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Is Online Language Learning Right for You?

Is Online Language Learning Right for You?

There are plenty of benefits to learning a language online, including convenience and flexibility. Online learning can also offer more relevant and engaging materials than traditional lessons, and the ability to learn with language experts no matter where you’re located. Even with all the obvious benefits, you might still be wondering if online language learning…

Vocabulary for Working Remotely

Vocabulary for Working Remotely

This year has been full of adjustments. For many people, one of the biggest changes has been transitioning from working in an office to working from home.   With the shift to remote work comes a whole lot of new vocabulary to get used to. Let’s have a look at some common expressions to talk about…

How to Track Your English Learning Progress

How to Track Your English Learning Progress

How are your English lessons going? Are you improving? If anyone’s ever asked you that, you might not have known what to say. It can be hard to know exactly how much you’ve learned since you started.  But tracking your progress doesn’t have to be complicated (and it doesn’t have to involve taking a test,…

Halloween Vocabulary

Halloween Vocabulary

Do you celebrate Halloween?  In many countries, it’s a very popular fall celebration full of traditions. It happens every year on October 31. Before Halloween, families often visit the pumpkin patch. They choose a pumpkin to bring home and carve into a jack-o’-lantern. On Halloween night, these jack-o’-lanterns are put outside of the house with…

How to Learn English with TV Shows

How to Learn English with TV Shows

There aren’t many skills you can improve just by watching television. But when it comes to learning English, you’re in luck! TV is a very useful tool for improving your English. Watching TV shows you enjoy is a low-cost and fun way to learn new and relevant vocabulary and build your listening skills.    Ready to…

Use News Articles to Improve Your English

Use News Articles to Improve Your English

We always talk about the importance of making your English practice part of your everyday life. Practicing English in real-life situations with authentic materials will definitely help you learn.  But it can be hard to constantly find new and interesting materials. You might not always have an English-speaking friend who’s available for a chat, or…

14 Weird and Wonderful English Words

14 Weird and Wonderful English Words

We’ve talked before about interesting words in various languages—from French to Arabic to Japanese.  But what about cool and unique English words? This is an English-learning site, after all! If you’re a vocabulary lover—or a “word nerd,” as they say—this one’s for you! In this post, we take a look at some English words you’ve…

12 Phrasal Verbs with “Fall”

12 Phrasal Verbs with “Fall”

In many parts of the world, the seasons are changing from summer to fall. The beach days are leaving us behind as the leaves turn beautiful shades of orange and the cooler fall weather sets in. To celebrate this beautiful season, let’s look about some phrasal verbs that include the word “fall.” Just a note:…

The 10 Most Common Verbs in English

The 10 Most Common Verbs in English

Did you know that there are thousands of English verbs?  Luckily, you don’t need to learn them all to be able to communicate. In fact, you can get pretty far just mastering the common ones.  Below, we’ll go through the 10 most commonly used English verbs. Interestingly, they’re all irregular verbs (also known as strong…