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How English Changes in Different Countries

26 febrero, 2019 0

Author: Joshua Burns With roughly 1.5 billion speakers, English is one of the most spoken languages in the world. However, when we hear this, we tend to* think of the majority of people speaking US […]

Groundhog Day: Predicting an Early Spring.
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Groundhog Day: Predicting an Early Spring

11 febrero, 2019 0

Author: Joshua Burns Every 2nd February, there is a popular tradition where thousands of people watch as a small rodent* emerges from its burrow*. The idea is to see the groundhog will see its shadow and […]

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Guy Fawkes Night

12 noviembre, 2018 0

Author: Joshua Burns Every year, on 5th November, people all across the UK celebrate Guy Fawkes Night. However, this family-friendly autumn tradition is a little different from most. Although named after him, the idea isn’t […]

The Highland Games is a traditional Scottish sporting event.
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The Highland Games

10 octubre, 2018 0

Author: Joshua Burns. Escuela Kilkenny. The Highland Games is a traditional Scottish sporting event that has become a popular festival, taking place in the late spring or early summer. The first recorded mention of the […]

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Strange Foods Around The World

21 agosto, 2018 0

Author: Joshua Burns Food is the staple of every culture. When travelling, one of the most thrilling experiences is trying the culinary delights of whatever country you’re visiting. However, as we all know, cultural tastes […]

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Loanwords in English and Spanish

30 julio, 2018 0

Author: Joshua Burns NeLanguage never stays still. The way people communicate always changes and words go in and out of style*. One of the most interesting parts of language acquisition is that of loanwords. Loanwords […]

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Matariki: New Year’s in New Zealand

26 junio, 2018 0

New Zealand is a beautiful island in the South Pacific. It’s famous for its incredible countryside, stunning beaches and fascinating culture. The island was originally inhabited by the Mãori, an ancient people who still keep […]

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A Short Guide to English Punctuation

4 junio, 2018 0

Punctuation is difficult. It exists to make a piece of writing easier to digest; to let people know when they should pause, take a breath, and continue reading. Personally, I’m quite liberal with punctuation. I […]