The origins of the words "hello" and "goodbye". By English with Stephen

Word Stories: Hello and goodbye

Today we tell the story of two of the most common words in English: Hello and Goodbye! Used by people who have never studied English, and, of course, by The Beatles!

The origin of the words "fish" and "chips. By English with STephen

Word Stories: Fish and chips

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 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?