September 21, 2020

Nuts and Bolts

What does it mean when people say ‘the nuts and bolts of the language’? ‘Nuts and bolts’ is an idiom we use in English to mean […]
August 24, 2020

How can I improve my fluency?

Here are three tips that are easy to do and actually work. Speak out aloud as you are cleaning your house. Say what you are doing […]
June 9, 2020

Pronunciation – why is it so important?

Language consists of three components – grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Pronunciation consists of sound, stress and intonation, all of which helps us understand what is being […]
April 25, 2020

Pearls of Wisdom

During this strange time of lockdown, what pearls of wisdom do you have to share? Here is a quote that I thought was appropriate for this […]
January 14, 2020

What are your 2020 language goals?

Here are three tips to help you reach your goals. Set goals that you can achieve, – for example, I am going to learn 10 new […]
October 15, 2019

It’s a small world!

This phrase is used when you have encountered the same people, events, or situations in an unexpected place or you have discovered that someone knows a […]
August 28, 2019

Spring is in the air!

Spring is in the air! What better time than now to start learning a new language! Contact Online English today to find out about the spring-time […]
August 15, 2019

the word ‘extension’

Have you got hair extensions?In this instance, the word ‘extension’ means to make longer. ‘Extension’ has other meanings as well. (‘Extension’ is the noun and ‘extend’ […]
June 4, 2019

What makes a good communicator?

What qualities do you think makes a good communicator? Do you need to have an extensive vocabulary? Do you need to be a good listener? Good […]
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