Author Archive | Brandon Harville

8 Easy Ways to Learn English with the Bible


Have you ever tried to read an English Bible?

Did you end up wondering whether you were actually reading English?

As I child, I often wondered why the Bible had all of these strange English words that nobody used in

The 8 Best American Movies for English Learners (with Subtitles!)


Have you heard of the red carpet?

If not, I bet you’ve seen it before.

The red carpet is where Hollywood stars pose for pictures and give interviews before big events like the Oscars.

It’s a place for …

10+ Resources for Learning How to Speak English Without an Accent


There’s nothing more frustrating than not being understood.

I lived in South Korea for four years. During that time, I took Korean lessons at the local university and practiced my speaking skills every day.

And no matter how hard I …

8 Tools for Anyone to Start Talking About School in English


Have you ever sat in an English class feeling lost and confused?

When I was teaching English in South Korea, I spent most of my spare time studying the Korean language.

I had a stack of textbooks that I would …

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is with These 20 English Idioms About Cash


You take a taxi in New York City and the driver tells you to “cough up $20.”

How do you respond?

Do you start coughing until $20 comes out of your mouth, or do you hand him a $20 …

Game On! The 10 Best Online Games to Practice English


Tell me if this sounds familiar.

I have a friend who just couldn’t get anywhere with English class.

He’s a French speaker from Canada and was studying English as a second language in school. His classes weren’t helping him improve …

The Well-rounded English Learner’s Guide to 7 Different Types of English


English speakers aren’t robots.

Too bad, right?

Wouldn’t it be great if they all sounded exactly like Siri when they spoke?

Unfortunately for English learners, native speakers all have their own unique ways of talking. There are thousands of English