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 […]

A Vietnamese teenager answers questions about studying in Australia

My friend Dave is 17. He’s Vietnamese and from Vinh City. He’s studying in Australia. He will be finishing his last year of high school there. After that he will go to an Australian university. In this post he answers questions from Vietnamese students about what it’s like to live and study in another country. (Q) Will you come back and work in Vietnam after you graduate? Or will you stay and work in Australia? […]

Tracy To’s advice for students who want to study abroad

Update 12/22/16: Hue’s post on Study Abroad Corner has some great advice for anyone who wants to study abroad. What I wish I had known before studying abroad in the US Every week I organize an English speaking club for university students in Vinh City. It’s called Hello! English Club. To learn more about it, follow this link. I met Tracy online through a mutual friend. She was in Canada when she learned about my English club. […]

Linh Phan shares advice about studying in America

Update 12/22/16: Hue’s post on Study Abroad Corner has some great advice for anyone who wants to study abroad. What I wish I had known before studying abroad in the US Every week I organize an English speaking club for university students in Vinh City. It’s called Hello! English Club. To learn more about it, follow this link. This past August I met someone from Vietnam who’s studying in America. Her name is Linh. I asked […]

10 videos to get better at English

You can learn a lot from YouTube. How to tie a tie, how to play the guitar or speak another language. If you’re interested in getting better at English this post is for you. #1: Improve your English Pronunciation! Subscribe to mmmEnglish. #2: Lesson 1 – Speak English Clearly! The Imitation Technique Subscribe to mmmEnglish. #3: How to Pronounce -ed verb endings: American English Pronunciation Subscribe to Rachel’s English. #4: 10 words in English that […]