17 December

How’s your English coming along?

How’s your English coming along?

When you’re working on improving your English, assessing your progress from time to time is important to help you stay motivated and on track. But how exactly do you go about it? There are plenty of tests online (and they can be fun), but the results don’t reveal much about how well you can actually say […]

18 November

Again what learned ;-)

Again what learned ;-)

The first time a German said “equal goes it loose” to me, I had no idea what he was talking about and why he found it so hilarious. He explained and I managed a smile, but still didn’t find it that funny. Was this German humour? Direct translations from German into “English” have exploded since […]

14 October

Grammar – Putting it in perspective

Grammar – Putting it in perspective

More important than perfect grammar or pronunciation is being able to say what you want to say: more confidently, with less effort, without upsetting anyone – and sound like yourself. That’s what it says on my website and it’s something I strongly believe.   Yet grammar causes a lot of people headaches Not only are […]