Learn 550 words to become fluent in English (or any other language)

Did you know that you only need to learn 550 words to become conversationally fluent in English? This applies to any language you’re learning, whether it be Spanish or Farsi or Japanese. You see, all languages, at their core, are the same. In fact, all languages have three main ingredients: That’s it. There are three […]

Indefinite Articles (a, an)

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An indefinite article (“a” or “an”) is used with singular countable nouns when we mention something for the first time and also when it is unimportant which particular thing we are talking about. Indefinite Article Free Download What is an indefinite article? An indefinite article (“a” or “an”) is used with singular countable nouns when […]

How to become fluent in English

Fluent Pronunciation through sounds, syllables, stress and spelling Everyone wants to learn English fast, and everyone wants to be FLUENT in English. But how do you become fluent in English? Let’s find out… To become ‘fluent’ we need to get better at speaking. To get better at speaking you need to get better at: Sounds, […]

Learning Languages from Home: Tips and Advice

Thanks to our friends at Porch for featuring us in their article about the importance of learning languages! Jay shared his tips for becoming a successful language learner. You can read the full article here. What makes a successful language learner? Firstly, they understand what language is. It is actually elementary. It only has three […]

How to learn English fast

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To learn English quickly, we need to understand what English is. What is it made of? What are its ingredients? It turns out that English only has three ingredients. The 3 Ingredients to Learn English Vocabulary – or words Grammar – or rules Pronunciation – or sounds Let’s look a little closer at each of […]

Basic Collocations

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What are basic collocations? Basic Collocations are combinations of easy words that are often used together. Many of the most common basic collocations include a verb such as make, do and have, together with a particular noun or noun phrase.  Examples Some examples of basic collocations are “make an appointment”, “make time”, “make an excuse”, […]

How to learn English phrasal verbs

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What is a phrasal verb? Phrasal verbs have two or three words and two or more meanings. They usually have at least one literal meaning, for example “She took off her coat” (removed an article of clothing) or “The librarian took the book off the shelf” (lifted an object from a surface) or “The plane […]

E2 English Past Simple Free Download

Check out our free Grammar eBook to help you your English Grammar. While you’re at it start our free Grammar Essentials Course, then read about how to learn English Grammar. Other Free Downloads Ultimate Pronounciation Guide Free Download

Learning Verbs

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What are verbs? Verbs are doing words. They describe actions or states. Verbs tell us about what things do or what they are like. Some examples of verbs are: run, walk, work, eat, think.  Along with nouns, verbs are the building blocks of English. If we have a noun and a verb we can make […]