Do You Know Your Arse From Your Elbow? Learn Your English Idioms

Do You Know Your Arse From Your Elbow? Learn Your English Idioms

11 Idioms to help you sound like a native English speaker

Idioms are a set of words exclusive to each individual language. Independently they mean something completely different to the sentence they are used in and its given meaning. They reflect the countries culture and knowing them gives you a whole different level of knowledge of the local language. Using these terms will be of great benefit when travelling, working or settling in the UK. Especially if you want to impress the locals and show you have a deeper connection with their language than most foreign speakers.

Lazy Monolingual English Speakers

Lazy Monolingual English Speakers

Is it safe to say that the English are lazy when it comes to languages? 

People from the UK, us Brits, often get a lot of flak for only speaking one language. This could be attributed to the simple fact we have the beauty of knowing English is a universal language. It is usually spoken wherever we go, by so many different nationalities. Giving us good reason just not to have the same drive to become bilingual. Because we don’t have that pressing need to motivate us and a necessary cause for it, it results in us being labelled as lazy.

The Advantages Gifted To Bilingual Kids!

The Advantages Gifted to Bilingual Kids!

Bright, brainy, bilingual kids

Bringing up bilingual children can lead to all sorts of advantages. You are setting them up with the potential to always be one step ahead, the benefits are plentiful. The younger they start the better, for ease and speed of not only picking up the language but also mastering the accent like it was their mother tongue.