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scotland expressions

Five Expressions Only the Scottish Say

You’ve probably heard that Scotland has one of the most difficult English dialects to understand. But it doesn’t stop there! Some cities even have different dialects and sometimes people from Edinburgh and Glasgow can’t understand each other. But don’t worry, we’re here to help you understand a wee bit better. “Smirr, dreich and drookit” Scots have

london expressions

Five expressions to become a London pro

Do you like London as much as we do? If so, check out these unique London expressions and brush up on your Cockney rhyming slang. You’ll be ready to ride a Boris bike, cycle to the Palace and spend a few quid in no time. Yay!   “Let’s jump on a Boris Bike” Boris bikes


Why is English so hard? 🇬🇧

I’d love to tell you in a hugely over-the-top reassuring tone that “it’s not that hard – learning English is a doddle!”  The truth is that learning any language is challenging: it’s the whole reason why we at busuu have a job. But equally, language learning should not be defined by its difficulty; if you