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 …

Four Ways to Meet New Friends in New York City

With so many people living in New York, you’d think it would be easy to make friends. But for many people with busy lives, New York is a lonely city. Students who move to New York to learn English often find that making friends is more difficult than expected. Although it isn’t easy, finding friends …

Three Ways to Prepare for Your First Year of College in the United States

Studying in a foreign country is a challenging, but rewarding, experience. Students come from all over the world to learn English in the United States. These students will need to adjust to the new language and culture, and to life on a college or university campus. Here are three tips to help you prepare for …

How Writing to Pen Pals Can Help With Language Learning

One of the best ways to learn English, or any other language, is by practicing regularly. But what are some ways to practice if you don’t usually talk to native speakers? Writing to a pen pal is one great option for exercising your language skills, and getting started is easy. What Exactly Is a Pen …