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English Words of the YEar 2022 Edition

Stay up-to-date with the newest English words that have come into the dictionary in 2022.

British Accents

20 British Accents in 1 Video

In this English lesson, we look at 20 different British accents and I try to help you identify them all by teaching you specific pronunication features of each one. This video is perfect for anyone who wants to understand the diversity of accents in the UK.

What British Accents Do These Premier League Players Have?

Do you love the English Prmier League? In this video I take players from Man City, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal and teach you their British accents. It’s a fun video if you want to know how Harry Kane, Phil Foden and Trent Alexander Arnold speak English. 

What Accents do the England Players Have?

We all know the names – Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Jack Grealish! Amazing players BUT what accents do they have? In this video, I show you ALL the accents of the England men’s football team

Learn Emma Watson’s British Accent (HERMIONE) | Received Pronunciation

For Harry Potter’s fans and fans of Emma Watson this is a video all about her beautiful British accent. She speaks with received pronunciation or contemporary RP as it’s commonly known. This is PART 2 of the Received pronunciation series. In PART 1 we looked at the Queen’s English.

Learn Harry Styles British English Accent | Cheshire/Northern Accent

In this video we analyse the British English accent of Harry Styles and see how it has changed over the years as he has got more and more famous.

Learn Jodie Comer’s British English Accent | Scouse

Jodie Comer is the Queen of Accents. She is super talented but what does her natural accent sound like? If you’ve seen her in Killing Eve you might get a shock! In this video I break down her accent and show you all the pronunciation features that make it so unique.

Learn English with TV & Film

Learn English with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Learn English with Harry Potter in the first film ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’. We look at Harry Potter’s English accent, the accents of Hermione, Ron Weasley and Hagrid. We also look at some really useful vocabulary from the film.

Learn English with Downton Abbey | British Accents

Downton Abbey is a British historical drama set in the early 20th century. We use it to learn all about the difference between two British English accents: the traditional received pronunciation of Violet, the Dowager and the Yorkshire accent of Daisy.

Peaky Blinders Accents | Tommy Shelby (Brummy) & Alfie Solomons (Cockney)

Learn how to identify a Birmingham and Cockney accents with Netflix and BBC hit series Peaky Blinders.

Learn James Bond 007’s British English Accent | No Time to Die

The name’s Tom…Teacher Tom. License to teach. And today I’m going toteach you the accent of James Bond 007. I take clips from ‘No Time To Die’ and identify the main features of his accent. 

Britain vs America

10 British Words Americans Find FUNNY!

Here are 10 British words that Americans find hilarious, ridiculous and downright bizarre. Thanks to Jess from @Love and London for helping me to survey her American audience for these words. You’ll love learnign AND using these very British words. 

10 American Words That Completely Confuse Brits!

There are some American words that completely confuse us Brits. Sometimes it feels like a different language! So I have collected together 10 Americans that confuse British people the most. Some of them I had never heard before until researching for this video. If you know any other American English words that are confusing or if you are an American who find British words confusing, let me know in the comments below.

10 British Words That Confuse Americans

British English can be very confusing sometimes so today we’re going to look at 10 British words that confuse Americans…….and the whole world! These are all colloquial words and phrases which are informal so please remember that they shouldn’t be used in formal situations.

20 Words Brits and Americans Say Differently

British English and American English share the same words but in many examples they are pronounced very differently. We look at 20 words that are said differently whether it’s because they have a different stress pattern, they have different vowel sounds or indeed different consonant sounds.

Visit Britain

How to be British with Ted Lasso

This is what I learned about being British from Apple TV hit show Ted Lasso. If you can, go watch an episode, it’s such a great show.

Learn English Anywhere | St Ives, Cornwall

I believe we can learn English anywhere anytime! So, in this video I take you to one of the most beautiful seaside towns in the UK – St Ives in Cornwall. Come with me, get to know this wonderful place and learn some English along the way.

What’s The Difference Between THE UK, BRITAIN AND ENGLAND?

Is London the same as England? Is Britain in the UK? Finally we end the confusion by learning the differences between England, Britain and The UK.

What Brits say vs what brits mean

Are British people rude or not? That’s the big question! In this video I’ll give you some excellent examples of how Brits appear polite….but we are actually quite rude hehe it’s a fun lesson and essential if you come to the UK.

Pronunciation

36 English Words You Can’t Say Correctly!!!

I asked you guys which words you find impossible to say correctly and these are the 36 words you chose! From ‘crisps’ to ‘imperturbable’ we look at the most difficult English words to pronounce.

How to Pronounce R and L Perfectly | MY SECRET TRICK

The R and L sounds have been causing my students difficulties for years so I thought it was finally time to share my SECRET TRICK to pronouncing them correctly. It’s not easy BUT with meaningful practise you can do it. Let me know if you find this useful.

42 HARDEST London Underground Stations to Pronounce

When you visit London you’ll almost certainly use the London Underground also known as the Tube. So in this English lesson I show you how to say 42 of the hardest stations like a local

Friends | Intonation Lesson 

That episode where they get locked out of their apartment! Do you remember the one? Yeah, well today we are going to use it to learn about intonation and how to use it in your everyday English. Enjoy!

STOP SAYING ‘Comfortable’ Wrong + 9 Other Tricky Words

The word ‘comfortable’ has always been a difficult word for my learners to say so I thought it was time to show you guys how to do it. We also look at 9 other tricky words to say in English. These are all examples of elision which is when we remove sounds from words. In these words it is always a syllable in the middle of the word. Enjoy!

Vocabulary

19 Really British Words

These are 19 really British words that are going to make your English stand out from the rest. You’ll sound like a local here in the UK and you’ll boost your understanding of British TV programmes and films. Enjoy!

Learn 10 English Expressions | THE CROWN

The Crown is one of the most popular modern British TV shows. It’s all about the British Royal Family. In this video you will learn 10 fantastic English phrases that feature in the show. 

10 Words you only hear in London

This is a short guide to some great vocabulary you will only hear in London. From Cockney Rhyming Slang to Modern London Slang, the city has so many great words and phrases to help you sound like a local.

10 words you only hear in the NORTH of England

Learn 10 great words and phrases that are mostly heard in the north of England. I include greetings from Yorkshire and slang words for ‘tea’, ‘food’ and ‘sandwich’.