FluentU English https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english English Language and Culture Blog Mon, 22 Aug 2022 10:44:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 Meet the English Language: History, Culture and FAQ for Language Learners https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/english-language/ Sat, 20 Aug 2022 02:41:34 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=38095 English has become the international language with the widest reach.

At least two billion people speak English, and you …

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How to Improve Your English in 2022: 50 Superb Tips for All Kinds of Learners https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/improve-english/ Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:36:30 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=37926 What if you could improve your English by 1% every day?

That might not sound too impressive, but it adds …

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The Best Resources for English Listening Practice: 1000’s of Audio Hours for Every Skill Level https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/english-listening-practice-resources/ Mon, 09 May 2022 17:52:16 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=37815 Practicing your English listening skills is easy when you have the right tools for the job.

Whether you’re looking for …

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10 Activities to Practice English Pronunciation By Yourself (No Speaking Partner Required) https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/english-pronunciation-practice/ Thu, 05 May 2022 17:19:57 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=37969 It’s a common situation among English learners: You’re excited to practice your pronunciation, but there’s nobody you can talk to.

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The 11 Best Resources for Advanced English Learners to Build Fluency https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/advanced-english/ Thu, 05 May 2022 16:49:46 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=37954 You’re already pretty advanced with English, but now you’re aiming for fluency.

To help you get there, I’ve rounded …

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The Master Guide to Our English Vocabulary Lists: 1000’s of Words to Learn! https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/english-vocabulary-word-lists/ Sun, 26 Dec 2021 21:24:55 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=38040 One of the largest English dictionaries has more than 21,000 pages.

Here’s something even more impressive: someone actually attempted to

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The Ultimate Guide to Dark L and Light L for English Pronunciation https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/dark-l-and-light-l/ Mon, 18 Oct 2021 14:40:58 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=37603 What do travel, musicals, love and language have in common?

They’re all words that …

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Schwa Pronunciation: The Secret Sound You Need to Speak Like a Native https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/schwa-pronunciation/ Thu, 30 Sep 2021 21:44:26 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=37644 The schwa is the most common sound in English, appearing in nearly every word.

But it’s incredibly sneaky.

Native English …

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12 Timeless Tenses in English and How to Master Them https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/tenses-in-english/ Mon, 01 Mar 2021 17:39:59 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/english/blog/?p=30283 Without tenses in English, it would be impossible for you to tell people what you want, what you did and …

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English for Advanced Learners: A Guide for Your Journey to Fluency https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/english-for-advanced-learners/ Wed, 06 Jan 2021 23:14:41 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=31000 Are you an advanced English learner?

If so, congratulations! You’ve already done a lot of incredible work. Now, you just …

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English Participles: How to Be Interesting While Being Interested https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/english-participles/ Thu, 24 Dec 2020 03:23:48 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=31533 Have a look at this sentence:

This movie is very boring.

Now have a look at this one:

This

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English Reading: How to Read Your Way to Fluency, One Page at a Time https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/english-reading/ Thu, 24 Dec 2020 02:59:53 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=31125 English reading can be a challenge.

Word order can be odd.

Spelling is strange.

And there are idioms (figures of …

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What Are the English Pronouns? The Ultimate Guide to Master Them All https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/what-are-the-english-pronouns/ Tue, 22 Dec 2020 01:37:27 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=30832 Pronouns are my favorite class of word.

He can be my dad, your neighbor or Michael Jackson.

This can …

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Mastering Millions and Billions: Reading Large Numbers in English https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/reading-numbers-in-english/ Mon, 21 Dec 2020 22:36:03 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/english/blog/?p=30249 They’re all around you.

You see them every day.

On the news. On the streets. On your phone. In your …

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English for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know About Where to Start Learning https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/english-for-beginners/ Mon, 21 Dec 2020 22:24:12 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/english/blog/?p=30221 Learning English basically means becoming a baby all over again.

That includes learning new sounds (maybe even a whole new …

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15 Must-know English Idioms About Health to Exercise Your Language Skills https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/english-idioms-about-health/ Mon, 21 Dec 2020 22:17:44 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=30858 Have you ever wanted to know how to keep the doctor away?

Well, with an apple a day, of …

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20 English Writing Rules and Tips to Instantly Improve Your Writing https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/english-writing-rules/ Mon, 21 Dec 2020 22:09:05 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=31269 English writing skills are super important for learners.

Whether you need to pass a test, complete an assignment or …

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Writing Your Way to Fluency: 23 English Writing Apps Stephen King Would Totally Use https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/english-writing-apps/ Mon, 21 Dec 2020 21:54:47 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=31302 Do you need to improve your writing skills?

Do you want to become the next Stephen King?

As …

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15 New Year’s Vocabulary Words and Phrases to Ring In 2022 in Style https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/new-years-vocabulary/ Tue, 15 Dec 2020 01:27:45 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=30544 Singing funny songs, eating interesting foods, kissing strangers…

These wacky (funny and interesting) traditions can only mean one thing:

It

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Master the English Consonant Sounds and Improve Your English Pronunciation https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/english-consonant-sounds/ Wed, 09 Dec 2020 14:31:40 +0000 https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/?p=30958 The English language has two types of sounds: vowels and consonants.

Vowels are sounds that come out of the …

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