Social Media Explained. No one ring to rule them all…

Billions of people around the world use social media to share information and make connections. On a personal level, social media allows you to communicate with friends and family, learn new things, develop your interests, and be entertained. However, providing a single definition that encompasses all of the technologies and activities associated with social media… Read More

Estratégias de metacognição no aprendizado de idiomas

Norma Wolffowitz Sanchez* Paulo P. Sanchez** Errou, revisou, corrigiu e ponto final, certo?! Bem, não é tão simples assim… Se errar antes era inadmissível, agora é bem-vindo. Os erros têm uso prospectivo. Podemos realmente aprender com nossos fracassos e evitá-los  em cenários futuros. Cometer erros é realmente empoderador e nos torna mais fortes. Em resumo, aprendemos… Read More

Improving your Listening Skills in English with Songs

Music is a great language package that bundles culture, vocabulary, listening, grammar and a host of other language skills in just a few rhymes. What you should pay attention to: Sounds English has special sounds that many other languages do not have. But more importantly, English has special sound combinations. The patterns of sounds in… Read More

Prepositional Idioms? Calm down!

A prepositional idiom consists of a verb followed by a preposition, but unlike an ordinary prepositional phrase, it forms an expression with a nonliteral or idiomatic meaning. Some grammarians consider the prepositional idiom a type of a phrasal verb, others call it the phrasal verb itself, and still others call it a verb phrase. Anyway… Read More

Bilingual Language Development: Myths vs. Facts

200 Words to Use Instead of “Good” (Infographic)