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Toolbox & documents for non-native English speakers Outils & documents pour l'entraînement à la pratique de l'anglais
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Ten things you might not have known about the English language

Ten things you might not have known about the English language | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it

Hey, English speaker! Congratulations. You speak a language that straddles the globe like nothing before. Statistically, English is unlikely to be your first language and you are likely to be from an educated background. Again, congratulations.

Here are ten things that you may not have known about this wonderful language of ours:

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Do me the Va-Va Voom (Renault Clio)

Do me the Va-Va Voom (Renault Clio) | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
Renault UK vient de sortir une campagne pour la nouvelle Renault Clio. Depuis plusieurs années Renault UK signe ses campagne avec l'expression Va-Va Voom.
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Meet the Mad Hatter

Meet the Mad Hatter | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
“Mad as a hatter” In 18th and 19th century England mercury was used in the production of felt, which was used in the manufacturing of hats common of the time.
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Short Stories (audio) | La Repubblica

Short Stories (audio) | La Repubblica | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it

SHORT STORIES. Le quotidien romain met en ligne depuis plusieurs saisons un choix de nouvelles ("short stories"/racconti) en anglais sous forme de fichiers audio en téléchargement gratuite.

Chaque titre de la collection est accompagné d'une biographie de l'auteur, un synopsis et quelques citations.

Le slogan de la série est : "Les petits chefs-d'œuvre qui font grandir ton anglais"... L'ensemble est offert au format ebook pour 13,99€.

 

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Learn Your Transitions – in addition, moreover, furthermore, another... | engvid.com

Learn Your Transitions – in addition, moreover, furthermore, another... | engvid.com | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it

Subscribe with this site to learn English with free lessons (video)

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