Word Stories: Lockdown

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.

Learning Strategies: Lexical Scraps

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.

Word Stories: Hey, You Guys!

The word ‘guy’ is commonly used, but also very controversial. The origin of this small word is even more controversial and its impact on modern culture lies all around us. Listen to find out more about this fascinating word.

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