Lurgy – Word of the Week

word of the week

“Lurgy” – if you’ve got the lurgy, it means you are ill with the flu or a virus. It means that people will stay away from you. Example: “Where’s Sarah today?” “She’s off sick. She’s got the lurgy“.     This post is part of our “Word of the Week” …

Why British English is full of funny words

Why British English is full of silly-sounding words

Lots of people ask me why British English can sometimes sound strange and why there are so many funny words which are hard to understand. I really enjoy teaching some of these as they can be very useful for strengthening relationships with Brits – especially in Business English situations where …

How Best to translate German to English

translate German to English

In 2016 we are all part of the global economy. It is now much easier for companies to do global business than it used to be. Today’s modern customer expects to be able to buy a company’s product in multiple countries – and this easily & in their local language. …