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 […]
Public speaking is scarier than death for many people, but most of us need to do it. If you’re formally studying anything, you’re probably going to have to make a presentation at some point, right? Presentations that are too low […]
In this post I’m diving into the first post of seven in a series about note-taking in English. If you’re learning English at university through content-based instruction, you’ll definitely need to know how to take notes. How do you take […]
Can you study and improve your English language skills through YouTube? Yes, you can. However, YouTube is only a tool, and it’s a tool that can waste hours and hours of your life if you’re not careful. Yes, YouTube can […]
Podcasts are becoming popular once again. A podcast is a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or mobile device. It is typically available as a series. New episodes are received by subscribers automatically. […]
Whether you have to make a video recorded presentation, response, interview, or creative project, some courses you take could require you to be on camera. Being in a video is fun for some people, but for others, it is terrifying! It doesn’t have to be, however, and it shouldn’t be. In this post are a few tips to overcome your camera shyness.