Check In Champion: 20 Essential English Phrases for Hotel Receptionists


Imagine yourself going on vacation in some faraway land.

You get off the plane at the airport and find your way to a hotel.

You walk in the door, and who’s the first person to greet and welcome you …

60+ Handy English Medical Vocabulary Terms for Sticky Situations


Doctors use some strange words.

Synchronous diaphragmatic flutter? 



Yep, these are real words.

And they refer to hiccups (synchronous diaphragmatic flutter)sneezes (sternutate) and stomach growls (borborygmus).

Can you believe that? It seems that …

Picture Perfect! 6 Fun Ways to Learn English with Instagram


When is the last time you received a postcard?

In the past, they were used by everyone.

Soldiers sent them to their families with photos from the battlefield.

Tourists used them to show off their trips to all their friends.…

Learn English with Your iPhone and These 9 Apps


I tend to be slower than most people at buying gadgets and new technology.

I didn’t get my first smartphone until 2013.

It was a 16-gig iPhone 5, which at the time I thought had plenty of storage space.…

7 English Listening Practice Techniques for Different Types of Learners


“There’s a lot of difference between listening and hearing.” 

This famous quote by the English writer G. K. Chesterton makes an important point.

Hearing is simply perceiving sound. You hear a dog bark even if you were not expecting it.…

7 YouTube Channels to Boost Your Corporate English Skills


You’re looking the part at your new job—shiny business shoes, stylish corporate clothes and a professional attitude to match.

There’s only one problem: You can walk the walk, but you can’t talk the talk.

Learning corporate English for the …

5 Ways to Learn Authentic English Skills by Studying in England


Do you hear London calling?

Do you dream of beautiful British countrysides?

Maybe you are just craving some fish and chips.

There are so many reasons you might want to visit England. The history, the landscape, the culture, the …