Learning Tools for the 21st Century!

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Times have changed, and modern times call for modern learning methods. I’m happy to let you know about a new range of online tools designed to enhance the English learning experience. Students who learn English with Kaplan can take advantage of this brand new range of K+ tools which include integrated books, apps, games and online platforms just launched to …

Living in the Moment, Like a Dog: English Reading Practice

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I was chatting with one of my students today about the post I made on Monday about positive thinking. That conversation brought us to the topic of life in general, and so I shared with her my basic philosophy of life, which is, “Live in the moment…like a dog.” Let me explain. You are reading this blog now, but like …

You Can Speak English! How Positive Thinking Helps

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The other day, one of my new students came to class. She was talking about preparing her child for her first day of school in the US. She and her husband went to their school orientation to meet her daughter’s second-grade teacher. “I was nervous,” she said, “because I can’t speak English.” I hear that sentence from students all the …

English Lesson: How to Practice English When You Are Alone

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Yesterday, someone on Facebook said that they were living in a remote area with no opportunity to speak English. They asked me for advice about what they could do to practice English. I decided to write about that here today. Language skills can be divided into two parts, input and output. The input skills are reading and listening. The output …