Improve Your Vocabulary More Naturally

Learn to communicate well and connect in conversations in English with these articles and video lessons

What to Ask When You Don’t Know the Right Word So You Can Improve Your Vocabulary in English

 Have you ever been in the middle of a conversation when you couldn’t think of the word you wanted to use? You’re searching and searching and trying to find the right word to express your thoughts. Don’t worry: it happens to all of us! Sometimes we simply don’t know … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Start Thinking in English! Access Your Vocabulary with Practical Writing and Speaking Exercises

How would you feel if you were able to think in English? For many of us, achieving fluency means we’re able to stop translating and start thinking in a language that isn’t our first. When I became fluent in Spanish, I realized that I had stopped thinking in English. I … Read the article and watch the video lesson

How to Show Affection in English Using Nicknames and Terms of Endearment

After you’ve known your friend, colleague, coworker, classmate, acquaintance, or even a potential romantic partner for more than a little while, you’re probably going to start to care about them! You’re likely going to feel affectionate towards them. So how can you express this sentiment and show your affection in … Read the article and watch the video lesson

When to Use Expect, Wait for, Looking Forward to, Be Excited About, and Can’t Wait

Quick question: do you expect new videos from me? 🤔 Maybe what you actually want to say is that you are waiting for, looking forward to, are excited about, or can’t wait for new videos from me! But first, let me give you some context. As you may know, I practice … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Improve Your English Vocabulary Naturally and Understand Context, Connotation, and Nuance

For the longest time, I avoided talking about how to improve your vocabulary in English. I’d refer people to other resources, explaining that I focus specifically on conversation skills, communicating clearly, and sounding more natural. (Which is still true!) After all, there are a lot of vocabulary “hacks” out there … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Understand Nuance: Six Verbs to Describe Going Through Changes

Today’s mini English lesson is on six verbs and verb phrases we use to describe the process of going through changes in our lives. While these verbs are similar, each of them is used slightly differently to describe different stages and attitudes towards change. to get used to You may … Read the article and watch the video lesson

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