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Does singing English songs help you to learn English?

12 grudnia 2017, wtorek,

Most English teachers really enjoy using songs in their lessons. Like film clips, they are an excellent source of what we refer to in TEFL as, ‘natural English’ or REALIA – language not intended for learners. The language of songs … Czytaj dalej


How to learn English: one-to-one vs group classes? What’s better?

4 grudnia 2017, poniedziałek,

If you consider embarking upon a language course, you’ve probably asked yourself this question many times: which is better – individual lessons or group classes? Well, they both have their pros and cons but it all comes down to your … Czytaj dalej


Anti-bullying Week

13 listopada 2017, poniedziałek,

Bullying is a potentially devastating problem that affects a very high percentage of school aged children today.  Bullying can be defined as any kind of unwanted aggressive behaviour targeting a generally weaker person.  The aggression is repetitive and the power … Czytaj dalej


Top Tips for IELTS

16 października 2017, poniedziałek,

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration, with over 3 million tests taken in the last year. IELTS assesses all of your English skills — … Czytaj dalej


Top 5 Mistakes in English (International Edition)

25 września 2017, poniedziałek,

In previous blogs we have discussed mistakes which are frequently made by Polish learners specifically but are there mistakes made by learners of English which are generally very universal? Before we look at the most generic kinds of mistakes learners … Czytaj dalej


Top 5 grammar problems for polish learners

11 września 2017, poniedziałek,

English grammar can give Polish learners sleepless nights. And I know what I’m saying (well, writing). Being Polish myself I remember school times when I was taught that without grammar I wouldn’t be able to communicate effectively. So I spent … Czytaj dalej


Top 5 Pronunciation Problems for Polish Learners

4 września 2017, poniedziałek,

The degree of difficulty associated with acquiring great English pronunciation is largely relative to your first language i.e./ where you are already coming from linguistically. Some aspects of English pronunciation are universally difficult but every learner has different problems and … Czytaj dalej


De-Bunking The ‘Native Speaker’ Teacher Myth

7 sierpnia 2017, poniedziałek,

Language School seeks English Teachers – Must be Native Speaker! It is estimated that non-native English teachers make up 80% of the world’s English teachers. Most of them teach English in their home countries where English is not the native … Czytaj dalej