You want to have fluent, more interesting English conversations. However, when you’re learning English it can be difficult to think of what to say or what to ask. What kind of question should you ask? What is an appropriate question
How to Use the Past Conditional In this quick English lesson about the past conditional tense, I talk about the differences between “Would have been”, “Could have been”, and “Should have been.” These are terms that can seem confusing to
Listening Strategy: Start with a Positive Mindset for Learning English Listening in English is hard! Let me share five tips for making it much easier. When it comes to speaking English, you have to be your own biggest supporter. If
The letters R and L can be very difficult for some English learners to pronounce. It is very important to focus on your R and L pronunciation, because mispronouncing these letters can cause problems with communication in English. Mixing these two
Are you being faithful and persistent in your English-learning journey? Have you been pushing yourself to listen and hear as much spoken English as you possibly can? Learning English is hard enough but mastering it takes an extra effort.
Guess what? This is your lucky day. In this English tip Gabby explains how to handle a conversation when somebody says, “Guess what?” This is one of those English sayings that can be either an exclamation or a question.
As you have probably discovered, unlike many languages where the letters or sounds are pronounced as they are written, English is not like that. So often, English letters, sounds, and words are not pronounced as you would think they
Have you figured out yet that American English is a language full of unusual sounds and spelling? Well, in this English tip, Gabby talks about the Flapped “T”, also known as the Flap T. Simply put, this occurs
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
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