The importance of the English language needs be stressed at this moment as there is a serious threat lurking around. Online chat and SMS texting have scarred the English Language to a noticeable degree. The future of the English language does not look too good as a result of all this. What does the...
Native language interference in learning a second language is a major problem for ESL students and learners of other foreign languages. This hub examines types of native language interference.
As English speakers we hear an expression and know instantly there is the potential for danger. We instinctively know what action to take. If you are new to English, these idioms can cause confusion.
Getting to Know you Icebreakers for the ESL classroom that are interactive and fun for everyone. Great ESL icebreakers for your first week of classes.
In this article, we cover the levels of language.
Teaching and learning vocabulary is one of the most important activities in EFL and ESL teaching. This hub points out the disadvantages of using translation, and suggests alternatives for learning vocabulary.
ESL listening activities using music and movies. Create a listening ESL worksheet using the lyrics to a song or the lines from a scene in a movie. Have students complete the worksheet while listening for the missing words.
In our ongoing series exploring word origins, the delightful stories behind familiar and unfamiliar words open a world of wisdom, wonder and weirdness. In this part we look at some 'K' words.
Significant misinformation exists about the number of words for "snow" and "ice" in Inuit languages. Here is proof of at least 100.
The first time I heard my voice played back from a recording device, I could not believe it was mine. Thanks to some harsh ribbing from college classmates, I made a decision to change my accent.