Updates From British Community

Why Italians Are Good at Learning Languages

Updated: 01/08/2020

Having lived in Italy for many years, many people have told me that we at British Community have a lot of work to do due to the fact that Italians are so poor at speaking English. While we can always improve skills su...

5 Ways to Communicate Effectively During The Summer

Updated: 18/07/2020

Given the current international climate, some of you may be travelling while others have decided to stay closer to home this year, whichever it may be, you can skill use the time, away from work and the stresses of ev...

10 Must-Know Slang Words

Updated: 04/06/2020

There are big variations in colloquialisms across the English speaking world. After all, a colloquialism is a piece of informal language which develops through familiarity, often within a particular region.Until a hun...

Searching for adventure? Learn a language.

Updated: 28/05/2020

As I sit in Naples writing this blog, I am thinking about what motivated me to master a second language. For ESOL learners - there is one essential reason – English is the gateway into a global economic and business c...

10 Benefits of Speaking a Second Language

Updated: 20/05/2020

There are quite possibly more than ten...There are hundreds of reasons to learn a second language. A friend of mine took up Spanish because the Spanish club at university offered free shots of tequila. Two years later...

How to find that dream job

Updated: 14/05/2020

Millions of us have changed our lives in response to COVID-19. Most of us have had to stay at home. Certain habits will change forever as ways of working and socialising adapt to the challenges of the moment. This is ...

Speak better English. Try chatting to your computer.

Updated: 12/05/2020

For all of us there are times in our careers when we drive forward into unfamiliar territory, seek change and transform, and there are other periods when we we can, let’s face it, start to cruise, enjoying our familia...

3 Ways to Revolutionise How You Read

Updated: 12/05/2020

If you are a specialist, such as a lawyer, banker or doctor, you probably have a huge amount of information you urgently need to read and respond to. Your responses are fundamental. Clients, customers and patients all...