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A Teacher’s Advice for Learning English

Join an English club – Hello! English Club meets every Tuesday morning in Vinh City at Sonata Cafe. Here’s a list of other English clubs in Vinh City. 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 schedule for yourself to practice. Learn to think in English – When you look at something try to […]

7 Quick Tips for English Language Learners

  Here are 7 quick tips for English language learners. Learn how to use punctuation correctly (comma, quotes, question mark, etc). Don’t start sentences with “I think”, “but” or “and”. Don’t make your sentences too long (avoid the “run-on” sentence). See this article from Grammar Girl for more help with this. Don’t use Google Translate for whole sentences. It works well for one word at a time translations. When you translate whole sentences, it often makes […]

Happy Birthday Hello English Club!

Hello! English Club First Birthday Party – March 10, 2017 A message from the founders of Hello! English Club Sean and Thuy started Hello! English Club (HEC) because we wanted a place where students could practice speaking English. We wanted a place that was welcoming, friendly and fun. We wanted to make people feel comfortable when speaking English. We wanted to create an environment where members are happy to help each other. We hope that we […]

Blake’s 18 Tips for English Language Learners

This post was written by my friend Blake. He’s been teaching English in Hanoi for a while now. He’s got a lot of great ideas on how to get better at English. Hello English Learners!! My name is Blake Nichols, and I am a teacher living in Hanoi, Vietnam, and it is my great pleasure to be a guest writer for Sean’s website! I have been teaching for nearly six years in English Centers, Universities, and for the […]

Listen up students! Advice from teachers on improving your listening skills

This post is for students who are learning English. It has techniques you can use when you’re not in the classroom. All of them can help you get better at listening. Everyone in this post who gives advice is an English teacher. I’ve included their home country next to their name. Each teacher offers excellent advice. The advice that’s repeated most often is watching movies and listening to songs in English. One teacher suggests turning […]