It was one of the largest empires ever, but how did the British Empire affect the development of English as a language.
In this week’s word story, we look at the origin of the word ‘January’, how it is used and why it gave its name to one of the greatest cities in the world.
I’ve been learning the guitar recently. There are a number of lessons I have taken from learning the guitar which are useful for learning English.
English doesn’t have masculine and feminine words, which makes learning the language a bit easier. But have you ever thought about why English doesn’t do what most other languages do? And does this mean English is not a sexist language? Listen to find out.
A short story with lots of expressions that use the word “bed”. Enjoy, but don’t fall asleep!
Lots of students have specific problems with listening in English. Here are my top ten tips for improving your English listening skills.
There is a lot of information about the differences between British and American English. But have you ever thought about why the two varieties are different? Find out more in this episode of English with Stephen.
Today we look at some of the words in English that originated in the country of Poland.
Your linguistic landscape can be a powerful tool to help you learn English. Find out what your linguistic landscape is and how you can fully exploit it in the latest episode of the English with Stephen podcast.
The English we speak today has been heavily influenced by the way the Bible was written. Even if you don’t believe in a Christian God, you will use language from the Bible. Find out how and why in this latest episode.
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