The English Teacher Blog


Our company blog featuring our work teaching English pronunciation, grammar, and test preparation in Washington D.C. Our place to share resources for improving English language skills and for newcomers to the city.

March 12, 2018

Discourse markers: the key to speaking confidently in a group

In my graduate classes and in and our private practice, students and clients often remark on how confident their colleagues or fellow students appear when they […]
March 6, 2017

3 creative ways to practice English ‘on the go’

Although our clients come from diverse backgrounds, everyone shares the same challenge: their English needs to be better NOW (orĀ  really, yesterday) but they have busy […]
February 7, 2017

We recommend you master the subjunctive

Whenever we administer a grammar pretest, almost everyone misses the question designed to test knowledge of the subjunctive in English. That’s OK – many native speakers […]
January 24, 2016

National Handwriting Day