Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

Why You Must Become an "Entrepreneurial" English Learner

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jul 30, 2012 @ 07:06 AM

There is one main difference between students who reach their English goals and those who do not.

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Topics: Advice for English Students, How to Learn English

How an International Graduate Student Learned English in Boston

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jul 09, 2012 @ 07:14 AM

Being a graduate student is tough. Being an international graduate student is even tougher.

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Topics: United States Culture, Advice for English Students, How to Learn English, Life in Boston

Want Perfect English Grammar? Throw Away Your Grammar Book

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Jul 05, 2012 @ 02:57 PM

What is language learning really about?

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Topics: Advice for English Students, How to Learn English

On the Right Track to your English Goals? Find Out!

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 @ 07:28 AM

We are halfway through 2012. Can you believe it?

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Topics: Advice for English Students, Daily Life in the US

The (Sometimes) Lonely Road to English Improvement

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Jun 21, 2012 @ 08:21 AM

Does this sound familiar? You have relocated to the United States for work, maybe to a small city like Boston and you want to focus on your English improvement. 

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Topics: Advice for English Students, How to Learn English

How to Master English with Immersion at Home

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Sat, Jun 16, 2012 @ 10:07 AM

Today I want to share a personal story about my experience learning Spanish. I want to tell you why living in a Spanish-only home in Buenos Aires was the single most effective and inexpensive method that I found for becoming fluent in Spanish.  I want you to take this lesson and apply it to your life as an English learner in the United States. You can master English through immersion just like I did with Spanish. I am sharing my story with you today because I know that language immersion is the key to success. So keep reading for a good story and some great tips!

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Topics: Advice for English Students, How to Learn English

How Small Steps Can Lead to Big English Goals | Chiara's Story

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jun 11, 2012 @ 08:18 PM

Today I would like to share with you the story of Chiara, one of our most successful students this year!

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Topics: Advice for English Students, How to Learn English, Expatriate Support

Your Life as an Expat in the U.S. | Are you Limiting Yourself?

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Jun 01, 2012 @ 08:36 AM

In what ways do you put limits on your life as an expat in the US?

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Topics: Advice for English Students, Cross Cultural Coaching, Expatriate Support

What the Buddha Can Teach Us About Learning English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, May 25, 2012 @ 09:31 AM

What can the Buddha, a man who lived 2,600 years ago in India, teach us about learning English? Quite a bit, actually.

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Topics: Advice for English Students

Advice from a Top-Notch Native English Teacher

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, May 15, 2012 @ 09:21 PM

Today we are excited to bring you an interview with Andrea Giordano. Andrea is an ESL teacher, traveler and speaker. She is the creator of ESL Basics and is the assistant director of ESL programs at Campbellsville University. Andrea has some fantastic ideas about how English language learners can improve by engaging in what interests them and by connecting with people, not by memorizing grammar rules from a textbook. To get some great advice and tips from Andrea on how you can improve your English, check out today's interview!

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Topics: Advice for English Students, How to Learn English

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