Idioms

English Idioms 1

I am currently (Fall 2020) teaching a Bachelor 2 course on English Idioms at the Université Saint-Louis (Marie Haps). Resources and Links Antidode: bilingual corrector, dictionaries, etc. Ankiweb: memorization app. Idioms Slides 1–11 used in the course to help you review the material. Full description of the course on the University site. More Exercises on […]

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You Tube

Two Tips to Learn a Language with YouTube

The use of YouTube to teach or learn a language is pretty much a given today. Yet, speaking with colleagues and students, I realized that not all of them were aware that there are some features available that are really useful for language education. Here are two of them: Subtitles (or closed captions) and the […]

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Learning a Language? Improve Your Pronunciation with the International Phonetic Alphabet

You’ve done it (or you had no choice). You’ve decided to learn another language! But then, quickly, the frustration builds up. Reading and writing is going along ok, but the speaking … the pronunciation. The bane of many language learners: how to actually speak that language without making a complete fool of yourself. Two quite […]

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