The ABA course has been specially developed in relation to the natural learning method, so let’s start by understanding how this method works. What is the Natural Learning Method? You may have been wondering what the ...Read More »
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Homographs- are they really difficult?
What’s new everybody? Have you ever heard a word in English in one place in one context and understood it and then heard the same word in a different context and it didn’t make sense? ...Read More »
The Alphabet and Spelling in English
Hey everyone, how are things? In today’s blog we are going to look at the alphabet in English and its pronunciation as well as seeing if there are any techniques to make spelling in English ...Read More »
Personal Pronouns with “to be” in the Present Simple
Hey everybody! Personal pronouns are paramount in English so that we know who is talking if no name is mentioned. Today we are going to focus on their uses and in particular, with the verb ...Read More »
Gerunds- When and Why?
Hello ABA family! In English, one of the most common problems and often quite a tricky one for foreign language speakers learning English, is the use of the gerund. There are many rules which can ...Read More »
Do You Need to Think in English on the TOEFL?
Howdy! Several years ago, I was talking with a young ESL student of mine in South Korea. She excitedly told me that she had just had a dream that was all in English. I remember feeling ...Read More »
Phrasal Verbs: To Split, or Not to Split?
Phrasal verbs are a challenge and a mystery to so many English learners. It really is strange the way that a verb and preposition can be combined to make a meaning that’s nothing like meaning of ...Read More »
TOEFL Video – Does Stuttering Hurt Your Score?
Howdy! Stuttering (“stammering” in British English) can be a real problem when you’re trying to communicate. And because the TOEFL is a test of communication, it can cause a problem and hurt your grade. But in order ...Read More »
Vocabulary Games – Learn English in a Group
Hello! Learning English in a group can be great fun so get your friends together, make some delicious food and have a laugh! Simple games are a fantastic way to consolidate your knowledge of a ...Read More »
How to Begin and End an Email in English
Hello, students! We hope you’re all well! Which is the best way for us to greet you: “Hello, students!”, “Hi, students!” or “Dear students”? Whether you’re writing to friends, colleagues or to a potential business partner, your ...Read More »