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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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List of British words not widely used in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This is a list of British words not widely used in the United States. In Canada and Australia, some of the British terms listed are used, although another usage is often preferred.


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Une liste très amusante à parcourir... et bien sûre instructive!

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The Best of British (Translated for Americans)

The Best of British (Translated for Americans) | English Usage for French Insights | Scoop.it
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A slightly dated but fun collection of British expressions 'translated' for the Americans, with equivalents.

"Bob's your uncle" and all that!

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