improve english vocabulary

4 Ways to Improve English Vocabulary

If you’re like most of my students, you struggle with learning new vocabulary words and applying them (using them) in your English conversations. In order to successfully learn and use new English vocabulary, you need to be reviewing them in a variety of ways and doing more than just writing down the definition. How can…

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Learn English Idioms with BLUE

Learn English Idioms with Blue

My last post with a 5 Minute English video about idioms with throat was such a hit (*very popular*) that people were commenting and e-mailing me for more idioms. So, ask and you shall receive because today’s 5 Minute English video is all about idioms, and you’re about to learn English idioms with the color blue. As…

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Learn English in 60 Seconds with English Outside the Box on Instagram

Learn English in 60 Seconds

Technology and the convenience of smartphones, wifi, and various apps have been continuing to make learning so much easier, especially for people “on the go” (*busy: traveling, or moving around a lot*). If you are someone who is busy, but still wants and needs to learn English, then today I am sharing with you some…

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How to talk about Hair in English

How to Talk about Styling your Hair in English

Let’s face it (*let’s be honest*), there are a lot of things you need to study to reach fluency in English. It is easy to focus on the things that seem the most important: business vocabulary, important grammar topics, pronunciation points, improving listening with news and current events, etc..; however, students often forget about the basic…

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