You're Made to Learn: Debunking Language Learning Myths
There are plenty of depressing theories about language learning that can convince us to throw in the towel before we’ve begun.
Millions of American Students Need to Learn English
But only a fraction of teachers have received training to help English language learners.
Students Learn English from 'Friends' on American TV
To some, watching television as a source of entertainment rots the brain and idles one's intelligence. But besides being an entertainment medium, it is a very popular tool among English-language lea
Brazilian Kids Learn English by Video Chatting With Lonely Elderly Americans
It's such a great, simple idea: Young Brazilians want to learn English. Elderly Americans living in retirement homes just want someone to talk to. Why not connect them FCB Brazil did just that with its "Speaking Exchange" project for CNA language schools. As seen in the touching case study below, the young Brazilians and older Americans connect via Web chats, and they not only begin to…
The American Language & Culture Institute (ALCI Chico) at California State University, Chico
ALCI offers six session of intensive English language instruction per year to international students of all proficiency levels.
From Brazil to America, a patron’s journey to learn English
From Brazil to America, a patron’s journey to learn English August 2, 2019 - 11:18am Walking through the doors of the Still Bar & Grill in Bartlett to join in on the Bartlett Public Library District's BookLite book club conversation sounds a bit nerve-wracking when you don't know many people present, but Bartlett resident Cristina Ligocki absolutely loved it "It was a dream come true," Ligocki…
Munch and Learn: English Influences: How the Gardens of 20th Century England Have Molded Our...
Wednesdays, 12:00pm Linda Beutler, Curator of the Rogerson Clematis Collection, author This brown-bag lecture series features local artists, experts and the Dixon Gallery and Gardens staff sharing their expertise on a variety of topics. Free for members and students with ID.
She once struggled to learn English. Now this Cuban-American student is headed to MIT
Mater Academy Charter High School student Dayme Delgado founded a group to encourage women to pursue careers in math and science. She’s headed to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the fall on a full-ride scholarship.
American English Pronunciation Tips
Do you want to improve your American English pronunciation? Begin with thinking about our body is an instrument. Our body is a trumpet. A violin. A guitar. A flute. A tuba. We make sound when we blow air and it passes through and over things. Those things vibrate and make sound. To c...
How to Pronounce the Days of the Week: American English
ESL: How to pronounce the days of the week in American English. Improve your American Accent / spoken English at Rachel's English with video-based lessons an...
How to Pronounce "What Time?"
SUBSCRIBE!: bit.ly/RE_sub, Fan! bit.ly/RE_FB ESL: learn how to say the phrase WHAT TIME? All phrases: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrq...
Conversational American English Pronunciation
Learn how to pronounce Quarter in conversational English. Improve your spoken English, and make it easier to pronounce: Drop the [w] sound! Mailing list: htt...
A Writer’s Guide to British vs. American English
Upon my recent discovery that, in England, “English muffins” are merely dubbed “muffins” (I know), my curiosity was piqued: What are some ways vocabulary may differ across the pond? This infographic comparing everyday differences in British and American English is a gem (or as the Britons call it…a gem. But I digress.)
Tips for Translating Text from American English to U.K. English
Translating English to English should be pretty straightforward, right? After all, American English and U.K. English are essentially the same language. But differences lurk in the spellings and gramm…
What dialect do you speak? A map of American English
Do you pahk the cah? Do you eat olycooks? The words you use can identify where you came from.
How Are British English and American English Different?
► Learn a language online with a native speaker today: go.italki.com/1Ojye8x (italki voucher) This video is all about the differences between UK Engli...
10 Things You Didn't Know About Noah Webster, the Inventor of American English
Happy 260th Birthday to the man whose name is synonymous with “Go Look It Up!” (Which is the pre-cursor to today’s “Google It!”)
How To Pronounce Vegetable In American English
How To Pronounce Vegetable In American English | 英语发音错误 FREE English Fluency Secrets Facebook Group available at facebook.com/groups/fluencysecrets T...
How to Pronounce 'to the' in a Sentence: American English
ESL: How to pronounce the words 'to the' together. These two words will be very low in pitch and connected. They should be said very fast. In fact, when said...
How to Say MOUNTAIN and SENTENCE
SUBSCRIBE!: bit.ly/RE_sub, Fan! bit.ly/RE_FB ESL: Learn how to pronounce Mountain, Sentences, Kitten, Button, Fountain, Written, and other word...