Using the “T” sound in American English is hard.

Many people complain about how hard it is to learn English, and up to a certain point, I tend to...

Não tem estacionamento…

At Approach, many of our students are from Brazil, so today I’d like to focus on one common mistake...

Healing Your Homesickness

So you’ve done it—you’ve packed up your things, gotten your documents squared away, boarded a...

12 Common Non-native Speaker Language Mistakes

In this post, I briefly cover 12 common language mistakes, which I encounter at Approach...

Skills Needed to Succeed as a Student

I’ve always wanted to teach. Well, not always, before that I wanted to be a soccer player just like...

From Passion to Purpose

I've always liked opera. When I was a kid, my parents used to play opera records on the stereo in...

Taking Care of Your Mental Health and Learning Self-Care

No matter who you are or where you live, the past 2 years have been especiallydifficult for...

Why Do Children Learn Differently than Adults?

Learning is hard, period. There are no magic pills for learning. There is no secret or shortcut to...

Student Blog Contest Winner: My Amazing Journey Learning English

The very first time I tried hard to learn English was on January 1st of 2020. I was in the New...

Student Blog Contest Winner: Of The Seedling to a New Plant

Imagine a tree that was born and grew in a place surrounded by other trees that have been there for...