Learners of English Can Read the Classics, Too

Dipping into English classics We can’t all afford to live in an English-speaking country, but as English Trackers CEO Bridget Rooth points out, there are plenty of ways you can immerse yourself in the English language back home. Reading English novels is one of them. Not only is it a » Read More

TED Explained – Yang Lan: The Generation that’s Remaking China

TED Talk Summary: Yang Lan, a journalist and entrepreneur who’s been called “the Oprah of China,” offers insight into the next generation of young Chinese citizens — urban, connected (via microblogs) and alert to injustice. The chair of a multiplatform business empire, Yang is pioneering more-open means of communication in » Read More

Action Language: Sporting Expressions

Have you been following the Olympics and upcoming Paralympics? There are lots of perplexing expressions you might have heard over the last month. Phrasal verbs and idioms are particularly common in sports commentary. Understanding them is not always plain sailing (easy or straightforward). Did you hear any of the » Read More