Being British, part six: Queueing
Today's Being British episode looks at the convention of queueing.
Using three similar verbs: 'lie', 'lie' and 'lay'
A common problem for all English speakers (including natives) is the difference between lie, lie and lay. Today's podcast looks at the differences.
Debate: Should we say 'everyone' instead of 'guys'?
A school in England encourages teachers and students to use 'everyone' instead of 'guys' and 'boys and girls' in order to be more inclusive. Is this a step in the right direction for gender equality or a step too far?