How to learn a new language

On November 29, 2012, in Blog, by aetip

The Secret to Speedy Learning of a New Language This lens explores the ways to learn a second language. Which way is the best way? Which way is the fastest? Is the best way the fastest way? When I first became a foreign language teacher, I used to tell people that there is no short-cut [...]


Rules of the English Language: Right Writing!

On November 29, 2012, in Blog, by aetip

Pronunciation, Spelling, Grammar, Vocabulary They’re all crazy; pronunciation is crazy, spelling is crazy, grammar is at times crazy, and vocabulary is crazy. English is truly a very complex language. Part of the reason is that it is an eclectic language, borrowing words from many other languages. English Actually Does Have Rules What are they? Having [...]


English Language Testing Worldwide

On August 24, 2012, in Blog, by aetip

English Language Testing Worldwide: Know Your Test English…the international language; what would we do without it?  People can complain until the cows come home that they must learn English, and about how insane the spelling rules (or lack of them) are; but, the simple fact is that English IS the international language.  If you want [...]