How to Find a Language Partner

Need a Language Partner? Here’s How to Find One An equally motivated language partner is a great way to improve your English skills. The key is to find someone who is as motivated as you are! This probably is not your best friend or boyfriend, so cast your search wider …

Extensive Reading for ESL/EFL Students

Extensive Reading for English Learners The best speakers of English are those that can read fluently. Extensive reading is an excellent way to learn a language the natural way. Extensive reading means reading for enjoyment and to develop general reading skills. It can be compared with intensive reading, which means …

English Reading Tips for ESL/EFL Learners

If you’re looking for some English reading tips, you’ve come to the right place! We have three of our favourite English reading tips, along with a link to where you can get even more of them. There are many reasons why you might want to improve your English reading skills. …

English Reading Tip: Use Context Clues

Types of Context Clues Here’s an English reading tip for you about using context clues. Sure, you can use your dictionary to look up words you don’t know, but this is the easier (and better way). After all, you don’t always have a dictionary handy, especially when doing an English …

English Listening Tip: Check out Podcasts

Improve your English Listening SkillsĀ  I love podcasts-you can almost always find me listening to one while I’m exercising, hanging around the house cooking or cleaning. They are entertaining, informative and you can learn something new. There is a podcast for just about any topic you can imagine. The best …

ESL Writing Tip: Always Proofread

The Biggest Mistake You can Make for ESL Writing Not proofreading your writing is the biggest mistake you can make for ESL writing. This applies to students who are studying English as a second or third language, as well as native speakers. Almost everyone makes a lot of very simple …

Speak English Better: Study Language Chunks

Speak English Better by Studying Language Chunks There are many reasons why someone would want to speak English better. Perhaps you want to get a better job, or even just quality for one. Maybe you want to travel to foreign countries. Or perhaps speaking English fluently is a requirement for …