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 …
“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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
“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 …
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 …
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 …
“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 …
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, …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
When you look outside, you want to see mountain tops covered in snow.
You know what? You don’t have to decide right …
Have you been thinking of studying in America? You’re not alone!
And most …
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 …