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It all started with a postcard of an old yellow Portuguese tram

English 🇺🇸| Vietnamese 🇻🇳 I met Thuy at Hello! English Club. She was in the livestream for the meeting that day. After I learned more about her, I asked if she would like to write a guest post about studying abroad. Here’s what she wrote. You can read more about studying abroad here. Introduction and an inspirational story Hi guys! My name’s Thuy. I’m 22 and I’m from Vinh, Vietnam. I’m currently working in Barcelona […]

Webcomics: Oddity Woods, Bird Boy & Lots More

Picture 1 – Pepper and Carrot, Picture 2 – Oddity Woods, Picture 3 – Bird Boy, Picture 4 – Dice, Picture 5 – Gronk I teach English to students in Vietnam. I want my students to read for enjoyment at home. There are many benefits to reading. It can reduce stress, increase vocabulary and give you a better memory. Students have problems reading in English. First, reading a book in a language you’re learning can […]

New page for students: Get better at English and explore this amazing world

Do you know that King Cobras eat other snakes and that spiders build a new web every day? We live in an amazing world. I want to help students discover it and get better at English. I have finished a huge update to my website. I completely changed the student page. It’s now divided into three pages. I made the students pages to help students get better at English AND to discover the world around […]

A collection of resources for students studying the English language

You should read this first (then come back here): A Teacher’s Advice for Learning English Top 10 Links for Students – Tandem & Speaky Duolingo ELSA Speak Four ways to get better at languages 5 techniques to speak any language (with Vietnamese subtitles: Sid Efromovich 5 kỹ năng để học ngoại ngữ) Rachel’s English mmmEnglish Language Guide Youglish EngVid Bonus Link 1: English Clubs in Vinh Bonus Link 2: HiNative – Get quick answers to questions about […]

Livestream: US Embassy English Speaking Workshop / Livestream: Toạ đàm của Đại sứ quán Hoa Kỳ về kỹ năng nói tiếng Anh

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. Đại sứ quán Hoa Kỳ tại Hà Nội đã tổ chức buổi toạ đàm về nói tiếng Anh. Sự kiện diễn ra vào ngày 5 tháng 11 năm 2019. Buổi toạ đàm được phát trực tiếp […]