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 …

Improve Your English Skills and Grammar Through Journaling

To reinforce the English language skills you’re developing from courses that you take, try journaling on a regular basis. It will help you to read, write, and think in English. What Is Journaling? At its core, journaling is informal daily writing. A person who keeps a journal writes down thoughts, feelings, and ideas into a …

How to Go From Reading to Speaking Another Language

Reading in a new language is one thing. Speaking it brings a whole new set of challenges. How do you go from reading any new language to speaking it with confidence? Read on for some ways to take your skills to the next level. The Fear of Speaking First, identify what you’re afraid of. That makes …

Learning in the Kitchen: Increase Your Vocabulary Through Cooking

The Heart of the Home The kitchen is often referred to as the heart of the home. It is where people gather and come alive with good food and lively conversation. Take this opportunity to expand your language skills and start thinking in English. Gather family and friends as often as possible for English-only cooking …

Learning Another Language Through Storytelling

Storytelling is one of the oldest ways of teaching. Hundreds of centuries ago, humans told their stories in the form of cave paintings. Today, the power of storytelling is universal. Read on to learn more about how the telling of stories advances the ability to learn English or another new language. Feeling the Effects of …