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20 Reasons to be a Proud ESL Student I am so proud of the ESL students I teach every day. They are brave, intelligent individuals who have taken a huge risk to come to the United States to study another language. Learning English is a long, difficult process, and people who embark on the journey […]See More →
Scrabble Consonant Words As I mentioned in the post “Scrabble Vowel Words“, word games such as Scrabble, Bananagrams, UpWords, or Words with Friends are amazing ways to practice your English and learn new English vocabulary words. If you haven’t ever played a word game in English, it might be the thing to take your English to the next […]See More →
What I Regret About Learning a Second Language Do you ever regret anything? I mean, do you ever wish that you would have acted a certain way at a certain time or made more out of an opportunity? I do. While I don’t think it’s healthy to worry about the past, I do believe that […]See More →
Scrabble Vowel Words Have you ever played Scrabble, Bananagrams, UpWords, or Words with Friends? These word games are all based on your ability to form words with the letter tiles that are given to you. I have heard stories before of people who used these games to help them learn new English vocabulary. Word games like these cause you […]See More →
5 Tips for Speaking English with Confidence Make eye contact with the people listening to you. Nothing shows confidence more than eye contact. Most native English speakers come from cultures where eye contact is a sign of confidence. When you look someone in the eyes while you are talking, you show them that you are competent […]See More →
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 →