Category: Learning English (Page 1)

Articles on how to learn English successfully

How to make a personal connection in presentations

Tips on connecting personally with a presentation audience, including useful phrases for making a personal connection with attendees.

41 ways to say goodbye in English

Category:Learning English Topic:Vocabulary
A thorough review of formal and informal parting greetings, including confusing differences.

35 ways to say hello in English

Category:Learning English Topic:Vocabulary
A complete overview of common and more unusual things to say when you meet someone, including differences between different expressions.

The 100 most useful socialising phrases

Category:Learning English Topic:Vocabulary
Vital phrases for being hospitable and responding to hospitality.

The 100 most useful social English phrases

Category:Learning English Topic:Discourse
The most important social English phrases for meeting and greeting, dealing with small talk, making guests feel comfortable, etc.

The 100 best small talk questions

Category:Learning English Topic:Discourse
The most important small talk questions to know how to use and respond to

The 100 most useful acronyms for EFL learners

Category:Learning English Topic:Vocabulary
The most important acronyms for English language learners to learn

The 100 most useful abbreviations for EFL learners

Category:Learning English Topic:Vocabulary
The most important short forms for people learning English as a foreign language.

The 100 most useful phrases for business meetings

Category:Learning English Topic:Vocabulary
This is a list of essential phrases for being able to communicate in English during business meetings

20 things wrong with most self-study books

The biggest problems with self-study EFL materials.

Why does my teacher not speak more slowly?

Category:Learning English Topic:一般
Reasons why teachers sometimes speak at a speed at which students can't understand everything that they say - both good ones and bad ones - with possible student reactions.

57 ways to improve your fluency

Short and long term solutions for those who want to speak more quickly and smoothly. Also useful for teachers planning classroom fluency practice.

Learning English With Music

Using music and songs in teaching English as a second language or why people should sing to improve their language skills

Why does my teacher make me correct my own answers?

Category:Learning English Topic:一般
A number of reasons why your teacher might make you correct your own answers

Why does my teacher stop me using my dictionary or electronic dictionary?

你的老师可能会阻止你使用dictio的理由naries in class.

How to learn English with your young child

Easy and sensible ways to practise English with your children

How to improve your pronunciation outside class

Ideas and tips to help you improve your pronunciation outside class

Activities for conversation exchanges

Category:Learning English Topic:一般
Some ideas for using language exchange sites

How to correct yourself outside class

This article has some suggestions on developing self-correction skills and starting to use more accurate English, all without the help of a teacher.

Using pairwork

The two biggest disagreements between teachers and students all over the world on how it is best to study English in class are about the amount of error correction and the amount of pairwork.

Games in adult ESL

Do games have a place in an adult ESL class?

Reading authentic texts

Is it necessary to read authentic texts?

Why does my teacher skip exercises in the textbook?

Category:Learning English Topic:一般
One of the ESL classroom mysteries explained