Do you want to improve your listening skills? The most important thing is to practise, practise, practise but if you would like more tips, keep reading. In this post, I'll give you some more ideas for how to get better at listening and where you can find some good materials.
Writing is often students' least favourite part of learning English. Here I will explain why it's a useful skill to practise and I will give you some tips which I hope will make it a more positive experience! As with all the skills, remember that the more you do it, the easier it will become.
In some languages, the spelling is regular and pronunciation is predictable but this is not always true in English! The ideas below might help you with this.
Students often ask me how to learn and remember new words. They complain that they study new words one day and the next day they have forgotten most of them! I've experienced the same thing myself when I've tried to learn another language. The most important things to do are the first two on the list: record new words and review them regularly.
Here are my favourite apps for learning English. Do you know any more?
This is usually the number one goal of students, to speak English more easily. Unfortunately, there are no quick and easy shortcuts but you will definitely get better if you work hard and follow my top tips!
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