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English intonation: The challenge for speakers of tonal languages

English intonation: The challenge for speakers of tonal languages

Speakers of tonal languages such as Chinese, Thai or Yoruba face particular challenges with English intonation. Andrew Stokes examines why and how we can help.

Learning to learn: 5 free tools for Pre-A1s

Learning to learn: 5 free tools for Pre-A1s

Most online learning tools are free of charge and available at all times on the phone in your pocket! These are five stand out tools your learners can access for free.

Arrivals in English: Barriers to ESOL

Arrivals in English: Barriers to ESOL

For refugees, learning English is a crucial step towards resettling. But barriers to ESOL access makes this ever more challenging. Here, we suggest some solutions.