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 […]

How to Sound like a Native English Speaker – Five Tips from Dr. Stephen Krashen

Learning English, like learning any other foreign language, is not rocket science, meaning it’s not actually that difficult. Human beings are naturally able to learn any language. We can even learn a second or third language to the same fluency […]