Here are a lot of tips and suggestions to learn English very fast.

How to improve your English writing in 5 minutes

Below is an excerpt from Michal’s story, but it is purposefully written in an ugly way. Do you find this excerpt pleasant to read? Today , I can  understand the beatles very clearly.Each time I hear  a Beatles song,I am delighted and proud becouse  i have mademy childhood dream come true. I listen  to many […]

Heads up – What does it mean?

Heads up “Heads Up” is a new word. In American English it is used to just notice that something is going to happen to people who have time to prepare for. In the following example, a boss at a branch in San Francisco inform that a group of administrators at headquarters in New York are coming […]

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Strong form and weak form in English conversation

English Words are Stressed when speaking It is very common to use strong form and weak form when speaking in English because English is a stress-time language. It means you stress on content words such as nouns and principal verbs, while structure words such as helping verbs, conjunctions, prepositions… are not stressed. Using proper strong form and weak form can help you to […]

10 questions to start a conversation in English

10 questions to start a conversation in English

Here are ten questions to help you start speaking English. Each of these questions help to begin or continue a conversation. The questions are in two categories: Basic Facts and Hobbies / Free Time. There are also a number of questions that can help you continue the conversation after the first question. Five Basic Facts […]

Tips on Making a Good First Impression in English

    A warm smile, a firm handshake, and a sincere gaze are all important aspects of making a good first impression. But let’s not forget confidence – confidence in your English, that is! Because a few clumsy or inappropriate words in English can drastically affect the impression you’re trying to make, we’ve written this […]

How to start an English conversation

    One of the hardest steps in learning a foreign language is finding the confidence to start a conversation. This is especially difficult when the other person is a native speaker. Here are some tips to help you break the ice. 1. Opening lines The first step is to break the ice (start the […]

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How speak English? or How can I learn to speak English?

The other day I came across an interesting statistic. Almost 50,000 people search monthly on the phrase ‘how speak English’. When someone asks ‘how speak English’ they really mean ‘How can I learn to speak English?’ or ‘How do you speak English?’ Of course, it’s a great question! There are many variations on this phrase. […]

How to understand the Headline in English

How to understand Headline news in English

Many students have difficulty understanding newspaper headlines. This is because newspaper headlines are often incomplete sentences (i.e. Difficult Times Ahead). Here is a guide to the most common exceptions found in newspaper headlines. Noun Phrases Headlines often contain a noun phrase with no verb. A noun phrase describes a noun (i.e. around strange, exotic people). […]

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How to understand the News in English

Do you like to stay on top of current events? Why not watch the news in English? To help you through the broadcast, check out this useful guide to newsroom lingo! This lesson will help you understand how the title of the news will tell what the content is about.   “Breaking news” When news is […]

10 things you should never say in English

10 things you should never say in English

The season for holiday gatherings is coming, but are you ready to keep the conversation going in English? As you meet and greet friends, colleagues and new acquaintances, remember that casual conversation topics in your language may not be acceptable in English. Here’s a short list of what not to say to avoid insult or […]