Monthly Archives: October 2017

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Helpful English Links for Students – Week Ending October 29

Helpful tip: Learn to think in English – When you look at something try to think of the English word for it. Try to make simple sentences in your head and have simple conversations with yourself (in your head). This video (with subtitles in Vietnamese) has more ways to think in English. Featured video: Understanding The Cashier At The Supermarket A Vietnamese teacher explains the basics of English grammar (in Vietnamese) Rachel’s English – Learn English […]

How to use Google to get better at speaking

You can use Google to get better at English pronunciation (how to say a word). Follow these steps: Search for a word with Google (you can also use Google Dictionary) You’ll see the definition of the word Next to the definition is a speaker icon Click the speaker icon You’ll hear a natural (not robotic) pronunciation of the word After you hear the word, you should say it yourself. Keep saying the word until you […]

Những gì mà tôi học được về Tiếng Anh (bởi Đặng Minh Thúy) / What I’ve learned about English (by Minh Thúy Đặng)

My wife Thuy is from Vietnam. Before we met she didn’t speak English well. We’ve been together for 5 years. In that time she has learned A LOT about English and how to communicate using it. She wrote about how you can get better at English.

Thúy – vợ của tôi là người Việt Nam. Trước khi chúng tôi gặp nhau, tiếng Anh của cô ấy không được tốt. Chúng tôi ở bên nhau đã được 5 năm. Trong khoảng thời gian này, cô ấy đã học tiếng Anh được rất nhiều và làm thế nào để sử dụng tiếng Anh trong giao tiếp. Cô ấy đã viết làm thế nào để bạn có thể cải thiện tiếng Anh.

Helpful English Links for Students – Week Ending October 22

Helpful tip: Practice makes perfect – Practice often inside and outside of the classroom. Speak English every day. Listen, read and write in English as much as you can. Create a learning schedule to practice. For example, every Wednesday night you’ll listen to a podcast in English. Featured video: What I’ve learned about English (by Minh Thúy Đặng) Rachel’s English Podcasts – Name an Embarrassing Moment you’ve had as an Adult 20 Words Native English Speakers […]

Helpful English Links for Students – Week Ending October 15

Helpful tip: Join an English club and go to meetings often. You can use what you’ve learned at home and in the classroom in real conversations. Featured video: 33 ways to speak better English without taking classes Learn a new language in Virtual Reality 5 Minutes about IELTS Fluent Forever learning English resources Kickstarter’s most successful app campaign ever is this language learning app Why You Should Read Books – The Benefits of Reading More […]