So slightly of topic, we thought we’d provide all of you keen English learners with some great practical jokes you can pull on those closest to you. Check them out and let us know how they go.. 1. “Desktop Background” – This works especially well in an environment where less tech-savvy people are known to […]
For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more English lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Learn about the one day of the year you are able to legitimately pull pranks and not get in trouble for it! This is huge […]
We recently got the chance to interview someone we’re sure many of you may be aware of or have seen online. Benny Lewis is fluent in 7 languages and aims to help people feel confident in speaking another language, even if they’ve only just started learning. Benny say’s his mission in life is giving people […]
Join us in discussing possibly our stinkiest subject yet. Learn some different ways of expressing your thoughts on this rather not so glamorous topic. Let us know what other words or phrases you’ve heard of! The funniest one will be chosen to receive 1 month’s free access at OpenLanguage.com!
#1: Pay attention to billboards, signs, advertisements, magazine stands and establishment names Look and think about what these ads mean. How many words do you recognize? Did you see that same word elsewhere? Make up sentences about what you’re seeing. #2: Love music? Try figuring out the words/lyrics of your favorite songs Watch video clips […]
A century ago, it would have been the stuff of science fiction. Using a machine to translate a foreign language into English? It would have sounded crazy. Today, though, it’s a reality. But not a perfect one. One problem with this technology is that there are so many different ways a word, phrase or sentence […]
1. Forcing Speech Both English students and teachers try to force speech before the learner is ready. The result is that most students speak English very slowly– with no confidence and no fluency. Forcing speech is a huge mistake. Don’t force speech. Focus on listening and be patient. Speak only when you are ready to […]
For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more English lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! So what do you usually call two really good friends who seem to get each others jokes when no one else does? BFFs? Besties? Whatever […]