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 …

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 …

Easy Ways to Practice English as a Couple

Working toward a major goal like learning a new language requires hard work, dedication, and discipline. Mastering the vocabulary, word choice, and grammar of another language is difficult, but learning with a partner can make the process easier. That’s why couples moving to the United States often choose to learn English together, which can help …

Mastering Active Vs. Passive Language in Your Writing

Writing English can be a little different from speaking English, although learning to do both is crucial for becoming fluent. As you learn English writing skills, remember these tips for using active versus passive language. Active Vs. Passive: An Overview In English, active and passive voices are used to differentiate whether the subject of the …

Understanding the Major Regions of the United States and Their Differences

Whether you currently live in the U.S. or live abroad, you’ve probably heard stereotypes about American life. While many Americans lead similar lifestyles, there are major differences in how people live in different regions of the country. Understanding these differences may help you better understand the people around you. The Northeast If you attend ALCC …