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Sir Edmund Hillary a national hero Posted by on May 26, 2015

While we are taking a closer look at the English-speaking country of New Zealand this month, spending some time reading about the Kiwi national hero Sir Edmund Hillary is a must. Hillary is known the world round for being the first climber to summit the highest mountain in the world  – Mount Everest in Nepal. …

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Kiwi, the birds and the people. Posted by on May 12, 2015

This month I am going to present a series of posts spotlighting the English-speaking country of New Zealand. New Zealand is a very popular tourist destination, as well as a melting-pot* country. Many of you reading this blog have in the past, or may in the future, visit New Zealand, so let’s learn more about…

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North vs. South: Test your English knowledge. Posted by on Apr 28, 2015

Today I have a challenge for you, or if you want to think of it as a quiz, you could call it that too. This is a challenge to see how well you know different English vocabulary and slang from the north and south of the English-speaking world! Although English is just one language, it…

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Let’s go ‘down under’ and learn some Kiwi-English slang Posted by on Nov 20, 2014

A Kiwi bird from New Zealand.

Many English language learners travel to countries like Australia or New Zealand to learn English rather than traveling to England or America and so I thought it was time we looked at some slang from one of these countries from “down under.” First of all let me tell you about the term ‘down under’, this…

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