Opinion: What is ‘nea?’

What does it mean to be nea? Photo by Arjun Harindranath “¿Usted sí sabe qué es nea?” was...
Study in Canada

Study in Canada: Pathway to success

What are the most important things to consider if you want to study in Canada? Here at the London Language Institute, we’ve been working with students from all around the world for the past 20 years, so we know that with a bit of planning you can transform a great experience into an extraordinary one.

Lights, camera, byline: how to write a film review

Films are one of those topics that pretty much everyone likes. They’re also very common on exams like IELTS. How to write a film review.
Spanish football language

Playing away: Spanish football language

If the World Cup puts you in the mood for a game or two, we have all the Spanish football language that will help you make your point on the pitch.
Football idioms

Football idioms: Back of the net

The beautiful game has inspired some beautiful language. We kick around some football idioms so that you can banter with the best of them.
election language

Election language: what you need to know

You may not be heading to the polls, but that doesn’t mean you can’t talk about what’s going on. Here are a few pointers on election language to keep the conversation rolling on the hot topic of the day.
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Study better, not harder: How to make the most out of...

If you want to make the most out of studying English then these tips will help you up your efficiency and make every second of study count.

A question of language: How to form questions in English

Are you OK? Do you need a helping hand? This month Phil Stoneman looks at how to form questions in English.

Reporting for duty: How to write reports in English

Writing reports in English can seem like difficult work: so much information to include, and a very specific way to write it all to make it as clear as possible. With this guide to writing reports in English, you’ll be a report master before you know it.

Understanding Colombia’s different accents

Whether this is because the Spanish spoken in Bogotá is “clearer” than others (as many capitalinos would have you believe) or simply because Colombian media broadcasts typically bogotano accents to the rest of the country, the reality is understanding the Colombia's different accents can be a bit of a head scratcher.