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Andrea Byaruhanga

The Parts of Language Learning No One Talks About

The Parts of Language Learning No One Talks About

It’s so great to be bilingual!  Think of all the friends you’ll make, the travelling you’ll do, and the jobs you’ll be qualified for! Knowing more than one language is like a superpower. There are so many fantastic reasons to learn a new language—do a Google search, and you’ll find all kinds of encouragement to…

6 Tips to Manage Your Stress

6 Tips to Manage Your Stress

How have you been feeling lately? Are you stressed out? Unfortunately, stress is part of life. But that doesn’t mean you should just ignore the effects it has on your body and mind. Here, you’ll find some suggestions that may help you manage your stress. Don’t forget to check out the vocabulary list at the…

New Dictionary Words You Should Know

New Dictionary Words You Should Know

Language is fluid—it’s always moving and changing! New events and situations occur all the time, and sometimes there just isn’t the right word to describe or explain them. When that happens, new vocabulary is created, compound words (two words used together) are formed, and existing words take on new meanings. If enough people agree on…

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…