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Andrea Byaruhanga

Fun Games for Practicing English at Home

Fun Games for Practicing English at Home

Do you like games? Well, what if we told you that they can be a fantastic way to practice English? Besides being fun and energizing, they’re full of opportunities to boost your skills—from listening and speaking to vocabulary and spelling.  Here are some games you can play at home for free, even if you only…

English Hiking Vocabulary

English Hiking Vocabulary

In many cities, people are being told to get outside whenever possible. It’s great for your physical and mental health! But what can you do outdoors when you’re still trying to socially distance from other people? What about hiking? Read the passage below, then scroll down to check your answers. A Hiking Tale You wake…

5 Reasons to Become Fluent in English

5 Reasons to Become Fluent in English

When you’re thinking about which language to learn, how do you choose? After all, there are more than 7,000 languages in the world! If you’re looking for a very useful language, then English might be the way to go. Trust us: It’s the most common second language in the world for good reason! English is…

13 Idioms About Nature

13 Idioms About Nature

For most of us, life has been quite different over the past few months. Many people have been going outdoors more than usual to enjoy activities while social distancing. Others have been stuck inside, just dreaming of going to a park or a beach.  Whatever you’ve been doing lately, the outside world has probably been…

Fun English Facts

Fun English Facts

Have you been studying English non-stop these days? Take a break and check out these interesting facts about your target language! 1. The most common letter in the English language is “e”  About 11% of English words contain an “e,” making it the most-used letter in any part of a word. However, the letter most commonly…

Day vs. Night Studying: What Are the Benefits?

Day vs. Night Studying: What Are the Benefits?

Is there a best time of day to study? When you’re learning a language (or anything, really), this question might come to mind. You want to be alert, efficient, and productive. You want to be able to remember what you’ve studied. When is the optimal time to ensure that happens: day or night? Whether you’re…

Pandemic Life: Idioms for Emotions

Pandemic Life: Idioms for Emotions

As the days go by and the coronavirus pandemic continues, you’re probably feeling a lot of different things: bored, stressed, sad. Some days, you might even be optimistic (hopeful) or relaxed.  With all these emotions, why not learn a few different ways to talk about them? Keep reading to learn some idioms—or expressions—to describe pandemic…