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Category Archives: Learning English Resources

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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January 21, 2016

For many, trying to learn English is a long and arduous process that requires commitment and regular effort, and most do not develop a mastery of the language overnight. That is why it is important to keep yourself motivated and having fun! One great way to challenge yourself in your language development is by entering […]

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January 12, 2016

Mastering a new language is a challenge for anyone, but not everyone learns the same way. For some, quietly studying from a textbook or listening to a teacher’s lectures can yield excellent results, while other students might find these approaches quite tedious. If you want to know how to learn English in a manner that […]

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September 29, 2015

Learning a new language by cooking and studying recipes can teach you more than just vocabulary words. Exploring a country’s food gives non-natives a new way to understand and experience the country’s culture. These tips and ideas for finding recipes for ESL students will give non-native speakers a fun way to explore the English language […]

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September 25, 2015

Growing your vocabulary is essential if you want to truly converse well in a new language, but long lists of new words to memorize aren’t much fun. Endless drills may improve retention a bit, but actually applying the new words in a fun way will help students truly master them. These quick, easy, and fun […]

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September 23, 2015

When you want to learn a foreign language, you will need to learn both how to speak it and how to understand the spoken words of other people. Bilingual dictionaries can assist you with these learning activities. Several different types of dictionaries are available, so learn about each to decide which one fits your needs. […]

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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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September 3, 2015

English spelling is sometimes arbitrary and often difficult. Study our ABCs of commonly misspelled English words and their mnemonic devices to remember the correct spellings. A: Accommodate. It’s large enough to accommodate two Cs and two Ms. B: Believe. “I before E except after C” has some exceptions, but you better believe it’s true here! […]

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