Helping young children to speak in English at home can be an enjoyable and rewarding thing to do, and there are many advantages to supporting your child in this way. Read the article to learn more about speaking English at home and improve your language skills as you complete the activities.
Laura, an ESOL student from London, recently attended an unforgettable event at the British Council, where she met a very special visitor. Read and listen to Laura’s story and complete the exercises about the text.
Even simple social tasks like inviting a person out to a restaurant can cause embarrassment and stress. This lesson includes discussions of why such situations are difficult, as well as plenty of practice.
For many people, the idea of walking into a room full of strangers and trying to socialise with them can be terrifying, especially if they have to use a foreign language. This lesson can help your students overcome their fears.
Many learners of English worry about their mistakes and allow their insecurities to prevent them from participating in meetings fully. This lesson provides reassurance that such insecurities are very common and normal.