UK Accents, Dialects and Mentalities – the West Country

uk accents dialects mentalities - the west country

The West Country In this video, I look at the West Country, or South West England. It looks at various diverse things, such as: the geographical boundaries west country way of life a few well-known people from the region local words and phrases pirates Star Wars food and drink (I did say it was diverse!) … [Read more…]

Using English Idioms

Using English idioms – introduction English idioms are entertaining but can be somewhat difficult to use. Rather than go through specific idioms and explain their meaning and/or origin, this article will look at the ways of using English idioms and the potential dangers of incorrect usage. What are idioms? In a nutshell (an idiom!), idioms … [Read more…]