7 May

Podcasts

Podcasts

Podcasts are a great way to improve your listening skills. They give you an opportunity to get used to a wide variety of accents and speaking styles. And as they’re generally unscripted and simply feature people speaking naturally and spontaneously, you hear the type of language you’re exposed to in real life. There’s just one […]

26 March

6 questions for reviewing your progress

6 questions for reviewing your progress

From time to time on your language learning journey, it makes sense to check how much ground you’ve covered so far and whether you’re still on track. Are you making the progress you hoped for? Are you still motivated or beginning to flag? This article provides six questions to help you take stock. And it […]

11 February

Writing emails. Does it take you too long?

Writing emails. Does it take you too long?

  Although I can vividly remember watching in awe as someone showed me how to send a fax, I can’t actually recall the first email I sent or received. But I certainly have trouble imagining a world without emails today. And when it comes to communicating with colleagues or customers in English, nearly everyone tells […]