The following simple tips are particularly helpful for students preparing for FCE and the other Cambridge exams. Follow as many as you can every day and see how quickly you improve.
Read books, newspaper and magazine articles. Try not to use your dictionary but guess new words from the...
Learn a new word each day
It may not sound much, but that’s 7 new words a week or 30 or so per month, which soon adds up..
Use memory aids such as flashcards
There are a number of memory aids to help with memorising new words, expressions and grammar, such as: flashcards, recording...
This article is aimed at both tutors and students, so that you can both get the most out of your Skype lesson. Here are some points to bear in mind:
• Be clear as to which time zone is meant when the lesson time is set. A student once asked me for a lesson at 18:00 GMT. He thought that GMT...
How many times have we caught ourselves humming popular songs in languages that we are not able to speak? Definitely English is not the only language for pop music - Je ne regrette rien (French), Donde estas Yolanda (Spanish), Amore mio (Italian), Du Hast (Ramstein) etc
I think it is a common...
Controlled Assessments can be daunting, especially if you're not very comfortable with the language that you are learning. Here are my Top 5 Tips for doing well on your CA.
1. Practise, Practise, Practise!
Practice makes perfect, and your pronunciation will improve, but try not to learn it...
Learning a new language is always a daunting thing. I see it in little children who start speaking a second language long after they started understanding it. And for adults it is especially daunting to speak another language as their learning mechanisms have long since started to rust. No...
In my experience, students who are preparing for the IELTS Task 2 Writing Exam need specific training in developing an academic style.
It is essential for students to learn how to present a wide range of points in their writing that are clearly supported or exemplified. Students also need...
If language is culture, and culture is language, one of the best ways to learn both is watching films! They are not only excellent means to improve your listening skills, but also a fantastic key to understand a culture.
This is my personal list for Italian learners (in a chronological...
There is no valid reason why you should not learn a language nowadays. It is a highly valued skill and will benefit you in so many ways.
-Improve self confidence
-Being able to work independently or in a team
-Be more culturally aware
-Increases brain activity.
If you are...
I will avoid mentioning any brand names here. Suffice it to say that the e-reader can be a great tool for the language learner. It is possible to upload all sorts of Spanish books, bilingual books and other texts onto your device, according to your level in the language, and your interests.
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Мой роман со всем английским (with all things English), мой большой Английский Роман уходит...
The following simple tips are particularly helpful for students preparing for FCE and the other Cambridge exams. Follow as many as you can every...
To deliver measurable results the tutor must harness all traditional and modern tools and techniques to help his students reach their respective...
“Where are you going to?” – This famous quote, what is it?
The title of a book?
Does it stem from Christian mythology where Saint Peter,...
Learning is a life-long on going process and it's never too late to learn new things in life so long as one has the will, the resilience and the...
You have decided to learn a new language and you are doing your best but progress is slow. How to speed up the learning process? Let’s think...
1. Stand tall
It's all about posture, if you look confident you sound confident. Stand or sit up straight, shoulders back, face forwards.2. Make...
British Sign Language (BSL) is a specialised and interesting subject! There are several ways to learn basic BSL. A college course, private...
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