10 English Idioms for Advanced/Intermediate ESL Students

December 10, 2015
10 December 2015,
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Idioms and slang are probably the most complicated elements of the English language for ESL students. English idioms rely on understanding double meanings and implied meanings of words so incorporating these into one’s speech is guaranteed to expand one’s vocabulary and general understanding of the English language. Additionally, there are times when the best way to explain something is to […]


The Idiom Challenge: 13 Idioms to Learn in the Next 13 Days

December 4, 2015
4 December 2015,
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If you can understand every word in a conversation or a text but still fail to understand it, chance are you are having trouble with idioms. Learning idioms is an important part of taking your English to the next level – from intermediate to advanced. Idioms are an integral part of the English language. Native English speakers, specially when they […]


10 English Idioms For Advanced English Language Students

September 29, 2015
29 September 2015,
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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, […]


Meet Native English Teacher Sheila

August 5, 2015
5 August 2015,
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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 […]


7 Australian English idioms that every ESL student should know

March 20, 2015
20 March 2015,
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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 […]