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 …

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 …

Four Easy Ways to Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home

Going to a new ESL school can be tough, but living with your fellow students makes the experience that much more fun. We want you to feel as comfortable as possible at school, so we’ve put together a few tips to help transform your dorm room into a home away from home. Decorate with Pictures …

Top Five Films to Watch When Learning English

Watching movies to help learn English is an exciting method for young and new learners. It’s not only fun, but it’s also beneficial to learning cultural references, since movies feature natural language and cultural cues that one can’t doesn’t often get from textbooks. Watching films is an excellent way to get comfortable with understanding a …

Don’t Get Discouraged: Five Ways to Start Making Progress Again After A Slump

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 …