Language Learning Tips

Text and Message Like a Native

POSTED ON August 6th  - POSTED IN Language Learning Tips
These days, most communication comes via technology and social media. This means a lot of texting and messaging! Just like what probably happens in your own language, when sending messages in English, there are lots of slang and shortened ways of saying what you mean. Here you will learn the most common of these. That […]

5 Apps That Will Improve Your English

POSTED ON July 23rd  - POSTED IN Language Learning Tips
Apps are one of the best ways to help you on your journey of learning English. They are convenient because you can use them on your cell phone, which is something that you always carry with you. Apps are also a lot of fun as many of them are designed like games. Check out these […]

The Best Way to Learn is to Teach

POSTED ON July 9th  - POSTED IN Language Learning Tips
There is a quote that says, “If you want to master something, teach it.” Learning is great. By now you know a lot about how to learn and different ways and things you can do to help you remember English. Here’s one more: teach it. Don’t for a second think you aren’t good enough. Here […]

Language Ego: What It Is And What To Do With It

POSTED ON June 25th  - POSTED IN Language Learning Tips
“Language Ego is the identity a person develops in reference to the language he or she speaks.” – Alexander Guiora For students who learn English as a second language, learning how to communicate is essential. However, that is not an easy task for everyone. Many students do not have the confidence to use the language […]

How to Learn Useful Phrases

POSTED ON June 4th  - POSTED IN Language Learning Tips
In English, there is a large number of fixed phrases and expressions that are sometimes not easy to understand, but they are very useful, even necessary. These phrases are a part of the cultural heritage of a nation, present in the speech of most people in one region and they are often not a part […]

Mental Translation And Why You Shouldn’t Do It

POSTED ON May 21st  - POSTED IN Language Learning Tips
Mental Translation is reprocessing words, phrases or sentences from the language you are trying to acquire into your native language. When learning a foreign language such as English, students tend to get into their own heads too much and try and translate every sentence, usually word for word. Do not translate! If you want to […]

4 Things to Remember When Writing an Email

POSTED ON May 14th  - POSTED IN Language Learning Tips
Writing emails is one of the biggest parts of communication in the business world. They are the easiest way to send updates, keep in contact, and have a record of what has happened. If writing emails is a frequent occurrence for you, then keep checking these four things before pressing send! 1. Clear, short, and […]

Self-Study from Textbooks

POSTED ON April 30th  - POSTED IN Language Learning Tips
Most people think textbooks are boring. They can be. Generally, textbooks are only used in classrooms but why not use them for self-study? The best way to use textbooks on your own: For new vocabulary Make a note of new vocabulary words and do the exercises for them. Try to use one or two of […]

How To Increase Confidence When Presenting

POSTED ON April 16th  - POSTED IN Language Learning Tips
Giving an oral report or a presentation can be stressful. It’s even more stressful when you need to give it in a language that you aren’t 100% comfortable with. Here are some tips to help you with your formal business English and your confidence when speaking in front of an audience. Know and practice the […]

Top Tips for Studying English When You’re Tired

POSTED ON April 2nd  - POSTED IN Language Learning Tips
Perhaps you’ve got a full-time job and study English as a hobby, or you’re a student with a million-and-one things to do and don’t know when you’re going to fit in your study time. If you’re struggling to find the energy to keep up your English studies, read our top tips. 1. Take Care of […]