Do you know how to use these 10 Prepositions correctly?

December 19, 2017
19 December 2017,

Prepositions are short words (for example in, on, with, after), which in English always come in front of nouns and connect nouns with other words in the sentence.  Their spelling never changes and they are always short words.  Learning to use prepositions correctly takes practice.  These prepositions can mean space, position, direction and time depending on how they are used […]

8 Examples of How to Use Tenses when Speaking English

November 29, 2017
29 November 2017,

Learning to use the correct tense in any language is an important way of communicating with others.  English is a universal language spoken throughout the world being used both socially and in business.  We all need to be able to use the correct tense whether we are talking about the present, the future and the past.  Here are 8 examples […]

8 Examples on how Real Spoken English is different from Textbook English

July 10, 2017
10 July 2017,

Here’s the thing. Most English language learners learn ‘textbook English’. However, most native English speakers speak ‘Real Spoken English’. What’s the difference? The difference can be perfectly described in this conversation: Textbook English Sara: “Hello Frank. What are you doing today?” Real Spoken English Sara: “Hey Frank! What’s up?”   See the difference?   The problem is most schools, classes, […]

11 Examples of how Real Spoken English is different from Textbook English

June 27, 2017
27 June 2017,

English has all kinds of rules that can be difficult to remember. Textbook book English (or English you see in textbooks, newspapers, and other formal publications) usually use all of these rules. However, most of the time, Real Spoken English doesn’t use the rules correctly. Even native speakers don’t always speak properly. Let’s look at some examples of textbook vs. […]

25 “Cool” Slang words that are used in Real Life American Conversational English

March 10, 2017
10 March 2017,

No matter how dedicated you are to learning the English language, new and unfamiliar slang words will always appear in everyday conversations. Chances are, you’ve seen these words being used in social media content or in everyday American conversations. Here is a list of 25 popular slang words to help you master American Conversational English! Chick- (noun) Another word meaning young […]