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by DrNorman
Mon May 01, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Video Learn English by listening to podcasts
Replies: 0
Views: 1261

Video Learn English by listening to podcasts

I have just put up a new video and blog article on how to learn English by listening to podcasts. You can see video at https://youtu.be/uEqaCEjC6EI and you can read the blog article at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com ... rning-Blog
I hope you find this useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:50 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Videos - Advanced English
Replies: 1
Views: 1294

Videos - Advanced English

I am putting an advanced English course on YouTube. Each week, the next video in the course is added. This is the video only version of the Advanced English Learning course. You can start the course at https://youtu.be/0fYeKc4m3yA . It will help improve your listening, understanding, grammar, vocabu...
by DrNorman
Wed Feb 08, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: New video - Pronounce K and G consonants
Replies: 0
Views: 1410

New video - Pronounce K and G consonants

I have just put up a new video on how to pronounce the K and G consonant sounds. You can find it at https://youtu.be/IR52mWuGfo0
I hope you find it useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Jan 30, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Video IELTS academic writing task 2
Replies: 0
Views: 1509

Video IELTS academic writing task 2

I have just put up a video on how examiners score the IELTS academic writing task 2 and what this means for you.
You can find it at https://youtu.be/Hjg2FL_oHtY
I hope you find this useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Tue Jan 24, 2017 5:58 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Video W v/s V pronunciation
Replies: 0
Views: 1459

Video W v/s V pronunciation

I have just put up a new video showing you how to control your pronunciation of 2 commonly confused sounds - W and V.
You can find it at https://youtu.be/0JcRyswMSOg
I hope you find it useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Tue Jan 10, 2017 4:51 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Video - F v/s Th pronunciation
Replies: 0
Views: 1504

Video - F v/s Th pronunciation

I have just put up a video showing you how to control your pronunciation of 'f' versus 'th'. You can find it at https://youtu.be/f6Kkf0Jr9xg.
I hope you find this useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Tue Dec 13, 2016 5:40 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Persuasive academic writing video
Replies: 0
Views: 781

Persuasive academic writing video

I have just put up a new video on persuasive academic writing. It explains when and how to write persuasively at university, college and in the workplace. You can find it at https://youtu.be/ZpgsctP232Q . If you would like to see the full lesson which also explains the grammar behind persuasive writ...
by DrNorman
Tue Dec 13, 2016 5:36 am
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Best ways to learn grammar
Replies: 7
Views: 3949

Re: Best ways to learn grammar

The advanced English course that we offer at Advanced English Learning teaches grammar in context. In this way, you improve your grammar as well as your listening, speaking, vocabulary and writing. Furthermore, you can see how to use grammar well in your everyday speaking and writing.
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:38 am
Forum: Creative Writing
Topic: how to improve my writing
Replies: 7
Views: 5210

Re: how to improve my writing

There are several ways you can improve your writing. I have 5 useful tips that I have recently posted on my blog. You can find the blog article at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com ... rning-Blog.
I hope you find this useful!
Best wishes
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:35 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: it is too hard for the non native English speaker to understand what native english speaker saying
Replies: 5
Views: 2600

Re: it is too hard for the non native English speaker to understand what native english speaker saying

Listening takes practice, but it doesn't take too long to start to understand, especially if you follow a few useful steps. I have written an article about this on my blog. You can find it at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com ... rning-Blog.
I hope you find this useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:30 am
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Improve your writing
Replies: 4
Views: 3417

Improve your writing

I have just put up a blog article and video with useful tips on how to improve your writing. You can find it at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com ... rning-Blog.
I hope you find it useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:37 am
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Video pronouncing F and V
Replies: 0
Views: 1668

Video pronouncing F and V

I have just put up a new video which shows you how to pronounce the F and the V consonant sounds. You can find it at https://youtu.be/Hw3MaWhHcsQ
I hope you find it useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:00 am
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Tips to reduce accent
Replies: 3
Views: 2153

Tips to reduce accent

I have just put up a new video to help you reduce your accent. You can find it at https://youtu.be/9q2uhovInyA . You can also ready about 5 useful steps for losing your foreign accent on my blog at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/esl-English-learning-blog I hope you find these useful! Dr Nor...
by DrNorman
Mon Nov 14, 2016 5:54 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Pronouncing Z versus TH video
Replies: 0
Views: 693

Pronouncing Z versus TH video

I have just put up a video showing you how to control your pronunciation of Z and TH - 2 sounds that are commonly confused. In this video you will have an opportunity to practise controlling your production of these 2 sounds. You can find this video at https://youtu.be/El-Xx9cKYGY I hope you find it...
by DrNorman
Mon Nov 07, 2016 5:26 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Tips for learning online
Replies: 2
Views: 1165

Tips for learning online

I have just put up a video with useful tips for success when you study English online. You can find it at https://youtu.be/_wXD1gGSa_8
I hope you find this useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Nov 07, 2016 5:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can you review my writing ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2245

Re: can you review my writing ?

Dear Zaher, I love your sentiments. Well done with your writing. I am very impressed with your application to self-study. Here are some useful tips to help you edit your own posts and emails. 1. Check that you have agreement. For instance, " this words" should be "these words". 2. Try to avoid what ...
by DrNorman
Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:17 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Reflective writing video
Replies: 0
Views: 1709

Reflective writing video

I have just put a new 5 min video on reflective writing for college and university. You can find it at https://youtu.be/HV2jEGsWOe8. You can see the full 15 min lesson with an example of reflective writing and useful take home points at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/Free-Lessons I hope you...
by DrNorman
Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:02 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Pronouncing T v/s Th Video
Replies: 0
Views: 680

Pronouncing T v/s Th Video

I have just put up a new video on how to pronounce T v/s Th. You can find it at https://youtu.be/DHMuPoP7sjc
I hope you find it useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Wed Oct 19, 2016 1:36 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Learning English through reading
Replies: 3
Views: 1087

Re: Learning English through reading

Hi Emelleke Welcome to the forum! You might find my YouTube video on using the objective voice in academic writing useful. You can find it at https://youtu.be/INwTKNfQd_Q. You can also try our free lessons and start our advanced English course at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/Free-Lessons....
by DrNorman
Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:18 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Learning English through reading
Replies: 3
Views: 1087

Re: Learning English through reading

You can also read more about this on my blog at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com ... chers-Blog
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:30 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Learning English through reading
Replies: 3
Views: 1087

Learning English through reading

I have just put up a video with 6 steps for improving your vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and writing through the reading process. You can find it at https://youtu.be/4sJvQyXg2h8
I hope you find it useful
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Tue Oct 11, 2016 8:06 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Objective academic writing - video
Replies: 0
Views: 681

Objective academic writing - video

I have just put up a video explaining some of the features of objective academic writing. It also explains the difference between objective and subjective writing. You can find it at https://youtu.be/INwTKNfQd_Q
I hope you find this useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:33 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Video Choosing an online Advanced English Course
Replies: 0
Views: 815

Video Choosing an online Advanced English Course

I have just put up a video on how to choose an online Advanced English course that matches with your learning style and needs. For 5 simple steps, go to https://youtu.be/LJwmaXFuN50. You can also download a checklist that will help you through these steps at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/U...
by DrNorman
Fri Sep 23, 2016 6:07 am
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Tips for English Exams and Tests
Replies: 5
Views: 3575

Re: Tips for English Exams and Tests

I have put up 2 videos on the IELTS listening test with tips and strategies for success. One is for IELTS listening sections 1 and 2 which can be found at https://youtu.be/h5ANcMkbJLY The other is for IELTS listening sections 3 and 4 which can be found at https://youtu.be/94ND93MoC_w I hope you find...
by DrNorman
Wed Sep 14, 2016 5:49 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Video pronouncing 's' and 'th'
Replies: 0
Views: 837

Video pronouncing 's' and 'th'

I have just put up a video that shows you how to control your production of 's' and 'th'.
You can find it at https://youtu.be/2F6VLvx6_PU
I hope you find it useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Sep 05, 2016 3:19 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: The right English test
Replies: 0
Views: 840

The right English test

I have just written a new blog article on how to select the right English proficiency test for your situation and needs. You can find it at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/ESL-English-Learning-Blog You can also see the Youtube video at https://youtu.be/Xw8-kSl9Z9E I hope you find these usefu...
by DrNorman
Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:34 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: New Video - IELTS listening sections 1 & 2
Replies: 0
Views: 762

New Video - IELTS listening sections 1 & 2

I have just put up a new video on the IELTS listening test sections 1 and 2.
You can find it at https://youtu.be/h5ANcMkbJLY
I hope you find it useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Aug 22, 2016 8:11 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: New video - Create flow by giving reasons
Replies: 0
Views: 773

New video - Create flow by giving reasons

I have just put up a new video on how to create flow or coherence in your writing and speech by giving reasons. You can find the short version of this video (3 mins) at https://youtu.be/3aocwEkssro If you would like to see the full lesson (about 10 mins) as well as other full lessons on how to creat...
by DrNorman
Mon Aug 22, 2016 8:07 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: substitute the expression INDICATED
Replies: 3
Views: 1440

Re: substitute the expression INDICATED

Hi Christin
You could also say: "The above named has told me that you would be willing ...."
It really depends on what actually happened. If you say "The above named implied that ..." then you are saying that the person did not tell you this directly.
I hope this is useful
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Wed Aug 17, 2016 12:53 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Video - how to pronounce D and TH
Replies: 0
Views: 851

Video - how to pronounce D and TH

I have just put up a new video with exercises to help your pronunciation of D and TH.
You can find it at https://youtu.be/xwCf3S3Vu7o
I hope you find it useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:39 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Video -IELTS listening test topics and vocabulary
Replies: 0
Views: 853

Video -IELTS listening test topics and vocabulary

I have just put up a new video going through the popular topics and vocabulary used in the IELTS listening test.
You can find it at https://youtu.be/TPZuoNB0KZQ
I hope you find it useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Aug 01, 2016 6:21 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Video - how to improve your reading comprehension
Replies: 0
Views: 938

Video - how to improve your reading comprehension

I have just put up a video on how to improve your reading comprehension at https://youtu.be/q2FVp3mwpyY
You can also see my blog article on this topic at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com ... rning-Blog
I hope you find this useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:32 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Video - creating coherence with adverbials of time
Replies: 0
Views: 839

Video - creating coherence with adverbials of time

I have just put up a new video showing how to create coherence or 'flow' using adverbials of time. You can see the introduction to the concept at https://youtu.be/76ZMo3DX95Y. You can see the full lesson (about 10 mins) including important take home messages for improving coherence in your writing a...
by DrNorman
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:19 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Video on pronouncing W and L
Replies: 0
Views: 882

Video on pronouncing W and L

I have just uploaded a video giving you practice pronouncing L and W.
You can find it at https://youtu.be/HPda-dGZ0B8
I hope you find it useful
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Jul 11, 2016 8:26 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Article and video on how to improve your listening skills
Replies: 0
Views: 945

Article and video on how to improve your listening skills

I have just added an article and video to my ESL learning blog with useful tips on how to improve your listening skills in English and improve your understanding of what others say. You can find it at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/ESL-English-Learning-Blog. I hope you find it useful! Dr No...
by DrNorman
Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:29 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: New Video - how to indirectly report instructions or orders
Replies: 0
Views: 1671

New Video - how to indirectly report instructions or orders

I have just put up a new free lesson on how to indirectly report instructions or orders. You can find it as part of a series of lessons on reported speech at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com ... ot-lessons
I hope you find it useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Tue Jun 28, 2016 4:47 am
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Tips for English Exams and Tests
Replies: 5
Views: 3575

Re: Tips for English Exams and Tests

I have now put up several videos on the IELTS academic reading test on preparing for success and also on points of vocabulary.
You can find these videos at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com ... ot-lessons
I hope you find them useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Mon Jun 20, 2016 5:26 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: New video on how to pronounce 's' and 'z' in English
Replies: 0
Views: 1288

New video on how to pronounce 's' and 'z' in English

I have put up a new video on how to hear and pronounce the 's' and 'z' sounds in English.
You can find it at https://youtu.be/SWF5t1NIcPI
I hope you find it useful!
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Writing English.
Replies: 3
Views: 4280

Re: Writing English.

There are many aspects to becoming a good writer. Grammar is just one of these. A creative writing course may be of use to you in meeting this dream. Such courses, however, do not deal with grammar and I can see that you could do with some help in this area. I may be able to help you. See what we do...
by DrNorman
Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:48 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Video and Blog article on how to improve your pronunciation
Replies: 0
Views: 1046

Video and Blog article on how to improve your pronunciation

I have put together a useful article on the steps you can take to improve your English pronunciation in your everyday speech. At the end of the blog is a video which demonstrates some of the points I make in the article. You can find these at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/ESL-English-Learn...
by DrNorman
Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:26 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Videos on reported speech
Replies: 1
Views: 1514

Videos on reported speech

I have put together a series of videos on how to use reported speech (direct and indirect). You can see them at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com ... t-lessons/. They provide examples and language tips as well as explanations of tense changes.
I hope you find these useful.
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Tue May 31, 2016 5:15 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: How to improve your English
Replies: 1
Views: 1203

How to improve your English

Many students find that they get to a point where their English gets 'stuck' and doesn't seem to be improving. I have put together a blog article and video that gives you very practical ways to get your English past this point. You will find these at my blog at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.co...
by DrNorman
Tue May 24, 2016 1:51 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: New video - 'th' pronunciation
Replies: 0
Views: 1042

New video - 'th' pronunciation

I have put up a new video on how to pronounce 'th' (both voiced and voiceless). It also shows you how to differentiate 'th' from other sounds that are often used as substitutes. You can find it at https://youtu.be/3MFpYsPsWyM
I hope you find it useful
Best wishes
Dr Norman
by DrNorman
Tue May 24, 2016 1:47 am
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Tips for English Exams and Tests
Replies: 5
Views: 3575

Re: Tips for English Exams and Tests

Here is another video for you. This one looks at how the IELTS academic writing Task 2 is scored. It also looks at scoring from the examiner's point of view. You will find this video at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/free-English-spot-lessons where you will also find a number of videos on t...
by DrNorman
Tue May 17, 2016 2:36 am
Forum: Creative Writing
Topic: An essay about the changing in learning in the past and now. Could someone read and check my essay for me?
Replies: 3
Views: 7802

Re: An essay about the changing in learning in the past and now. Could someone read and check my essay for me?

Dear Camnguyen, I congratulate you on trying to study English yourself. Your essay shows many good ideas, but can be difficult to follow at times because of your grammar. Here are some things to work on that may be helpful: 1. Simple and complex sentence structures 2. Use of the plural form 3. Use o...
by DrNorman
Tue May 17, 2016 2:22 am
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Tips for English Exams and Tests
Replies: 5
Views: 3575

Re: Tips for English Exams and Tests

I have just added another video to my series on the IELTS academic test. It shows you how an examiner thinks and what he or she is looking for when scoring the IELTS academic writing task 1. You can find this short free lesson and others at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/free-English-spot-l...
by DrNorman
Tue May 10, 2016 5:33 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: New video - Improving vocabulary
Replies: 0
Views: 909

New video - Improving vocabulary

I have just put together a new video on how to successfully improve your vocabulary. I have added it to my blog article on improving vocabulary. You can find the learning blog, along with this article and video, at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/ESL-English-Learning-Blog. I hope you find th...
by DrNorman
Tue May 03, 2016 5:17 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: New Video and audio - 'w' consonant
Replies: 0
Views: 826

New Video and audio - 'w' consonant

I have just put up video and audio from our pronunciation program for learning how to pronounce the 'w' consonant. You can see it at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/page-1075399 This is helpful for anyone who has difficulty saying or hearing the 'w' sound. I hope you find it useful Best wish...
by DrNorman
Wed Apr 27, 2016 6:05 am
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Tips for English Exams and Tests
Replies: 5
Views: 3575

Re: Tips for English Exams and Tests

I have just put up a free lesson on how the IELTS speaking test is scored. In this lesson, I take you into the examiner's mind to see how an examiner comes to your final score for the test. You can find this lesson, and other free lessons at: https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/free-English-spot...
by DrNorman
Tue Apr 19, 2016 6:38 am
Forum: Learning Tips
Topic: Best ways to learn grammar
Replies: 7
Views: 3949

Best ways to learn grammar

I have put together a set of tips on the best ways to learn grammar that I hope will be useful for you. You can see them on my blog at https://www.advancedenglishlearning.com/Best-Ways-to-Learn-Grammar-Blog where you can also see me discuss this in a Youtube video. I hope you find this useful. Best ...