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Unlocking your Inferior Parietal Lobe for enhanced language learning
Unlocking your Inferior Parietal Lobe for enhanced language learning
When you’re learning a new language, there’s a lot happening in your brain behind the scenes that makes the whole p...
The best app to learn Vietnamese
The best app to learn Vietnamese
The best app to learn Vietnamese for you depends on your...
Audio Pronunciation Examples: Enhancing Your Language Acquisition
Audio Pronunciation Examples: Enhancing Your Language Acquisition
The Power of Audio in Language Learning Le...
How learning phrases helps you reach language fluency faster
How learning phrases helps you reach language fluency faster
Learning a new language is an ambitious goal, no matter which language you choose, but you can speed up your journey to fluency...
The Importance of Targeted Vocabulary in Language Learning
The Importance of Targeted Vocabulary in Language Learning
What is targeted vocabulary? Every language learner kn...
What is a flashcard?
What is a flashcard?
Flashcards are simple but powerful tools for learning and memorizing information. They are widely used by students, teachers, and...
IELTS Writing Practice: How to use AI to master IELTS essays
IELTS Writing Practice: How to use AI to master IELTS essays
If you're looking for IELTS writing practice resources to help you get the highest scores possible on your exam, t...
How to turn notes into flashcards with just a few clicks
How to turn notes into flashcards with just a few clicks
You can take the most amazing notes in the history of mankind, but they won’t help you pass an exam or learn the content ...
How to study vocabulary words to learn them quickly
How to study vocabulary words to learn them quickly
If you want to learn how to study vocabulary words in a way that will help you learn a language or other n...
Improve Your IELTS Writing Scores with Our AI-Powered IELTS Essay Checker
Improve Your IELTS Writing Scores with Our AI-Powered IELTS Essay Checker
Are you preparing for the IELTS and trying to get the highest score possible?  The ...
Understanding the IELTS Band Score System
Understanding the IELTS Band Score System
Preparing for the IELTS test can be a journey filled with mixed emotions: excitement, nervousness, and curiosity, especially ab...
How to memorize flashcards (and remember them later)
How to memorize flashcards (and remember them later)
What I’m about to tell you about how to memorize flashcards is backed by science and tons of experie...
How to improve vocabulary quickly and effectively
How to improve vocabulary quickly and effectively
From my experience with language learners, I’m assuming that if you want to learn how to improve you...
How to make flashcards quickly and easily
How to make flashcards quickly and easily
Making flashcards is a method as tried and true as they come when it comes to learning everything from voc...
10 Essential Tips for Mastering Transitions in English
10 Essential Tips for Mastering Transitions in English
Transitions in English are one of the most important things you can learn to improve your overall communication skills. ...
Why learning the parts of Speech in English is essential for reaching fluency
Why learning the parts of Speech in English is essential for reaching fluency
Are you struggling to understand English grammar? Finding it hard to create proper sentences or communicate your more advanced ...
How mastering word order in English helps you achieve fluency
How mastering word order in English helps you achieve fluency
If you’re struggling to structure your English sentences correctly, or you sometimes feel confused about the proper way t...
Understand sentences and clauses in English and what you need to know to master them
Understand sentences and clauses in English and what you need to know to master them
Once you get past the problems of learning basic English grammar and you start to actually write in English on a daily basis, i...
English Conditional Tenses Made Easy
English Conditional Tenses Made Easy
Learning English can be challenging, especially when it comes to understanding complex grammar concepts like conditional tenses...
Learning English Sentence Structure: A Comprehensive Guide
Learning English Sentence Structure: A Comprehensive Guide
English sentence structure can be tricky for some non-native English speakers, specifically depending on which native language ...
Using commas in English the right way every time
Using commas in English the right way every time
Using commas correctly helps you write with clarity and make an impact on your readers so they understand the message you&rsquo...
How to master intonation in English
How to master intonation in English
Intonation in English, the rise and fall of voice pitch in speech, plays a crucial role in conveying meaning and emotion. ...
4 types of sentence structure needed for English writing
4 types of sentence structure needed for English writing
Understanding the four main types of sentence structures is crucial for anyone looking to improve their writing skills. ...
40 IELTS writing topics for practicing Task 1 & 2
40 IELTS writing topics for practicing Task 1 & 2
These practice IELTS writing topics were written using real IELTS writing questions that have been used on previous exams over the past f...
IELTS writing samples for Task 1 and Task 2
IELTS writing samples for Task 1 and Task 2
Using IELTS writing samples for Task 1 and Task 2 is a great way to improve the quality of your essays and increase your band scores....
Everything you need to know to learn Vietnamese
Everything you need to know to learn Vietnamese
Are you planning to visit Vietnam - a blissful place with beautiful scenery, a unique culture, and famously low prices?  Or ...
Must-know Thai phrases that guarantee you a smooth trip in Thailand
Must-know Thai phrases that guarantee you a smooth trip in Thailand
Want to learn some easy Thai phrases that will help make your next trip to Thailand a success? I've got you covered. From...
The IELTS writing test explained
The IELTS writing test explained
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a widely recognized examination that assesses an individual's English profic...
What is a good score on the IELTS Writing exam?
What is a good score on the IELTS Writing exam?
The IELTS Writing exam uses a band scoring syste...
How to improve your IELTS writing exam score
How to improve your IELTS writing exam score
If you want to improve your IELTS writing exam score, there are a few simple things you can start doing today that will help lift your sc...
Thai writing for beginners
Thai writing for beginners
Thai writing is an integral skill for mastering ...
The Thai Alphabet: Everything you need to know
The Thai Alphabet: Everything you need to know
​​In the heart of Southeast Asia, lies a land of diverse traditions, vibrant culture, and a rich linguistic heritage—the ...
How is the IELTS Writing Exam scored?
How is the IELTS Writing Exam scored?
The IELTS Writing Exam is scored based on several factors, and each criterion carries a specific weightage. Understanding these...
10 essential Thai phrases for ordering food in Thailand
10 essential Thai phrases for ordering food in Thailand
As an international traveler or a newbie in the vibrant country of Thailand, it's helpful to understand and communicate in the local lang...
Learn the English tenses quickly and easily (seriously)
Learn the English tenses quickly and easily (seriously)
I’ve asked many English learners over the years what the most challenging part of learning English for them is. Over 90% of people ...
How to learn to speak Thai fluently
How to learn to speak Thai fluently
Thai is seen as a difficult language to l...
Is Korean hard to learn?
Is Korean hard to learn?
As a native Korean, a fluent speaker of 4 different languages, and an online Korean teacher to foreign students, I’m gonna be hones...
After 15 lessons of learning Thai, here’s what I’ve learned
After 15 lessons of learning Thai, here’s what I’ve learned
At the beginning of June, I was finishing up a one-month stay in Vietnam and started preparing for my next month in Thailand. I...
How to use spaced repetition to learn vocabulary faster
How to use spaced repetition to learn vocabulary faster
Learning new vocabulary can be a daunting task, but with the right techniques, you can make the process faster and more effecti...
The neuroscience behind memorizing vocabulary (for the nerds)
The neuroscience behind memorizing vocabulary (for the nerds)
Neuroscience refers to the scientific study of the brain and nervous system. Memorization is only one aspect of the brain's fun...
How to remember vocabulary words when you need them
How to remember vocabulary words when you need them
Remembering vocabulary when you need it is one of the most essential skills for language learners. Nothing is more frustrating ...
Learn Thai the best way according to neuroscience
Learn Thai the best way according to neuroscience
If you want to learn Thai, it will be a challenging task that requires hard work and consistent practice. However, it’s o...
Master List of IELTS Exam Prep Resources
Master List of IELTS Exam Prep Resources
If you’re preparing to take your IELTS exam soon, this master list of IELTS exam resources will help you practice to make the sco...
How the Weaver School became an online language school
How the Weaver School became an online language school
Before the COVID pandemic fully erupted in 2020, I was almost two years into running my own in-person English school in Rotterd...
How to use word webs to learn new vocabulary in a foreign language
How to use word webs to learn new vocabulary in a foreign language
Learning a new language can be intimidating, especially in the beginning, and especially for busy adults who have limited time ...
Is Vietnamese hard to learn for English speakers?
Is Vietnamese hard to learn for English speakers?
Is Vietnamese hard to learn for English speakers?  The challenge of learning...
The best way to learn a language
The best way to learn a language
If you want to learn a language in the best way possible according to science and experts, this post is for you. ...
Difficulties for adults learning new languages
Difficulties for adults learning new languages
Difficulties for adults learning new languages I’ve taught many ...
Group English courses vs. private English lessons: which is best?
Group English courses vs. private English lessons: which is best?
Do you need help with your English language skills? Are you trying to decide whether to join a group class or private lessons?&...
Why the Business English training market is projected to reach $12 billion by 2026
Why the Business English training market is projected to reach $12 billion by 2026
The total global market for Business English training is expected to grow from $4.6 to $11.8 billion from 2021 to 2026, based o...
What is the IELTS exam?
What is the IELTS exam?
If you’re planning to take the IELTS exam, congratulations, you’re about to embark on a journey full of excitement, suspense,...
Why people take Business English courses
Why people take Business English courses
Business English courses are becoming increasingly popular among professionals worldwide who are looking to improve their langu...
Finding the best online English classes for adults
Finding the best online English classes for adults
There are many online English classes for adults to choose from to improve their English...
Is Korean hard to learn for English speakers?
Is Korean hard to learn for English speakers?
As a native Korean, a fluent speaker of 4 different languages, and an online Korean teacher to foreign students, I’m gonna be hones...
How long does it really take to learn Thai?
How long does it really take to learn Thai?
The standard amount of time it takes to learn Thai is around 1,100 hours of study (44 weeks) to be proficient in general conversation....
Why there’s no going back from English as the world’s universal second language
Why there’s no going back from English as the world’s universal second language
As I’ve begun my travels around Asia over these past four months, one thing has become abundantly clea...
How long does it take to learn Vietnamese?
How long does it take to learn Vietnamese?
Learning a new language takes a lot of hard work, no matter which language you choose. The Vietnamese language is no different. T...
Is Thai hard to learn?
Is Thai hard to learn?
Thai is a relatively hard language to learn for speakers of Western languages. The US State Department places Thai at Level 4/5 ...
Is Vietnamese hard to learn?
Is Vietnamese hard to learn?
Are you planning to visit Vietnam - a blissful place with beautiful scenery, a unique culture, and famously low prices?&...
How to use ChatGPT to learn new English vocabulary words
How to use ChatGPT to learn new English vocabulary words
One exercise I started giving business English students for homework years...
The difference between business English courses and general English
The difference between business English courses and general English
The difference between business English courses and general English courses primarily relates to the focus of their course content. The...
What is business English?
What is business English?
Business English is a term that refers to the type of English that you use when speaking in a professional setting. This includes the com...
How long does it take to learn Korean?
How long does it take to learn Korean?
So you've just finished watching It's Okay Not to be Okay or The Extraordinary Attorney Woo Young Woo on Netflix, and n...
How to memorize vocabulary words faster and easier
How to memorize vocabulary words faster and easier
Anytime you want to learn a new language, learning how to memorize vocabulary words will be crucial. Unfortunately for those vocabulary l...
Why making mistakes in your language lessons is good
Why making mistakes in your language lessons is good
Anytime you learn a new skill, it’s virtually impossible to be good at it on your first try. Sometimes people seem like a &...
Repetition, correction, and stress: 3 keys to language learning
Repetition, correction, and stress: 3 keys to language learning
No matter your age, three keys to language learning will make the process seem easier and help you make more progress th...
Proven tips to learn a new language
Proven tips to learn a new language
My name is Thomas Plaatsman, and I went from a complete beginner to a C2-level (near-native) Spanish speaker in 8 years. In ...
How to Learn English Prepositions
How to Learn English Prepositions
Learning English prepositions is one of the most difficult parts of ...
How to choose the right online English course for you
How to choose the right online English course for you
How do you decide which online English course to choose? There are many ways to learn English online, but how do you kno...
How do you become fluent in English? Stop translating.
How do you become fluent in English? Stop translating.
To become fluent in English, you have to stop translating Fluency in ...
Improve Your English as Your New Year’s Resolution
Improve Your English as Your New Year’s Resolution
How-To Improve Your English QuicklyWe have just a month left until Christmas, which means New ...