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Category Archives: American Language Communication Center

June 6, 2016

In order to learn English, a student needs to do more than just read textbooks and memorize words and phrases. Of course, these reading tools are essential, but they do not cover other aspects of language like pronunciation and conversational understanding and fluency. There are a number of techniques and drills that one can use […]

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May 27, 2016

A potential employee’s skills can make him or her stand out among a long list of applicants. Learning a second language creates new opportunities for workers, especially in a city like New York that values diversity. Learning English as a second language or brushing up on one’s Spanish, French, or other language skills can really […]

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May 24, 2016

Learning the English language is difficult, but using video resources from an English language school can help. Videos allow you to hear the words not only as they are pronounced but also how they flow together in a sentence. Phonology Some of the best videos teaching the English language focus on phonology. By focusing on […]

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May 23, 2016

The English language is extremely versatile. Its versatility can be attributed to an evolutionary process that spans over one thousand years and includes many foreign words that have become part of the common vernacular. For example, you might encounter a bon vivant while dining out with a friend, have carte blanche in choosing where you’ll […]

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May 20, 2016

English is one of the most difficult languages to learn, in part because there are so many seemingly nonsensical rules and techniques. At times, the language can even be difficult for native speakers to grasp! Although the best way to practice the language is through conversation, it helps to understand that English has some commonly […]

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May 17, 2016

Thanks to the internet and the advent of new technologies, it’s easier than ever for people to discover and learn about new and interesting topics. Even the process of learning a foreign language is easier due to the accessibility of so many different tools and resources. Benefits of Using Technology to Learn English Language instructors […]

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January 27, 2016

Learning English as a second language can be a challenging undertaking, but English games can help students retain both vocabulary and grammar with ease. The human brain is designed to contain and process a great deal of information, but the straight information-dump approach of memorization lacks the component of recall. By associating words with actions, […]

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September 30, 2015

In the beginning, you might struggle with feeling overwhelmed with your studies. As you wonder how to stay motivated when learning a language, you can utilize a few effective strategies that should keep you on task. The benefit of continuing motivation will be your overall success with the new language. Explore What Drives You People […]

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September 28, 2015

Cultural dining etiquette might surprise you with some of its important rules. Don’t get caught making a serious faux pas at a restaurant. Knowing these tips will help ensure that you have an enjoyable meal with friends or family—no matter where you are in the world. Chopstick Rules The way you handle chopsticks is important […]

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September 22, 2015

If you are wondering how to improve foreign language skills, there are some simple and inexpensive methods for enhancing both speaking and comprehension abilities. One easy way to increase vocabulary is with a system of labels. Use these small pieces of paper throughout your home by writing the names of common household objects. Materials Needed […]

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