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Communication

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…

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…

Following Instructions During COVID-19

Following Instructions During COVID-19

The world is a strange and scary place right now. With the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone’s life has changed. Businesses and schools are closing, many people aren’t working, and we’re all trying to stay healthy. Safety Instructions Every day, we hear instructions to help keep us safe. Let’s look at some of the information experts have…

How to Make Small Talk

How to Make Small Talk

Nice to meet you! How much money do you make? Does this sound like you?  Hopefully not! When you’re meeting someone for the first time, you can’t just jump into the BIG questions! You have to start small … with small talk! What Is Small Talk? Small talk is a friendly conversation between people who…

7 Tips for Proper Pronunciation

7 Tips for Proper Pronunciation

Do you want to communicate like a native English speaker? Focus on pronunciation! The way you pronounce words in English can really affect your communication. There’s no perfect English accent—there are many types of English spoken around the world. But your goal should always be to speak clearly and accurately. Keep reading for some tips…