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 […]
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. […]
A little while ago I posted about intensive reading and extensive reading. Both forms of reading are important to your development as an English language learner, and as your reading skills improve, so will your understanding of English grammar and […]
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 […]
You might ask why you should use YouTube to learn English. Well, there are a few reasons. For example, maybe you want a variety of materials. Traditional books, lessons, and audio might not be enough and might not be very exciting.
Have you ever wondered how movie actors become so good at speaking in a dialect that is different from their own, or how they learn to speak English with a foreign accent? Well, apparently, many of them go to the IDEA website – the International Dialects of English Archive. This site is a free online resource, interesting for English language learners.