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UK Culture: Population and Demographics

Do you know how the UK is governed and who lives there? Watch the first of a new series of videos on UK life and institutions. 

Quick Grammar: Reported Speech 1

In reported speech the tenses, word-order and pronouns may be different from the original sentence.

Word Wangler

Word Wangling is a collection of fun word games to help you look for patterns, shapes and relationships between letters and words.


Learn about different ways of complaining plus useful tips on how to complain effectively!

A group of people

This page can help you with your writing in the field of sociology. Take a look! 


IELTS interview is different from a job interview. Be sure to showcase your English ability, not your job qualification.


Your Comments

6 December, 2016 - 20:12
Hello, I would like to ask some questions about following: I went to the movies with Sarah, David, and Tom. (what type of modifier is prepositional phrase(with...) here?) Think of the pressure (that...
6 December, 2016 - 19:12
I've hardly ever slept outdoors. I went camping less than 5 times in my life. That's not my thing, I prefer a comfortable accomodation with beds, bathroom, kitchen... Unfortunately, my children love...
6 December, 2016 - 19:12
Thank you very much indeed