Improve Your English Through Rap and Hip-Hop Music

When you’re learning a language, you have resources for learning all around you. From watching movies to learning language through the news, you can practice English anywhere you turn. Music is no exception, and rap and hip-hop songs can help you brush up on a number of English language skills. Sound Morphing Rap can especially …

All the World’s a Stage: Acting to Learn English

New York City is known for its impressive theater scene, and actors and actresses flock to the city hoping to snag a role in an award-winning Broadway show or a big-budget film. But acting isn’t reserved only for the professional actors; in fact, it can be a great tool to help students of ALCC American …

Three English Podcasts All English Learners Should Subscribe To

When you’re learning a foreign language, the best way to become fluent is to immerse yourself in it completely. From attending local events to exploring the pop culture scene, your subconscious picks up quite a bit when you fully surround yourself with the language. If you are an ALCC American Language student, you’re already immersing …

Study Break: Learning the English Language Through American TV Shows

One of the fastest ways to learn a foreign language is by immersing yourself in the native culture. Learning the language through pop culture teaches you things you wouldn’t otherwise learn in a traditional classroom setting. Using TV, music, and movies as a study aid can help you learn and improve your English. Plus, listening …

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 …