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Presidents of the United States of America
Reverse-chronological list of US presidents from George Washington to Donald Trump. Chronological and reverse-chronological order
The Big Bang Theory
The theory of how the universe came into existence.
Sports Equipment Picture Quiz
Can you name the sports equipment in English?
PANdemics and Other PANs
The coronavirus disease outbreak of late-2019 was declared a pandemic in March 2020. Since then, few English speakers or learners are unaware of the word pandemic, a clue to whose meaning is in that innocent little pan- at the beginning. Here we explore a few other words that share the same pan-.
The French Revolution
A violent revolution that would change France's government forever.
Gym Equipment Picture Quiz
Can you name the gym equipment in English?
Musical Instruments Picture Quiz
Can you name these musical instruments in English?
Learn English with Professor Trump
Study English with a master of the English language. 10 classic Trumpian nicknames. Learn the vocabulary you really need to succeed in English.
The famous writer from 16th-century England, whose plays have inspired countless adaptations.
US National Anthem
Also know as "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Household Appliances Picture Quiz
Can you name these household appliances in English?
Fruit and Vegetables Picture Quiz
Can you name these fruits and vegetables in English?
Sports Picture Quiz for Kids
Can you name these sports in English?
Anne of Green Gables
The story of a young orphan named Anne Shirley.
Time Picture Quiz
What time is it?
Tools Picture Quiz for Kids
Can you name these tools in English?
How to Structure Your IELTS Essay
I often discover that students don’t know where to start structuring their essays for their IELTS exam. This post shows you how to structure your essay.
How to Develop as a Teacher
How you can improve and develop as a teacher, whatever stage of your career you’re at
Body language across cultures – a short etiquette guide for TEFL teachers
A look at what you, as a TEFL teacher, might need to consider before communicating in some of the most popular destinations around the world.
Shapes Picture Quiz
Can you name these shapes in English?
The Monkey’s Disgrace
Human evolution from a monkey perspective
The Voynich Manuscript
A mysterious book written in an unknown language.
5 Steps to English Fluency
Speaking English fluently is a goal for many English learners. Learn the steps to English fluency with these proven tips.
Flags Picture Quiz
Can you match each flag with its country?
Furniture Picture Quiz for Kids
Can you name these pieces of furniture in English?
Buildings Picture Quiz for Kids
Can you name these buildings in English?
Clothes Picture Quiz for kids
Can you name these clothes in English?
get [something] (verb): receive, contract (a disease); understand – and many more meanings
How Vaccines Work
Learn how vaccines help the body fight off disease.
Foods Picture Quiz for kids
Can you name these foods in English?
Transport Picture Quiz - for Kids
Can you name these modes of transport in English?
Map showing the 50 States of the USA
The map shows the 48 contiguous states of the USA, and 2 non-contiguous states (Alaska and Hawaii shown in insets bottom left).
2-Letter State Abbreviations
The United States Postal Service publishes this list of official 2-letter abbreviations for the 50 US states. The abbreviations are to be used when addressing mail. The two letters of each abbreviation are always capitalized and without periods. So, for example…
Colours Picture Quiz for Kids
Can you name these colours?
The tragedy of the most famous sunken ship.
One of the most widely-known female pilots - and the mystery of her death.
7 Ways to Boost your English Skills during Quarantine
This article will give practical tips on how to boost your English while you're self-isolating and saving the world.
Win Prizes with 2-minute Home Video Challenge!
Stuck at home? Do you have a phone or videocam with you?
How to Improve Your Spoken English Naturally
To improve your English naturally, efforts in the right direction have to be made. Here's how...
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
A children's book about a magical world that became one of the most famous classic novels of all time.
The Queen’s Coronavirus broadcast: ‘We will meet again’
In a rare speech, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II delivers a special message to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth during the coronavirus pandemic; and echoes the words of Vera Lynn's wartime song, 'We will meet again.'
The Mona Lisa
How the world's most famous painting became so popular.
Let this imaginary English teacher explain what you need to know about individualization
The Science of Hand Washing
Learn how hand soap works against bacteria and viruses.
Stuck at home?
Here's something you could do if you're stuck at home, in a single room.
The Easiest Ways to Build Your Vocabulary
Here are the six best ways to boost your vocabulary within the shortest possible space of time.
The Moon Landing of 1969
"That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." -Neil Armstrong
To panic, or not to panic? That is the question
What do YOU think?^^
The man considered to be the greatest scientist of the 20th century.
Summary: Little Women
A classic novel from the mid-19th century.
Business English for Your Career
What makes Business English different? If you're learning for your job and career you want to get more fluent quickly.
All About Mardi Gras
Food, parades, dancing, and masks - learn about the Mardi Gras celebration.
The Smartest Animals in the Sea
These sea animals can have conversations, use names, and recognize their reflections.
The Causes of World War I
Learn about the conflict and assassination that caused World War I.
The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
One of the most famous leaders of the American civil rights movement.
How To Prepare For IELTS Writing Task 2
Prepare for IELTS Writing Task 2 using these 8 effective methods.
Summary: To Kill a Mockingbird
A fictional story that covered real issues: especially racism in America.
The Haunted Vending Machine in Seattle, Washington
All about the vending machine that might have been owned by ghosts.
The Causes and Effects of Climate Change
The causes and effects of climate change - and what you can do to help prevent it.
Origin of the New Year’s Celebration
How the world started welcoming the New Year in over 4,000 years ago
6 Essentials Every English Learner Should Have
In this post, we’ll take a look at six essentials every English learner needs to have an effective, fun and enriching learning process.
Resolve to Improve Your English Communication Skills in 2020
Make it your 2020 New Year's resolution to improve your English communication skills. It can broaden your cultural view and broaden your horizons.
Farewell to Holland
2020 should lay to rest the qualms of many English-speaking people over the exact name of that European country between Belgium and the North Sea—the one that’s famous for being low and flat (below sea-level in places) and for growing tulips. Is it Holland? Or Netherlands (or maybe “the Netherlands”)? We know they speak Dutch, […]
NEWS QUIZ – December 2019
This quiz is based on EnglishClub’s Weekly News for December 2019.
Massachusetts Police Catch Dog Stealing from Toy Drive
Listen to news in easy English ~ Massachusetts Police Catch Dog Stealing from Toy Drive
Santa Comes a Cropper
Santa (proper noun): short for Santa Claus; another term for Father Christmas to come a cropper: (informal British idiom) fall heavily; suffer a disaster
3 Main Differences between British and American English
Andrijana Ikonić looks at the principle differences between the American and British varieties of English, with some useful examples.
Learning English? ‘Snow’ Problem. Chillax and Use Your Common Senses!
Learning English well is similar to experiencing a blizzard. For best results just 'chillax' and use your common senses--it makes sense!
World’s Oldest Living Couple Celebrates Their 80th Anniversary
Listen to news in easy English ~ World's Oldest Living Couple Celebrates Their 80th Anniversary
Time Magazine Names Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Person of the Year
Listen to news in easy English ~ Time Magazine Names Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Person of the Year