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Category Archives: Learning English

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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April 26, 2016

In order to improve your spoken English, it’s not always enough to converse with native speakers. Perfecting your English pronunciation also requires you to break habits through conscious self-correction. Working with a professional teacher is key. However, here are some other techniques and resources you can use to supplement your in-class learning. Train Your Ears […]

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April 22, 2016

When you get lost in an English speaking country most people are happy to point you in the right direction. Here are some important ideas to consider and some key phrases to use when trying to find your way. Introduce Yourself Politely When asking for directions in English, try to approach someone politely and briefly […]

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April 13, 2016

A dinner party is an excellent opportunity for new language learners to try out their conversational English. With that said, it is perfectly natural to feel a bit apprehensive about attending a soiree in a foreign tongue. Will you know what to say when you meet someone new? Here are ten time-tested English conversation starters […]

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April 8, 2016

In order to master the English language, you must first master the art of giving compliments. Many friendships, conversations, and relationships can start and develop through a well-placed compliment. When giving a compliment in English, the meaning you convey is often just as important as the words you choose to use. Here’s how to perfect […]

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March 10, 2016

Anyone striving to learn English as a second language has a number of challenges before becoming fluent. Some words have similar sounds, but they have very different meanings. It’s common for a novice to have confusion about similar words, but using context clues can make the intended meaning more clear. Here are some common similar-sounding […]

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February 9, 2016

Many ESL students start out motivated and dedicated, but after a few days or weeks, they end up completely burnt out. Practicing intensely every day may seem like the key to proficiency, but this is typically not a sustainable study regimen. Instead of throwing yourself into your English studies only to end up disheartened, try […]

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February 5, 2016

To learn English, a student must develop a study schedule and incorporate it into their daily routine. Textbooks, workbooks, listening exercises, and other traditional learning methods are helpful, but they can also be dull. For those wanting to spice up their daily practice, finding a new resource that helps develop English skills is as easy […]

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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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