Meet Scotland’s newest bridge – the Queensferry Crossing. Opening on 30 August 2017, this elegant road bridge will link Edinburgh & The Lothians and Fife, spanning the Firth of Forth to the west of its famous neighbours, the Forth Bridge and the Forth Road Bridge.
At inlingua, we think that the internet is a great place to practise your English and learn new things. As you all know, we love vloggers and we are trying to promote our favourite local vloggers.
Today we wanted to highlight, Gavin Bell, a 22 year old multi-award winning entrepreneur & vlogger based in Edinburgh. He grew up in the Shetland Islands – the very north of Scotland. He is the founder of Blue Cliff Media , a digital marketing agency. He is an expert on Facebook advertising. For a couple of months, he has been sharing his life of the world of entrepreneurship with a weekly vlog, The Journey.
For those who are learning/practising English don’t forget to turn on the subtitles! 🙂
Exploring the Shetland Islands with Gavin:
By the way, he is a bit crazy and as you know we love crazy people!
It’s useful to learn about the different measurement systems, and interesting to find out how they came to be used. In the UK, we use a combination of imperial and metric measurements. In this lesson, Gill from engvid.com will explain the British measurements we use for height, weight, distance, and temperature.
Queuing, tea and talking about the weather. Are us Brits really that predictable? A few UK based Europeans who we spoke to seemed to think so. What’s more, they wouldn’t have it any other way. We’ll say ‘cheers’ to that.
From Alexander Graham Bell, to Tayberries and Unicorns; Scotland is a northern European country filled with remarkable history and breathtaking scenery. Here are the Top 10 Interesting facts about Scotland.
As you travel around Scotland, the iconic blasts of the bagpipes (or, phìob mhor meaning the great pipe in Gaelic) will fill the air. It’s likely that you’ll hear a parade of pipers before you see them, but how is this wonderful instrument made, you might wonder?
Well, the art of bagpipe-making comes down to the skilled craftsmanship of the maker. The unique sound of Scotland’s most famous instrument is formed by intricately-shaped solid pieces of wood crafted into perfect pipes. Find out more from the passionate bagpipe maker, Craig Munro, who makes Highland bagpipes at Wallace Bagpipes in Glasgow. These pipes are sold all over the world and are used in some of the top pipe bands.