Learning English with TV Series

As readers of this blog know, I am not a big fan of learning English by studying grammar books and attending a class once or twice a week. These days, motivated, self-directed learners have so many better, more effective, more efficient tools at their disposal to learn real, authentic English in a fun way. Three […] Read more »

Moonrise Kingdom: “Do you steal?” Clip

The other day I watched a movie by Wes Anderson entitled “Moonrise Kingdom“. It is about two young, somewhat troubled, kids who have fallen in love. For the past year, they have been writing letters back and forth to each other, and now they have made a plan to runaway together during the summer. (I […] Read more »

Listening Practice: How Wolves Change Rivers

As you know, I am a big fan of listening widely to improve your English, and so I like to share a lot of resources that will allow you to get more practice with listening to high-quality English language. This video is great for expanding your understanding of words and phrases related to environmental science, specifically […] Read more »