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25 Arm, Finger, and Hand Idioms Explained to English as a Second Language Learners

Idioms or idiomatic expressions are word combinations that have symbolic, and not literal, meanings.

Because they do have symbolic meanings, they can be quite difficult for English as a Second Language or ESL learners to master.

Also, unlike native English speakers, many ESL learners do not...

Fun ways to keep students engaged

Sometimes, it can be hard to keep your students engaged. With so many distractions out there, you must keep focused on what you are showing them. Keep reading for some easy and fun ways to keep students engaged. 

Play some games

You can do some quick and easy activities to help keep your...

Five Reasons Why You Should Pursue an ESL Certification

Language is perhaps the most crucial aspect of human existence. It defines a culture and aids in communication. Without language, people cannot communicate their sorrows, desires, and intentions. Yet, most people don't appreciate language.

As a language teacher, you play an essential role in...

Free Audio English Lesson Week 8

Phrasemix Free Audio English  Lessons teaches English learners exactly what to say in realistic, real-word settings.  Each week’s lesson  create scenarios and situations English learners may find themselves in on in given day.

Phrasemix Audio Lessons are...

Free Audio English Lesson Week 7

Phrasemix Free Audio English  Lessons teaches English learners exactly what to say in realistic, real-word settings.  Each week’s lesson  create scenarios and situations English learners may find themselves in on in given day.

Phrasemix Audio Lessons are...