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Watching ‘Food Network Star’ Changed My Life Every online English teacher I know has a story of how they started teaching. For some, the decision to teach comes after having an international roommate. For others, it’s a trip abroad that opens their eyes. For me, it was a cooking show. Yes, you read that correctly. […]See More →
Here are 3 ways to sound like an American Native-like American pronunciation is difficult to achieve for second language learners, but there are simple things you can do to sound more like an American. Here are my 3 tips to achieving native-like pronunciation: Link Your Words Native English speakers link their words together in normal […]See More →
Take Risks. Think: Jimmy Carter, America’s 39th president, once said, “Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” The only part of a tree worth eating is the fruit that it produces. However, to get the fruit from a tall tree, you would have to climb the tree and then crawl out on […]See More →
The Difference Between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation I recently was asked the question, “How do you deal with motivation problems when learning English?” (Thanks for asking, Ildar!) The first way I would approach this question is by asking another question: “Where does your motivation come from?” The kind of motivation that pushes you to learn […]See More →
Taylor Swift’s New Song “Shake It Off” And What It Means for ESL Students I love Taylor Swift’s new song “Shake It Off”, especially when I think about ESL. It’s the kind of song that makes you want to dance, sing, and move on from the negative things that hold you down. I hear from […]See More →
Ordinary English Greetings I love hearing from you! That’s why I recently sent an email out to all of my email subscribers (join here) and asked them what they wanted to learn. You guys flooded my inbox with amazing suggestions. Because I want to help you guys as much as possible in your English language […]See More →
Today we are answering the question: What is a dilemma? To find the answer, let’s look at the possible definitions. Dictionary.com defines a dilemma as a noun that means either… a situation requiring a choice between equally undesirable alternatives. any difficult or perplexing situation or problem. Logic. a form of syllogism in which the major […]See More →