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 theContinue 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 andContinue 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 toContinue reading “Part 4: 5-Part Guide to Improving Your English Listening Skills”

Part 3: 5-Part Guide to Improving Your English Listening Skills

I hope you’ve been enjoying this series on how to improve your listening comprehension! Check out Part One here, and Part Two here. Now on to Part Three! Instead of a strategy, this part revolves around a great listening resource. Part Three: YouGlish After my first two strategies, you’ve been using the Subtitle Strategy, andContinue reading “Part 3: 5-Part Guide to Improving Your English Listening Skills”

Part 2: 5-Part Guide to Improving Your English Listening Skills

If you read my last blog post, then you already know why listening skills in another language can be difficult and frustrating to improve. But luckily for language learners everywhere, there are some easy tips you can follow in order to improve your listening comprehension. Read on for part two of my five-part series onContinue reading “Part 2: 5-Part Guide to Improving Your English Listening Skills”