Category Archives: How to Learn English

Why Can’t I Speak English Better?

Do you wonder why you can’t learn English faster and speak better? This video gives you some reasons why AND what you can do about them. For even more information on *how* to improve your English, read my special report, … Continue reading

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Take This Quiz to Improve Your English

Which of these people is more likely to become a great English speaker? A. A person who works hard to learn every new word they see or hear in English. B. A person who doesn’t study English, but listens to … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Kids Learn English

How can you help your child learn English? I give you some “do’s and don’ts” on helping children improve their English in this video. Also, remember we have produced a set of children’s videos right here at ESLPod.com! You can … Continue reading

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What to Read and Listen to in English

What should you read and listen to in English? In this video, I give you advice on how to select (choose) things to read and listen to in English. For a more complete answer to this question, I strongly (very … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers on Improving Your English

In this video, I answer your biggest questions about *how* to improve your English. See the links below that I talk about in the video. This video will teach you: How your brain “acquires” languages Why the best way to … Continue reading

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Answering Your Questions About English!

Thank you for your questions last week about English! In this video, I answer some of those, including: -“To hold someone accountable” -“To get on with” versus “to get along with” -How to acquire prepositions like “for,” “of,” and “with,” … Continue reading

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How to Practice Your English

What is “practice” for improving your English? Many people – teachers, students, people on the Internet – think that “practice” means actually speaking English or writing emails, or perhaps talking to yourself in the mirror or repeating what other people … Continue reading

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What Should You Read on Vacation?

August is a popular month for summer vacations, when many people enjoy reading relaxing books. Reading in English, together with (combined with) listening in English, will also help you improve your English a lot. Try to read things you can … Continue reading

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How to Learn All the Vocabulary You Need

One question I get frequently on email is: “Do you talk about phrasal verbs in your lessons?” A phrasal verb is sometimes called a two-word verb, such as “to put down” or “to get out” or “to kick (someone) out.” … Continue reading

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English at Home: Some Ideas for You and Your Children

If you’re looking for new ways to improve your and your children’s English as you stay at home during this coronavirus crisis, here are two ideas. Simple English Stories: For Beginners and Children For those who are beginners or children, … Continue reading

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