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5 Ridiculously Common English Mistakes – #1

I am going to attempt to explain the five MOST COMMON mistakes I hear 98% of my students make. I want to help you fully understand why you might make these mistakes and how to avoid them in the future. Basically, I'm here to help you become a badass English speaker,...

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3 Super Easy Ways to Maintain Motivation

If you are like me, staying motivated when trying to learn a language can be extremely hard. It takes several months if not years to get to a good level, and even seeing some progress can take a couple months. So how can you stay motivated every day for that long?...

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5 Questions Answered on Using Podcasts for Learning English

  Podcasts are awesome. The word itself (podcast) is a little ambiguous, though. What exactly is a podcast? Well, quite simply, a podcast is an online audio program. Usually downloadable, and often updated daily, weekly or monthly. Need a visual explanation?...

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Learn English Grammar with the “Buddha Formula”

Looking for a way to improve your grammar with little effort? I'm going to show you how to utilize a Buddhist philosophy for English learning. That might sound a little crazy, but just give me a chance.  The only thing you have to lose is a few minutes of your time....

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The REAL Reason You Have Problems with English

I am going to show you how to destroy your English problems. I am also going to show you how to become a better person. Sounds intense, right? Don't worry, it's not that intense. But, you have probably thought at one time or another that you struggle with English...

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An Awesome Way to Learn English Prepositions

I have been teaching English for a long time. One thing that I can say with certainty is that there are four main problem areas that even the best speakers struggle with. I call them the 4P's, and they are... 1) Present perfect tense - I've just seen a hippo in the...

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Write Excellent Emails in English, Today, with This Free Tool

Do you write emails for work? Need to make reports? Maybe a CV (British) / résumé (American)? Or maybe just enjoy chatting with single ladies around the world? Then this is going to help you, and it can be applied in just a couple minutes. I am going to show you how...

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A Guaranteed Way to Practice English 150 Times a Day

Just checked your Facebook= 1 time studying English Your best friend's girlfriend just called you= 2 times studying English Checked your makeup in your phone's camera= 3 times studying English Somebody sent you a pic of a midget giraffe on WhatsApp= 4 times studying...

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5 Guaranteed Ways to NOT Become Fluent in English

I know that many of you who are reading this would absolutely love to become fluent in English. But,  you just don’t ever see much progress. Correct? Why does it feel like it is impossible to become fluent? If you are looking for confidence in English but...

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The Complete TOEFL Guide + 23 Success Strategies

The Complete TOEFL Guide Why do you Need the Complete TOEFL Guide? Wouldn't it be nice to study at some big international university? Taking all your classes in English and getting a degree or certificate to bring back home (or stay there...

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TOEFL Note Taking Strategies

Note taking refers to writing information down in very brief form for future reference. It is a very important skill in the formal learning environment. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) requires note taking as a well developed skill. Note taking is...

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BOO! Learn All About Halloween in the USA

One thing I miss about the US is Halloween. It's a fantastic holiday! Some of the wildest and craziest times of my life have happened on October 31st. To me it really represents American culture; creative and excessive, funny and expressive. But what exactly is...

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HOW TO use Memrise to quickly learn vocabulary

I am horrible at memorizing new vocabulary, and if you want to be fluent you HAVE TO have a vast vocabulary. Imagine someone in a Spanish class, learning a new word and repeating it, oh let's say, ten times, but completely forgetting it five minutes later. Yeah,...

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Entrevistando Márcio: Como aprender inglês sozinho

Hello! Here's another interview from the "Como Aprender Inglês Sozinho" series. Through this series I am giving others the chance to share what practices work for them and how they have become or are becoming excellent in English. We all learn differently, and it's...

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Entrevistando Mauricio: Como aprender inglês sozinho

  Hello!!!!   Mauricio is a beginning English student, committed to learning English by himself without paying for a school or teacher. Why is he doing this? Because he knows that it is possible. The internet is full of fantastic resources for learning...

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Burn vocabulary into your brain forever with Memrise

  Did you know there are around 200,000 to 300,0000 distinct English words? And all together the English language has over 1,000,000 words? Crazy to think about, right? So, if you want to be fluent in English you better quit your job and dedicate all your time to...

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Some of the best websites for English training

There are hundreds of great websites for English training, but these sites here are the ones I always come back to with my students. In my opinion, the best sites are the ones that offer a fully interactive environment, with transcripts and downloadable audio,...

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How to Conquer English with the Tony Robbins Formula

The Tony Robbins Formula for English Fluency Let me ask you a couple questions... Does it ever feel like becoming fluent in English is impossible? How many times have you studied at an English school or started lessons with a private teacher and a few months or even a...

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