Preparing for Breakthrough (Level 4)

Preparing for Breakthrough (Level 4)

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Young Learners is designed for students aged 6-13. It assesses their understanding and use of real-life, practical English. Each of the four different exam levels (Firstwords, Springboard, Quickmarch...
Jeanne Perrett on Inquiry-Based Learning

Jeanne Perrett on Inquiry-Based Learning

What is inquiry-based learning? Inquiry-based learning is an approach which capitalizes on our students’ innate desire to find things out. By asking them big questions, we stimulate their curiosity and then provide materials and...
An innovative test for young learners

An innovative test for young learners

A new tablet-based test for the next generation of young learners. We are very excited to introduce you to English Benchmark – a new type of fun, stress-free English language assessment. Designed for the...
Meet a Teacher Award judge: Nick Robinson

Meet a Teacher Award judge: Nick Robinson

Another year, another inspiring group of applicants for our annual Pearson English Global Teacher Award. Back in October, we announced that the competition was once again open to teachers who wanted to share...
Pearson English Readers 2018 learners loved reading

What did our learners love reading in 2018?

2018 was a year of reading, of exciting tales of adventure, of growing up, of friendship and of reflection. Our learners, young and old, loved the classic stories, exercises and audio resources provided...
2019 Pearson English Global Teacher Award

2019 Pearson English Global Teacher Award

We are extremely pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Pearson English Global Teacher Award. Celebrating the great work teachers do, this year’s award saw a record number of entries. We were...
The art of storytelling with Anna Hasper

The art of storytelling with Anna Hasper

Storytelling is one of the oldest and most powerful ways of sharing ideas and transferring knowledge from one generation to the next. It brings people together as they sit and listen to the...
5 videos to discover Inquiry-Based Learning and Now I Know

5 videos to discover Inquiry-Based Learning and Now I Know

Have you ever had a burning question? Something you couldn’t help but know the answer to? Well, that’s exactly how young children feel – all the time! Now I Know is a 6-level course...

Native Pronunciation of “To” in English with the Big Bang Theory – RealLife English

It can be difficult to maintain motivation learning; especially when you are busy and have many commitments. Maybe it is just hard to find the time to study. And even when you do...
How to Practice English Like a Champion – RealLife English

How to Practice English Like a Champion – RealLife English

“There is no glory in practice, but without practice there is no glory.” ~Anonymous Do you know what Picasso, Mozart, and Kobe Bryant all have in common? They were all masters in their craft. Picasso...
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,...
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,...
Journey Fearless English Speaker

The Journey of the Fearless English Speaker – RealLife English

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

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

We all know that learning English with TV shows is a fun and motivational way to develop our listening, pronunciation, and fluency. But many students have asked me, “Which TV show should I learn with?” Does...

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