One of the biggest myths in the ESL industry is that you should master grammar first before you can start speaking. This is a complete misconception. In fact, focusing too much on grammar will slow your progress in English speaking. A universal truth that we cannot ignore about language learning is that all of us learned to speak before we […]
You need to expand your vocabulary to progress from an intermediate English language learner to an advanced learner. An improved vocabulary helps you better communicate; it is easier to understand and be understood during conversation. Additionally, a diverse vocabulary gives you more options during conversations, to better express your thoughts. Consider the difference between “That’s a nice painting” and “The […]
Are you a PhD student looking to improve English? We can help. As the leader in global English language programs, we help ESL students from all parts of the world at different levels in their careers. From doctors to engineers, from fashion models to entrepreneurs, we have helped people from all walks of life improve English.
A question that comes up often is whether you should work with a English tutor or conversation partner in order to improve English speaking. Just to clarify the difference English tutors typically focus more on theory, and will teach grammar rules, vocabulary etc. They will do most of the talking during the class. A conversation partner ,on the hand will […]
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 […]