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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

10 December, 2016 - 14:12
Hello MCWSL, 'Computer Science degree' is a noun + noun (Computer Science + degree) construction, so the determiner would go before the first noun. In this case, you should probably use 'the'...
10 December, 2016 - 14:12
Hello pyramid, The first one is correct and the second one is not in standard English. This is because 'enjoy' takes a verb in the -ing form after it. Note that 'enjoy' is not in the list on our...
10 December, 2016 - 14:12
Hello Nhung, You're very welcome! We also wish you the best and look forward to seeing you here again on LearnEnglish. All the best, Kirk The LearnEnglish Team