Channel Your Inner St George to Slay ESOL Lessons

Channel Your Inner St George to Slay ESOL Lessons

England – the land of Shakespeare, the Beatles, Queen Elizabeth the Great, and yes, St George, the dragon slayer! England celebrates St George’s Day every 23rd April, marking the legend of a hero who conquered a fearsome dragon, saved a princess, and...
Discover a Treasure Trove of Commonwealth Languages

Discover a Treasure Trove of Commonwealth Languages

The Commonwealth is a unique family of 56 independent countries spanning every continent – Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, and the Pacific. According to The Commonwealth website, 33 of these vibrant states are considered small. They each have a diminutive...
3 Reindeer-Ready Reasons to Give the Gift of Language this Christmas

3 Reindeer-Ready Reasons to Give the Gift of Language this Christmas

Communication, whether digitally or in person, is our lifeblood. It’s key to unlocking new connections and adventures in a world that’s practically a global village. And what better way to explore it than the rich tapestry of languages? True, for sure. But what...
You Don’t Need to Geek Out to Learn EFL Fast and Effectively

You Don’t Need to Geek Out to Learn EFL Fast and Effectively

Demand for English language proficiency continues to surge in 21st century multicultural Great Britain. But unlike old school lessons, it’s extending beyond the traditional bounds of the classroom. Now, leading language schools like La Academia recognise the need for...
Cracking the Code of Manchester’s Quirky Language

Cracking the Code of Manchester’s Quirky Language

Calling all non-native speaking immigrants, language learners and tourists! Are you ready for a linguistic adventure like no other? Welcome to Manchester, a city bursting with culture, music, and football fever. But wait, there’s more! Mancunian words and...
A Fly in the Ointment for English Language Learners

A Fly in the Ointment for English Language Learners

Mastering English can be challenging yet exciting, especially when it comes to idiomatic expressions. The array of animal-related idioms in the British vernacular are prime culprits. They’re both puzzling and entertaining for non-native English speakers, adding...