pinch punch, it's the first of the month

Pinch punch, it’s the first of the month!

In Great Britain we have a funny tradition for the first day of each month. First we say “Pinch punch, it’s the first of the month!” Then we give somebody…

a bun in the oven

Different ways to say someone is pregnant

In English there are many slang expressions we can use to say somebody is pregnant. We can say: Expecting Carrying a child With child Preggers or Prego Pregnancy Idioms There…

past simple tense

Past Simple Tense – What Did You Do?

In this lesson we’ll take a look at how we use the past simple tense when talking about things that we have done in the past. What Did You Do? The…

Man's Best Friend

Man’s Best Friend

If you’ve spent any time with native English speakers, watched American and British TV shows, or read English books you’ll probably have come across the phrase Man’s Best…

The Legend of Gelert

The Legend of Gelert

Listen: A Faithful Hound The Legend of Gelert is a very famous story that has been told for hundreds of years. Beddgelert is a small village in North…

we need to talk

We need to talk

There are many phrases in English that have hidden meanings. One of these phrases is  – We need to talk. This phrase is a seemingly innocent phrase. Upon…

Fish and Chips!

British Culture – Fish and Chips

People in Great Britain love to eat! We are lucky to have a great selection of food from all over the world in our restaurants and takeaways. Fish…