Category: Learning English

In the 'Learning English' category, you will find articles designed to enhance your English language skills. These articles cover a broad range of topics, from grammar and vocabulary to pronunciation and listening skills. By studying these articles, you can deepen your understanding of English, improve your fluency, and gain confidence in your ability to communicate effectively in English. This category is a valuable resource for intermediate learners seeking to advance their English language proficiency.

How to make learning vocabulary easier

Category: Learning English Topic: Vocabulary
13 top tips on learning words and expressions more easily, including how to select what to study, and how to do so in a more manageable way

20 things wrong with most self-study books

The biggest problems with self-study EFL materials.

Why does my teacher not speak more slowly?

Reasons why teachers sometimes speak at a speed at which students can't understand everything that they say - both good ones and bad ones - with possible student reactions.

Learning English With Music

Using music and songs in teaching English as a second language or why people should sing to improve their language skills

Why does my teacher make me correct my own answers?

A number of reasons why your teacher might make you correct your own answers

Activities for conversation exchanges

Some ideas for using language exchange sites

How to correct yourself outside class

This article has some suggestions on developing self-correction skills and starting to use more accurate English, all without the help of a teacher.

Using pairwork

The two biggest disagreements between teachers and students all over the world on how it is best to study English in class are about the amount of error correction and the amount of pairwork.

Games in adult ESL

Do games have a place in an adult ESL class?

Why does my teacher skip exercises in the textbook?

One of the ESL classroom mysteries explained

70 ways to improve your English Pinned

Learning a new language can be hard work, so here are 70 practical tips for improving your English that you can do outside of school or college

Read, Listen and then Pronounce

Understanding principles of learning can be as important for students as for teachers - especially adult learners.

Which is the most difficult language?

A look at whether one language can be said to be the hardest to learn

How to Master the English Language

Gain insights from a learner's perspective on how to effectively master the English language.