How to use “afraid”

The word "afraid" can be used in a couple of different ways in English, which might be confusing for learners. Read on for the two main ways to use "afraid," and how to use them in conversation. [Listen to the audio version of this lesson here.] afraid = fear One meaning of "afraid" is the… Continue reading How to use “afraid”

Part 5: 5-Part Guide to Improving Your English Listening Skills

We made it to the final post in my five-part guide to improving your English listening comprehension! This guide is meant to be followed in order, so be sure you read up on the subtitle strategy, keeping a notebook to expand your vocabulary, that you've checked out an awesome listening website, and have spent time speaking and… Continue reading Part 5: 5-Part Guide to Improving Your English Listening Skills

Part 4: 5-Part Guide to Improving Your English Listening Skills

If you’ve been following this series on improving your listening skills in English, then you have already been practicing with subtitles, keeping a notebook to expand your vocabulary, and have checked out the awesome listening website, YouGlish. Part Four: Talk Back Listening to TV, movies, and videos and studying vocabulary is a great step to… Continue reading Part 4: 5-Part Guide to Improving Your English Listening Skills