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UK Culture: Population and Demographics

Do you know how the UK is governed and who lives there? Watch the first of a new series of videos on UK life and institutions. 

Quick Grammar: Reported Speech 1

In reported speech the tenses, word-order and pronouns may be different from the original sentence.

Word Wangler

Word Wangling is a collection of fun word games to help you look for patterns, shapes and relationships between letters and words.


Learn about different ways of complaining plus useful tips on how to complain effectively!

A group of people

This page can help you with your writing in the field of sociology. Take a look! 


IELTS interview is different from a job interview. Be sure to showcase your English ability, not your job qualification.


Your Comments

8 December, 2016 - 14:12
Hello The sky view, It depends on how you view them. In 'There are 100 cents in a dollar', you're talking about how many cents there in a dollar - since this idea includes the idea of many cents,...
8 December, 2016 - 14:12
Hello amol, Yes, that is correct, though it is also correct without 'other'. All the best, Kirk The LearnEnglish Team
8 December, 2016 - 14:12
Hello dlis, That sentence isn't correct, but you could say 'his arm has been broken' if you wanted to use the passive, but it is rarely used compared to the active. I know it might sound strange,...