Learning English is a process.
More than a process, it’s a journey. Learning English is a voyage into another culture and another world.
Those who’ve taken the journey know that it’s not an easy one.
And like all of life’s …
Have you ever felt frustrated while doing English grammar exercises?
Do you want to go to sleep every time you start practicing English grammar?
Are you maybe “allergic” to grammar?
If you have answered Yes to at least one of …
Have a look at this sentence:
This movie is very boring.
Now have a look at this one:
This book is boring me.
What do you think boring and boring have in common?
You probably recognize boring in the …
Taking an English class opens many new opportunities for English learners.
An English class is a way to meet new friends. It’s a place to communicate with other learners.
And of course, an English class is also an incredible way …
English reading can be a challenge.
Word order can be odd.
Spelling is strange.
And there are idioms (figures of speech) that seem to make no sense!
Still, reading can help you to speak, understand and even write English better.…
Pronouns are my favorite class of word.
He can be my dad, your neighbor or Michael Jackson.
This can be a pen, Mary, your cousin and even a school.
Which can be my dog or a Tyrannosaurus Rex (or …
They?re all around you.
You see them every day.
On the news. On the streets. On your phone. In your wallet.
What are they?
But there are so many of them. And some of them are …
Learning English as a beginner means starting over.
You basically have to become a baby all over again.
You have to learn new names and sounds for each letter?maybe a whole new alphabet?before you can read.
You have to learn …
Have you ever wanted to know how to keep the doctor away?
Well, with an apple a day, of course!
Ok, maybe not literally.
The idiom goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” And, as we know, …
Have you ever suffered from blank page syndrome?
Do you know what you want to say but do not know how to put it into written words?
You are not alone.
I myself had no idea how to start …
Do you need to improve your writing skills?
Do you feel insecure when having to write something in English?
Do you want to become the next Stephen King?
The answer is in your phone.
Yes, as with many …
When pigs fly.
Cat got your tongue?
Blue in the face.
What are these nonsensical (crazy) phrases?
Welcome to the wonderful world of idioms!
Idioms are phrases and expressions that are very helpful with your English speaking and comprehension. In …
Microsoft founder Bill Gates once said, “The internet is becoming the town square for the village of tomorrow.”
And if you think about it, it already is! We have the cinema, jobs, entertainment and we can even meet our friends …
Singing funny songs, eating interesting foods, kissing strangers…
These wacky (funny and interesting) traditions can only mean one thing:
It is time for New Year’s!
New Year’s is a time when we come together to celebrate, to reflect and to …
If English skills were superheroes, which English superhero would you be?
The Rapid Reader who has the ability to read through academic texts as if they were comic books (and understand every word)?
What about the Super Speaker who is …
There’s no doubt about it, we’re living in a digital world. We have more power at our fingertips than ever before.
Did you know a smartphone has over 100,000 times more power than the computers that landed the Apollo 13 …
Did you hear that?
The English language has two types of sounds: vowels and consonants.
Vowels are sounds that come out of the mouth without being stopped. That means that the tongue, the lips and the teeth do not get …
What makes an excellent English speaker?
Is it confidence? Is it a wide and varied vocabulary? Is it knowing lots of slang and informal words?
To be a good English speaker is to find the balance between rhythm, cultural understanding, …
When you hear a song, you normally don?t think about every note in the song.
You just hear a melody (tune).
When you hear someone speaking English, you might think about each word they say.
But there’s an easier way …
One of the most important words in the English language is surprisingly short.
It’s only three little letters.
It’s the word “the”!
It might be small, but knowing when to use “the” in English can be a big problem for …