It’s the meal everyone thinks of when they think of British cooking. In this episode, we look at the origins of the phrase ‘fish and chips’.
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.
All English students across the world get frustrated and annoyed by phrasal verbs. In this episode, we look at some strategies for dealing with phrasal verbs.
Lockdowns and Covid have affected people all over the world. Listen to this episode to find out the origin and meanings of these two words that will probably come to define the year 2020.
When I moved to Brazil, I had to learn Portuguese. And fast. This strategy, which I called Lexical Scraps, was the single best thing I did to help learn new vocabulary.
The word ‘thing’ is an extremely common word in English, but its origins lie in Viking meetings. Listen to this episode to find out more about this fascinating word!