learning English

Not so long ago, I had a chance to talk to a couple of international friends. They told me how lonely, isolated it feels at times. That's true, easy-going and welcoming people are hard to find. How would you even approach them to simply say “Hi”? The brief survey conducted by me shows the following […]
You can listen to the latest Drake’s song later on, so why not spend this time more productively? Enter ESL podcasts.
Committing to learning English is a serious decision. To succeed in this endeavor, you need to be ready to invest a lot of time and effort, but eventually all your hard work will pay off. In case you haven’t made up your mind yet, here’re 5 reasons that might persuade you to go for it. […]
All students who just started learning the English language experienced this at least once: you see a word you don’t know, you find it in the dictionary and the translation does very little to clarify the meaning of the word. Before you venture on conversing freely in the lexicon of intellectual complexity and academic erudition, […]
Learning a new language is never easy. Knowing what you can expect in the process will help you avoid desperation and stay focused and persistent. Difficulties in learning will greatly depend on the degree of difference between your native language and English. Students whose native language is French or German generally face fewer obstacles than […]
Traveling abroad presents an ideal opportunity to master a foreign language. While the immersion process facilitates communication in a diverse world, people are often surprised to find they have difficulty returning to their native language. This phenomenon is referred to as first-language attrition and has University of Oregon psychologist Benjamin Levy wondering how it is […]
Despite the quick rise in popularity of Spanish, the dominant language in the United States of America is still English. It does not matter where you work, eventually English is necessary in your job. It is more than just wise, it is necessary to learn English to make yourself more useful to employers and to […]