Those of you who follow my ongoing series of ONE-MINUTE ENGLISH videos on YouTube or Instagram may have noticed that
By the 18th of June 1984 – thirty-seven years ago today – miners in England had been on strike for
May has been a truly miserable month with the rain bucketing down day after day, the wind howling like it
I have to begin with a bit of a confession: I'm quite a nosy person! Sometimes I can probably be
Last month, I had to take my car in to the garage to get the annual MOT done. An MOT
After class yesterday, I popped out to grab a bite to eat from one of the little cafés near where
Pronunciation is quite possibly the most neglected area of language teaching. In many of the classes I’ve observed over the
The world used to be so tidy. Back in the misty morning of my youth, I seriously did naively believe
Two years ago now, I set up a Facebook group called ENGLISH QUESTIONS ANSWERED. In a sense, it was a
Almost as soon as I started teaching, I realised that there were plenty of countries out there that took names