Tag Archives: learn English

24 May 2011

Academic English

I have never bought into the idea that we can teach or study academic English, or business English or any other kind of English as a special subject. English is English. If we are interested in a subject, we will read on it, listen to audio conten…

18 May 2011

English for Immigrants and LingQ

An important local organization that helps immigrants, part of the Skills Connect program in British Columbia, has accepted LingQ as a useful language learning resource. This means that LingQ expenses may now qualify for partial reimbursement from…

29 April 2011

Language and culture

Language and culture are at the core of education, or should be. With all the debate about language learning methods, the definition of “linguist”, input versus output versus grammar, the role of the Internet etc. it is sometimes useful to take st…

10 October 2005

An English Learner’s Manifesto

Listen to the podcast of this post. Any comments? Have you studied English for many years? Are you still afraid to speak English? Please study this and repeat it to yourself daily. I can be FLUENT in English. My goal is to be FLUENT. My goal is no…