History of the English Language

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English Sayings You'll Only Hear in the UK
Tue, 2017-12-05 10:12

We often hear someone say: ​"I’m gutted."
Do you know what it means?

As someone learning English as a second language, you will usually only be taught to speak the language 'c...

SGI xmas card
Tue, 2017-11-28 12:05

When learning English, it is a great idea to practise your writing skills in different ways. From writing letters and postcards to typing emails and text messages, there are many different ways to...

Fun English Songs to sing to your kids
Thu, 2017-10-26 12:44

Learning a new language when you are an adult can be a challenge. If English is not your first language, you could need lessons in order to be able to speak it fluently. Thankfully, there are many...

The World’s Favourite English Pop Songs
Fri, 2017-10-20 14:59

Everybody loves pop music. Even if it’s not your particular music preference, you’ll still find yourself singing along to pop hits, past and present. Chances are that at least one of the songs on t...

Learning English from The Greatest Film
Fri, 2017-10-13 16:54

We love encouraging our students to find alternative ways to bolster their English language skills outside the classroom. One way in which people like to learn foreign languages is by watching film...

Fun Activities to Improve Your Written English
Tue, 2017-10-03 16:45

At St George International, we understand that learning a foreign language can sometimes be frustrating. We also know that if you actually enjoy the experience of learning to speak English, you are...

Thu, 2017-10-12 13:51

The English language can sometimes be complex and as a result can be difficult to learn. However, British comedia...

Passive grammar test
Mon, 2017-09-04 16:39

Passive sentences are all about changing the focus of what you are talking about.

For example: Somebody stole my bike (this is a normal ACTIVE se...

Third conditional Type 3 conditionals grammar quiz
Mon, 2017-02-06 22:03

Third conditionals (sometimes called Type 3 conditionals) are sentences where the speaker is thinking about the past and how it could have been different.

So, normally a 3rd conditional sent...

UK slang language test
Wed, 2017-01-25 19:31

Slang is the informal language that native speakers use when speaking in an informal setting.

The words and phrases are deeply related to parts of British culture that someone learning Engli...

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