How to Pronounce the “ed” Sound in English: Ultimate Tips, Plus Exercises
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How to Pronounce the “ed” Sound in English: Ultimate Tips, Plus Exercises

Whenever we use the past tense in English, we need to make the -ed sound. This can be a tricky sound for any non-native English speakers, since there are three different ways to pronounce it. I know I have struggled with making this sound for a long time, but I can guarantee you this blog post will…

80+ Conversation Questions for You to Practice English
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80+ Conversation Questions for You to Practice English

You know that the best way to practice conversational English is by talking to other people. However, it can be difficult sometimes to come up with questions to start a conversation with a friend in English. You don’t have to worry about that anymore! We have selected some questions that you can ask your friends…

How to Pronounce the “u” Sound in English, plus Exercises
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How to Pronounce the “u” Sound in English, plus Exercises

You don’t have to tell us twice that “u” is a funny vowel in English. That’s why we’ve come up with this guide to help you learn the “u” sound in English. Let’s think about the words full and fuel. Try saying them out loud. Can you notice the difference between the sound? The “u” in full is short while…

How to Use Polite Expressions Like “Do you mind?” in English
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How to Use Polite Expressions Like “Do you mind?” in English

How would you ask a friend to help you? There are a few questions you can make, such as Can you help me with…? Or Can you do….for me? Both of them are good options, but there is one phrase you should definitely add to your dictionary and use whenever you need to ask something politely in English. I’m talking about the expressions using…

How to Pronounce /ɪ/ and /i:/ in English, Plus Exercises
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How to Pronounce /ɪ/ and /i:/ in English, Plus Exercises

Think about the words sit and seat. Do they sound different to you? Or the same? Try to say them out loud and pay attention to the sounds “i” and “ea”. The same happens with live and leave. These two English vowel sounds are closely linked. If you struggle with making those sounds, don’t you worry! It’s common for English learners…

Learn the Basics of English Pronunciation, Plus 4 Exercises
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Learn the Basics of English Pronunciation, Plus 4 Exercises

When you are learning English (or any other language), you will be presented with sounds that your native language does not have. Learning to make those sounds and therefore being able to pronounce the words the best way possible is one of the biggest challenges an English learner will face during their learning process. In…

How Keeping a Voice Diary Improves English Speaking Skills
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How Keeping a Voice Diary Improves English Speaking Skills

What if I told you there’s an app hidden in your phone’s App Library that can help you improve your English speaking skills? I mean, maybe you use this app quite often, but I know I didn’t even realize I had it installed in my phone until recently. I’m talking about the Voice Memos (iPhone)…

“How Are You” in English – Different ways to ask this question
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“How Are You” in English – Different ways to ask this question

Maybe you have been through this situation before. Somebody asks you ‘How are you?’ and you do one of these: you don’t know exactly how to answer this in a unique way, so you just nod or end up saying something like ‘fine, thanks’. First thing you should know: there are other ways to say…

55+ phrases to talk about your daily routine in English
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55+ phrases to talk about your daily routine in English

Some people love routines, but others hate the idea of doing the same things every single day. Can you talk about your daily routine in English? It’s really important that you can communicate about this using different verb tenses, especially present simple. This article teaches you how to use English phrases and verbs that help…

Football Vocabulary in English: All the Words You Need to Know
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Football Vocabulary in English: All the Words You Need to Know

Football is the most popular sport in the world and if you ever want to watch a match in English, you will need to know the terms in order to understand the narrator of the game. Keep reading for an extensive list of football vocabulary in English, some history about the sport, and an explanation…