Category: British Culture

Touch Wood

British Culture – Touch Wood

In this article about British culture we take a look at the phrase “touch wood”. We learn why British people might feel the need to “touch wood” or “knock on wood”.

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…

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…

pinch punch, it's the first of the month

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

Find out what is said and done on the first day of each month in Great Britain. Learn how to use this interesting English phrase correctly – and how to respond!