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 …

New English Words in 2017

Merriam-Webster has added more than 250 words to its dictionary in 2017. Thanks to social media in politics, a new definition of “troll” has been added, as has the inclusion of “alt-right.” Meanwhile, the Oxford English Dictionary has added the term “fatberg,” a body of cooking fat that has hardened after being poured down a …

These Twitter Accounts Can Help You Learn English

Learning a new language can be difficult, but as technology continues to advance, a growing number of learning tools develop. You might not think that the social networking site Twitter would be one of these resources, but these helpful Twitter accounts are a great way to make your effort to learn English part of your …

Four Places to Find an English-Speaking Partner to Practice With Online

It’s important to learn English in a classroom setting in order to get a strong foundation of the language. But between courses, finding a fluent partner to practice English with is a great way to improve skills with the language. Thanks to technology, it’s now easier than ever to find a partner to practice with, …