Gift Ideas for English Language Learners

The holiday season is upon us, and it’s time to start thinking about gifts for the loved ones in your life. For your sibling, friend, or significant other learning English, there are many holiday gifts you can give. Here are our top picks. Foreign Language Calendar An English language calendar is not only practical but …

How to Participate in a Secret Santa Gift Exchange

Snow is falling, store windows are filled with shiny toys and gifts, and carolers are out in full force. That could only mean one thing: the holidays are just around the corner! Like some other parts of the world, many Americans participate in Secret Santa exchanges at school, at work, or with families and friends. …

Three Language Learning Hurdles and How to Overcome Them

You’ve been studying hard and acing your vocabulary quizzes, but something still isn’t clicking. No matter how much you study, there are three big hurdles that stand in your way of success: loneliness, fear, and self-doubt. Although they are hard to overcome, you can jump these hurdles to successfully learn English. Hurdle #1: Loneliness Loneliness …

A First-timer’s Guide to Celebrating Thanksgiving in America

Once the last of the Halloween candy has been consumed, Americans have another food on their minds: turkey! On Thursday, November 22, many Americans will gather together with family and friends to give thanks for their blessings, and a turkey is the star of the show. If you’ve recently moved to American to learn English, …

Use Blogging to Document Your Travels and Practice English

There’s a blog for everything these days: cooking blogs, travel blogs, entertainment blogs. Blogs give people a chance to share their thoughts with an audience. There’s no better time than now to start a blog to share your adventures with loved ones back home. Reasons to Start Blogging Moving to America to learn English has …