Category Archives: APRENDER INGLÉS

Feeling overwhelmed? How to reduce anxiety using to-do lists

Reduce Anxiety

In this second article in our Career Skills series, teacher, teacher trainer and ELT author Rachael Roberts outlines how you can reduce anxiety with well-managed to-do lists.  Rachael also goes into the psychology behind to-do lists and shows exactly how you can make the most of your own lists to get back on top of […]

a podcast with Martin Bloomfield

a podcast with Martin Bloomfield

Our new Pearson English podcast is a place for English language experts from around the world to share their experiences, discuss innovations and explore trends in English language teaching and the wider educational sector.  Today, we’re excited to introduce Martin Bloomfield, our guest speaker on episode 2. As a trainer at York Associates and a […]

The 3 Skills for Understanding 100% Fast-Speaking Natives – RealLife English

The 3 Skills for Understanding 100% Fast-Speaking Natives – RealLife English

As you know, native speakers are not easy understand. And some, like myself, are far worse than others. I admit it, I speak way too fast, I cut my words, I eat them, and I even mumble them. It’s something I gotta improve for sure, but right or wrong, this is how A LOT of […]

Here’s How My Language Learning Journey Started… What’s Your Story? – RealLife English

Here’s How My Language Learning Journey Started… What’s Your Story? – RealLife English

“Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” ~Bob Marley I heard this quote from the reggae legend, Bob Marley, 4 years ago when I first started my journey to master Portuguese, and it has stuck with me ever since. I know it’s not Portuguese, but these words have constantly been in my […]

The Journey of the Fearless English Speaker – RealLife English

Journey Fearless English Speaker

This is a story about a hero and a journey that the hero went through to tame a dragon. You may become such a hero. Have you ever found yourself thinking that you have to improve your speaking skills? And you thought things like: “oh, it’s impossible! I am too shy and introverted.” “I have […]

How Teaching English Helped Me Learn Portuguese – RealLife English

How Teaching English Helped Me Learn Portuguese – RealLife English

“The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.” ~Oscar Wilde My journey as an English teacher is closely connected to my journey to Portuguese fluency. It all started when I made the decision to come to Brazil for the first time as an […]

The Most Important Lesson I Learned About English Fluency This Year – RealLife English

The Most Important Lesson I Learned About English Fluency This Year – RealLife English

“Become like water my friend.” ~Bruce Lee As 2018 comes to an end I’ve been reflecting on the lessons that I’ve learned while living and teaching English in Brazil, and I have to say that 2018 was quite a journey. Looking back, I can see how I’ve made a lot of progress in different areas of my […]

What is the BEST TV Series for Learning English? – RealLife English

What is the BEST TV Series for Learning English? – RealLife English
[Note: this article is based off of a few academic studies. I’ve done my best to summarize the findings, but if you want to learn more, just click the appropriate links] We all know that learning English with TV shows is a fun and motivational way to develop our listening, pronunciation, and fluency. But many […]

5 English Habits To Make This Year Epic – RealLife English

5 English Habits To Make This Year Epic – RealLife English

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~Gandhi 2019 has arrived! It’s a new year with new opportunities to not just learn English, but to live it! If you are like most people, you spent the end of December reflecting on how the past year went. You thought about the lessons you […]

How To Make Any English Conversation Interesting – RealLife English

How To Make Any English Conversation Interesting – RealLife English

“Conversation isn’t about proving a point; true conversation is about going on a journey with the people you are speaking with.” ~Ricky Maye I bet you are tired of small talk in English, starting with simple comments or questions such as: “What’s your name?” “Where are you from?” “The weather is really nice today.” Have […]

English Vocabulary for the Environment (IELTS Speaking Lesson) – RealLife English

English Vocabulary about the environment

This is a guest post and MP3 by Ben Worthington from IELTS Podcast. If you are studying for the IELTS exam, this can be an invaluable resource to improve your score! Learn more here. English Vocabulary for the Environment (IELTS Speaking Lesson) from IELTSPodcast (press the 3 dots on the right to download it!) The […]

Ways to Improve your English Vocabulary with Friends – RealLife English

Ways to Improve your English Vocabulary with Friends – RealLife English

This article is a guest post by Andrijana. She is a writer and a marketing manager at Justlearn. She speaks three languages and enjoys sharing tips related to language learning. Quite a big fan of Friends, binge-watching, and old movies. If only there were a way to learn new English words by watching Friends. Of […]

using the Global Scale of English

using the Global Scale of English

Andrew Lankshear is an English Teacher and Pearson author writing a 5-level series of skills books for young learners called English Language Booster. He currently works in primary education in Japan.  We had a chat with him about why he started using the Global Scale of English (GSE) with his primary aged students (aged 6-12), […]

Meet the 2020 Pearson English Global Teacher Award winners

Meet the 2020 Pearson English Global Teacher Award winners

Every year we celebrate the great work of English teachers around the world. Our aim is to recognize those of you who strive to improve the lives of your learners and demonstrate a love of teaching. For us, it’s both fascinating and inspiring to hear about your challenges and successes – as well as your objectives […]

4 poor communication skills (and what to do about them)

Communication skills Pearson English

Rachael Roberts is a teacher, teacher trainer and ELT author. She is also a qualified life coach with a mission to help teachers, educational managers and freelancers make lasting changes in their lives and work.  In the first article of our Career Skills series, Rachael explains some common communication problems that language learners have – […]

8 levels & 8 exciting new features

Gold Experience 2nd Edition new features

We’re excited to introduce Gold Experience 2nd edition, a complete 8-level English language course for teenagers – with lots of new features.  Progressing from A1 beginner to C1 advanced level, the course offers motivating content that builds up skills, confidence and overall language ability as teenage students head towards their Cambridge English exams. Let’s take […]

Building healthy New Year habits with your students

Building healthy New Year habits with your students

In this series of articles by Amy Malloy, we’ve explored the practical applications of mindfulness in the classroom and how it can support you at home, during the holiday period. Today, Amy is going to show you how versatile mindfulness as a practice can be and shows us how to help students build healthy New Year […]

an English exam that measures real-world skills

an English exam that measures real-world skills

Every teacher wants the best for their students. When it comes to choosing an English language qualification, that means an effective preparation process, a positive exam experience and a reliable, widely accepted certificate.  However, selecting the right English language qualification for your students’ is not an easy task.  As the world’s leading learning services company, […]

Ways to Improve your English Vocabulary with Friends – RealLife English

Ways to Improve your English Vocabulary with Friends – RealLife English

This article is a guest post by Andrijana. She is a writer and a marketing manager at Justlearn. She speaks three languages and enjoys sharing tips related to language learning. Quite a big fan of Friends, binge-watching, and old movies. If only there were a way to learn new English words by watching Friends. Of […]

Our partnership with the BBC

Our partnership with the BBC

There’s no question, young learners love watching videos. They’re fun, immersive and students often see them as a “break” from traditional classroom work. But far from just being filler content, great educational videos can have a big impact on learning – providing real-world contexts, natural language, engaging storylines and relatable situations.  These are just some […]