13 Creative Ways to Improve English Listening on your Own

February 22, 2018
22 February 2018,
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The best way to improve your English is to practise by listening to spoken English daily.  Even for 10 to 15 minutes per day.  Whether on the way to work or doing exercise or cooking, it is easy to listen to English at the same time.  This helps you learn new vocabulary, rhythm and accent.  Here are 13 creative ways […]


What is Received Pronunciation and How to Learn it Correctly?

February 8, 2018
8 February 2018,
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Received pronunciation is also known as RP for short.  Received pronunciation can be recognized immediately as “typically British”.  Received pronunciation was known as ‘the Queen’s English”.  This pronunciation now covers many accents but can imply where in a country the speakers are from.  Vowel pronunciation is more useful than consonant pronunciation when you compare regional accents.  Received pronunciation is studied […]


15 Business Idioms Commonly used in the Corporate World

February 6, 2018
6 February 2018,
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There are many business idioms which are used in the corporate world.  It is very important to learn these idioms, what they mean and how they are used in the business world.  They are all part of the daily business life whether it is discussing a new venture with a business partner or discussing a new project with your boss.  […]


10 TV Shows that will help you get the perfect English Accent

January 31, 2018
31 January 2018,
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Watching television shows is one of the best ways of learning pronunciation and improving your English accent.  Choose a series, which you may have already watched in your own language, then try watching in English.  This means that you already know the story line.  You can add sub-titles in the beginning and then once you are used to the accents […]


20 Role Play ideas for ESL Beginners to Improve Conversational Skills

January 30, 2018
30 January 2018,
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Learning to improve our conversational skills can be daunting when we start learning a new language.  Children often find learning a new language easier as they are in a learning environment at school already.  Adults can be daunted at having to speak out loud and are embarrassed at making mistakes.  Learning conversational skills should be fun so here are 20 […]


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