Sean Laurence

162 posts
I’m an American living in Vietnam. I teach English, organize teacher workshops, run an English club and write about the English language.

Livestream: US Embassy English Speaking Workshop

The US Embassy in Hanoi hosted an English Speaking Workshop. It took place November 5, 2019. It was livestreamed and you can watch the entire event. I watched the first 15 minutes. I want to share what I learned. Here’s a description of the workshop from the US Embassy Facebook page. Do you want to enhance your pronunciation and speaking skills? This workshop will identify common pronunciation mistakes of Vietnamese speakers, identify major problematic English […]

Hãy sử dụng các ứng dụng thú vị này để học tiếng Anh tốt hơn / Use these fun apps to get better at English

Bài này dành cho các bậc cha mẹ có con đang học tiếng Anh. Con bạn có thể sử dụng điện thoại thông minh, máy tính bảng hoặc máy tính để cải thiện kỹ năng tiếng Anh. Những ứng dụng này không nhàm chán và nó khiến cho việc học tiếng Anh vui vẻ. Tất cả đều miễn phí. This post is for parents with children who are learning English. Your child can use their […]

Play fun learning games with Kahoot

Attention students! – Kahoot lets you play fun learning games. You can play trivia games, English language games and more. Kahoot is free and fun. You can play on a computer or a phone alone or with a friend. Why not try Kahoot today? You can learn more about it here. Attention teachers! – You can use Kahoot to play games with your students. There are English games, trivia games and you can make new […]

Study Resources for the IELTS Exam

I made this list of resources to help students study at home for the IELTS exam. WEBSITES IELTS Buddy IELTS Simon IELTS Liz The IELTS Speaking Test Magoosh IELTS Blog IELTS Advantage The Test Taker ARTICLES Four Great Speaking Activities To Boost Your IELTS Score Clear Enunciation in IELTS Speaking Bạn Bắt Đầu Tự Học IELTS Như Thế Nào? / How do you start studying IELTS by yourself? 5 Ways To Practice for IELTS Speaking […]

How your child can get better at speaking English / Phương pháp cải thiện kĩ năng nói Tiếng Anh dành cho con của bạn

I was talking with Giang about her son Mike. He’s one of my students. We were talking about his pronunciation and English speaking skills. I wrote an email to Giang about how she can help Mike at home to get better at English. Mike, Giang and I will work together to improve his pronunciation. When I finished writing this email, I thought that it can help other parents too. As a parent, I hope that […]