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Win Gold in English

Boost your English and feel inspired with 3 phenomenal athlete stories from this year’s Olympic Games.

20 Aug 2021

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Master Transition Signals

Transition signals fall into several broad categories. In this post, I’ll be analysing a few key types using texts about well-known figures.

30 Jul 2021

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Mastering topic sentences

Topic sentences are like the road signs that enable the reader to navigate an essay. They guide the reader, helping them understand the direction of each paragraph.

01 Jul 2021

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Sound Smarter with Collocations

Need to use Academic English for essays, reports, presentations, etcetera, but finding it a slog? Move over to the fast lane. In this post, we explain what academic collocations are and why they’re so effective in academic writing.

21 Jun 2021

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Academic Vocabulary | Part 1

Only have five minutes to study Academic English? No biggie. Check in here regularly for our bite-size vocabulary series. This post focuses on three must-know Academic English adjectives that convey amounts and influence.

09 Jun 2021

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Learn English Through Music

Music is uplifting, energising, and inspiring. Basically, it makes us happy. It’s also a super fun resource that you can use to improve your English.

10 May 2021