13 American English Idioms That You Need To Learn Learning English idioms is an important aspect of mastering English speaking. Native English speakers use a lot of idioms and slang during speech and without an understanding of these, it is hard to understand native speakers completely. So if you already know about 500 words in English, it is time for […]
As an English School that teachers ESL to kids, young adults, university students, adults, professionals, academics etc, we come across a lot of people who find American English hard to learn. There are some who struggle to understand American accents. A majority find American slang and idioms confusing and difficult to understand. So what makes American English hard to learn? […]
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.
Mastering Spoken English is 80% about immersing yourself in English. Watching high quality, TV shows is a great way to not only enrich your English speaking skills but also increase the number of hours you are engaged in deliberately improving your English. Here is a list of 5 TV shows that every ESL (English as a second language) student should […]
Idioms and slang are perhaps one of the most challenging areas for non native English speakers to learn. Idioms and slang have culturally embedded meanings that most non native speakers are not aware of. Sports is an integral part of American culture, so it is not at all surprising that American English has a rich haul of sports idioms.