TOEIC English at NPR!

America’s NPR(National Public Radio) is a great place to practice your TOEIC Listening skills. It has both audio clips and text news reports which use many words and idioms you will find in the TOEIC. Almost all the audio clips have transcripts, so you can read what you are listening to; this can [...]

Everything is at English Central!

One of my colleagues at Portland English Language Academy showed me a great website which can really help students build their confidence in listening to English and building their vocabulary: English Central!

When you register at English Central, there is a Free edition and a Premium subscription (which ranges from $7-10/month). If you tell them [...]

Listen Every Day

Want to improve you English Listening, Pronunciation & Vocabulary all at once?

Listen to National Public Radio!

One of the very best ways to improve multiple English skills at one time is to go National Public Radio! Students tell me that this activity is a great way to [...]

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If you are a teacher looking for ideas on grammatical topics to teach in class, or a English language learner looking for explanations of difficult-to-understand English grammar, then you should come by!

Run by the knowledgeable Kenneth Beare, seems to have a limitless amount of pages devoted to all aspects of English learning.