, you may well experience some academic culture shock: the role of students and what is expected of them in terms...

5 British Traditions that Really Don't Make Sense
Tue, 2018-07-31 16:44

Queueing, always saying “sorry”, going to the pub and a full English breakfast.  These are some of the British traditions I’m sure you’ve already h...