Author Archive | Ryan Sitzman

The Musical Guide to English Idioms: 20 Idioms Found in Songs


“It’s raining cats and dogs.”

Do you know what that means?

If you want to improve your Englishyou can start by learning more idioms.

Idioms are very important and very common, and they’ll help make your English sound

Learn English Prepositions with Music: 30+ Songs That Go Over, Through and Beyond Grammar


Prepare yourself for prepositions.

This post has a lot of them.

This post also has a lot of music.

If you want to speak English well, you have to learn English grammar.

But who says you can’t …

Asking Questions in English: 3 Types of Questions You Should Know


Why? Why? Why?

For many children, that is their favorite question: “Why?”

Why is the sky blue?

Why do I have to go to bed?

If you want to learn English, try to think like a child again and …

Did You Know Many English Words Come from Other Languages? Here Are 45!


“Wow, English has a lot of words!”

Have you ever thought that before?

It may be true, but did you know that many English words actually come from other languages?

That’s right—over time, English speakers have “stolen” words from …

How to Write an Email in English: 18 Office-ready Email Writing Tips (With Sample Emails)

how to write an email in english

If you’re wondering how to write an email in English, you’re definitely not alone.

Emails have been hugely important to the internet for decades.

MySpace came and went, Google overtook AskJeeves, Napster got shut down

But email is here

15 Great Tips for Learning English Quickly and Easily


Have you seen “The Matrix”?

If so, you probably remember the scene where the main character, Neo, is going through his “training.”

Instead of showing a montage (collection of scenes) of him running on the beach and working out to

The Bare Necessities: 25 Pairs of English Homophones You’ll Need in Life


English pronunciation can be pretty weird.

If you’ve been learning English for even a short amount of time, you’ve probably noticed that, right?

Maybe you were surprised to discover that the number “two” was pronounced the same as the …