If you want to go from an intermediate level to an advanced level in English language proficiency, your knowledge of English idioms is critical. Idioms are a collection of words where the meaning is not clear from the individual words. Idioms add depth and character to conversation and are reflective of a specific culture, often having historical significance. Today, […]
Have you been learning English for years but still can’t speak fluently? Have you been studying grammar rules for years but still get stuck when speaking? Do you struggle to find the right vocabulary when speaking even though you know a lot of words in the English language. The reality is that you can NEVER become fluent in English (or […]
We post a lot of articles on the different nuances of American English. But that does mean we only “speak” American English! As a global Spoken English training website, we cater to English language learners all around the world, and work with a network of English tutors from Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand and the US. So we are certainly […]
Reading is an excellent way to consolidate one’s current knowledge of the English language and further develop one’s vocabulary to become an advanced English speaker. Reading teaches grammar and syntax as well as introducing new words within a relevant context. Below is a list of five books recommended for improving English language skills and becoming an advanced English speaker.
Idioms are an important part of any language. Whether you are writing an office email or doing a business presentation, using idioms can make you look eloquent and explain your point better. Idioms can make your message more interesting and polished. And sometimes, especially when doing business, you have to communicate to impress as much as to express!