Author Archive | James Pearce

English for Advanced Learners: A Guide for Your Journey to Fluency

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Learning English is a process.

More than a process, it’s a journey. Learning English is a voyage into another culture and another world.

Those who’ve taken the journey know that it’s not an easy one.

And like all of life’s …

The Ultimate Guide to English Classes: Top Tips from an ESL Teacher

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Taking an English class opens many new opportunities for English learners.

An English class is a way to meet new friends. It’s a place to communicate with other learners.

And of course, an English class is also an incredible way

15 Must-know English Idioms About Health to Exercise Your Language Skills

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Have you ever wanted to know how to keep the doctor away?

Well, with an apple a day, of course!

Ok, maybe not literally.

The idiom goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” And, as we know, …

English Idioms: The Secret Code to Sounding Like a Native Speaker

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When pigs fly.

Cat got your tongue?

Blue in the face.

What are these nonsensical (crazy) phrases?

Welcome to the wonderful world of idioms!

Idioms are phrases and expressions that are very helpful with your English speaking and comprehension. In …

The A-Z Guide to Online English Courses: Study Tips, Resources and More

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Microsoft founder Bill Gates once said, “The internet is becoming the town square for the village of tomorrow.”

And if you think about it, it already is! We have the cinema, jobs, entertainment and we can even meet our friends …

15 New Year’s Vocabulary Words and Phrases to Ring In 2021 in Style

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Singing funny songs, eating interesting foods, kissing strangers…

These wacky (funny and interesting) traditions can only mean one thing:

It is time for New Year’s!

New Year’s is a time when we come together to celebrate, to reflect and to …

Wham! Kapow! Zap! Why English Listening Is the Ultimate Superpower

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If English skills were superheroes, which English superhero would you be?

The Rapid Reader who has the ability to read through academic texts as if they were comic books (and understand every word)?

What about the Super Speaker who is …