Feb 25
How To Use The Learn Real English Lesson Text

All of the Learn Real English lessons come with text so you know what is said in each lesson. The text is an important tool in understanding the lessons but you must use the lessons properly to achieve the best results.

So in this video, AJ explains how you should use the lesson text.

Use the lessons properly and you will speak English fluently and understand English conversation with native English speakers.

Feb 24
Improve Your English Pronunciation

Learning English is very challenging. English speaking requires a lot of practice.

English pronunciation can be difficult even for advanced English learners.

So in this English lesson AJ talks about improving your English pronunciation.

Jan 20
How To Improve English Speaking When There Are No English Speakers Where I Live

This is a question that we at Learn Real English hear a lot: How do I improve my English speaking when there are no English speakers where I live?

So in this video AJ answers this question and he tells you ways to improve your English conversation.

Jan 15
How To Pass The TOEFL Exam

If you wish to study in America, England or another English speaking country and English is not your primary language then you may need to pass the TOEFL exam.

So in this video, AJ talks about how to pass the TOEFL exam.

Jan 15
American English Or British English?

When you learn English is it better to learn American English or British English?

In this English lesson AJ answers this question and he explains what is important for people who wish to speak English fluently.

Nov 24
A Blessing In Disguise

To learn real English you must learn English idioms because English conversation is filled with idioms.

So in this English lesson, Kristin talks about the English language idiom "A Blessing In Disguise".

A "blessing in disguise" is something that is good but it is not thought to be good when it first happens.

So watch the video to learn more about this idiom and to hear about a friend whose serious illness was actually a blessing in disguise.

Nov 5
American English Idiom: Wrap It Up

The English language has many idioms so if you wish to improve your English speaking then you must learn many idioms when you study English.

So in this English lesson, Joe talks about the American English idiom "Wrap It Up".

If someone tells you to "wrap it up" that person is telling you to finish what you are doing.

Idioms are commonly used in real English conversation so the more idioms you learn the better you will understand English language speakers.

Oct 11
How Many Words Do You Need To Be Fluent?

English students want to speak English fluently.

They want their English speaking and English listening to be easy and automatic. So they wonder how many words they need to speak fluent English.

So in this video, AJ speaks about how many English words an English learner needs to become fluent in English.

AJ also talks about the best way to learn English vocabulary in this video.

Sep 15
Idiom lesson: The Grass Is Always Greener

When you learn real English you will hear many English language idioms (both American idioms and English idioms).

In this video Kristin talks about the American English idiom "The Grass Is Always Greener (On The Other Side)".

If someone says "the grass is always greener (on the other side)" then that person is telling you that even though another situation might seem better than yours, it often is not any better.

Idioms are commonly used in real English conversation. So if you want your English speaking to improve then learn English language idioms.

Aug 17
Idiom lesson: Up In The Air

Idioms are used very often in real English conversation. So it is important to learn many idioms when you are learning English.

In this video lesson, Joe talks about the English language idiom "Up In The Air".

If something is "up in the air" then it has not yet been decided; it is undecided.

Idioms are commonly used in real English conversation. So if you want to learn real English and speak English fluently it is important to learn many idioms.

Jul 28
Mistakes And English Conversation

Do you know why many English learners are unable to speak English? It is because they are afraid of making a mistake when they speak.

But native English speakers do not care if you make a mistake when you speak.

In fact, only English teachers care when you make a mistake when you are learning English. You will never learn how to speak English fluently if you are afraid of making mistakes when you speak English.

In this video, AJ talks about why you cannot be afraid to make mistakes when you speak English. If you are afraid to make a mistake, then your English speaking will not improve.

Jul 7
Why Recorded Conversations Are Important

English learners want to learn English fast so their English speaking and English listening improve quickly.

Their goal to to speak English fluently with native English speakers, so they believe that speaking English with native English speakers is the best way to improve their spoken English.

But English conversation with native speakers is difficult unless you are an advanced English learner. That is why recorded conversations are so valuable.

In this video, AJ speaks about recorded conversations and he explains why they are important to English learners.

Jun 17
How To Learn Real English Idioms And Slang

What is one of the most difficult things when you are learning English? For many people, it is understanding English idioms and slang.

If you want to learn advanced English and you wish to understand English speaking then you must learn the common English idioms and slang expressions.

In this English lesson video you will learn more about English idioms and slang.

When you learn real English idioms and slang you will improve your English listening and your English speaking.

Oct 24
How To Understand An English Conversation

When you start learning English, it is difficult to understand spoken English. English conversation sounds fast to English students.

In the video below, you learn how to use listen and answer English stories (mini-stories) to better understand English conversation.

Learning English is easier when you use this English learning method.

When you use this method you learn real English grammar by listening and answering questions in the story.

Aug 21
Linked Sounds
When you start learning English, it is difficult to understand spoken English. Native English speakers often combine two or more words into what sounds like a single word.

English speakers link together words.

In the video below, AJ talks about these linked sounds in spoken English. Learning English is easier when you know about these linked sounds and contractions.

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