Language Exchange PART 2 – Who to Choose

In my last post I shared ten websites or apps that you can use to find one or more partners for language exchange. In this post, we’ll look at who you should ideally choose as a language exchange partner and […]

Language Exchange PART 1: Where to Go

Did you know you can learn to speak English well from home and through the Internet? Yes, it IS possible. What you need is a language exchange. For many people, it’s difficult to practice speaking and listening with someone if you […]

20 Free Online Websites to Practice your English Language Listening Skills

Listening, speaking, reading, and writing – these are your four basic language skills. Two of them – speaking and writing – are referred to as productive language skills. This is because you have to produce something, either in spoken or […]

Extensive Listening – What is it and why (and how) should you do it?

In my last post I talked about intensive listening, so naturally, I’m going to cover extensive listening here. If you read my post about extensive reading, you can probably guess what extensive listening is. There are a lot of similarities. […]

Bilingual vs Monolingual Dictionaries – Which is Best?

Today I’m going to share with you my views on using monolingual vs bilingual dictionaries for learning English, or any other language. Which is better? Well, just to be clear on what we’re talking about here, a bilingual dictionary has […]