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Talking about Talking in English – The Secret Words that English Teachers Never Tell You

Teacher Ben tells you the words that will make you sound native. Today we’re talking about talking and learning how to discuss conversations.

Ben  

Useful Phrases in English And Their Spanish Equivalent

Sometimes we want to translate something that we say in English into Spanish, and it’s not always accurate. Here I share with you the right way to say in Spanish some phrases we use in every day English.

Why You Are Learning The 3rd Tone Wrong in Chinese And How To Get It Right

The third tone in Chinese is a tough one to grasp. Foreigners are taught to "visualise going down and then up", but there's a better way...

How to Describe Food and Talk About Hunger in British English

Teacher Ben is going to teach you all about British food and drink and explore different ways to say hungry, thirsty, full, and delicious.

Ben  

Key Phrases for TOEFL Speaking Test

Gain confidence and sound more fluent with important phrases to structure your speaking response in the TOEFL exam

The Cheat Sheet to Portuguese Phonetics

When we learn a new language, one of the major difficulties is the phonetic. Here are some Portuguese phonetics tips.

Why You Need To Use The Subjunctive in French

This is the verb tense that most students don't like. Giving your French some colour, this is what you will be able to do once you learn the subjunctive.

How Do Chinese People Celebrate The Spring Festival

The Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year, is the most important festival in Chinese culture. Read all about the origins and customs of this traditional event.

30 Most Common Argentian Slang Terms

Slang words are important for travel because they allow you to communicate with locals on their terms. Take a look at these 30 frequently used Argentinian slang terms.

Reading Comprehension and Writing Articles

Why is reading and writing in English so difficult for foreign language learners? The English language originates from dozens of languages such as Latin, French, German, and Greek. The diversity of English words and variations of nuances and sentence structure is nearly infinite. Here are some simple tips to help you begin improving your reading comprehension and writing strategies.

Spanish Words That Have Different Meanings In Different Countries

Do you wonder about the different ways to call the same thing in different countries or which Spanish words change their meaning completely depending on the country they are said? Then keep reading this article, because you are about to learn some of these words and their respective meanings.

Different Uses Of The Verb “Tenir” In French

In this article, we cover some interesting uses of the French verb “tenir”. I bet you didn’t suspect how far reaching your vocabulary already was!

Vanst  

The Cheat Sheet To Tone Changes In Chinese

Once you have completed the basic tones of Mandarin, you will start to notice that they often change when characters are paired up. Here is how you memorize them.

米娜  

Differences Between Ser and Estar in Portuguese

A frequent question that comes to me is about the verbs ser and estar. Many students do not understand the uses and the differences between the verb "ser" and "estar" because it is often translated as the verb "to be" in English... there is one word in English for two in Portuguese, no wonder English speaking learners get confused!

Learn English The Fun Way

Take a look at some English jokes, idioms, and a famous quote to get you laughing and to start your week off enjoyably.

Eva B