A History of English in Simple English PART 3 – Chaucer, Shakespeare, & the Printing Press

Today’s post is the final segment on a short history of the English language. In the last post, I talked about the impact of invasions from the Vikings and the Normans on the English language. In this video, I’ll share […]

A History of English in Simple English PART 1 – Celts, Romans, & Germanic Tribes

The English language has evolved (or changed) a great deal over time. It’s interesting and worth knowing a little about, so today’s post is part one of three parts all about the history of the English language. It’s a long […]

Mistakes Native English Speakers Make PART 2 – MALAPROPISMS

Today’s post is about malapropisms. Malapropisms have a lot in common with eggcorns—they involve one word being improperly used in place of another. In contrast to an eggcorn, however, there isn’t much logic involved in creating a malapropism; it’s usually […]

Five Reasons Why you STILL Can’t Speak English

So you’ve been studying English for the last 10 years or more, and you still can’t really speak it? Actually, you’re not alone. In fact, of all the people who try to learn English (or any second language) at some […]