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 …

Learning English From Online Memes

Many people lose hours a day scrolling through our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds. Most of us don’t gain too much from this, except a few laughs from silly dog videos or a chuckle at the latest memes. But those hours of endless scrolling don’t have to be a complete waste of time, because even …

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 …

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, …

Practice English With Three Spooky Short Stories

Spooky stories are a fun way to celebrate Halloween, whether alone or with friends. Reading helps you improve your vocabulary and become more fluent in the language you’re learning. Here are some scary stories to practice your English with as well as tips to help get you started. Best Scary Stories for ESL Students Not …