Improve Your Diction: Choose The Right Word

Of all languages spoken around the world, English has arguably the richest vocabulary. Look through any English dictionary and you’ll find many words that have a similar meaning. Trip, voyage, or journey may be synonyms, but if you look at … Read more

10 Common English Mistakes to Avoid As An ESL Student

Making mistakes is only natural when learning English as a second language. It’s actually a necessary step to understanding its grammar and acquiring new words. If you did not make mistakes, you would not be able to learn either, so … Read more

A strange situation at the circus -End of season 1-

So far as anyone knows, John is still away on his surfing trip. Hanna hopes that spending time with René will help to make sure all their problems are really solved. In the meantime their son Timothy is excited about … Read more

10 Tips For Improving Your Written English

Learning how to write well in English requires determination. It’s a slow process that takes time and that cannot be forced. You learn gradually, by writing every day, and by accepting your errors and striving to continually improve. Joining an … Read more

8 Tips For Learning English Online Faster

English isn’t hard to learn, but because of its big vocabulary and many idioms, it may take a while before you can speak and write it fluently. How fast you learn English online depends a lot on your learning strategy, … Read more

On the way to the circus…

John is still away on his surfing trip. Hanna hopes that spending time with René will help to make sure all their problems are really solved. In the meantime their son Timothy is excited about seeing his first circus. 

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9 Easy Tips For Improving Your English Pronunciation

Learning how to pronounce English words correctly is crucial if you want to become a fluent speaker. While learning English pronunciation isn’t necessarily hard, it does take practice. You have to listen to spoken English and speak it yourself every … Read more

How to Ask For And Give Directions In English

If you travel a lot, knowing how to ask for directions is crucial if you want to quickly find your way in new places. While your smartphone’s GPS and assisted navigation apps do come in handy, the good old … Read more

Tom and René become good friends

In this chapter you will learn about ordering food in a restaurant in a foreign country

René and Tom spend a lot of time talking with each other along the hiking trail. When they stop to eat an early dinner, … Read more

15 Essential Football/Soccer Terms You Should Know

Football, or soccer, as the Americans call it, is the most popular sport in the world, having millions of fans on all continents. If you, too, love the game, then there are some key terms that you must know. They … Read more