Things gather dust, learning is for life

Things gather dust, learning is for life

Online masterclasses brought to life by the UK’s finest creative minds. A series of beautiful workshops that take you on an inspirational journey into the world of inspiring creatives. More than just a workshop – these are lessons for life. READ MORE

How to make the perfect scrambled eggs

How to make the perfect scrambled eggs

Jamie Oliver

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

  • What’s funny about that?
  • How old are you young man?
  • Really fantastic scrambled eggs
  • Buddy does  on his own
  • A couple times a week
  • I taught him how to use a knife properly
  • How to make the perfect scrambled eggs
  • Ready, steady, action
  • Cut some bread
  • Keep it nice and straight
  • Cut it in half
  • Put it in my toaster
  • Now we can move on to the eggs
  • Dad taught me a trick
  • Whisk up the eggs
  • Until its all mixed up
  • It’s better to make a big batch
  • Add a knob of butter
  • Swirling the butter around the pan
  • When it starts to sizzle
  • Keep moving it
  • You don’t want to undercook it
  • Overcooked
  • Not too soggy and not to hard
  • Now its done
  • To spoon onto your bread
  • Take it off the heat
  • Enough for three portions
  • Add some salt, some pepper
  • See you later guys

How do you drink your coffee?

How do you drink your coffee?

William Hanson

Join etiquette expert William Hanson to learn about the many different accoutrements in the world of proper coffee making.

Vocabulary chunks to learn from the video :

• A nation of tea drinkers

• Proper coffee
• Which requires all these accoutrements
• First thing in the morning
• Coffee beans
• Fresh ground coffee
• Cafetière
• A coffee cup
• It is completely round
• A dinner party
• Wide awake
• Demitas cup
• Demitas spoon
• A brown sugar
• A molasses sugar
• Serving milk
• Frothed milk
• Froth away until your heart’s content
• Don’t dunk it in your coffee ‘cause that is common
• Ready ground beans

How do you drink your afternoon tea?

How do you drink your afternoon tea?

William Hanson

Leading UK etiquette coach and broadcaster William Hanson demonstrates the correct way to enjoy afternoon tea.

Vocabulary chunks to learn from the video :

• A traditional English afternoon tea
• The napkin
• Place it on your lap
• Loose leaf tea
• A tea strainer
• When it comes to stirring
• Back and forth
• Round and round
• Creating an awful racket
• Break the scones with our hands in two
• Put the jam on first and the cream on last
• Do as you please
• Never sandwich the two together
• A pastry fork
• Upturned in the right hand
• Dab your mouth not wipe
• How to have afternoon tea the correct way

English Cream Tea Etiquette

English Cream Tea Etiquette

  [English Cream Tea]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • English Cream Tea Etiquette
  • My teapot has got a strainer inside it
  • Tea first, milk second is the done thing
  • I’m going to have mine black
  • Not as simple as it sounds
  • Cup and saucer
  • An etiquette expert
  • The answer to whether you pick up the cup and saucer lies in the height of the table
  • We used to think that was the posh way
  • There is more to that than meets the eye
  • The posh way is forward and back
  • Sugar cubes
  • Hands on your lap when you’re not using them
  • Freshly baked
  • Etiquette is all about politeness
  • Communal dishes
  • That’s not considered the best manners
  • This is one of our greatest British traditions
  • It is something to be proud of