Author Archive | Michael Cristiano

29 Car Parts in English: Let’s Break It Down!

English is spoken in more than 70 countries around the world. You can use English as you road-trip through all 50 states of the United States of America. You can speak with locals in English as you drive …

At One with Nature: The Top 160+ Nature Words in English

Have you ever dreamed about having a big garden filled with fruits, vegetables and flowers? To grow your own garden, you’ll need to plant some seeds, regularly add water and take care of the little sprouts (baby plants) as they …

Gymglish Review: Is This English Language App Worth It?

I’ve always liked learning things on my own, at my own pace. So when I first decided to learn a new language, I naturally turned to the internet. By being dedicated, setting deadlines and—importantly—using the right language programs…

10 Super Specific Ways to Learn English Reading Now

Some of the best-selling and most-loved books of all time were written in English. Maybe you’ve already learned about Shakespeare’s plays or Jane Austen’s novels. Maybe you’ve read modern books from authors such as JK Rowling, Stephen King…

English Reflexive Verbs and Pronouns: A Self-study Guide

Do you like to do things yourself? Maybe you grow your own vegetables, cut your own hair and do your own repairs. Maybe you are self-studying English, or learning English by yourself. But whether you’ve gotten this far on …

13 Programs for Learning English in Canada in 2022

Did you know that more than 50 countries speak English as one of their official languages? That means there are lots of options for English learners who want to travel and improve their language skills. Maybe you are one …

76 English Phrases for Traveling with Ease

If you want to be fluent in English, you need to surround yourself with English. Immersion is truly one of the best ways to learn a language—many would argue it’s the only way. Luckily, English is all …

20 Juicy English Expressions That Go Way Beyond Food

Idiomatic expressions are sayings in English that don’t mean what they appear to mean. They have a literal meaning and a figurative meaning. The literal meaning is what you understand immediately from the words used. The figurative meaning is something …