Stop apologizing to people for not speaking perfect English! Instead, embrace (hug, accept) the fact that you're an English language learner. Don't let your mistakes stop you from improving. Get out there, and make friends who speak English. Practice English out loud by yourself. You're not going to improve as quickly or as well as you want to unless you allow yourself to make mistakes.
Have you ever heard the expression "Whudja"? Watch the video to learn what it means and how to use it in a sentence!
Learn two fun idioms my Texan grandfather often said in this week's lesson!
Do you have trouble hearing the differences between /i/ and /ɪ/? Check out the lesson and some practice exercises to improve!
This is one set of consonants that give a lot of my students difficulties: /b/ and /p/. This is especially true for Arabic speakers.
Check out these quick tips and listening exercises to test how well you can hear these sounds and how well you can say them!
In this video, which is Part II of how to pronounce /l/ and /r/, you can practice listening for the difference between the sounds with several exercises.
In this updated video, you'll see how to pronounce /l/ and /r/ and learn how to use the Sounds of Speech app (smartphone and computer) for FREE to improve your pronunciation.
This week, you'll learn adjectives and adverbs to improve your ability to describe graphs and trends for IELTS Writing Task 1 or for business contexts!
Learn some ways to describe no changes or ups and downs over a period of time in this quick video.
Learn five ways to say "decrease" in this week's lesson on how to describe graphs for academic and business English!