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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
William Caxton faced some difficult questions in his professional life. Some of his answers still affect the way English is spoken today, over 600 years after his death.