Spoken English versus Written English: Examples on how Spoken English is different from Written English

April 10, 2018
10 April 2018,

There are many differences between written English and how real English is spoken.  These can be confusing when learning English.  This is the reason why immersion in the language is required and learning to write English is as important as learning to speak English.  Here are examples on how real Spoken English is different from textbook English.    Real Spoken […]

35 most useful Slang Expressions for Spoken English

January 11, 2018
11 January 2018,

Slang expressions are a group of words which allow English speakers to express how they are thinking and/or how they are feeling.  These slang expressions are worth learning and are not taught in schools.  For English-speaking learners learning these slang expressions help them understand native speakers and gives them more confidence to use these Slang expressions themselves in their daily […]

8 Creative Spoken English Activities for ESL Beginners

January 9, 2018
9 January 2018,

Speaking and listening are important parts of learning to speak English as a second language.  People all over the world want to converse both socially and for business in English.  Building confidence is needed when starting a new language and plenty of encouragement ensures good progress.  Understanding a new language is very important and the following creative spoken English activities […]

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. […]