Author Archive | Camille Turner

VOA Learning English Alternatives: The Best English News Learning Resources


Breaking news!

This just in: there’s a great way to learn English while staying up to date on the latest headlines.

Just watch English news videos!

That’s right. You can learn English by news with the 15 great sites …

How Are British and American English Grammar Different? 8 Simple Tricks to Remember


You just moved in with an American roommate, and you’re off to the grocery store.

“I shan’t be gone long!” you call out.

Your roommate looks at you like you’ve lost your mind.

That’s because Americans almost never use certain …

What’s on the U.S. Citizenship English Test? How to Study Smart for Every Part


Each year, more than 700,000 immigrants become American citizens, according to the U.S. government.

And you could be one!

But what exactly does it take to become a U.S. citizen?

An article published on the Visa Lawyer Blog claims …

Learn English with “The Big Bang Theory:” 5 Hilarious Scenes with Surprisingly Useful Lessons


Love TV comedies?

Interested in characters who are unlike the rest?

Want to learn English?

If you answered yes to all of those questions, then this post is for you!

I’ll show you exactly how to learn English by watching

15 Fun and Challenging Tongue Twisters for English Practice That’s Never Boring


Let’s play a game.

Say the following sentence out loud.

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.

Did you have trouble?

It definitely isn’t easy!

Tongue twisters like the one above are a lot of fun to try and …

How to Speak Southern American English: 50+ Common Words and Sayings


“You can catch more flies with honey than vinegar,” I once advised my husband.

“What?” he said. “I have no idea what you mean!”

Situations like this have happened more than once in our house.

English is my husband’s second …

7 Ingenious Poems with English Lessons Hidden Inside


“Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary…”

Many of us have heard some famous English-language poems like this one—Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven.”

Maybe you had to read a bit of translated English poetry in …