Of course losing weight is an inevitable corollary of Christmas, when overindulgence is not only indulged but encouraged and egged on from all sides. And of course by the end of this joyful s ..
As far as the first question goes we only need to consider the signature and effective brand of the architect. It's as simple as whether you have ever heard of them or not. Richard Rogers, Nor ..
The early maps for the London Underground were all based on geographical maps, and so the central stations were bunched tightly together while only the farther, suburban stations could be easi ..
It's fascinating to note, however, that there is a handful of idioms which have crossed borders and languages with little, or sometimes no, change except for the language itself. The first exa ..
Students from the Oxford University Labour Club were out in force on George Street in central Oxford the other day, handing out leaflets emblazoned with the bright red logo of Britain’s ..
1. A good place to start is by taking a free test online and get an objective assessment: What are your strengths and weaknesses? How can you practise these? Who can help you practise? This is ..
A couple of our students are off on a trip to Stonehenge this weekend, where they will be shocked to discover that it was only built in 1958. It seems the fraud is well-documented – online, in sli ..
I recently overheard one of my colleagues say that so often the problems students encounter are down to poor learning strategies, rather than to any inherent difficulty of English.
This is of ..
If you are reading this now, it probably means that you read part 1 on the front page and are maybe wondering why it was written that way and what significance, if any, the numbers hold. Y ..
Tired of watching TV reports on the war in Syria? Fed up of hearing about famine in Africa? Bored by the bitter brouhaha over Brexit? Yearning to hear some good news for a change? Well, ..
He sounded very enthusiastic about whatever he was doing and much friendlier than usual. He was in London and was on his way to visit me and wanted to check my 'at home' status. I told him I had n ..
One piece of good news is that many things are defined by what they aren't. I suppose the most important number in mathematics is zero. Thank you ancient Mesopotamia. When we write, the spaces bet ..