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Category Archives: Learn English Tips

September 21, 2017

Learning a new language is no easy task. A teacher or partner to practice with can help keep you on track, but what about when you’re at home and need some extra practice? Once you leave the classroom, it can be hard to tell if you’re pronouncing certain words or phrases correctly. That’s where practicing […]

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August 24, 2017

Enrolling in language courses is an exciting first step in the process of becoming fluent in a new language. You want to ensure you use your time wisely and improve your skills as much as possible. Here are some great tips to maximize success while enrolled in language courses.   Set Attainable Goals Whether you […]

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May 8, 2017

Did you miss our past blogs about how technology can help you learn English? Don’t worry! This recap highlights four blog posts full of great tech ideas. Learning English as a Second Language: There’s an App for That! Apps are a great way to learn English. You can take them anywhere for convenient language learning […]

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January 30, 2017

Everyone loves music! Even when the song is another language, the beat, instruments, and voices can carry the meaning and give us a glimpse into that culture. However, translating a song can help you appreciate the music even more by expanding your vocabulary and helping you to practice English skills like listening and conversing. Translating […]

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January 23, 2017

When students begin to practice English, a lot of excitement can come from learning new words and terms. Expanding your vocabulary can increase communication skills and cultural understanding, and is a fun way to learn. Expanding Vocabulary It is important to keep learning new words as you practice English for many reasons beyond simply memorizing […]

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January 17, 2017

The path to learning English can be challenging, but we recommend fun activities like watching online videos as a way to stay motivated. Youtube has a diverse array of videos, many of which are helpful for those practicing language skills. Finding the right videos for your English training needs can help expand vocabulary, conversation abilities, […]

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January 5, 2017

Practicing English doesn’t have to be restricted to studying grammar and memorizing big words. In fact, it shouldn’t be! Playing Scrabble is a fun way to test the mind, expand vocabulary, and become better acquainted with the English language. Here are some specific tips to get the most out of playing this board game. Establish […]

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November 8, 2016

When learning a new language, it’s normal to run into roadblocks along the way. Getting past these struggles is an important step in becoming fluent. Here are five ways to avoid feeling discouraged when learning English or another foreign language. 1. Think About Goals When you first started learning a language, you probably set a […]

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October 26, 2016

While a classroom setting is important for learning a new language, there are other ways to build skills and increase familiarity with new words and phrases. While the following activities and games can certainly be used in a class, they are perfect for practice at home with friends or a study group. Charades Acting out […]

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October 10, 2016

Pen pals are writing friends who exchange letters or emails on a regular basis. Although pen pals can live in the same country, they can also be from different cultures and might even speak different languages. At American Language Communication Center, our English classes offer many opportunities for students to improve their English writing skills. […]

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