8 Novels That Will Help You Improve English Skills and Build Vocabulary

August 17, 2017
17 August 2017,
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Reading is a great way to improve one’s English skills.  It helps develop one’s vocabulary and there are many fun, amusing and historical books to read and enjoy either in book form or on an e-reader/tablet.  Go to a library and choose book(s) to borrow from there.  There are many books to suit all ages and readers of all abilities.  […]


8 Books that help Children Improve English Vocabulary

May 2, 2017
2 May 2017,
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It’s no mystery that reading helps cultivate a rich vocabulary. Instructors everywhere insist their young students read as often as possible in order to immerse their minds in the literary worlds found on the pages of classic books. Unlike studying vocabulary flashcards, reading is an organic way to pick up on new words and phrases and improve English vocabulary. Here […]


25 Phrasal Verbs Every Intermediate English Student Should Learn To Use

April 3, 2017
3 April 2017,
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Verbs are an extremely important part of the English language. They help create sentences, and show some kind of action. Along with regular verbs, there are also phrasal verbs, which are phrases that consist of a verb and a preposition, or a verb and an adverb. Using phrasal verbs is probably second nature to a native English speaker; however, they […]


11 Free Resources to Improve English Vocabulary

September 13, 2016
13 September 2016,
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Building a large vocabulary is a big part of becoming an excellent English speaker. You can be a star with verbs and know how to use personal pronouns perfectly, but you also need to know the words for things you see and hear while out in the world, or words that relate to things you enjoy or do every day. […]


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 […]