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Google cardboard As Learning Experiences
29-07-2015

Google Cardboard and its apps offer the easiest way to experience virtual reality today.

Apps to Gamify Your English Practice
04-05-2015

When you feel a little unmotivated to practice English, gamification, the concept of implementing elements of games into non-game contexts, might be the answer to give a boost to your language learning. Here are two very good examples of gamified practice in free apps for Android and iOS. Duolinguo has several lessons involving English practice to improve your […]

Games as a powerful language learning tool
20-04-2015

Have you ever thought of playing online games to help you learn English? Games can be a powerful language learning tool. They are also seen as a fun way to expand learner’s knowledge of English in meaningful ways, which might lead to a better long-term retention of the target language. ABCya is a free educational website that […]

Feed your Curiosity and Improve your Language Skills
10-04-2015

BBC is not only the world’s oldest national broadcasting organization, but also a provider of great materials to learners around the world. It gives learners access to free audios, video, text and multimedia that can enrich students’ learning process. BBC has recently launched a new factual educational site, an online learning guide – BBC iWonder. There you can […]

Getting a Good Free Dictionary App for Learning
30-03-2015

There are many different dictionary apps that you can download and use to become a more independent English learner. With a good app in our hands, you can look for definitions of some words, check pronunciation, and see how the words collocate with others to form sentences. However, there are so many options in the stores that […]

Improve your Listening Skills and Have Fun
27-03-2015

Everyone loves music, everyone has a favorite song or artist. Lyrics Training is  a website  where you can improve you language skills in a fun and enjoyable way:  by listening to your  favorite songs! The website offers not only the song and its music clip, but also the lyrics with  gaps to be  filled in. You can choose […]

Never Fail a Test Again!
11-11-2013

Do you have a test coming up and need to study some concepts, words, or ideas? Are you traveling and need to learn some expressions to get by? Nowadays, we can use our gadgets to help us learn on the go. Organize a set of flashcard on your device and get ready to learn in […]

Moving Beyond the Intermediate Plateau
11-06-2013

I started learning English really young. When I finished my English course, my dad decided to send me to Australia for a year so that I could become more independent and responsible. Little did we know that I was far from being a competent speaker of the English language. The first months were challenging, but […]

Student Post – For Everything There Is a Season And a Time
27-05-2013

  Engaging adult language learners in language courses is not an easy task. There are lots of peculiarities in adulthood that undermine suitable involvement. Good intention is not sufficient, and determination occurs only occasionally. Just to name a few other important aspects, we can consider: personal interests, goals, colleagues, teachers, new arising relationships and school […]

iPads in the English Classroom
08-05-2013

At Thomas, we are always looking ahead, to the future, but working with our students in the present. The Educational Technology permeates our work in the classroom to facilitate learning, engaging students, motivating them, and preparing them to use digital tools in their school life,  as well as in their professional life. Always innovating and […]

The Phrasal Verb Machine
23-04-2013

What is a phrasal verb?  It is a combination of verb and one or more adverbial or prepositional particles functioning as a single semantic unit and often having an idiomatic meaning that could not be predicted from the meaning of the individual parts. And that’s what you’ll find if you look it up on the […]

Must-Have for Kids Apps
18-03-2013

Are you a busy parent who loves reading interesting books to your children? Would you like to have a little bit of fun, quality time in English with your children everyday even when you are dead tired? If the answers to these questions are YES! YES! This is the right post for you. There are […]

Getting a Good Free Dictionary App for Learning
11-03-2013

There are many different dictionary apps that you can download and use to become a more independent English learner. With a good app in our hands, you can look for definitions of some words, check pronunciation, and see how the words collocate with others to form sentences. However, there are so many options in the stores that […]