Using English Idioms

Using English idioms – introduction English idioms are entertaining but can be somewhat difficult to use. Rather than go through specific idioms and explain their meaning and/or origin, this article will look at the ways of using English idioms and the potential dangers of incorrect usage. What are idioms? In a nutshell (an idiom!), idioms … [Read more…]

How to Live in Another Country

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This post deals with the question of how to live in another country. I’m not talking about short holidays, but actually moving long-term. How to live in another country – introduction Whether as a teacher or a student, you might find yourself moving to another country as a result of language learning. This is a … [Read more…]

Does TunnelBear Work?

Does Tunnelbear work? – introduction This articles looks at using a VPN for language learners and answers the question, “Does Tunnelbear work?”. Introduction to TunnelBear For the tech-savvy among you, you’re probably wondering why a VPN product is being reviewed on a language learning site. All I can say is, “Read on …” What is … [Read more…]

How to Get Free Ebooks

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How to get free ebooks – introduction to Bookbub This post takes a look at how to get free ebooks by using BookBub (bookbub.com) and its service, especially the BookBub daily deals. For those who prefer to watch something, there is a video of this post here. In a previous post, I looked at modern … [Read more…]

Super Amazing Essays Review

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Introduction to Super Amazing Essays This is a review of the Super Amazing Essays series of books. There is an expression that a wise person learns from his or her mistakes. These days, most people understand that the truly wise person learns from the mistakes of others. This is the concept behind some interesting books … [Read more…]

Does Grammarly Work?

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Does Grammarly work? – introduction This post looks at an increasingly popular writing tool and answers the question, “Does Grammarly work?”. What is Grammarly? Grammarly is an online error-detection and correction tool that improves communication by helping people find and correct their writing mistakes. Not only does Grammarly suggest corrections, it explains the reasoning behind … [Read more…]