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Learning English Tips

My Top Choices For Netflix – January 2022

There’s always something new to enjoy on Netflix – whether it’s their own production or a classic added to their library. This month I’ve got three recommendations (one new, two old) which are perfect for learning and enjoying English. Netflix – January 2022 Stay Close (Netflix Original)I love a good mystery / thriller, and this… Read More

Welcome 2022!

Happy New Year to you! I hope you’ve had a great holiday and that you’re feeling refreshed and excited for what 2022 will bring you. It’s been a difficult couple of years for all of us. The fact that you’re still here is cause for celebration! Just coming to this page to learn English when… Read More

4 Areas To Focus On For Advanced English

When you first started learning English, could you predict what would be difficult for you? Did you think it would be tenses, or articles, or even pronunciation? This lesson is inspired by the experiences of an English speaker learning French, who found some areas were unexpectedly difficult. Some of these are also true for learning… Read More

3 Ways That Great English Helps Your Career

If you work in English, manage teams in English, or do deals, meetings and presentations in English, then you’ll know that your level of English will influence your career. It isn’t just that a good level of English helps you write emails or read industry publications. Great English helps you in other, invisible ways. Here… Read More

The Best Way To Learn English At Advanced Level

When you’re at upper-intermediate or advanced level (B2 and above), you already know a lot of English. You can have a conversation, read easily and understand other people speaking in English. Probably the methods you used to get to this level were structured. For example, many people study English through a series of coursebooks with… Read More

Quick English Summer Activities

When it’s hot and you want to relax, learning English might be the last thing you want to do! And while it’s true that taking a break is good for your brain and memory, you don’t want to lose everything you’ve learnt! So, a good way to maintain your English is through quick activities that… Read More

How To Remember English

How easy is it for you to remember new English words or grammar easily? Most people find it difficult to remember every new thing, but there are strategies which will help you remember English more automatically. Read on for some things that you can do! How we remember new things What we remember depends on… Read More

Why Listening In English Is Difficult

If you can’t understand what people say, it’s difficult to reply to people, or to take part in conversations. Listening in English can be particularly difficult because of some of the pronunciation and vocabulary features of English. These can cause misunderstandings (when you believe you understand something, but you don’t) and confusion (you don’t understand… Read More