Every four years there is a Leap Year, with an extra day in the calendar. Each country has its own traditions about what can happen on 29 February, and since 2012 is a Leap Year, you may want to find out what to expect in the UK.
Get up-to-date with British news and culture with English UK Every week, we summarise the news to give you some insight into what is happening in Britain, and what people are talking about.
This month, English UK and members of our Board of Directors embarked on a highly successful scoping visit in Kurdistan, and are now in the process of planning a members' event in this region.
2012 is an exciting year for the UK, with the Olympics and Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Take a look at English UK's guide to the major events and exhibitions being held in the UK up to and including early July.
Feng Xi is 18 years old and comes from Shanghai in China. She is studying for her A Levels and improving her general English at English UK member centre, London International Study Centre. Find out more about her experience of living and studying in the UK.