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Yes! Foreigners can understand me! / Vâng! Người nước ngoài hiểu được tôi nói.

I met Thơ at Hello! English Club. She’s really good at speaking English. I asked her to share her story and her advice for students. In this post she talks about how she went from hating English to loving it. English has been a useful tool for me to interact with people from around the world. It’s also a way for me to earn money. Back in 2007, when I was in grade 3, I […]

Awesome Youtube channels for learning English

Mary is my student. She’s in grade five and she’s 11. One day she asked, “Can you suggest some YouTube channels so I can improve my listening skills?”. I was really happy she asked me that question. Many students don’t want to learn English at home. It’s fun to learn at home! There’s a lot you can do to learn English when you’re not in school. I’m not talking about homework. I’m talking about fun […]

What is the Hour of Code?

What is the Hour of Code? The Hour of Code is a one-hour coding challenge to give students a fun first introduction to computer science. There are hundreds of one-hour activities in over 48 languages (including Vietnamese) for primary school and up. The activities require no experience. Learn more about the Hour of Code (in English or Vietnamese): Computer science is foundational Computer science is changing every industry on the planet. Every 21st-century student […]

Use MicroEnglish to sharpen your listening skills

This is a guest post from my friend Chris. He runs a website called MicroEnglish. It helps English students to develop their listening skills. Understanding native speakers is one of the biggest challenges you will face as a learner of English. Native speakers talk quickly, pronounce words in unexpected ways, connect words together, and use lots of idiomatic words and phrases which are difficult to understand. Most students really want to improve their English listening […]

Làm thế nào để học tiếng Anh hiệu quả hơn bằng cách nói chuyện với người nước ngoài / How to get better at English by talking with foreigners

Bạn muốn học tiếng Anh tốt hơn không? Bạn muốn thực hành nói tiếng Anh với người bản ngữ không? Bạn muốn học tiếng Anh vì mục tiêu cụ thể nào đó không? Nếu câu trả lời của bạn là ‘Có’ cho một trong những câu hỏi trên, thì bài đăng này chính là dành cho bạn. Do you want to get better at English? Do you want to practice speaking English with a native speaker? […]