How to Make a Good First Impression

What to Say and Do When you Meet Someone

This video is an English culture lesson about how to make a good first impression. Making a good first impression is important. There are a few rules to follow to make a good impression in England.
The custom for when you meet someone for the first time in England is to shake their hand. In the past, every meeting between friends was started with a handshake. When […]

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How to Speak Posh English

This video is about the way posh people speak in the UK. Being ‘posh’ typically implies that you are from a wealthy family that is very traditional in its practices and outlook and usually means that you were privately educated and went to a school where there were fees to pay. Although calling someone ‘posh’ has come to be perceived as a pejorative term, or in other words an insult, I think it’s all […]

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What is The Best British Accent?

Rethink your Decision to Speak with an R.P. British Accent

R.P. is an old fashioned and upper class (posh), type of pronunciation. While the rest of the world often imagines that most English people speak this way, it has actually become very rare in everyday use.  The reason people from outside of England think that we speak in this way is because it has been the most common type of English accent in […]

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