BlogArchive by Category "Learning English"
18 Sep 2020
Learn English Without Studying Modal Verbs I want to briefly cover modal verbs because very often I get asked the following: How can I get better, more accurate in my use of modal verbs? I get other very specific questions related to aspects of English or other languages. Well, my advice is you […]Read more Learn English Without Studying Modal Verbs
23 Jun 2020
In order to speak English well you need to learn how words are used and how they come together to form phrases and sentences. Only a lot of listening and reading can help you learn this. You need to train yourself to notice how the words are used when you listen and read.Read more English Grammar 101
19 May 2020
If you really want to learn English fast, here is what you do. This advice is valid for other languages as well. The only difference between English and other languages is that most people learning English have had a lot of classroom instruction, which is not usually the case for learners of other languages. […]Read more How to Learn English Fast
21 Apr 2020
People often want to know the best language to learn to get ahead in life. Many think that learning English, the international language, is the best option. English is of course an excellent choice, but I have to say it’s difficult for me to suggest just one language when my successes in life have come from […]Read more Why English is Important
17 Sep 2019
Today I want to talk about English, the most widely-studied language in the world with the largest number of second language speakers. It’s become the international language of communication, business, even science. So, lots of people learning English. I think lots of people are stuck at a level in English where they would like to […]Read more 3 Tips to Power up Your English Learning
30 May 2019
Common English Mistakes: -ed and -ing Words was uploaded onto Steve’s YouTube channel on May 6, 2019 The 90-Day Challenge is over. But, today I want to talk about English and I’m going to do a number of videos about English. I thought of maybe doing them in Spanish or Japanese or some other language […]Read more Common English Mistakes: -ed and -ing Words
13 Mar 2018
The dominant position of English as an international language seems to create controversy in certain circles. Some French people for example, resent the increasing importance of English in the European community. Claude Hagège is a spokesman for this point of view. French used to be the language of diplomacy and the preferred language of international exchange. […]Read more English Will Remain The International Language
Do tests get in the way of language learning or does the language get in the way of passing the tests. Try reading this article from China Daily about English learning in China. Below is a sample of the dog's breakfast that is language learning in...Read more Learning English in China, the language gets in the way of the tests.