The British Class System

Working Class, Middle Class, and Aristocracy Explained

Talking about the social structure of the UK and what it feels like to like within that. Working class, middle class, upper middle class, the aristocracy. BTW – we say ‘bloody’ to mean something we dislike – it’s a very soft swear word.

The British are obsessed with the class system. It is very important to have some sort of idea about the British class system because it takes […]

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What are British Men Really Like?

Unfortunately the Average British Man is not as Charming as Hugh Grant

This video talks about the stereotypes of British men. A stereotype is a generalisation about a group of people. They are usually old fashioned and over-simplistic. However, it is often said that there is some truth in them; that they are stereotypes for a reason.

People from outside of England see British men as posh and intellectual. Being ‘posh’ typically implies that you are […]

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Difference Between Café and Cafe in England

A Cultural English Breakfast

This video is about the Great British Cafe. A cafe ( /kæf/) is a different place to a café ( /kæˈfeɪ/). While in a café you can expect to buy nice coffee, cakes and paninis, in a cafe you can buy a very greasy breakfast cheaply. Most famous of all the meals you can buy in a cafe is the full English breakfast, which consists of fried eggs, baked beans, […]

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Making Small Talk – The Weather

It Looks Like it Might Start to Rain

This is an instructional video about how to make small talk in England. The most important and easiest topic of small talk that the English make is the weather. You may have heard that the English love to talk about it: I can confirm that this is true – practically every conversation that takes place in England will include the weather at some point.

We probably […]

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What Are The Stereotypes of British Women?

This video is about some of the negative stereotypes of British women. A Stereotype is a generalisation about a group of people. They are usually old fashioned and over-simplistic. However, it is often said that there is some truth in them; that they are stereotypes for a reason.

It is common for people outside of the UK to see British women as fat and wearing clothes too small for them, ugly and drunken.

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Quality of Life in London – Money £££

The Streets of London are not Necessarily Paved with Gold

This video is a British culture lesson about London and a few misconceptions about it. A misconception is when a lot of people have the wrong idea about something. The main misconception I talk about is the belief that “all British people are rich.” Although in British culture, and especially in the centre of London, there are a lot of rich people, most […]

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