Cricket is the second most popular sport in the world. It has also given quite a few expressions to the English language. Listen to find out all about this wonderful sport and how it has affected English.
What do you need to know about a word to really understand it? In this episode, we look at what it truly means to “know” a word.
RP stands for Received Pronunciation and is the standard for British English. But where does the name come from and how did it become the standard? Discover the fascinating story of RP and find out some other peculiarities along the way.
Two of the biggest sportswear manufacturers are Adidas and Puma, but do you know the origin of these words? Listen to find out the crazy story behind these two names and practise some vocabulary for talking about sports clothes.
English students are often worried about their accent when they don’t need to be. Join me to discover what exactly it is you need to focus on when working on your accent.
The Rennaisance had a huge effect on countries all over the world in terms of culture, inventions and exploitation. In this podcast, we look at the dramatic effect it had on the English language.