Improve Your Vocabulary More Naturally

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

Why You Need to Use Your Words to Sound More Fluent in English

I don’t have kids yet, but when I spend time with my friends who do, I pay close attention to how they are raising their children. After all, parenting is a skill that takes practice, so I figure I better start storing up the information for when I need it. … Read the article and watch the video lesson

How to Use Better Transitions and Expressions to Sound More Professional in English

Effective communication skills are central to having professional-sounding English. To be seen as an effective English speaker, you need to show that you’re listening to what the other person is saying and respond accordingly. This is often easier said than done. When you’re learning another language, you’re often preoccupied with the … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Nine Ways to Use Clear, Simple Vocabulary to Sound More Professional in English

When you hear the word “vocabulary,” what comes to mind? For me, the word vocabulary brings me right back to high school when all the vocabulary I needed was provided for me by my teachers. I spent hours creating flashcards to memorize all the different words I needed to study … Read the article and watch the video lesson

How to Find Focus and Improve Your English More Quickly

Think back to when you first started learning English. Your very first experience studying the language was probably when you were in school. You might not remember exactly what you first worked on, but chances are you started with classroom vocabulary. When you’re learning in the classroom, your teacher is completely in charge of … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Understand Nuance: Six Verbs to Describe Going Through Changes

Let’s discuss 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 already understand how to … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Getting to Know “Meet” and “Know”!

Have you ever had trouble deciding when exactly to use the verbs “meet” and “know”? If so, you’re not alone. Non-native English speakers commonly confuse these two verbs and also have trouble using all of the phrasal verbs we use to fill in the meanings in between. Mastering the verbs … Read the article and watch the video lesson