English In The Real World

The 7 strangest English name changes

We’ve changed our name from EF English Live to EF English Live. That’s not strange. Because we are part of…

6 months ago

How to make an appointment in English

One of the mainstays of life is making and keeping appointments. Many people consider “an appointment” to mean a doctor’s…

2 years ago

EF Pro Cycling: Communication and commitment makes for a winning team

When our Pro Cycling team snagged the title in the Tour of Colombia this February, all their training, collaboration, and…

2 years ago

Strength through diversity: Learning English unites the EF Pro cycling team

In 2018 EF Education First, the world leader in international education, entered the realm of professional cycling by acquiring our…

2 years ago

The Meaning of Hand Gestures Around the World

Hand gestures are an integral part of communication, particularly if we are speaking in a foreign language. They are a…

3 years ago

Fall in Love with these Idioms

Love Idioms When we consider how to learn English online there is one lesson we can take above all others.…

3 years ago

How to maximize your English learning

It’s the time of year when many people begin to make plans and set goals. Often those goals include finding…

3 years ago

Learn English: Christmas and New Year around the world

Christmas is, probably the most widely held celebration in the world. The day of the birth of Jesus Christ –…

3 years ago

Black Friday Bargains and History

In between Halloween and Christmas there is another major holiday that is happening in U.S. We are talking about Thanksgiving,…

3 years ago

Vocabulary around Halloween

When we learn English language online it doesn’t have to be all about grammar, syntax and all the rather technical…

3 years ago