Learning English

Twist and Shout Your Way to English Fluency as You Learn with The Beatles

Who is your favorite English teacher: John, Paul, George or Ringo?

Wait, English teacher? Aren’t those the names of The Beatles?

Well, The Beatles were great musicians, but you can also use their songs to learn English!

The Beatles knew …


Publ.Date : Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:23:58 +0000

Can\'t Crack Contractions? Here\'s How to Master Them

“If y’all want to learn English, y’all better pay attention! I ain’t joking!”

You have probably heard someone use phrases like ya’ll or ain’t before. They are in songs and in quotes. They can be heard on TV and in …


Publ.Date : Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:16:03 +0000

8 Videos That Will Help You Learn English Grammar and Love Poetry

The first time people saw a train on film, they fled the theater in terror.

It was reported that people thought a real train was about to crash into them.

You might have heard about it.

This is probably a …


Publ.Date : Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:56:39 +0000

How to Speak English Like a Native: 5 Practical Tips

Do you ever get jealous of chameleons?

You know?those colorful reptiles that can blend in anywhere.

They just shift their colors, and, poof! They look exactly like the tree they’re climbing or the rock they’re sitting on.

Wouldn’t it …


Publ.Date : Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:21:35 +0000

The English Learner?s Guide to the Most Confusing Words in the Language

Slam poet and former teacher Taylor Mali says that he makes students spell definitely and beautiful over and over again, until they never misspell either one of those words again.

If you are an English learner, you have probably been …


Publ.Date : Wed, 02 Aug 2017 22:41:22 +0000

15 ESL Summer Camps to Beat the Summer Slide

Want to make sure your summer doesn’t slide away from you?

Although sunburns and a new swimsuit are great, would you like to have more to show after those three hot months?

If you want something beyond the ordinary, and …


Publ.Date : Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:09:55 +0000

Do You Look Fluent? Learn This English Body Language

Can you translate a conversation that does not use any words?

I put my hand out toward my sister.

She crosses her arms and frowns.

I roll my eyes.

Okay, so what happened there?

This conversation happened …


Publ.Date : Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:38:30 +0000

The Best English Grammar Workbooks to Sharpen Your English Language Skills

Is grammar giving you a headache?

If only there were a magic spell to take away the pain and frustration!

If you?re like most English language learners, you probably find the topic uncomfortable. Don’t worry, many of us native English …


Publ.Date : Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:11:45 +0000

Slow Monday? Here?s How to Order Coffee in English Like a Local

“Can I have a large, triple-shot, sugar-free, non-fat latte, please?”

If it takes a second to make sense of that, you’re not alone.

Sometimes ordering coffee is like learning a whole other language, but it’s absolutely necessary if you’re addicted …


Publ.Date : Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:37:27 +0000

9 Websites with Interactive Videos for Students of All Ages to Learn English

We understand.

You’ve had another long day and the last thing you want to do is bury your head in a textbook, but you don’t want to lose a day of studying English.

Perhaps you just got a big promotion …


Publ.Date : Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:29:36 +0000

English Reflexive Verbs and Pronouns: A Self-study Guide

Do you like to do things yourself?

Maybe you grow your own vegetables, cut your own hair and do your own repairs.

Maybe you are self-studying English, or learning English by yourself. But whether you have gotten this far …


Publ.Date : Wed, 05 Jul 2017 16:58:31 +0000

Jump Into the World of English Adverbs and Improve Your Fluency Today!

“I want to speak English fluently.”

Have you ever said that sentence? Since you’re learning English, the answer is probably “Yes.”

Fluency is the goal of most English learners. You don’t just want to be able to communicate a …


Publ.Date : Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:33:18 +0000

Improve English Communication Skills by Knowing How Conversations Fail

It’s a sweltering day. Commuters and stuffy air are packed together on the bus.

It seems rude to reach across someone and open the window yourself, so you lean over to the guy sitting next to the window and say, …


Publ.Date : Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:59:53 +0000

10+ Writing Resources Every ESL Student Should Know About

Are you a cozy-office-with-tea type of writer?

Maybe you are more of a coffee shop writer, tapping away on your laptop amid a caffeinated crowd.

Or maybe you prefer the peace and quiet of a library to let your ideas 


Publ.Date : Wed, 31 May 2017 21:05:36 +0000

6 Great English Vocabulary Books to Accelerate Your Learning

Are you having a difficult time building your vocabulary?

If so, you?re not alone.

Many English language learners feel that vocabulary exercises are one of the most challenging parts to mastering English.

When I learn a new language, I …


Publ.Date : Wed, 31 May 2017 20:18:05 +0000

Say What You Feel: 15 Advanced English Phrases for Expressing Emotions

It’s almost time for a summer vacation!

Are you screaming with excitement because you and your friends just planned a trip to the beach?

Are you over the moon to be getting some rest and relaxation?

Or are you just …


Publ.Date : Wed, 17 May 2017 18:59:51 +0000

Advanced English Conversation: How to Say and Understand Anything in English

Nobody wants to feel awkward when having a conversation.

Speaking English well. Being able to communicate with ease. Understanding native speakers.

Sounds really good, doesn’t it?

As a student of English, you will work on developing many skills.

Studying


Publ.Date : Mon, 15 May 2017 20:06:54 +0000

Let Your English Take You Places with English for Hotel Management

You look outside the windows of the hotel to see waves crashing against the shore….

No, wait.

When you look outside, you want to see mountain tops covered in snow.

Maybe.

You know what? You don’t have to decide right …


Publ.Date : Wed, 10 May 2017 19:20:12 +0000

Learn in the USA! What You Need to Know About Studying English in America

Have you been thinking of studying in America? You’re not alone!

There are more than one million international students in the United States. Not only that, but hundreds of thousands of new student visas are issued every year!

And most …


Publ.Date : Mon, 08 May 2017 18:59:00 +0000

17 Tips for Improving English the Easy Way

Are you ready to show off those English skills?

No? Not quite yet?

How about starting small and making them a little bit better?

No matter where you are on your English-learning journey, improvement is always on your mind. And …


Publ.Date : Wed, 03 May 2017 20:42:56 +0000