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Updated November 2021. In this post I'd like you to meet my colleague Kirsty from English with Kirsty. She's written the very first guest post for this blog. Yay! Kirsty is a fellow online English teacher, blogger and podcaster. In this article, she gives some reasons...
Updated October 2021 Have you seen the film Arrival? It’s possibly the coolest, mainstream linguistics film ever. In fact, I think it's the only mainstream linguistics film ever. It’s about a linguist, Dr Louise Banks, who’s sent to understand the language of alien...
Updated October 2021. Have you sat down before to watch a movie in English? You know the feeling. You’re excited to immerse yourself for a couple of hours in the language and culture. But after a couple of scenes, your dreams of watching an entire film in English are...