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Most Common Phrasal Verbs

April 26, 2016 by in category General English, Learning English, Study English tagged as , , , , , ,

In English, like bread and butter or tea and biscuits; a sentence using phrasal words really does make the world go around. You may not have noticed that you’re actually using them, most of the time – because a phrasal verb is a combination of a verb + adverb or a verb + preposition, mostly [...]

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World English Language Day

April 20, 2016 by in category General English, Learning English, Study English tagged as , , , , ,

How apt to begin a blog of the language we promote, than to refer to probably the most famous English poet of them all, William Shakespeare; to guide us into thoughts about this day of vernacular celebration. For it was Shakespeare who changed the way modern English has become, with its many ways of expressing [...]

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English Language in Game of Thrones

April 19, 2016 by in category English is Fun, Time Off tagged as , , , ,

Game of Thrones Is Back! But What Do Their Accents Mean?   For the uninitiated, Game of Thrones is an extremely popular American TV show broadcast on HBO, and for those that haven’t seen it yet: relax—this article is going to be spoiler free. Instead, we’re going to focus on the characters’ diverse array of [...]

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The Five Coolest Neighborhoods in Melbourne

April 14, 2016 by in category Life in Melbourne, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne tagged as , , , ,

We all know Melbourne is the most liveable city in the world, trendy shops, nice cafés and heaps of cultural events. However, there are so many suburbs in Melbourne that choosing one either to life or to spend the day might be quite difficult. So for those who don´t know them yet, here a selection [...]

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My Experience as an English Teacher

April 12, 2016 by in category Career Tips, ELICOS, TESOL tagged as , , , , , , , ,

By Nathan Jones, General English Teacher at Explore English Having English as a second language is incredibly valuable, especially as an English teacher working and teaching away from home soil. From my position, having only spoken Welsh at home until the age of four years of age; then growing up in a world where English [...]

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The use of technology in class at Explore English

April 10, 2016 by in category Learning English, Teaching, Technology tagged as , , , , ,

At Explore English, technology in the Classroom is something we take pride in. Our Classrooms are all affixed with huge wall mounted Widescreen Computers that are loaded with course materials, as well as being able to be used for displaying lessons, web pages and playing audio and video content.   This week, students had fun [...]

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World Health Day: 5 Tips for Keeping Healthy

April 7, 2016 by in category Special Days tagged as , , ,

Following World Turnip Day, World Nappies-On-The-Head Day and World Body Odour Day, World Health Day is again a welcome relief. So, in keeping with the local trend of looking beautiful, feeling great and all-round wellness of mind, body and soul – here are some priceless tips, as confirmed by the University for Obloquy (UFO).   [...]

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How a General English Class Should Be

April 5, 2016 by in category General English, Learning English, Study English, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne tagged as , , , ,

Routine Each student should know what to expect from their text books and the way that the class is managed by the teacher. This way, there should be a comfortable, but professional relationship between learner and educator. If a student knows what they are learning at a steady pace, they can ask for support, where [...]

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How Can A General English Course Can Help You With Learning English

March 28, 2016 by in category Learning English, Life in Melbourne, Study in Melbourne tagged as , ,

You want to go on an adventure but aren’t the most adventurous person on the planet? You like things to have a reason and a purpose? Choosing a General English course in an English-speaking country was the best decision you could have made. Now, some people might suggest that learning a language by immersing oneself [...]

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What To Do In The Australian Outback

March 24, 2016 by in category Life in Melbourne, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne tagged as , , ,

The Australian outback is a beautiful place to visit. The scenery is diverse and spectacular and there are a wide range of uniquely Australian experiences that you can have here. So what is ‘The Outback’ and where is it exactly? The Outback is Australia’s vast, remote, and frequently beautiful, arid interior. It is sometimes referred [...]

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