Learning English

The Musical Guide to English Idioms: 20 Idioms Found in Songs

“It’s raining cats and dogs.”

Do you know what that means?

If you want to improve your Englishyou can start by learning more idioms.

Idioms are very important and very common, and they’ll help make your English sound

Publ.Date : Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:30:25 +0000

Writing Letters in English: 5 Essential Letters You Need to Know

Dear readers,

We’re writing this letter to inform you that writing letters is an important life skill.

Do you know how to write a letter in English?

How is it different from writing an essay for school, or sending …

Publ.Date : Tue, 18 Oct 2016 02:04:05 +0000

Learn English with the News: 4 Quality Types of News Resources You\'ve Got to Use

When was the last time you watched or listened to the news?

It was probably very recently.

There is so much happening in the world every day, and there are so many ways to learn about what is happening.

You …

Publ.Date : Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:04:39 +0000

10 Great English Flashcards Apps for Learning Vocabulary Quickly

How do you memorize new English vocabulary words?

You might play a game, listen to a song or use any other fun English learning methods to remember new words.

Maybe you practice using news words by writing in your

Publ.Date : Wed, 12 Oct 2016 19:44:32 +0000

47 English Words You?ll Never Misspell Again

Did you know the word “misspell” is often misspelled?

Some word spellings in English just don’t seem to make sense.

But we have a way you can learn how to spell in English without going crazy!

Just find the patterns.

Publ.Date : Wed, 05 Oct 2016 19:06:33 +0000

When to Use Gerunds and Infinitives: 5 Simple Rules for English Learners

What is your hobby?

What do you love doing?

Going to the beach? Playing video games? Hiking (walking)? Singing? Dancing?

Nice! These are all examples of gerunds.

Now, what if I ask you what you …

Publ.Date : Wed, 05 Oct 2016 18:36:16 +0000

Learn English Prepositions with Music: 30+ Songs That Go Over, Through and Beyond Grammar

Prepare yourself for prepositions.

This post has a lot of them.

This post also has a lot of music.

If you want to speak English well, you have to learn English grammar.

But who says you can’t have

Publ.Date : Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:27:12 +0000

15 Difficult English Words and Phrases That Have Opposite Meanings

Can you feel a color?

You actually can, but probably not in the way you’re thinking.

We’ll make it clear with an example:

In English, you can say something is the color “blue,” or you could use a more exact

Publ.Date : Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:17:25 +0000

Asking Questions in English: 3 Types of Questions You Should Know

Why? Why? Why?

For many children, that is their favorite question: “Why?”

Why is the sky blue?

Why do I have to go to bed?

If you want to learn English, try to think like a child again and …

Publ.Date : Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:53:29 +0000

What?s the Easiest Way to Learn English? Here Are 3 Proven Methods to Choose From

They say “the shortest distance between two points is a straight line.”

Have you heard this saying before in English?

It means that the easiest and fastest way to get from one place to another is to just go straight.…

Publ.Date : Mon, 19 Sep 2016 23:41:04 +0000

Did You Know Many English Words Come from Other Languages? Here Are 45!

“Wow, English has a lot of words!”

Have you ever thought that before?

It may be true, but did you know that many English words actually come from other languages?

That’s right?over time, English speakers have “stolen” words from …

Publ.Date : Thu, 15 Sep 2016 01:30:15 +0000

The Essentials of English Adjectives: 7 Key Adjective Types to Know

“My cat had each of these four adorable kittens.”

If you removed all the adjectives from this sentence, what would you be left with?

“Cat had kittens.”

Crazy, isn’t it? We use adjectives all the time, sometimes without even …

Publ.Date : Mon, 12 Sep 2016 22:51:03 +0000

How to Write an Email in English: 18 Important Tips and Three Sample Emails

The Internet has changed a lot over the years.

From MySpace to Facebook and from Ask Jeeves to Google, old sites fade (leave) and new sites appear.

But as apps, smartphones and social media have grown, there’s one thing …

Publ.Date : Wed, 07 Sep 2016 19:30:51 +0000

Oops, Did I Say That? 15 Common English Mistakes You Never Noticed Before

Now you?ve done it.

You made an English mistake, and you’re feeling so embarrassed!

Your face feels hot and you’d like to disappear.

You?d like to catch the next airplane to your home country.

That’s okay. Embarrassment is universal, …

Publ.Date : Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:34:40 +0000

15 Great Tips for Learning English Quickly and Easily

Have you seen “The Matrix”?

If so, you probably remember the scene where the main character, Neo, is going through his “training.”

Instead of showing a montage (collection of scenes) of him running on the beach and working out to

Publ.Date : Thu, 01 Sep 2016 02:40:59 +0000

6 Great Types of Jokes in English That Are Popular, Funny and Educational

“A comic says funny things; a comedian says things funny.” ? Ed Wynn

If this quote made you smile, you should be very proud.

Understanding words like “comic” and “comedian” isn’t enough to understand the true meaning of this sentence. …

Publ.Date : Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:32:15 +0000

9 Creative Writing Exercises Perfect for English Learners

Writing is a part of our lives.

Did you send any texts today?

Did you write an email?

Maybe you left a message on your friend’s Facebook wall, or maybe you wrote a note to a professor.

If you …

Publ.Date : Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:52:02 +0000

Need English Writing Help? These 10 Top Tools Can Save the Day

Do you need help with writing in English right now?

Are you having trouble starting an essay?

Or have you finished that essay, but are wondering if all your English writing is correct?

We’ve got all the help 

Publ.Date : Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:25:31 +0000

Don?t Talk Like a Textbook: 8 Ways to Learn Real, Conversational English

What’s the difference between the two quotes below?

1) “Hello, how are you today? I hope you’re doing well.”

2) “Hey man, what’s up? Everything good with you?”

The first quote is what you might learn in an English classroom

Publ.Date : Mon, 22 Aug 2016 21:39:01 +0000

The Bare Necessities: 25 Pairs of English Homophones You?ll Need in Life

English pronunciation can be pretty weird.

If you’ve been learning English for even a short amount of time, you’ve probably noticed that, right?

Maybe you were surprised to discover that the number “two” was pronounced the same as the …

Publ.Date : Thu, 18 Aug 2016 01:26:42 +0000