English – The Hard Language Truths

English as a foreign language is one of the hardest to learn. The small nuances in speech, the seemingly unlimited number of grammar rules, and the amount of synonyms each word has all add up to why learning English is so difficult. Students who are just now starting to learn the language can feel inundated …

Celebrities Inspire ESL Students Around the Globe

Many English as a Second Language schools have popular celebrities like Rihanna to thank for the renewed interest in ESL courses and language learning success. A recent study performed by Kaplan International Colleges showed that participants indicated they wanted to learn English in order to better understand her lyrics. Lyrics to Rihanna’s songs were a …