How to Train your Brain to Think Fast in English!

How to train your brain to think fast in English?  Use these 3 steps to help you start training your brain to think fast in English.  Together well go through the 3 steps you should be taking to enable you to train your brain to think fast in English, and some tips to help you […]

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Rejoinders

Rejoinders are quick responses to show that you are interested or paying attention. (Oh) Really? That’s interesting. Is that right?   Note how rejoinders are used in the following situations. 1. I just got a new job. 2. I lost my wallet yesterday. Oh really? That’s great! Oh really? That’s too bad.   Rejoinders may […]

Starting a Conversation in English

Starting a Conversation in English

How to start a conversation in English? You can speak English quite well. But sometimes you find that the hardest part is simply how to start a conversation. Now you can learn these expressions for starting a conversation in English in any situation – formal or informal, at work, school, or other contexts! General greetings and inquiries […]

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Count and Non-count Nouns in Context

Count nouns can be counted as one or more. Non-count nouns cannot be counted. They usually express a group or a type. Listen to the examples below:     Non-count Nouns I’d like to buy some _________. How much do you need? Let’s see. Five ____s* should be enough. All right. Five____s of ________. Anything else? No, […]

Three biggest challenges facing an English learner

1. Developing a passion for learning English All English learners would like to speak English well. They are excited at the idea of being able to communicate in English fluently. However, they usually don’t care about the learning process itself. For most learners, learning English is a duty — something that they have to, but […]

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. […]

telephone talk in English

Telephone Talk in English

How to make an English conversation on telephone? A lot of people find that having conversations on telephone in English are much more difficult than talking to people face to face. Some of the reason are because you cannot see their body language and expressions to guess their meaning. Or maybe you feel nervous when you […]