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Who says TV is a waste of time? With the right shows and the right learning techniques, TV can be an awesome tool for learning English. Not sure you believe me? Then just look at the research! There are lots of language studies that have found unique, effective ways to improve the language learning process that you can apply while watching your favorite TV show or movie. Whether it is reviewing a show’s vocabulary at regular intervals or simply turning on the subtitles, you can supercharge your viewing sessions with science-backed learning methods. So grab the remote and get learning! What […]
Share this post: “Caminante, no hay puentes, se hace puentes al andar.”(Voyager, there are no bridges, one builds them as one walks.) ― Gloria E. Anzaldúa When I visited New York for the first time in 2015, many things were just as I had imagined: the frenetic pace, the impressive Manhattan skyline, the buzzing nightlife. What I didn’t expect, though, was to find entire parts of the city where Spanish was the primary language. It happened in Queens. I entered a shop, and for a second I thought I had crossed over into a different country. The employees, patrons, the […]
Spread the Love As a western religious holiday, Christmas wasn’t celebrated in as mainstream in China until recently. Now it has been integrated into all major cities in mainland China as a commercially focused holiday by malls to create a winter atmosphere. It is now the biggest in-store spending day of the year. Although China is the country with the largest growing population of Christians, they only make up 1% of the population, so most people in China have found other meanings to Christmas. Besides taking online Mandarin lessons, you can learn Chinese culture here on our blog. As a foreigner […]
As you have just learned, the methods that you use to learn English are important. What’s also important to know is this: You need to be an independent English learner. You need to take responsibility for your learning. You need to do things that work. And one last thing before I talk about the methods. Know that there are four skills. These are: Reading Listening Writing Speaking Again, know why you need to learn English and what you’re going to use it for. This will help you become more effective with your time. Now, here are the best ways to […]
Google Play is offering Learn Spanish with MosaLingua (Android) for Free. Thanks powerfuldoppler iTunes is also offering Learn Spanish with MosaLingua (iOS) for Free. This content was originally published here.
Reviewed by Mimi Rankin DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK: Marcus Vega is six feet tall, 180 pounds, and the owner of a premature mustache. When you look like this and you’re only in the eighth grade, you’re both a threat and a target. After a fight at school leaves Marcus facing suspension, Marcus’s mom decides it’s time for a change of environment. She takes Marcus and his younger brother to Puerto Rico to spend a week with relative they don’t remember or have never met. But Marcus can’t focus knowing that his father— who walked out of their lives ten years […]
We deliver Chinese language courses in Kunming for a number of reasons. 1) We take care of our students and we love to spread our love of China and the Chinese language. 2) We think Kunming is the best place to learn Chinese in China. The Weather The weather in Kunming is a very important factor for people thinking of studying Chinese in China. Compared to many Chinese cities Kunming scores higher in year-round good weather and lack of pollution. Kunming is known as one of the cleanest cities in China, anyone who has been to polluted cities knows the […]
“I will be convinced that America is not in decline only when … Marie Kondo learns to speak English” US author Barbara Ehrenreich has come under fire for sending racist tweets about Marie Kondo. SCMP reports that US author Barbara Ehrenreich is being criticized for racist tweets regarding Netflix star Marie Kondo. Ehrenreich, who is a progressive political activist tweeted (now deleted) that Kondo is representative of America’s decline. “I will be convinced that America is not in decline only when our de-cluttering guru Marie Kondo learns to speak English,” The 77-year-old tweeted at 11.05am on Monday. Kondo, who is the star […]
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