5 tips for learning to speak English at home for free

How can you improve your English speaking skills on your own, without spending any money? Let’s find out! Many of you are likely familiar with the term ESL, which means, “English as a Second Language.” This acronym applies to English […]

The ultimate rejoinder list

A few posts ago I wrote about rejoinders and offered some basic ones that you can use to show interest, happiness, sadness, or surprise. Here are some more rejoinders to express agreement, understanding, not understanding, disagreement, apologizing, praising, refusing, accepting, and more!

Rejoinders

A rejoinder(あいづち)is a quick response to show that you are interested, have an opinion, or simply are paying attention. Using rejoinders, along with follow up questions and comments, is essential for having smooth conversations. Try talking to someone without them […]