Learning English

Picture Perfect! 6 Fun Ways to Learn English with Instagram

When is the last time you received a postcard?

In the past, they were used by everyone.

Soldiers sent them to their families with photos from the battlefield.

Tourists used them to show off their trips to all their friends.…


Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:44:20 +0000

9 Brilliant iPhone Apps That Help You Learn English

I tend to be slower than most people at buying gadgets and new technology.

I didn’t get my first smartphone until 2013.

It was a 16-gig iPhone 5, which at the time I thought had plenty of storage space.…


Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:29:28 +0000

7 English Listening Practice Techniques for Different Types of Learners

?There’s a lot of difference between listening and hearing.? 

This famous quote by the English writer G. K. Chesterton makes an important point.

Hearing is simply perceiving sound. You hear a dog bark even if you were not expecting it.…


Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:24:25 +0000

YouTube Videos to Boost Your Corporate English Vocabulary and Prepare for the Job

You’re looking the part at your new job?shiny business shoes, stylish corporate clothes and a professional attitude to match.

There’s only one problem: You can walk the walk, but you can’t talk the talk.

Learning corporate English for the …


Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:12:12 +0000

5 Ways to Learn Authentic English Skills by Studying in England

Do you hear London calling?

Do you dream of beautiful British countrysides?

Maybe you are just craving some fish and chips.

There are so many reasons you might want to visit England. The history, the landscape, the culture, the …


Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:12:42 +0000

Stock Your Bar with These Essential English Vocabulary Terms for Bartenders

Bartenders live their lives like rock stars or spies.

They deal with parties, drinks, people, music, gossip, secrets and the occasional hangover.

Along with others who work in the hospitality industry, they can travel and have a job anywhere …


Publ.Date : Tue, 28 Nov 2017 04:09:21 +0000

15+ Similar Words in English and How to Tell Them Apart

Are there any twins in your family?

Do you have friends who are identical twins?

Or maybe you’re even a twin yourself!

Twins are two siblings who are born at the same time.

They may look almost exactly alike, but


Publ.Date : Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:28:14 +0000

Eureka! The 17 Best Tools That Teach English for Science and Technology

Let’s put your English skills under a microscope.

What do you see?

Do you have the vocabulary you need to succeed in your field? How about confidence reading English research papers, or discussing the latest findings with English-speaking colleagues?

If …


Publ.Date : Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:16:15 +0000

4 Top Resources for Help with Any Academic English Skill

“Do not be afraid to ask for help. Nobody gets through college on their own.”

These wise words from Michelle Obama are true for any student.

They are especially relevant to students who are taking all their classes in a


Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:55:57 +0000

Bite-Sized Literature: Take a Piece of One of These 18 Easy English Short Stories

Have you tried to run a marathon with no practice?

I hope not. You might pull a muscle.

You need to start small in order to achieve something big like that.

When it comes to learning English, what if I …


Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:45:39 +0000

Don?t Tell Me I Can?t! 12 Myths About Learning English

Envy is a strong word.

I’m sure we’re all very nice people, but envy is one of those negative emotions we feel when we see someone speaking English fluently.

Why would you be envious?

Well, because they make speaking …


Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:56:29 +0000

6 Fun Chatting Apps for Learning English and Building Conversational Confidence

“Go on?say something in English!”

If you have friends or family who know you’re learning English, you’ve probably heard this request before.

Don’t they know it’s not that easy?

Speaking in English is hard!

You might not always find …


Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:39:45 +0000

The Importance of English: 5 Ways the Language Can Change Your Life

We all know that there are millions of English speakers across the globe.

But what makes English an important language, not just a common one?

Is it really worth putting all that time, effort and energy into learning English


Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:17:08 +0000

Learn English from Popular Music Videos: 6 Super Fun Sites

Who is your favorite pop artist?

Beyonce? Ed Sheeran? Bruno Mars?

Guess what?now they are your favorite English teacher, too.

You can learn English directly from these superstars (and many others) with music video English lessons.

How so? There …


Publ.Date : Wed, 08 Nov 2017 20:57:33 +0000

The Best Way to Learn English with YouTube: Enjoy 11 Fun English Channels for Learners

Have you ever heard the English expression “looking for a needle in a haystack?”

It’s used when someone is looking for something very small in a big space. Imagine trying to find a tiny sewing needle in a huge bale …


Publ.Date : Wed, 08 Nov 2017 20:41:11 +0000

The Beginner?s Guide to Talking About Family in English

You’re on vacation with a group or at a weekend barbecue.

You’re walking around introducing yourself and making new friends.

You’re telling people your name and sharing a bit of information about yourself.

So what comes next? What do …


Publ.Date : Tue, 07 Nov 2017 01:53:52 +0000

Learning English with Music: 17 Hot New Songs for English Learners

You know what brings us all together?

Music does.

Music is called the “universal language” for a reason.

“Universal” refers to something that is true for or applies to everyone. Every human being has a certain understanding of rhythm and …


Publ.Date : Wed, 01 Nov 2017 15:33:56 +0000

Got Your Headphones On? Good! Now Learn English by Listening!

Unnerstandin’English’skindahardsometimes, yaknowhaddamean?

Did you get that?

No, it’s not the super-long name of a city in Wales.

It’s just the way that a native English speaker might say the phrase “Understanding English is kind of hard sometimes, you know


Publ.Date : Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:46:43 +0000

The Top 19 American TV Mega Hits for Learning English

Have you heard of the phrase “idiot box?”

It is generally used to refer to a TV set.

For example:

Are you really going to spend all afternoon staring at that idiot box?

The common idea is that TV shows …


Publ.Date : Fri, 27 Oct 2017 03:04:15 +0000

20 Delicious English Idioms to Spice Up Your Conversations

Would you like a pizza without any toppings?

No meat, no onions, no cheese!

How do you think it would taste?

Not very good, I’m sure.

What if we topped it with chicken, pepperoni, corn, mushrooms, bell peppers and mozzarella?…


Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:25:19 +0000