Lose the Accent: 8 Excellent English Pronunciation Resources Online


“Get in the fan,” you say. “We’re going out for dinner!”

“The ‘fan’?” I ask. “What are you talking about?”

You sigh. “The fan! You know, the vehicle that’ll transport us from one place to another.”

“Oh, …

Once Upon a Time: 8 Easy English Fairy Tales for Learners


Once upon a time, there was a dedicated English learner looking for a fun way to practice his language skills.

“But how will I improve my English?” he asked.

The answer came to him through this blog post: English fairy

It’s Story Time: Listen to English Stories on 8 Wonderful Websites

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Storytelling is one of the most ancient traditions around the world, and chances are you’ve been asking to hear stories and telling your own stories ever since you learned to speak.

Just as listening to stories is one of the …

12 Low-pressure Ways to Improve Spoken English Now

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Um… line!

When an actor forgets their next line while rehearsing, they can yell “line!” and someone will help them out.

Wouldn’t it be nice if English learners had the same thing?

Like when you’re speaking in English but you …

100 English Idioms with Meanings and Examples


I’ve never said “It’s raining cats and dogs.”

Not once in my life.

Not seriously, anyway.

And I’m a native English speaker.

“It’s raining cats and dogs” is another way of saying, “It’s raining a lot.” This is often given …

Want to Learn English? Here’s Exactly How to Do It

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“If you want to learn English, listen to music in English.”

“I knew a guy who learned English just from watching TV.”

Have you heard people say things like this?

If so, maybe it made you feel frustrated.…

The 8 Best Unconventional English Vocabulary Apps (iOS and Android)


Growing your English vocabulary is like growing a garden.

It takes time and effort every day.

You need the right strategies to be successful.

And if you do it well, the results are so rewarding.

In this article, we’ll help …