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Translation table explaining the truth behind British politeness becomes internet hit - Telegraph

Translation table explaining the truth behind British politeness becomes internet hit - Telegraph | Learning English | Scoop.it
The British trait of being too polite to speak one's mind has led to a table translating numerous hollow English phrases becoming an internet hit.
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▶ English Is Crazy! - YouTube

Seriously...the English language is insane. SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/1eA5JCm Follow Me! http://bit.ly/15J7ube & http://bit.ly/18Lnfme Sources: Richard Ledere...
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How Natives Cut and Connect Words in English: Simple Past (w/ Video)

How Natives Cut and Connect Words in English: Simple Past (w/ Video) | Learning English | Scoop.it
Tweet TweetHere’s a short but powerful lesson from RealLife TV on how native speakers cut and connect their words in the simple past. This is called connected speech. In this lesson, I explain why sentences like “what did you do” […]
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Making sense of spelling - Gina Cooke - YouTube

Making sense of spelling - Gina Cooke - YouTube | Learning English | Scoop.it
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/making-sense-of-spelling-gina-cooke What can spelling tell us about relationships between words? While spelling m...
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The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained - YouTube

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English Vocabulary Words: Sports Locations

English Vocabulary Words: Sports Locations | Learning English | Scoop.it
Soccer, American football, and baseball are played on a field. Tennis, volleyball, and basketball are played on a court. Hockey and figure skating are in an ice rink (or rink for short). Golf is played on a golf course.
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OED birthday word generator: which words originated in your birth year?

OED birthday word generator: which words originated in your birth year? | Learning English | Scoop.it
Do you know which words entered the English language around the same time you entered the world? Use our OED birthday word generator to find out! We've sco
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Lingualia, la aplicación ideal para aprender idiomas con tu Android

Lingualia, la aplicación ideal para aprender idiomas con tu Android | Learning English | Scoop.it
Los idiomas es una de esas partes en la educación de una persona que se ha vuelto completamente determinante para determinar su futuro en muchas formas: trabajo, lugar donde vivir… es normal que...
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Emojis: Silly teenage fad or frontier of modern communication?

Emojis: Silly teenage fad or frontier of modern communication? | Learning English | Scoop.it
Whether you want to connect with a teen, or mock younger generations, you need to be up to speed on emojis.
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The English Language In 24 Accents

Check out my newest accent video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtB1W8zkY5A&feature=plcp Also, even if it not Christmas anymore check out my Redneck Christma...
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Educació i les TIC: 15 espais per aprendre idiomes a la xarxa

Educació i les TIC: 15 espais per aprendre idiomes a la xarxa | Learning English | Scoop.it
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Hardest language to learn

Hardest language to learn | Learning English | Scoop.it
Hardest language to learn might not be what you think. Polish is the hardest language to learn. Why is this not common language uncommonly hard to learn? Read on.
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Meals and Meal Times in English-Speaking Countries

Meals and Meal Times in English-Speaking Countries | Learning English | Scoop.it
What's the difference between the words breakfast, brunch, lunch, tea, dinner and supper? Read on and find out!
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A tour of accents across the British Isles performed in a single, unedited take

A tour of accents across the British Isles performed in a single, unedited take | Learning English | Scoop.it
Professional accent and dialect coach Andrew Jack seamlessly switches between the various accents that are scattered across the UK, demonstrating the subtle distinctions between different varieties of English... (via Reddit...
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Las 15 mejores coletillas en inglés para salir airoso de una conversación

Las 15 mejores coletillas en inglés para salir airoso de una conversación | Learning English | Scoop.it
Aprendemas.com - Desde las más sencillas como ‘of course’ hasta otras expresiones para indicar que se entiende una explicación o que se está de acuerdo.
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Falibo - Learn English As a Second Language - Great movies for learning English

Falibo - Learn English As a Second Language - Great movies for learning English | Learning English | Scoop.it
Watching movies is great for improving your English. And if you choose movies that you enjoy watching, you'll learn English without even realising it!

Here are eight movies that are perfect for English learners
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▶ Why is there a "b" in doubt? - Gina Cooke - YouTube

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/beyond-the-shadow-of-a-doubt-gina-cooke Say the word "doubt" aloud. What is that "b" doing there? Does it have an...
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Does English still borrow words from other languages?

Does English still borrow words from other languages? | Learning English | Scoop.it
English language has "borrowed" words for centuries. But is it now lending more than it's taking?
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English Vocabulary Words: Sports Equipment

English Vocabulary Words: Sports Equipment | Learning English | Scoop.it
SOCCER In soccer, you get points by scoring a goal inside the goal. The players wear a special type of shoes called cleats, and also shin guards to protect their legs from kicks.
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'All I Want For Christmas Is Cash'

'All I Want For Christmas Is Cash' | Learning English | Scoop.it
Fed up of family members buying you useless and/or thoughtless Christmas gifts? Then you'll love this - a take on 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' that all adults can relate to.
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No time for tea? How Britain became a nation of coffee drinkers

No time for tea? How Britain became a nation of coffee drinkers | Learning English | Scoop.it
Emma Sturgess: Tea sales are down – instant coffee sales are up. But when did we start to favour a latte over a proper cuppa?
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Why don't we say "orangehead" instead of "redhead"?

Why don't we say "orangehead" instead of "redhead"? | Learning English | Scoop.it
One of the oft-cited illogical things of the English language is why we say “redhead” to describe people who look like this: Any logical comparison of colours would conclude that their hair is much...
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2 de cada 3 españoles se desmayan al intentar hablar en inglés

2 de cada 3 españoles se desmayan al intentar hablar en inglés | Learning English | Scoop.it
Resultado del estudio “El Inglés del Español Medio” realizado en colaboración con Cambridge University Press para English Monstruo.
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20 BRITISH WORDS THAT MEAN SOMETHING TOTALLY DIFFERENT IN THE U.S.

20 BRITISH WORDS THAT MEAN SOMETHING TOTALLY DIFFERENT IN THE U.S. | Learning English | Scoop.it
Here in the United States, we speak the same language as our ye old predecessors in Great Britain, but we don't always speak it the same way.
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