“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~Gandhi 2019 has arrived! It’s a new year with new opportunities to not just learn English, but to live it! If you are like most people, you spent the end of December reflecting on how the past year went. You thought about the lessons you…

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[Note: this article is based off of a few academic studies. I’ve done my best to summarize the findings, but if you want to learn more, just click the appropriate links] We all know that learning English with TV shows is a fun and motivational way to develop our listening, pronunciation, and fluency. But many…

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“The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.” ~Oscar Wilde My journey as an English teacher is closely connected to my journey to Portuguese fluency. It all started when I made the decision to come to Brazil for the first time as an…

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Journey Fearless English Speaker

This is a story about a hero and a journey that the hero went through to tame a dragon. You may become such a hero. Have you ever found yourself thinking that you have to improve your speaking skills? And you thought things like: “oh, it’s impossible! I am too shy and introverted.” “I have…

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As you know, native speakers are not easy understand. And some, like myself, are far worse than others. I admit it, I speak way too fast, I cut my words, I eat them, and I even mumble them. It’s something I gotta improve for sure, but right or wrong, this is how A LOT of…

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“There is no glory in practice, but without practice there is no glory.” ~Anonymous Do you know what Picasso, Mozart, and Kobe Bryant all have in common? They were all masters in their craft. Picasso is known for his creative masterpieces. While Mozart learned how to master the art of composing beautiful melodies, and Kobe…

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Do you really want to know the key to unlocking your potential as an English Learner? Are you ready to truly live your English and take your life to the next level? Or are you content with being mediocre? Here’s the truth. The secret to living your English is simple, yet few people will take the…

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