What worked for me when I was learning English?

Brazil isn’t really known for being a bilingual country. According to British Council, only 5% of...

Improve your English with TV commercials

There are many different ways to improve your English language skills. One popular recommendation...

Living Abroad: The Struggle of Living Away from Home

Being away from one’s homeland and family is a tough situation. A person is struggling to adapt to...

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...