English is a universal language that is used by so many people around the world. Sometimes it can be confusing though, as there are words that have spellings that might not be pronounced quite the way you would expect.
Wait just a minute. What are these new phrases that we call idioms? Idioms are parts of speech that are generally used in certain geographic locations, and are not usually literal but are understood nonetheless. In this episode, Gabby
Why does it so often seem like English makes no sense? The words don’t always sound like they look. English has words where the letters sometimes aren’t pronounced. Words sometimes don’t contain letters that are pronounced. It can be very
The uses of the word “though” in the English language are many. Even the pronunciation can be troublesome because the “ough” sound in English can be said in a variety of different ways depending on the word through American
Know vs Now — Learn the Difference in Pronunciation between Two Commonly Confused Words in American English
As you probably know by now, English is a difficult language to master because it has its roots in a multitude of languages. Because of this, there is often no rhyme or reason for how certain words are pronounced. You
American English is undoubtedly a great tool for communication. And one of the things we need to communicate on a daily basis is our emotions. Everyone has emotions. And part of being a good English speaker and writer is being
Learning English can be a full time and sometimes frustrating job. It is possibly the craziest language on the planet and yet it is spoken by one in seven people. Very often English teachers have to pronounce READ. Very often
When developing fluency in a language, there are no guarantees in life, but there are techniques designed to help improve your conversational skills and move you closer to your goal of American English fluency. In this lesson, Gabby introduces six
Present Perfect Tense vs. Past Perfect in English Grammar with Examples Using “Have Had” in a Sentence Knowing the effective use of “have/has had” is good knowledge to have in order to talk about an event from the past and
How good listener are you? Do you easily understand when you listen to conversations of native English speakers? How important is your listening skills in effective English communication? Hearing is different from listening. Listening is more of understanding the
have been and has been are in the same tense, we just use different subjects for them. In this video, Gabby wants you to see if you can tell when she uses ‘have been’ and ‘has been in her
Start your day with these five simple, fun suggestions. These small additions to your a.m. routine will improve your fluency in English. By doing these things in the morning, you will see real progress before other things (and people!) distract
Proper usage of words or phrases i.e “Listen to me” and ” hear me out” plays a very important role in effective communication. It is very essential that you’re aware of the words that you try to use to avoid
“I don’t mind” and “I don’t care” are two English expressions that are very similar. But it’s important to understand the difference, because you could easily offend your listener! Here’s a simple conversation you might have with your friend
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