I feel “blocked”. What English lessons do I need?
This video is one of my favourites for creating conversation. The video has a simple story that reaches everyone despite having no dialogue. This touching story focusses on a father and son and the challenges they face in their lives. It works well with any level of class from A1 to C2
Why can’t I speak English?
Many students suffer from this problem. They feel “blocked”, frozen, panic. They can’t connect their thoughts and feelings with words. When someone speaks English to them, their heads start buzzing and spinning. If they do manage to understand, they can’t respond, so only smile nervously. For them, English is a chore, a difficult exercise, and […]
Studied English for years and still feel that English is impossible? This is what you need.
Confusing English Words for French People
Some beautiful artwork that I got today from an exceptionally artistic student. Thank you so much JC
English Learning Resources
English and French have a lot in common. They both have latin origins, and for this reason, they have many words that are similar. These words often have the same spelling and their pronunciation is easy to guess once you know a few pronunciation rules or patterns. For the most part, this makes life easier. […]
The Best Way to Learn Vocabulary
There are some great resources available out there. Most of them are completely free and good quality. Here are a few of my favourites: Graded News Reading the news every day is a habit that can quickly expand your vocabulary. There is an investment at the beginning when you will spend a lot of time […]
Building your vocabulary can be one of the easiest, most fun parts of learning English. Each new word brings you new worlds and freedom in expression. Maybe you learned English a long time ago by studying and memorizing vocabulary lists for tests and exams and have bad memories from it. The best way to learn […]