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Many people study phrasal verbs a great deal but still have difficulty using them. They may have trouble hearing them, or perhaps using them correctly. This article takes a closer look at these problems and how to fix them with good listening practice techniques.
"Do you want to learn English well?" asked I. "Yes, I do!"
Listening in the foreign language is the most difficult skill for most learners. Here are some suggestions for improving those listening skills, and recommendations for foreign language learning programs.
Many of us find public speaking stressful and terrifying. When we bring to mind an occasion where we are expected to face a crowd, the tension grows especially when it hits close to the big day. However, what you dread about public speaking can be channeled into energy and motivation to prepare well and practice enough.
Confusables Words that sound alike or nearly alike but have different meanings often cause writers and speakers trouble. Here are a few of the most common pairs with correct definitions and examples:
Most students will say that listening is difficult, if not actually admit that this is their weakest skill. The problem comes down to two main points. The first stems from the fact that the pace, choice of vocabulary, phrases, and grammar, and the inflection or intonation is completely determined by the speaker. The listener has only one chance to catch the meaning of a word or phrase. Comparisons can be made with reading, because the writer similarly determin