The effect the Vikings had on the English language. By English with Stephen

Reasons for English: The Vikings and English

The Vikings had a significant impact on the development of the English language and are the reason for one good thing and one terrible thing for English language learners.

The story behind the word 'whiskey', or 'whisky'. By English with Stephen

Word Stories: Water of Life

The Romans had a drink called ‘aqua vitae’ or the water of life. Listen to find out how this drink survives and influences the names of other drinks around the world.

The story behind the word 'ok' by English with Stephen

Word Stories: OK!

Ok. It’s a short two-letter word that means everything is all right. And it is used around the world in countless languages. Find out how this small word spread all over the world, ok?

Mistakes are good when learning a new language. By English wth Stephen

Learning Strategies: Mistakes are Good!

Many English students are afraid of making mistakes. Don’t be that student. Mistakes are good and a vital part of learning anything.

Where does English come from, by English with Stephen

Reasons for English: Where does English come from?

In this episode, we look at the origins of English. Where did it come from? Why did it start on the island of Britain? Who were the Anglo Saxons?

1 2 3 4 5 9