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English Around the World

English is spoken in many smaller countries and communities all over the world. Many of the spoken dialects are called pidgin English. They do not have a formal written version and may vary a lot from Standard English.

Good Advice is Rarer than Rubies

"Good Advice is Rarer than Rubies" - a short story from Lahore in Pakistan by Salman Rushdie.

Pub Grub, Fish 'n' Chips and More

Do you like to try different food? Here are links to several texts about British food, an English breakfast, pub grub, fish 'n' chips and more. The texts are mostly short and easy.

Grammar - Self-Assessment

Here you will find a set of interactive tasks for a grammar self-assessment. Do the tasks below early in the school year and again towards the end.

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