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Learning English Tips

Why You Should Take Regular Study Breaks

There’s lots of scientific evidence to show that regular study breaks help you remember more. Breaks are also good for your brain and help you reduce stress. Read on for why it’s so important to take regular breaks when you’re learning English! Why do you need breaks? Breaks make your study time more efficientYou can… Read More

Learning English For International Study

One of the first questions I ask people is why they’re learning English. One of the most common reasons is “for international study”. (That is, to study abroad.) What are the advantages (and disadvantages) of going to an English-speaking country to study – and how should you prepare for international study? The Advantages Of International… Read More

3 Summer English Learning Activities

Here are three learning activities you can do this summer which will have a huge impact on your English. I’ve chosen one “passive” activity that’s fun and enjoyable; and two “active” things which will give your English a great workout. Read For Fun Reading is a brilliant way to increase your English vocabulary and improve… Read More

4 Ways That Repetition Leads To Perfection

How long does it take to really know something or learn something? One way to get good at something is to do it more than once. Repetition leads to “perfection” – or at least, great improvement. It’s the same with learning English. If you want to remember a word, or get more fluent, repeated practice… Read More

English In The Time Of Coronavirus

If you’re self-isolating at home, you probably feel a little bored and anxious. But there are ways to stay “sane” when the world is changing every second. In fact, there’s a lot you can do now, so that when we’re finally finished with the pandemic, you’ll be ready to face the world again! Here are… Read More

The Best Method To Speak English Fluently

Most people start learning English at school – but even after years of study they still aren’t fluent. Why is this? Is there a better method to become fluent? Most of what you learn in typical English lessons doesn’t help you with fluency. It can help with passing exams and tests, but there are other… Read More

The 4 Stages Of Learning English

There are four stages of learning English – and each one is an important stage in the journey. Where are you on your English journey? Do you feel that you are at the beginning, where you only use certain, “sure” phrases or vocabulary? Or are you in a learning stage, where you’re happy to experiment,… Read More

5 Top Tips For Learning English

Learning a language is one of the most rewarding things you can do. But it can also be a frustrating process. So if you’re feeling demotivated and unhappy, get positive again with these five top tips for learning English. They’ll help you make the most of your time so you get the best results quickly.… Read More

5 Secrets For Fluent English Conversations

How can you have a fluent conversation in English? Do you need perfect grammar, pronunciation or vocabulary? In fact, you can have more fluent conversations if you use a few strategies (and phrases) to help you “navigate” through a conversation. Copy these 5 “secrets” and ideas from successful English learners and your English conversations will… Read More