Topic: Learning English (83 articles)

Guest Posts

How NOT to learn English

You probably have seen blog posts with titles like “Ten Tips for Writing Emails” or “Best Sites for Vocabulary Practice.” This time I decided to write about learning English from a different perspective. I’m going to give you five good…

published on August 3, 2016, by

Interviews

Kirsty: “It’s important for trainers and course providers to gain credibility by building an online presence”

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

published on September 21, 2015, by

Guest Posts

How to Create Your Own Mission Statement as an Online Teacher

If you are already reading this article or felt a tingle of recognition or awareness upon spotting the blog title, then you already know that teaching is not a job, it’s a mission. You’ll be doing it every day for…

published on September 17, 2015, by

Guest Posts

Tips and Tools for ESL Students: How to Master the Art of Essay Writing

Casual English language learners are not much interested in academic writing. They only need to master conversational tone, so advanced written forms are way out of their league. However, if you are a serious learner, who wants to use English…

published on August 25, 2015, by

Guest Posts

24 Techniques to Learn English Faster, According to Your Learning Style

Some people have a natural knack for learning languages, but for others learning a new language can be a daunting task. The best way to learn a new language varies depending on your particular learning style. Students are typically taught…

published on April 22, 2014, by

Guest Posts

The Pleasure of Reading in a Foreign Language

Apart from English fluency practice, the area most students want to concentrate on when they are with me on an intensive course is improving and expanding their English vocabulary. The activities we normally do together vary from collocations, idiomatic expressions,…

published on November 19, 2013, by

Hebrew

10 Fun Facts About The English Alphabet

To celebrate the release of our new Hebrew Alphabet workbook we decided to dig out 10 fun facts about the English alphabet for you to impress your friends, teachers and colleagues. Here we go: 1.The English word alphabet comes (via Latin)…

published on August 10, 2012, by

Learning English

Stretching The Human Psyche

An Idea That Didn’t Come Easily It is not an exaggeration to say that I spent a large chunk of my life working towards what I am writing in this article. I knew there was something here, and I was…

published on January 12, 2011, by

Learning English

BP Oil Spill: A Disaster of Leadership and Strategy

A Failure In Leadership This article is based on a historically important article in the New York Times on the BP oil disaster. I will be referencing this article. Point of Failure #1 The article, which is important and should…

published on December 26, 2010, by

Learning English

9th Innings, Closers, and Politics

Baseball Idioms In Politics Here’s an excerpt from this article on a bill to boost health compensation to “first responders” (health workers, firefighters, police officers) who responded to the World Trade Center attacks and are believed to have suffered higher…

published on December 22, 2010, by

Learning English

So-Called Canadian Culture

A Contradiction In Terms The problem with trying to write an article about Canadian culture is rather simple. As a Canadian, I am well placed to be fully aware that most Canadians have renounced any concept of a Canadian culture….

published on December 15, 2010, by

Learning English

American Culture: The Imperfect Hero

Movie Logic In American television and film culture, or put another way, movie logic, we encounter, with overwhelming frequency, the flawed, imperfect action hero. The flaws in this hero are usually obvious. They are easy to see, and easy to…

published on December 14, 2010, by